Inspirational appetizers with curated news on startups, emerging trends and bleeding-edge research

Natural upgrade


Flowers and herbs can be used in many ways. Some are edible, others help to heal.

An IT specialist from Pune, India, realized the potential of dried leaves. The ones from the backyard of her apartment were burned, as is often done in India.

But leaves are biodegradable. Through chat groups, she found someone who composted the leaves to fertilize her garden.

Next, an Internet platform was created to connect those who have dry leaves with those who want them.

An IT engineer, for example, used the platform and composted the shredded leaves with biological waste in his empty apartment.

His reward: 1,000 kilograms of organic waste turned into 125 kilograms of valuable compost.

Good riddance to bad rubbish.

Share the inspiration

Previous article
Next article

More Chillipicks In This Category

Stay Connected

Your headstart thanks to the newsletter

Sign up for our regular newsletter to receive the inspiration directly into your inbox on Fridays. Providing you with positive news on innovation and fresh perspectives that spark ideas. Not to forget – these cool topics make for warm-hearted conversations.

Related Chillipicks