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COVID-19 Outbreak: Pune Team Makes Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic Handwash, Disinfectant

Hand wash and disinfectant developed by the team are not harmful to plants and fish as these are water-based and have constituents that are bio-compatible, according to the developers
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Celebrate An Eco-Friendly Holi By Using Cow Dung Logs Designed By IIT Delhi Students For ‘Holika Dahan’ Ritual

In a bid to reduce carbon emissions caused by burning of wooden logs during ‘holika dahan’ and to save trees from being cut for this, a group of students from IIT-Delhi have distributed cow dung logs in several housing societies across Delhi-NCR
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Valentine’s Day 2020: Break-up With Single-Use Plastic And Start A Relationship With Eco-friendly Alternatives, Appeals Actor Dia Mirza

Actor Dia Mirza, a vocal crusader of environmental causes has this appeal for everyone this Valentine’s Day
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Women Of Jharkhand’s Simdega District Are Tackling Menstrual Waste By Practising Plastic Free Periods

The Garima Abhiyan, a district-wide campaign run by the administration of Simdega district, Jharkhand, is breaking the taboo associated with menstruation by providing its women with eco-friendly sanitary pads
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4000 Saplings Planted In 60 Seconds, A ‘Go-Green’ Initiative In Udaipur Sets Guinness World Record

The ‘go-green’ initiative was organised by the Prince of Udaipur Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar on the occasion of his birthday, with an aim to make people of Udaipur adopt a plant and encourage them to lead an eco-friendly life
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela: Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims

The inmates of Dum Dum Central Correctional Home and Presidency Correctional Home have made over 50,000 jute and cotton bags, an eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic bags for distribution among the pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish
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After The Success Of A Swachh Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj Gears Up For An Eco-Friendly Magh Mela

A year after the Ardh Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj is gearing up for Magh Mela, often known as ‘Mini-Kumbh’, which is expected to be a plastic-free event
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A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads

The sanitary pads available in the market are polymer-based and result in huge amount of plastic waste which can be avoided by using biodegradable alternatives
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Indian-origin Researcher Finds A Way To Recycle Banana Plantation Waste Into Packaging Material

According to Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot from University of New South Wales, banana growing industry produces large amounts of organic waste, with only 12 per cent of the plant being used (the fruit) while the rest is discarded after harvest
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals
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Raipur Women Make Eco-Friendly Diyas From Cow Dung To Celebrate Clean, Green Diwali

Women of Ban-Charauda in Raipur who never even thought about earning for themselves are now making a decent amount of money by making beautiful eco-friendly cow dung diyas
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Diwali 2019: Urging children and their parents to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, Pune Municipal Corporation administers an oath in over 90 schools to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali
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No Idol Immersion Move Draws Mixed Reaction From Puja Organisers In Delhi

On September 16, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, issued a directive prohibiting idol immersion in the Ganga river and its tributaries
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Arvind Kejriwal 'Proud Of Delhi' For Eco-Friendly Durga Puja Celebrations

Durga Puja organisers across Delhi also were largely reported to have celebrated the festival in an eco-friendly manner using bamboo, wood, clay, and paper to celebrate the festival
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