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Kedarnath temple

Spirituality Meets Cleanliness: Temporary Toilets, Plastic Ban And Waste Management To Be Part Of Chhota Char Dham Yatra

The shrines of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath are known for being strewn with waste due to poor waste mnagement of local authorities
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Trichi food waste

Defiant Shopkeepers Of Trichy Continue To Dump Waste On Roads, Adversely Affecting India’s Sixth Cleanest City’s Swachh Agenda

Gandhi Market, the premier market in the city of Trichy has become a sore point for the city’s civic body as shopkeepers continue to dump vegetable waste on streets
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Scientific waste management to become the norm in India, says Hardeep Singh Puri

India’s Capacity To Dispose Waste Scientifically Will Increase In The Future, Assures Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that India was making significant progress towards managing waste more scientifically
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Chinnaswamy stadium to go waste free this IPL

As India’s T20 Fever Makes Its Resurgence In IPL, Bengaluru Is Batting For Waste Free Matches At Its Home Ground

Waste generation during cricket matches pose problems for municipal corporations, as matches can generate somewhere between 10 to 15 metric tonnes of waste
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Navi Mumbai aims to segregate 100% waste

Dreams For A Swachh Navi Mumbai Go Beyond Swachh Survekshan, As City Targets 100 Per Cent Waste Segregation By Year-End

Navi Mumbai was awarded the rank of being India’s 8th cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan rankings in 2017
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Centre Launches Gobar-Dhan Yojana To Convert Cattle Dung Into Manure And Biogas

The scheme, which will cover nearly 700 districts across India, aims to serve dual purpose – help save villagers electricity and provide a clean environment
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Jammu And Kashmir High Court Bans Plastic To Curb Environmental Degradation

The absence of a proper waste treatment plant in cities like Jammu and Srinagar have aggravated Jammu and Kashmir’s waste problem
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on the need to convert waste to wealth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Acknowledges The Role Of Waste Management In Development, Asks People To Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

The Prime Minister said that adherence to the principles of reducing, reusing and recycling is the key to manage waste properly and subsequently leading to sustainable development
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Patna hoping for better rank in Swachh Survekshan 2018

Air Pollution, Waste Management Continue To Be Areas Of Concern: TERI Report

Data from 2015 shows that almost all states experienced high concentrations of PM10, exceeding Central Pollution Control Board standards
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Dhapa landfill in Kolkata

India Will Go Down Under Garbage One Day: Supreme Court On Waste Management

The top court said that days are not far when garbage mounds at Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site will match height of iconic 73-metre high Qutub Minar
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Medical Establishments Have To Phase Out Chlorinated Plastic Bags And Gloves By March 2019

Medical Establishments Have To Phase Out Chlorinated Plastic Bags And Gloves By March 2019

To improve compliance and strengthen implementation of environmentally sound management of bio-medical waste in India, government amends bio-medical waste management rules
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Biomedical waste

India Likely To Generate 775.5 Tonnes Of Medical Waste Daily By 2020: Study

According to recent report there is need for stringent monitoring and evaluation framework to ensure safe and effective management of waste
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