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Urban Municipal Corporations Begin Cleaning Up Cities Post Diwali, As Festivities Leave Trail Of Additional Waste

Several urban municipal corporations began their post Diwali cleanup drives right after the festivities ended, to avoid accumulation of extra waste in the cities
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‘Your Garbage, Your Responsibility’, With This As Their Mantra, Thiruvananthapuram Shows How To Manage Waste Effectively

‘Your Garbage, Your Responsibility’, With This As Their Mantra, Thiruvananthapuram Shows How To Manage Waste Effectively

While India struggles to make waste segregation at source mandatory, there is one city – Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala that has taken a step forward and is on its way to make composting organic waste at the source compulsory
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Panchkula landfill

Panchkula’s Garbage Problems Mount Despite A Proposed New Landfill Site

Panchkula’s existing landfill site is an exhausted dump yard of unsegregated dry and wet waste, while the newly proposed one may bring the garbage crisis closer to the city’s homes
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Before the 2019 Prayag Ardhkumbh Not Even A Single Drain Or Garbage Will Flow Into Ganga: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Before the 2019 Prayag Ardhkumbh Not Even A Single Drain Or Garbage Will Flow Into Ganga: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Under the Namami Gange initiative, a work plan worth ₹30,000 crore has been started to make Ganga and its tributaries clean
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Integrating 19,000 Ragpickers For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, This Man From Madhya Pradesh Is Transforming India’s Waste Management Model

Integrating 19,000 Ragpickers For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, This Man From Madhya Pradesh Is Transforming India’s Waste Management Model

In 2008, 42-year old Imtiaz Ali formed an organisation employing nearly 3,200 rag pickers from Bhopal, today it has grown to a network of 19,000 rag pickers across Madhya Pradesh, who are earning a steady salary and a living a dignified life
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Want To Help India Fight Its Garbage Crisis? Here's How To Live A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Want To Help India Fight Its Garbage Crisis? Here’s How To Live A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Small steps can go a long way in attaining a bigger goal, especially when it comes to living a eco-friendly lifestyle. Sustainable Lifestyle Coach, Deepa gives a lowdown on how to live a zero waste life
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Waste-to-energy plants

National Thermal Power Corporation Sends Out Invitations To Set Up 100 Waste-To-Energy Plants

To tackle India’s annual generation of 62 million tonnes of waste, NTPC has shown interest in involving domestic and international players to set up 100 waste-to-energy plants
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Waste in Dehradun

As Biomedical Waste Is Found In Dehradun’s Solid Waste Dumps, An Activist Group Asks The Civic Body To Take Immediate Note

Biomedical waste has been found dumped along with municipal solid waste in Dehradun, raising concerns about whether the city is being careless about the government’s biomedical waste disposal rules
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Dia Mirza Sets An Example As A Swachh Ambassador, Makes Her Society Zero Waste

Dia Mirza Sets An Example As A Swachh Ambassador, Makes Her Society Zero Waste

Actor Dia Mirza walks the talk and makes her housing society adopt measures to go zero waste
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PM Modi Nominates Waste Management Expert Adar Poonawalla As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Ambassador

Adar Poonawalla runs 'Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative' and believes that Pune can be the one of the cleanest cities in the world if all the citizens and corporates join hands together
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Chennai Railway Station To Solve Its Waste Disposal Problem With A ‘Waste To Energy’ Plant

With a number of food outlets catering to lakhs of passengers, the waste generated at the Chennai railway station is primarily organic in nature and amounts to around 5 tonnes per day. It is this waste that will get processed to generate 229 units of power to be used by the Railways
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Sourav Ganguly bats for waste segregation

Sourav Ganguly Bats For Waste Segregation At Gurugram As City Launches A Programme To Popularise The Three Way Segregation System

Former Cricket Captain, Sourav Ganguly launched Gurugram’s city-wide initiative of segregating waste into three differently coloured bins
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