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Post by Ria on Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:45 am

Edible Cutlery (#innovation series 3)

Published on Mar 15, 2016India is one of the world's largest consumers of disposable plastic cutlery, which has the makings of a huge health and environmental crisis written all over it.  

This film is the wonderful story of a couple and how they've imagined a possible solution to this crisis!

This is a part of a 6-film series that we have produced in partnership with The Better India. The project has been supported by Marico Innovation Foundation.

~ Within 12 hours of going online, this video has garnered over 1.2 million views on The Better India channel (


Edible cutlery: Narayana Peesapaty at TEDxVITVellore

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Published on Jan 31, 2014An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Forest Management and former member of numerous teams like the IWMI, AC Nielsen ORG Marg, Mr Peesapaty is an expert in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, forests and forests based cottage industries, institutional initiatives for rural development, non conventional energy sources and power He is an innovator and entrepreneur with a dream to correct the cropping pattern, introduce an alternative to plastic disposable cutlery which will be almost as cheap and to bring about enhanced export earnings through his concept of Edible Cutlery through his start up - BK Environmental Innovations

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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