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Season 1 | Episode 8 | Eco-Preneurs

A young entreprenuer talks about the journey that led to her company, Ecovia, and how one can become an eco-preneur.

As we slowly move from a developed nation to a developed, one of the side effects is consumerism! The disposable culture seeps in and our per capita waste generated too is on the rise. As a nation we generate about 72 mn MT of solid waste.
However, some of the innovative and creative Entrepreneurs have taken to Eco-preneurship, which essentially means reducing the amount of waste that goes to the landfills AND making money on the way! Listen to Ms. Dhwani Mehta of Ecovia in this Episode called “Eco-preneurs” talk about her big idea.
Write to us on what your Eco-Preneur idea is on edu@wwfindia.net
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Concept : Ms. Radhika Suri
Script : Ms. Neha Raghav & Mr. Samarth Hemendra Sheth.
Coordination Admin : Team WWF-India – Ms. Sulagna Roy, Ms. Natasha Ballal, Ms. Annesha Lahiri
Editor of Recordings: Mr. Nimit Vaishnav

Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wwf-india/message

Idea Packs for Educators

Idea Bite 1: Collect, segregate, and weigh the packaging that comes with purchases at your home over a month. How much is recyclable?
Fun link 1: https://greenerideal.com/guides/green-living/10-creative-ways-to-reuse-packaging-materials/
Idea Bite 2: Imagine you are an ecopreneur. Draw a mind map for your idea of a product or solution to a problem faced by school students like you.
Fun link 2: https://www.twinkl.co.in/teaching-wiki/mind-map
Idea Bite 3: Design a consumer guide on how to be an environment-conscious consumer.
Fun link 3: https://www.wwf.org.pe/?330532/8-tips-to-make-your-purchases-zero-waste