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Waste Management During Coronavirus Pandemic: 27-year-old Recycles Bio-medical Waste Into Eco-friendly Bricks

27-year-old Binish Desai, known as the recycle man of India, is recycling bio-medical waste especially single-use masks, head cover and non-woven PPE (personal protective equipment) kit into bricks

Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat: Bio-toilets Installed In 3,247 Coaches Under The East Coast Railway

In an effort to provide clean and eco-friendly travel to passengers and and fulfil its commitment towards the 'Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat' campaign, the East Coast Railway has installed bio-toilets in all 3,247 coaches

PM Narendra Modi Urges Use Of Eco-Friendly Idols During Ganesh Chaturthi

In his monthly address to the nation, Prime Minister Modi requested the people to forgo the worship of such idols, which, after being immersed in rivers or ponds, become a hazard for the water and the living organisms in it

Waste Pickers Turned Artisans From Delhi Based NGO Gulmeher Are Fighting Coronavirus By Stitching Face Masks

On a regular day, women of Delhi based NGO Gulmeher would make eco-friendly products from the waste collected from the Ghazipur landfill. But with the Coronavirus outbreak, they have switched to stitching cloth masks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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