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Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories

Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories
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Meet Mrunmayee Pendse Chaudhari and Shilpa Dahake who initiated ‘Beej’, an upcycling initiative under which they design jewellery and accessories using seeds which are usually thrown away
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Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste

Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste
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Convert old furniture into something innovative, useful and reduce the burden on the environment
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation

Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation
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Android based mobile application ‘e-PEHaL’ developed by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, monitors tree plantation and growth of trees in different parts of the state
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Haryana Girl Urges Administration To Construct Public Toilets For Women

Haryana Girl Urges Administration To Construct Public Toilets For Women
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When Priyanka Yadav, a resident of Rewari in Haryana, a city that was declared open defecation free (ODF) in 2017, struggled to locate a single toilet for women when she was out shopping this is what she did next
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Tree Man Of Haryana: This Constable Is On A Mission To Make Sonipat Green

Tree Man Of Haryana: This Constable Is On A Mission To Make Sonipat Green
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31-year-old Devender Sura, a police constable by profession, has planted over 1.4 lakh trees in last six years to make Sonipat in Haryana green
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Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution

Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution
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The air purifier fitted at the back of the helmet traps air, purifies it and provides fresh air to the two-wheeler rider
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Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’

Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’
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Drizzle on Tuesday and during early morning hours on Wednesday aid in bringing down AQI to ‘very poor’. Experts show apprehension, rain might increase the levels of pollution
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How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women

How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women
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What started with improving the state of menstrual hygiene in India by providing safe menstrual products has turned into an awareness programme
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Delhi Turns Into A Gas Chamber Ahead Of Diwali

Delhi Turns Into A Gas Chamber Ahead Of Diwali
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Because of winds coming from south west direction, increase in the moisture in the air and decrease in wind speed, air pollution increased significantly on the morning of Dhanteras in Delhi
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Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant

Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant
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To celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly way, Noida based Wasteroots is running a week long (October 29 – November 4) campaign under which it is collecting paper waste and giving away plants in exchange
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas

Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas
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This diwali opt for an eco-friendly diya or earthern lamp as traditional diyas usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in vegetable oil produce harmful carbon dioxide
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Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask

Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask
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It is the onset of winters and even before Diwali festivities kick in, air pollution is at severe levels, it is the time to protect yourself from the toxic air. Here are what to keep in mind before buying an air pollution mask
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Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration

Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration
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The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has requested the apex court to allow the sale and use of traditional firecrackers this year and make green cracker mandatory from next year, as there is lack of awareness among manufacturers and consumers and a piled up stock of already manufactured traditional crackers.
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Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms

Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms
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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain has been inspecting construction sites to check if the norms to check air pollution are being adhered to and wherever violations are found the minister has been taking action
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