Posts by: Gopi Karelia

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After Facing The Wrath Of Municipal Corporation, This Housing Society In Mumbai Takes Up The Challenge To Treat Their Own Waste

After Facing The Wrath Of Municipal Corporation, This Housing Society In Mumbai Takes Up The Challenge To Treat Their Own Waste
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The Greenfield Rocks End Housing Society located at Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road composts around 300 kilos of wet waste daily and produces manure every 45 days
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Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban: These Chennai Brothers Are On A Mission To Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free To Vendors

Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban: These Chennai Brothers Are On A Mission To Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free To Vendors
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Teenagers Jai and Preet Aswani from Chennai aim to make one lakh cloth bags from old bedsheets and pillow covers to replace plastic carry bags, post plastic ban in Tamil Nadu
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Madurai Introduces Bhongi Bucket Challenge For A 'Pollution And Waste Free' Pongal

Madurai Introduces Bhongi Bucket Challenge For A 'Pollution And Waste Free' Pongal
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Under the ‘The Bhogi Bucket Challenge’, buckets will be placed at 50 spots across Madurai where citizens can deposit their household waste and get cloth bags in return
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Why Go Zero Waste? Mumbai To Organise A Waste-Free Marathon To Spread Awareness

Why Go Zero Waste? Mumbai To Organise A Waste-Free Marathon To Spread Awareness
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From cutting down on plastic bottles by arranging for water dispensers, distributing cloth bags to segregating waste on site, here’s how Mumbai Marathon hopes to make the event zero waste
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This 40-Year-Old From Mumbai Quit His Well Paying Job To Produce Fuel From Kitchen Waste

This 40-Year-Old From Mumbai Quit His Well Paying Job To Produce Fuel From Kitchen Waste
Kabir Udeshi from Mumbai has developed ‘Dedko’, a machine that can convert biodegradable waste into cooking gas within 24 hours
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Is Helping Girls Go To School: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Is Helping Girls Go To School: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to improve sanitation in India through Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and said the campaign is necessary to overcome sustainable development challenges
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Old Buses Turned Into Swanky Toilets For Women In Pune

Old Buses Turned Into Swanky Toilets For Women In Pune
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A duo from Pune converted eleven old and damaged buses into public toilets exclusively for women
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: 7 Cities Go Beyond ODF Status To Adopt Faecal Sludge Management

Swachh Survekshan 2019: 7 Cities Go Beyond ODF Status To Adopt Faecal Sludge Management
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Seven cities including Indore, Ujjain, Khargone, Shahganj, Rajnandgaon, Ambikapur and Bhilai have been declared ODF++ and 35 cities certified ODF+ during the launch of Swachh Survekshan on January 4
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: Women Roped In To Raise Awareness On About Waste Segregation In Hyderabad

Swachh Survekshan 2019: Women Roped In To Raise Awareness On About Waste Segregation In Hyderabad
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As part of Swachh Survekshan 2019, close to 600 women from Self-Help Groups have been appointed as Swachh volunteers in Hyderabad, who will conduct door-to-door lessons on waste management
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Bengaluru Ward Leads The Way In Waste Management, Generates Electricity From Trash

Bengaluru Ward Leads The Way In Waste Management, Generates Electricity From Trash
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Yediyur ward in Bengaluru is generating 50 kilowatts of electricity from five tonnes of waste daily. It hopes to increase the power capacity to 250 kilowatts soon
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Plastic Ban: Madurai Kickstarts 2019 On An Eco-Friendly Note, Citizens Exchange Plastic With Cloth Bags

Plastic Ban: Madurai Kickstarts 2019 On An Eco-Friendly Note, Citizens Exchange Plastic With Cloth Bags
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Madurai Municipal Corporation has organised an exchange drive for 15 days starting from December 31, 2018 where thousands of citizens are depositing their plastic items and receiving cloth bags in return
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World’s First Plastic-Free Flight Sees Light Of The Day, Takes Off With Eco-Friendly Alternatives

World’s First Plastic-Free Flight Sees Light Of The Day, Takes Off With Eco-Friendly Alternatives
A Portuguese airline has eliminated plastic items in four of its flights that will travel around the world. Together, the test flights will prevent around 350 kilos of plastics
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Plastic Bans In Five States, Here's How India Fared In Fighting Plastic Pollution In 2018

Plastic Bans In Five States, Here's How India Fared In Fighting Plastic Pollution In 2018
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India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and it aims to eliminate single-use plastic items by 2022. Here’s a look at steps taken by some of the states in 2018 to fight against plastic pollution
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates A Santa With 10,000 Plastic Bottles To Mark Green Christmas

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates A Santa With 10,000 Plastic Bottles To Mark Green Christmas
Aiming to create a world record for making the biggest Santa Claus and at the same time spreading a message to fight plastic pollution, Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik uses 10,000 plastic bottles for his latest creation to celebrate Christmas
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