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Eco India: Meet the unsung heroes who help in cleaning the Yamuna everyday

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Every week, Eco India brings you stories of innovations from across India and Europe, and the people who make them possible. Our top story this week looks at how an informal group of waste pickers have been manually removing tonnes of plastic and other solid waste from the Yamuna everyday, in a bid to clean the revered river.



Supervising Producer: Nooshin Mowla

Director of Photography: Syed Ahmed Safi

Video Editor: Sujit Lad

Field Producer: Aabid Shafi

Researcher: James Roy

Assistant Producer: Shibika Suresh

Script and Executive Producer: Sannuta Raghu


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