Indian man turns sacred flowers into incense sticks to save polluted Ganges river

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    Millions of Hindus offer flowers at temples as a symbol of purity and sacredness to the gods. Every year, about eight million tonnes end up in the Ganges river, along with toxic chemicals and pesticides. An Indian startup, Phool, now collects the discarded flowers and turns them into incense sticks.

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    India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. New Delhi is the capital.

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