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Waste Management

National Green Tribunal Serves Notice To States And Union Territories Over Plastic Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Serves Notice To States And Union Territories Over Plastic Waste Management Rules
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The National Green Tribunal has directed the states and union territories to come up with a plan of action before May 30 for implementing the Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 after the Central Pollution Control Board filed a Public Interest Litigation alleging that states were not following the rules
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State Pollution Board Shuts 30 Polluting Industries Around Bellandur Lake

State Pollution Board Shuts 30 Polluting Industries Around Bellandur Lake
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Earlier this month, the National Green Tribunal had ordered the shutdown of 500 industries around the lake to clean it up
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The Weight Of Waste In India: The Need For ‘One Nation, One Policy’

The Weight Of Waste In India: The Need For ‘One Nation, One Policy’
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India has a serious garbage problem. The need of the hour is to start segregating waste as if we ignore it further then our country will soon drown in its own garbage
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India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology

India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology’
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The new technology will focus on treating all kinds of household wastes and will also convert 90 per cent of it into residue fuel, compost and valuable raw materials
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Bellandur Lake: Bangalore Development Authority Begins Clean Up, Starts By Removing Weeds

Bellandur Lake: Bangalore Development Authority Begins Clean Up, Starts By Removing Weeds
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The National Green Tribunal has set a four-week deadline for the Karnataka government to remove toxic and other solid waste from the Bellandur lake
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An Urgent Challenge: Why India Needs To Tackle Its Menstrual Waste

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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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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology
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Goa’s new garbage treatment plant at Saligao processes and recycles around 120-180 tonnes of garbage on a daily basis and even provides generates its own compost and electricity
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Bellandur Lake Tragedy: State Pollution Board Takes Charge In Massive Lake Clean Up

Bellandur Lake Tragedy: State Pollution Board Takes Charge In Massive Lake Clean Up
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365 million litres of sewage and other toxic elements flow into the Bellandur lake every day
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Waste Management Should Be Taught In Schools, Amitabh Bachchan Tells NDTV

Waste Management’ Should Be Taught In Schools, Amitabh Bachchan Tells NDTV
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The actor, who was speaking at the launch of Season 4 of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India, believes that the first step of community participation is to teach children about cleanliness from a very young age
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Even Leftover Water From Bottles Not Wasted In This Bengaluru School

Students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Yelahanka have begun the practice of segregating dry waste at source, collecting waster water and auctioning e-waste to authorise dealers to ensure a clean and green environment
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The students of the school have also pledged to take waste management initiatives back to their homes
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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
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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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Sewage Treatment, Waste Segregation And Composting: Shri Ram School Aravali Shows How It Is Done

Sewage Treatment, Waste Segregation And Composting - Shri Ram School Aravali Shows How It Is Done
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The Shri Ram School Aravali is among the Top 20 Green schools in the country. It is doing a lot in terms of waste segregation, composting, sewage treatment, recycling and other aspects of adopting eco-friendly practices, like solar energy for street lights across the campus and rain water harvesting.
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Banega Swachh India Season 4: A Call To Clean, Segregate And Compost India’s Mounting Garbage

Banega Swachh India Season 4: A Call To Clean, Segregate And Compost India's Mounting Garbage
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Urban India is the third largest generator of waste in the world and only 12% of this waste is treated. Recognising this problem, NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India has called on individuals to segregate and compost their waste
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This Kolkata School Sets A Trend, Reuses And Recycles All Waste, Recycled

This Kolkata School Sets A Trend, Reuses And Recycles All Waste, Recycled
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The students of Sri Sri Academy in Kolkata have set across a great example in reducing and recycling solid waste
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How This Gurugram Housing Complex Reduced Its Waste By A Whopping 82,000 Kgs

How This Gurugram Housing Complex Reduced Its Waste By A Whopping 82,000 Kgs
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Garden Estate complex in Gurugram recycle half of their kitchen waste and have successfully produced and used nearly 7000 kilos of compost in less than a year
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