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Heroes Of Swachh India: SWaCH Pune, A Cooperative Of Waste Pickers Is Keeping 1000 Tonnes Per Day Of Waste From Entering Landfills By Promoting Waste Segregation At Source

As the primary focus of Swachh Bharat Mission shifts from making the country open defecation free (ODF) to ODF plus which also includes waste management and tackling the problem of the increase in garbage in the country, SWaCH Pune is one of the warriors of Swachh India leading this shift

Heroes Of Swachh India: Replacing Plastic With Compostable Alternatives, Rhea Mazumdar Singhal Of Ecoware Helps Fight Plastic Pollution

Rhea Mazumdar Singhal, introduced 100 per cent biodegradable and compostable tableware and cutlery in India way back in 2009 to fight the ever-growing plastic menace

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Union Government To Evaluate Status Of Sanitation In 17,000 Villages

Through the 'Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019’, the central government aims to reach out to as many as three crore people to assess sanitation, waste management, pollution from plastic waste, and faecal sludge management

Heroes Of Swachh India: Story Of A Delhi NGO ‘Gulmeher’ That Has Transformed The Lives Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area

On the Independence Day special, we look at the journey of an NGO Gulmeher and how it has changed lives of waste pickers of Ghazipur by giving them an alternate livelihood opportunity

Heroes Of Swachh India:  Meet Poonam Bir Kasturi, A Bengaluru Woman Who Is Helping India Get Rid Of Its Excess Wet Waste Via Composting 

Meet 'Compostwali' Poonam Bir Kasturi from Daily Dump who has been helping India in managing its wet waste effectively by teaching the art of composting 

Swachh Nagar App To Get Waste Picked By Civic Bodies Unveiled During Swachh Survekshan 2020 Launch

During the launch the Swachh Sarvekshan 2020, the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey to rate the cities, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the country is on track to achieve 100 per cent open defecation free status in the country by October 2 this year

Plastic Free Siliguri: Get Free Food In Exchange Of 500 Gram Plastic

The initiative of providing free food in favour of 500 gms of plastic waste has been started by the alumni of Goethals Memorial School and Nishkam Khalsa Sewa

Raksha Bandhan 2019: Make The Festival About Protecting The Environment, Opt For Eco-friendly Plantable Rakhis This Year

This ‘Raksha Bandhan’ make a green choice and sow the seed of love by opting for eco-friendly plantable rakhi as opposed to the traditional ones made from non-biodegradable materials like plastic

Rakhis' Made From Cow Dung At This Cow Shelter In Uttar Pradesh

Shri Krishna Gaushala in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore which houses more than 117 cows is using cow dung, and eco-friendly colours to produce green rakhis

‘I Am Not A Hero, Just An Everyday Person Who Is Doing His Bit For The Planet,’ Mantra Of This Marathon Enthusiast Who Has Been Picking Up Trash During His Runs

Meet 39-year-old Srini Swaminathan from Chennai who has been cleaning different parts of India by jogging and cleaning or plogging

Yamuna Monitoring Committee Suggests NGT To Force Organisations Like Railways, DDA To Use Treated Wastewater

Yamuna Monitoring Committee has observed that treated effluent of excellent quality, which could be used effectively used for other purposes, is being wasted, asked the green-panel to force large organisations like the DDA, railways and malls to make use of treated wastewater

Solid Waste Management In Delhi, A Giant Problem: Experts

Legacy waste sites in New Delhi like Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla dumpsites are already over loaded, waste management experts concerned

Door-To-Door Solid Waste Collection In More Than 91 Per Cent Of Households In Agra, UP Government Tells NGT

The National Green Tribunal had earlier said that the major cause of pollution in Yamuna river at Agra is dumping of garbage and sewage in the river and also noted that solid waste is being burnt in open on road, heaps of garbage is lying unattended and drains are being choked with garbage

Around The World: Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Promote The Message Of Sustainability, Unveils Medals Made Using Electronic Waste

To spread the message of sustainability and waste management, Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals are being made using electronic waste

From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better

South Delhi’s pilot project of converting the Okhla landfill into an ecological park is underway, as about 6000 square metre of the 40 acre land has been converted into a green space