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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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On World Toilet Day, Top Bureaucrats Get Their Hands Dirty To Clean Toilet Pits In Uttar Pradesh

On World Toilet Day, Top Bureaucrats Get Their Hands Dirty To Clean Toilet Pits In Uttar Pradesh
On World Toilet Day, Param Iyer, Secretary Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, dug out the human waste-turned-compost from a local twin pit toilet in Wajidpur village, Uttar Pradesh
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On World Toilet Day, PM Modi Lauds Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik For His Art Installation Of A Toilet

On World Toilet Day, PM Modi Lauds Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik For His Art Installation Of A Toilet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared the magnificent sand art of Sudarsan Pattnaik that he created on occasion of World Toilet Day, on his social handle and said it is contributions like these that make Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a people’s movement
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World Toilet Day 2018: How Women-Friendly Toilets Can Improve Cleanliness And Hygiene In India

World Toilet Day 2018: How Women-Friendly Toilets Can Improve Cleanliness And Hygiene In India
To provide basic hygiene and sanitation to women and girls, WaterAid, United Nations International Children's Fund and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) have jointly launched a guide to build female-friendly toilets
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Inspired By Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, These Mumbai Girls Develop An Eco-Friendly Solution To Remove Paan Stains

Inspired By Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, These Mumbai Girls Develop An Eco-Friendly Solution To Remove Paan Stains
Eight students from Ramnarain Ruia college in Mumbai have developed a gel that makes paan stains colourless and dissolves them which can then be scrubbed off easily
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Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution

Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution
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Jonah Fernandes and Eldrige Lobo from Goa’s Parra village have opened a zero-waste store that encourages customers to bring own reusable cloth or glass containers to carry the food or buy reusable containers at the store
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A 12-Year-Old Develops A Machine To Remove Plastic From Water Bodies

A 12-Year-Old Develops A Machine To Remove Plastic From Water Bodies
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Known as Makara, the battery-operated machine developed by Vadodra-based Varun Saikia can remove all kinds of waste from the water bodies
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