Posts by: Gopi Karelia

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Chennai-Based Woman Is Making Scientific Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins A Reality In India

Chennai-Based Woman Is Making Scientific Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins A Reality In India
To encourage people to dispose of menstrual waste in a scientific way, 29-year-old Anisha Nichani from Chennai is making sanitary napkin disposal bags from recycled newspapers
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Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert

Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert
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Ranaram Bishnoi from Ekalkhori village near Jodhpur has planted more than 50,000 variety of plants, converting a sand dune into a green garden
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This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status

This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status
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Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared open defecation free (ODF) in March 2017 and yet the residents continued to defecate in the open. Here’s how the district administration is striving towards complete sanitation by reviving dysfunctional toilets
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Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31

Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31
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Chhattisgarh has banned firecrackers, between December 1 this year and January 31 next year, in Raipur, Bilaspur, Bhilai, Durg, Raigarh and Korba to combat air pollution
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Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness

Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness
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From December 3, the Amdavad Municipal Corporation will not collect waste from households who fail to segregate dry and wet waste
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Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis

Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis
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Dressed in polythenes and plastic bottles, 36-year-old Bishnu Bhagat from Mayurbhanj district in Odisha is on a mission to spread awareness on plastic waste in a unique way
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In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage

In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage
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The waste-to-energy plant developed by the Thane Municipal Corporation will generate 14 megawatts of electricity from 600 tonnes of biodegradable garbage every day
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Plastic Waste Is Not A Problem In Meghalaya District, In Fact It Is A Solution For Building Toilets

Plastic Waste Is Not A Problem In Meghalaya District, In Fact It Is A Solution For Building Toilets
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10,000 discarded plastic bottles were used to build two community toilets in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district
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A Group Of Citizens In Bengaluru Are Saving Trees From Human Invasion

A Group Of Citizens In Bengaluru Are Saving Trees From Human Invasion
Bengaluru based Save Green NGO is protecting the trees in the city by removing posters, ads, hoardings on and concrete structure around the trees. Here’s how they are saving the trees from getting suffocated
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One-Fourth Of The Vehicles To Be Electric In Delhi By 2023, Government Sets Target To Combat Air Pollution

One-Fourth Of The Vehicles To Be Electric In Delhi By 2023, Government Sets Target To Combat Air Pollution
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From electric two wheelers, buses, rickshaws to cars, the government has identified benefits and incentives that passengers and vehicle-owners can get on commuting in by less-polluting or electric vehicles
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33-Year-Old Makes Khadi Colours From Floral Waste In Bihar

33-Year-Old Makes Khadi Colours From Floral Waste In Bihar
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33-year-old Praveen Chauhan from Bodh Gaya town in Bihar is recycling Mahabodhi temple’s floral waste and making natural dyes from it for khadi garments
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Waste Management: Meerut Jail To Convert Waste Into Manure

Waste Management: Meerut Jail To Convert Waste Into Manure
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To manage waste effectively, the Meerut jail will convert six tonnes of biodegradable waste to three tonnes of manure on a monthly basis
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Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery

Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery
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A group of citizens from Bengaluru came together in 2014 to end the littering menace near the Jakkur lake through weekly cleanup and tree plantations drives
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After Versova Beach Cleanup, Afroz Shah Eyes Mithi River In Mumbai To Make It Waste-Free

After Versova Beach Cleanup, Afroz Shah Eyes Mithi River In Mumbai To Make It Waste-Free
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After making Mumbai’s Versova beach clean and litter-free in 160 weeks, environmentalist Afroz Shah has embarked on a new mission to clean city’s longest river Mithi
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