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No Prior Clearance Required For Solid Waste Management Projects; Environment Ministry Gives Boost To Swachh Bharat Mission

With a 20 per cent recycling rate for the huge 68.8 million tonnes of waste produced annually in India, solid waste management is an area requiring much needed development
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Towards A Waste Free Society: Goregaon Residents Gear Up For The New Rule Of Segregated Waste From October 2 In Mumbai

Towards A Waste Free Society: Goregaon Residents Gear Up For The New Rule Of Segregated Waste From October 2 In Mumbai

Phase by phase residents of Goregoan east is embracing waste segregation to meet the October 2 deadline set by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
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Waste segregation in Chandigarh

Waste Management Woes: Once India’s Most Planned City, Why Chandigarh Is Slipping In Swachh Abhiyan

The sole waste processing plant in Chandigarh shut down in June 2017 due to pay related differences between the city’s civic body and the plant operators
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From Waste To Innovation: Mini-Satellites From Beer Cans And Drones From Straws – This 22-year-old Boy From Bengaluru Makes It All

Mini-Satellites From Beer Cans And Drones From Straws – This Bengaluru Boy Gives Innovative Twist To Waste Recycling

A satellite that is made using trash cans? Yes, that is possible! One boy from Bengaluru turned it into a reality
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A Ban On Non-Biodegradable Kite-Flying Manja By The Green Court Is A Way Forward To Fight Waste Woes Of India

Green Court Bans Kite Strings Made From Non-Biodegradable Materials Like Nylon And Synthetic

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked all the authorities across India to ban the manufacture, use, sale of the non-biodegradable Manja (a kite flying string)
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Mumbaikars Launch Zero-Garbage Initiative To Unburden City’s Landfill

Mumbaikars Launch Zero-Garbage Initiative To Unburden City’s Landfill

With Centre’s aim of achieving 100% sanitation coverage by 2019, citizens of Juhu have come forward and pledged to segregate dry and wet waste and treat all its garbage at source to make the K (West) ward garbage free
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Biomass Energy Could Be An Effective Solution To Waste Disposal, Burning Crop Stubble: Punjab Chief Minister

Telangana Government Prohibits Burning Of Waste In Open; Fines Range Between Rs. 5,000 And Rs. 25,000

A ban on open burning of waste takes immediate effect in Telangana. The government has prohibited open burning of waste on lands and has imposed hefty fines on the defaulters – Rs. 5,000 for simple burning and Rs 25,000 for bulk waste burning
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Best Out Of Waste: These Young Lads Of Chandigarh Set A Record By Turning Their School Trash Into A Striking Garden

Best Out Of Waste: These Young Lads Of Chandigarh Set A Record By Turning Their School Trash Into A Striking Garden

These school children from Chandigarh have set a record by planting 600 saplings and upcycling waste products in a creative way - From reusing trash like PET bottles, toilet seats, jeans, old socks, the students used anything to everything in order to make their school garden
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Garbage

Are Solid Waste Management Charges Levied By Urban Civic Bodies Effective?

As many urban civic bodies begin to follow the trend of levying cess for solid waste management, the effectiveness of extra charges depend on the civic body’s ability to spend the amount properly
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Reviving the Ganga: These Two Youngsters' From Kanpur Are Converting Flower Waste Into Valuable Items

Do It Yourself: Here’s How You Can Treat Flower Waste And Turn It Into Everyday Use Items

Think before throwing flowers in the trash bin. We give you 5 alternative ways to tackle flower waste at home, take these small steps to save our planet
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Reviving the Ganga: These Two Youngsters' From Kanpur Are Converting Flower Waste Into Valuable Items

Cleaning the Ganga: These Two Youngsters Focus On Flower Waste Treatment In Kanpur To Cleanup The Mighty River Of India

Two youngsters from Kanpur were disheartened to see the River Ganga getting dirty with each passing day and were shocked by the amount of flowers waste that gets dumped into the river every single day
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Make Way For The Trash Band: School Students In Ladakh Show The World How To Upcycle Waste Into Musical Instruments

Make Way For The Trash Band: School Students In Ladakh Show The World How To Upcycle Waste Into Musical Instruments

A music band in Ladakh plays music using instruments made from waste items. They call themselves the ‘Trash Band’ and wishes to spread the message of ‘Treat waste as treasure’
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