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Building Toilets Is Not Enough. Why India Needs Them To Be Waterless And Zero-Waste

Building Toilets Is Not Enough. Why India Needs Them To Be Waterless And Zero-Waste
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What we need is well-designed toilets that cater the need and issues which India is currently grappling with – Waste Management and Water Scarcity
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Government Ministries To Prepare A Two Year Action Plan

Civic Bodies Not Involved With Swachh Bharat Mission, Finds Citizens Survey
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New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s office has directed all the ministries to prepare a two-year action plan for implementation of the much-celebrated ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan‘. The execution of
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‘Swachh Bharat Mission Taking Rapid Strides,’ Says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

22,000 New Toilets Later, Sircilla Is Telangana’s First Open Defecation Free District
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The Indian Railways have also taken the Swachh route with the introduction of bio-toilets in trains, as well planning a green corridor track free from human waste in many areas
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With Low Cost And Smart Bio-Toilets An Engineer Brings Change To Rural Maharashtra

Low Cost Bio-Toilets That Need No Water. An Engineer Brings Change To Rural Maharashtra
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As the quest to make India open defecation free continues, this Engineer from Maharashtra does his bit by making low-cost bio-toilets to fulfill the dream of 'Swachh India' by 2019
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This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets

This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets
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Sharanamma Bakar, a poor vegetable vendor in Karnataka’s Danapur village gives 1 kg tomatoes free to every family that has built a toilet
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An Urgent Challenge: Why India Needs To Tackle Its Menstrual Waste

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Waste Management
Did you know a single woman can generate up to 125 kg of non-biodegradable waste through her menstruating years alone? Knowing this staggering fact, it doesn’t take a genius to do the math to comprehend the waste implications of 355 million women who are generating so much of plastic waste that takes about 500-800 years to decompose.
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Ek Swachh Kadam: Can Food Waste Be Converted Into Fuel For The Future?

Can Food Waste Be Converted Into Fuel For The Future
Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
India is producing a whopping 62 million tonnes of garbage and around 31 million is being sent directly to landfills every year. To overcome waste related woes in India, it is the duty of each and every citizen to take necessary steps
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This Mumbai Housing Society Generates Zero Waste Thanks To One Simple Trick

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Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
Mumbai’s landfills are as tall as five-storeyed buildings and are becoming a cause of concern. This Mumbai housing society adopted a 'Zero Waste' project in order to cope with the growing waste management issues in the city
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Top 10 Things To Know About India’s Waste Management Woes

Swachh India: Guide To Solid Waste Management Rules 2016
Waste Management
For clean India to work, our country first needs to solve its waste disposal problem. From solid urban waste to sewage to chemical or industrial waste – every waste is mismanaged and has become a mammoth problem in the face of rapid urbanization
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Over 1 Crore Households In Urban India Without Toilets: Ministry Of Housing And Urban Poverty Alleviation

More Than 3 Crore Toilets Built So Far Under Swachh India Campaign
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To achieve the dream of Clean India, we still need to work hard. Reports suggest that about 1 crore households in urban areas do not have latrine or toilet facility
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Nagaland’s ‘Swachh’ Cop Is A Real Life Inspiration

Nagaland’s ‘swatchh’ Cop is an real life inspiration
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For a month now, 28-year old Neingupe Maru, has been on a cleanup mission in Pfutsero in Nagaland, 70 KM away from capital Kohima. This constable, who entered
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Swachh India: Guide To Solid Waste Management Rules 2016

Swachh India: Guide To Solid Waste Management Rules 2016
Waste Management
The problem of improper disposal of waste in India is currently a major roadblock in achieving the Swachh Bharat Mission’s goal to create a clean India by 2019
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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
Waste Management
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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Will The Swachh Campaign Finally Tackle The Scourge Of Manual Scavenging?

Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India
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Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India
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More Than 3 Crore Toilets Built So Far Under Swachh India Campaign

More Than 3 Crore Toilets Built So Far Under Swachh India Campaign
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Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the government aims to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) and achieve 100 per cent sanitation coverage by October 2019
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