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A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free

A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free
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When Manilal Rana started the campaign of toilet construction in his village there were 280 toilets, today there are 780 toilets and the village has been declared open defecation free (ODF)
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Ahmedabad To Commemorate Gandhi Jayanti By Declaring The City Free Of Community Garbage Bins

Ahmedabad To Commemorate Gandhi Jayanti By Declaring The City Free Of Community Garbage Bins
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As the state of Gujarat plans to go zero waste by 2023, Ahmedabad is making the city garbage bin free to encourage segregation at source and door-to-door waste collection
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Captivating Sand Art, Asks People To #BeatPlasticPollution

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Captivating Sand Art, Asks People To #BeatPlasticPollution
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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a 20 feet-long sand sculpture at Odisha’s Puri beach and asks people to ‘go green and beat plastic pollution’
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This Ganesh Chaturthi, Bring Home An Eco-Friendly Plantable Ganesh Idol That Grows At Your Place

This Ganesh Chaturthi, Bring Home An Eco-Friendly Plantable Ganesh Idol That Grows At Your Place
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Made from old newspapers and clay, and infused with vegetable seeds, eco-friendly plantable Ganesha idols can grow into spinach, brinjal and other vegetables
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Air Pollution In Delhi: State Government Offers Incentives To Industries, Eateries To Switch To Clean Fuel

Air Pollution In Delhi: State Government Offers Incentives To Industries, Eateries To Switch To Clean Fuel
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After electric buses, Delhi government plans to combat severe levels of air pollution by making industries and eateries switch to clean fuel
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Waste Management At Its Creative Best: This Woman From Gujarat Is Upcycling Glass Bottles With A Quirk

Waste Management At Its Creative Best: This Woman From Gujarat Is Upcycling Glass Bottles With A Quirk
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Meet 36-year-old Ekta from Vadodara who left her job to learn the art of glass blowing and ended up opening her own studio for upcycling glass products
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Visakhapatnam’s Sole Landfill To Breathe Easy As City Starts Composting 200 Tonnes Of Kitchen Waste Daily

Visakhapatnam’s Sole Landfill To Breathe Easy As City Starts Composting 200 Tonnes Of Kitchen Waste Daily
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Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation uses around 200 tonnes of wet waste to produce 30-40 tonnes of compost daily
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In These Mumbai Temples, Offerings Of Faith Get A Green Turnaround As They Are Turned Into Compost

In These Mumbai Temples, Offerings Of Faith Get A Green Turnaround As They Are Turned Into Compost
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Offerings in Mumbai’s Shree Parleshwar temple, Mahalakshmi temple, Datta mandir and Ram mandir, are no more considered as waste, instead they are converted into compost and used for gardening
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From Old Sarees To Doormats: Here Is How This Duo From Aurangabad Is Upcycling Old Clothes

From Old Sarees To Doormats: Here Is How This Duo From Aurangabad Is Upcycling Old Clothes
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A thought about what to do with their old sarees led this duo from Aurangabad to start weaving these into doormats and now have a collection of colorful doormats
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Litter Free Streets: Here Is How This Residents’ Association In Chennai Is Leading Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Litter Free Streets: Here Is How This Residents’ Association In Chennai Is Leading Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Know about R. A. Puram, a colony in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai, that is ensuring both rainwater harvesting, and garbage free streets
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Plastic Ban In Tamil Nadu: Carry Your Own Utensils And Get 5% Discount On Takeaways

Plastic Ban In Tamil Nadu: Carry Your Own Utensils And Get 5% Discount On Takeaways
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Getting packed even one food item comes with at least three plastic items- plastic bag, plastic container, and cutlery, which later on pollute the Earth. Carry your own meal box and avoid all these plastic items
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Plastic Ban In Tamil Nadu: Government Launches Plastic Pollution Free Tamil Nadu Campaign

Plastic Ban In Tamil Nadu: Government Launches Plastic Pollution Free Tamil Nadu Campaign
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On June 5, Tamil Nadu government announced a ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic items from January 2019
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Plant A Rakhi: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Proudly Celebrates Green Raksha Bandhan

Plant A Rakhi: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Proudly Celebrates Green Raksha Bandhan
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“Proud to say, this year I #PlantARakhi”, says Union Environment Minster Dr. Harsh Vardhan who received a plantable rakhi from his sister this Raksha Bandhan
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From Pencils And Notepads To Rakhis, Here's How This Duo From Tamil Nadu Is Making Plantable Products

From Pencils And Notepads To Rakhis, Here's How This Duo From Tamil Nadu Is Making Plantable Products
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Meet Divya Shetty and Vishnu Vardhan, who have given stationary and the festival of rakhi a green spin by making them plantable, all to overcome the problem of waste and reckless tree cutting
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