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From Garbage To Garden: Learn The Art Of Composting At Home

From Garbage To Garden: Learn The Art Of Composting At Home

Did you know by segregating, recycling and composting, a family of 4 can reduce their waste from 1000 Kg to less than 100 kg every year?
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5 Cool Waste Management Idea From The World That India Can Adopt

5 Cool Waste Management Ideas From The World That India Can Adopt

India is among the top 10 countries generating the highest amount of municipal solid waste. If we don't change our waste management practices now then soon India will be drowning in its own garbage mess
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Plastic Ban: What India Can Learn From Other Countries

Plastic Ban: What India Can Learn From Other Countries

Experts have estimated that annual waste generation in India will increase to 165 million tonnes by 2030. This means that around 66,000 hectares of land is needed to set up a landfill site which is 10 metres high and can hold up to 20 years’ waste. That is almost 90% of Bengaluru’s area. If we do not change our waste practices now then we will soon be buried in our own muck
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Change Begins At Home: 5 Simple Ways To Reduce Waste

India is turning into one big garbage dump. The problem is assuming gigantic proportions and the numbers are staggering. Here’s a 5 step guide on how you can reduce the waste
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Implement City Compost Policy In Time-Bound Manner: Parliamentary Panel

Implement City Compost Policy In Time-Bound Manner: Parliamentary Panel

Out of 62 million tonnes of waste generated per year in India's urban areas, merely 19 per cent is treated, prompting the Parliamentary panel to suggest measures to incentivise the processing of waste into compost to achieve the target to process 100 per cent of municipal solid waste by October 2019.
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Banega Swachh India - Why Shouldn't You Be Fined: Green Tribunal To Delhi’s Big Waste Generators

Why Shouldn’t You Be Fined: Green Tribunal To Delhi’s Big Waste Generators

In a bid to tackle the growing crisis of waste disposal in Capital Delhi, the National Green Tribunal has sought an explanation from major defaulters who have failed to comply with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
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‘One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure’: Meet India’s ‘Plastic Man’

‘One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure’: Meet India’s ‘Plastic Man’

Can plastic which is for long seen as a scourge, a material that is polluting our environment slowly, actually be used for something good? The answer is yes, thanks to Professor Rajagopalan Vasudevan - the 'Plastic Man of India'
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UN Environment Launches An Attack On Marine Litter

UN Environment Launches An Attack On Marine Litter

With 51 trillion microplastic particles littering the marine life across the world, United Nations has started the #CleanSeas campaign urging governments of several countries to reduce plastic waste
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5 Countries That Have Revolutionised The Way They Tackle Waste

India generates about 60 million tonnes of garbage every day and about 45 million tonnes of garbage remains untreated. These stats just show that we have a serious garbage problem. It's time to take some strong actions because if we ignore this issue now then soon our country will be drowning in its own garbage!
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capital awaits for its zero waste colony

Capital Delhi Awaits Its First Zero Waste Colony

East Delhi Municipal Corporation tied up with an NGO Chintan to implement a zero waste management plan in Delhi’s Vasundhara Enclave. The aim is to make it a model colony for others to follow, as India moves towards realising its dream of a swachh future.
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Odisha To Start Awareness Programme On E-waste

Odisha To Start Awareness Programme On E-waste

With above a billion mobile phones in use across the country, e-waste has emerged as a major challange for the government, which will launch an awareness cum sensitisation programme here from December 15 to March 31.
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This Is The Only City In India To Be Among Top 10 Cities For Waste Management

This Is The Only City In India To Be Among Top 10 Cities For Waste Management

The city of joy - Kolkata, along with 10 other cities from across the globe, has been honoured with the best cities of 2016 award in recognition of its inspiring and innovative programme with regard to solid waste management.
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Getting It Right: What We Can Learn From These Cities About Managing Waste

Waste management is a huge challenge and crisis for our country but some cities have managed to put in successful waste management systems and made a significant leap forward and could become models for the country.
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Swachh India_Binge-Eating Bacteria Can Help Extract Energy From Sewage

Binge-Eating Bacteria Can Help Extract Energy From Sewage

Domestic sewage containing organic wastes, mainly from toilets and kitchens, may prove to be a source of energy that can be harvested by using hungry bacteria, scientists say.
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India To Host 'Rap The Scrap’ Themed World Robot Olympiad

India To Host ‘Rap The Scrap’ Themed World Robot Olympiad

The 13th World Robot Olympiad will be held in India for the first time, with over 2,000 students from 54 countries participating to find innovative ways, using robotic technology, to reduce, manage and recycle waste that we daily generate.
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