Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women

Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women
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Noida authority has decided to construct four pink toilets exclusively for women in public areas, on a pilot basis, to ensure hygiene and safety for women
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Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes
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In December, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) from dumping any kind of waste at the city’s Pratap Vihar landfill and since then the waste management is giving the city corporation a hard time
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An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened
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Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, shared a couple of pictures on social media, an observant user pointed out the presence of plastic bottles and suggested that to switch to steel water bottles
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
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Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects?
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai
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’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water
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Attention Freshers! Plant 10 Trees If You Are Part Of These 9 Colleges In Delhi

Attention Freshers! Plant 10 Trees If You Are Part Of These 9 Colleges In Delhi
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Students taking admission in any of the 9 Delhi University (DU) colleges and Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) Colleges/Institutes run by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee will have to plant 10 trees
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New Age Dustbins Deployed By New Delhi Municipal Council To Modernise Waste Collection

New Age Dustbins Deployed By New Delhi Municipal Council To Modernise Waste Collection
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The New Delhi Municipal Council has installed 40 sensor based underground bins to manage the waste effectively while maintaining aesthetics of the city
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#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use

#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has procured five electric cars for official use
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To Promote Tree Plantation, Bhubaneswar Gifts Upcycled Seed Pens As Souvenirs To Tourists

To Promote Tree Plantation, Bhubaneswar Gifts Upcycled Seed Pens As Souvenirs To Tourists
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Ekamra Walkers, Bhubaneswar’s storytellers, distribute plantable pens during heritage and museum trail to promote tree plantation
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#FashionForACause: Actor Sonakshi Sinha Backs Alia Bhatt’s ‘MiSu’ Initiative, Promotes Sustainable Fashion

#FashionForACause: Actor Sonakshi Sinha Backs Alia Bhatt’s ‘MiSu’ Initiative, Promotes Sustainable Fashion
Actor Alia Bhatt initiated ‘Mi Wardrobe is Su Wardrobe’ (MiSu), a wardrobe sharing initiative to promote recycling, upcycling and sustainable fashion
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House

Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House
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To reduce the levels of air pollution, Kodungallur municipality in Kerala has passed a resolution for newly constructed buildings to plant fruit bearing trees
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja

Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja
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To encourage tree plantation among citizens and increase the green cover in and around Nashik, Green Revolution, a citizens’ group celebrated Vat Savitri Pooja by planting Banyan saplings
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Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Advertising In Bengaluru

Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Advertising In Bengaluru
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EcoSigns, a Bengaluru based brand, has come up with an innovation which is 100 per cent bio-degradable and recyclable to beat plastic pollution
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Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized

Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized
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Under the provision of Punjab Plastic Carry Bags (Manufacture, Usage and Disposal) Control Act, 2005, the state government had banned the use of plastic carry bags in February 2016
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