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In A First For Hyderabad, City Launches Three Pink Toilets With Menstrual Hygiene Management Facilities

In A First For Hyderabad, City Launches Three Pink Toilets With Menstrual Hygiene Management Facilities
Hyderabad has launched three pink toilets with sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators to give women access to menstrual hygiene facilities
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Plastic Bottles To Plant Pots, Newspapers To Carry Bags: School Students In Chennai ‘Thrash The Trash’

Plastic Bottles To Plant Pots, Newspapers To Carry Bags: School Students In Chennai ‘Thrash The Trash’
Agal foundation in Chennai is helping school students aged between 9 and 11 to reuse, reduce and recycle waste or discarded items through its ‘Thrash the Trash Champs’ programme
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Indore Reuses Plastic Bottles To Create A Vertical Garden

Indore Reuses Plastic Bottles To Create A Vertical Garden
In a bid to tackle plastic waste and air pollution, the Indore Municipal Corporation replaces plant pots with plastic bottles to develop a vertical garden at Nehru park
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A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste

A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste
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Lomas Dhungel from Makha village in East Sikkim and his students are generating revenue from book covers made from plastic waste and books made from old papers. So far, they have sponsored education of five students
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Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru

Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru
Prachee Mandlekar, Debyani Basu and Shikha Agarwal from Bengaluru opened a zero-waste store or a store where products and packaging is plastic free to spread awareness about plastic pollution
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Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles

Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles
In 2015, India had recycled 23,538 kilos of plastic bottles in Mumbai. Costa Rica surpassed India’s record and recycled 30,162 kilos of plastic bottles
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Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More

Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced the Budget 2019 on Monday giving special focus to improving condition of public toilets and waste management systems in Mumbai
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Here’s Your ‘Kloo’ To Use Public Toilets: Kerala Introduces A Unique Project To Provide Toilets For All

Here’s Your ‘Kloo’ To Use Public Toilets: Kerala Introduces A Unique Project To Provide Toilets For All
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More than 20,000 restaurants and hotels across Kerala will allow people to use their toilet facilities for free under the newly launched ‘Kloo’ (Kerala + Loo) project
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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai
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Community Toilets In Mumbai Soon To Provide Sanitary Pads And Have A Disposal System

Community Toilets In Mumbai Soon To Provide Sanitary Pads And Have A Disposal System
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With 500 sanitary pads in each machine, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will soon install sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators in community toilets of Mumbai
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Western Railway Launches New ‘Muck Train’ To Collect Garbage From Tracks In Mumbai

Western Railway Launches New ‘Muck Train’ To Collect Garbage From Tracks In Mumbai
Western Railway has launched an improved version of Muck Trains that will run daily from Virar to Churchgate in Mumbai and collect garbage lying on the railway tracks
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This Republic Day Ditch Plastic Flags And Opt For Tricolour That Grows Into A Plant

This Republic Day Ditch Plastic Flags And Opt For Tricolour That Grows Into A Plant
To make the Republic Day celebrations eco-friendly, Chinu Kwatra from Mumbai and Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust from Thiruvananthapuram are encouraging people to avoid plastic flags and opt for alternatives that grow into plants
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Shashi Tharoor Launches An International Technology To Tackle Waste In Thiruvananthapuram

Shashi Tharoor Launches An International Technology To Tackle Waste In Thiruvananthapuram
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Designed by an Australian company, the Aerobin launched by MP Shashi Tharoor processes wet and dry garbage and produces organic fertilisers
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Mumbai Civic Body Produces Cooking Gas From Waste For Its Canteen In N-Ward

Mumbai Civic Body Produces Cooking Gas From Waste For Its Canteen In N-Ward
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In a bid to set an example for the citizens in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s N-Ward is converting five kilos of wet waste into 2.5 kilos of cooking fuel daily
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