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India’s Deadliest Waste Pile Up: The Rising Rate Of Hazardous Wastes

43,936 industries in India generate over 70 lakh tonnes of hazardous waste annually but is India equipped to deal with this?
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Trash To Toilets: At 11 He Came Up With The Idea Of Making Bricks From Waste. At 23, He Is Making It A Reality

Trash To Toilets: At 11 He Came Up With The Idea Of Making Bricks From Waste. At 23, He Is Making It A Reality

An innovator and social entrepreneur, 23-years old Binish Desai has successfully designed technologies to build toilets in rural Gujarat using recycled industrial waste and has benefitted around 3,000 people
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Singapore To Rejuvenate 14,000 Water Bodies In Haryana: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Singapore To Rejuvenate 14,000 Water Bodies In Haryana: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

The Singapore New Water Authority deals in wastewater treatment and will invest ₹ 400 crore to set up the R&D (research and development) facility in Haryana
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Ahmedabad To Stop Collecting Unsegregated Waste From July, Aims At 100% Waste Treatment

Ahmedabad To Stop Collecting Unsegregated Waste From July, Aims At 100% Waste Treatment

Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) generates 4,000 tonnes of waste on a daily basis and currently half of this is treated through recycling, composting or reusing
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Delhi Government Authorises 37 E-Waste Collection Centres To Be Setup Across The City

Delhi Government Authorises 37 E-Waste Collection Centres To Be Setup Across The City

Delhi is India’s second biggest generator of e-waste, generating about 98,000 tonnes annually, setting up of collection centres will be highly help in tackling the e-waste problem
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A waste collector in Bengaluru

Bengaluru Civic Body To Collect Only Dry Waste From Residential And Commercial Units From June

Bengaluru has 8 landfills and 10 composting plants which are proving to be inadequate to handle its daily generate of more than 3,500 tonnes of waste
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Waste Management: This Jharkhand School Will Use Plastic Bottles To Construct A Toilet

Waste Management: This Jharkhand School Will Use Plastic Bottles To Construct A Toilet

Manav Vikas School in Jamshedpur currently has only one toilet. The school aims to reuse 3,000 plastic bottles and make an environment-friendly toilet and based on its success it will be replicated in other places as well
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Don’t Discard, Upcycle! This Woman Is Teaching India The Importance Of Waste Management With A Touch Of Creativity

Don’t Discard, Upcycle! This Woman Is Teaching India The Importance Of Waste Management With A Touch Of Creativity

Meet waste warrior Amishi Shah, who wants to find creative alternatives to recycling that use lesser energy and can tackle those kinds of waste that do not have any place in the regular recycle value chain
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How Chattisgarh’s Ambikapur Is Turning Its Trash Into Treasure

How Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Is Turning Its Trash Into Treasure

Not only has Ambikapur managed to become a zero waste city, but has also economically empowered women and generated revenue from recycling in the process
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Divine Intervention: This Bengaluru Temple Has Setup A Perfect Waste Management Model To Deal With Its Daily Waste Problem

From banning plastic containers to setting up composting plants, this Bengaluru temple is a leading example of devotion in cleanliness
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These IIT Students Just Gave India A Solution To Tackle Its Waste Problems. They Are Using Scrap Tyres To Build Playgrounds For Children

Playgrounds For Children From Scrap Tyres, 5 IIT Students Came up With This Idea To Recycle Waste

A playground is worth a million smiles! With this idea in their mind these IITians started a company that uses scrap tyres as construction material to build playgrounds and a library for underprivileged children in Bengaluru
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From Stabilisation Ponds To Artifical Wetlands: 5 Wastewater Management Models Across The World For India To Follow

India generates an estimated 61,754 million litres of liquid waste per year, against a developed treatment capacity of 22,963 million litres, causing most on India’s untreated liquid waste to be directly discharged into water bodies
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This IIT Student Left Her High Paying Job To Make Varanasi Swachh And Reduce Garbage Burden From The City

This Woman Left Her Job At IIT Madras To Reduce Garbage Burden And Make Varanasi Swachh

With an aim to encourage recycling in India, Shikha Shah started Scarpshala, a start-up that transforms trash into beautiful decorative products and thereby helps reduce the increasing burden of waste
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Swachh Survekshan 2017 Analysis: Is The Waste Management Adopted By 3 Cleanest Cities Of India Sustainable?

The Centre for Science and Environment's analysis on the Swachh Survekshan 2017 says that the survey prefers cities with centralised waste management systems. This, however, has been refuted by the government
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Faecal sludge management

Why The National Urban Faecal Sludge and Septage Management Policy Could Be a Game Changer For Urban Sanitation In India

With India’s urban population expected to rise to 600 million by 2031, a proper policy is needed to treat faecal sewage to tackle health and environmental concerns that lack of proper handling of sewage poses
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