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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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Pune Ups Its Swachh Quotient, To Introduce 12 E-Toilets For Women In The City

Pune Ups Its Swachh Quotient, To Introduce 12 E-Toilets For Women In The City
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The electronic toilets will have facilities like sanitary napkin vending machine, an incinerator and a restroom with baby diaper changing station
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How Geotagging Of Toilets Is Keeping Duplication Of Toilets And Open Defecation At Bay In This Uttar Pradesh District

How Geotagging Of Toilets Is Keeping Duplication Of Toilets And Open Defecation At Bay In This Uttar Pradesh District
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By geotagging toilets, Kannauj district in Uttar Pradesh is not only making the toilet building activity more transparent but also spreading awareness on toilet usage among people
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Kolkata’s Eden Garden Stadium Pledges To Manage Waste Scientifically During IPL Matches

Kolkata’s Eden Garden Stadium Pledges To Manage Waste Scientifically During IPL Matches
The Kolkata Knight Riders management unveiled an organic waste composter on Earth Day at Eden Gardens to treat wet garbage generated during the IPL matches
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No Toilet, No Salary: Government Employees In This Jammu And Kashmir District To Bear The Brunt For No Toilet At Home

No Toilet, No Salary: Government Employees In This Jammu And Kashmir District To Bear The Brunt For No Toilet At Home
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Under the ‘Sauchalay Banao Aur Salary Pao’ initiative, salaries of around 643 government employees residing in Kishtwar district have been blocked for not having a toilet at home
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Bengaluru Couple Develops Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Bin Bags

Bengaluru Couple Develops Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Bin Bags
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A couple in Bengaluru, through their organisation has come up with newspaper bin bags to prevent people from dumping trash in plastic bags
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