Vivek Gurav, a techie and founder of Pune Ploggers during the lockdown initiated the concept of ‘eco-bricks’ by upcycling plastic. In the last five months, Gurav along with 250 volunteers of Pune Ploggers made 2500 eco-bricks.
To introduce alternative sustainable practises in the masses, Pune-based, Amita Deshpande turned into an entrepreneur in 2015 and started making bags by upcycling the plastic waste. Till now, they saved around 1.5 million plastic bags and wrappers from going into landfills and upcycled them into bags
Darshil with his innovative handy briquetting (process that compresses the agro-waste) machine is helping in agricultural waste management in the rural India.
Innovation with a sense of sustainability is the key ingredient for Pooja Apte Badamikar who started her startup Blink Green in Pune that creates beautiful footwear out of scrap tyres.
The three wonder women Megha, Swati and Ritika resides in the city of joy, Kolkata who founded Wonder of Waste (WOW). ‘Wonders of Waste’ is not just a fairy tale but their story shall remind you of your favourite childhood show- power puff girl. Under this, these young women create pieces of art out of waste by upcycling and recycling waste.
Inspired by her mother, Gargi Parmar (36), an entrepreneur based out of Aurangabad believes in leading a sustainable life. When it came to built her own house, she along with her civil engineer husband Kiran Bhale decided to adopt eco-friendly way by using upcycled and environment-friendly measures.