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War Against Plastics: Raipur Ropes In Underprivileged Women To Replace Plastic Bags With Cloth Bags In The City

War Against Plastics: Raipur Ropes In Underprivileged Women To Replace Plastic Bags With Cloth Bags In The City
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Self-Help Groups in Raipur are manufacturing and selling low-cost cloth bags to replace plastic bags in the city
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Western Railway To Produce Biogas From Mumbai Central’s Kitchen Waste

Western Railway To Produce Biogas From Mumbai Central’s Kitchen Waste
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The biogas plant will convert up to 250 kilos of kitchen waste everyday and the biogas produced will cater to long distance trains starting from Mumbai Central
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Beware Hyderabad: Your Discarded Plastic Item Will Be Exhibited Under The Black Bag Campaign

Beware Hyderabad: Your Discarded Plastic Item Will Be Exhibited Under The Black Bag Campaign
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Discarded plastic items will be displayed on a black coloured bags in Hyderabad with an aim to clear plastic litter from roads and put forth the grim reality of mounting plastic crisis in the country
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India’s Second Cleanest City Bhopal Manages Waste Via Technology, Introduces Smart Sensors In Bins

India’s Second Cleanest City Bhopal Manages Waste Via Technology, Introduces Smart Sensors In Bins
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The real-time sensors installed in public bins will send the officials an exact location of the bin once it gets filled
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Rajasthan Gets Its First Plastic And Waste Free Village. Here’s How Waste Segregation Played An Important Role

Rajasthan Gets Its First Plastic And Waste Free Village. Here’s How Waste Segregation Played An Important Role
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Chhota Narena village in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, which was once infamous for open dumping and indoor air pollution due to plastic burning at home, now treats all its waste scientifically. Here's what the village is doing
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Fighting Garbage Crisis: Mumbai’s Bandra Residents Generate Power From Waste

Fighting Garbage Crisis: Mumbai’s Bandra Residents Generate Power From Waste
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Residents of Pali Hill in Mumbai are converting 800 kilos of organic waste into biogas per day which generates power to light up 68 street lights
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Maharashtra Is The Second Best Performing State And Gets Top Honours In 9 Categories

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Maharashtra Is The Second Best Performing State And Gets Top Honours In 9 Categories
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Bhusawal was declared as the second dirtiest city in last cleanliness survey, Panchgani had 21 kachra points and Mumbai was known as the city with most unclean beaches. Here’s how Maharashtra cities turned around their sanitation status in one year
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Navi Mumbai Gets Best Waste Management Title, Greater Mumbai Emerges As The Cleanest State Capital

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Navi Mumbai Gets Best Waste Management Title, Greater Mumbai Emerges As The Cleanest State Capital
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In Swachh Survekshan 2018, the two prominent titles given to Greater Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, in Maharashtra, can be attributed to the fact that both the civic bodies are effectively managing their waste generation
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Two Initiatives And One Goal Of Sanitation: Panchkula Installs Underground Bins, Geotags Public Toilets

Two Initiatives And One Goal Of Sanitation: Panchkula Installs Underground Bins, Geotags Public Toilets
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The underground bins will resolve problems of littering and overflowing of bins; Geotagging will help the citizens find the nearest public toilet thereby preventing open defecation
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Haryana Chief Minister Manhohar Lal Khattar Picks Up A Broom Urging Villagers To Make Cleanliness An Integral Part Of Their Lives

Haryana Chief Minister Manhohar Lal Khattar Picks Up A Broom Urging Villagers To Make Cleanliness An Integral Part Of Their Lives
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Sweeping the streets of Salaru villages in Karnal district, Haryana chief minister Manhohar Lal Khattar flagged off a swachhta rally organised by the students
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Shimla Goes Big On Swachhta: 5,000 People Will Collect Litter And Waste From Kalka-Shimla Railway Track

Shimla Goes Big On Swachhta: 5,000 People Will Collect Litter And Waste From Kalka-Shimla Railway Track
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The Himachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority has organised a ‘Walk The Track’ drive on May 12 to send out a message that coordinated efforts of all citizens are required to achieve success in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Uttarakhand To Conduct A Fresh Survey Of Houses Still Without Toilets In Rural And Urban Areas

Uttarakhand To Conduct A Fresh Survey Of Houses Still Without Toilets In Rural And Urban Areas
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Rural areas of Uttarakhand became open defecation free last year and the urban areas are also close to achieving the 100 percent sanitation objective
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Mumbai To Launch Rath Yatras On Maharashtra Day To Spread Awareness Against Plastic Use In The City

Mumbai To Launch Rath Yatras On Maharashtra Day To Spread Awareness Against Plastic Use In The City
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The civic body will deploy municipal vehicles to carry out public processions across the city and raise awareness about Maharashtra’s plastic ban and ways to scientifically dispose of plastic waste
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India’s Cleanest City Indore To Incorporate ‘Reuse, Reduce, Recycle’ For IPL Matches

India’s Cleanest City Indore To Incorporate ‘Reuse, Reduce, Recycle’ For IPL Matches
Indore, which is moving towards becoming a zero-waste city, will recycle dry garbage and compost the organic waste generated during the four IPL matches
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