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Save Ganga And Air From Pollution This Diwali: Opt For Incense Stick Made From Flower Waste

Save Ganga And Air From Pollution This Diwali: Opt For Incense Stick Made From Flower Waste
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Ankit Agrawal and Karan Rastogi, through their social enterprise HelpUsGreen are recycling floral waste to make eco-friendly incense sticks. Here’s why you should opt for it this Diwali
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Air Pollution In Delhi: Over 3,500 Kilos Of Firecrackers Seized Ahead Of Diwali

Air Pollution In Delhi: Over 3,500 Kilos Of Firecrackers Seized Ahead Of Diwali
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The Delhi police have registered 29 cases and arrested 26 people following the Supreme Court order on prohibition on sale of old firecrackers
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Green Diwali: Defying Firecracker Ban In Ahmedabad Can Land You In Jail

Green Diwali: Defying Firecracker Ban In Ahmedabad Can Land You In Jail
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With an aim to enforce the Supreme Court guidelines to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali, the Ahmedabad City Police will patrol the city round the clock on Diwali night and citizens who don’t comply by the 2-hour slot for bursting crackers will be punished
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Air Pollution: United Nations Lists Out 25 Measures To Ensure Clean Air

Air Pollution: United Nations Lists Out 25 Measures To Ensure Clean Air
From better emissions standards and controls on vehicles, to reducing the burning of agricultural and municipal solid waste and promoting the use of electric vehicles, the United Nations lists out 25 simple and effective measures to reduce air pollution
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Air Pollution: Here’s How India's Cities Are Faring Ahead Of Diwali

Air Pollution: Here’s How India's Cities Are Faring Ahead Of Diwali
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From Delhi’s ‘severe’ air quality to Hyderabad’s ‘good’ air quality, here’s a look at how six cities in the country are performing in terms of air pollution ahead of Diwali and full-fledged setting in of winter
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Eco-Friendly Firecrackers Exist In India, But Will Not Be Available This Diwali: Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

Eco-Friendly Firecrackers Exist In India, But Will Not Be Available This Diwali: Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
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Scientists at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research have developed formulations that can be used to make firecrackers that reduce air pollution by 30-40 per cent
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Tirupati Temple To Ban Plastic From November 1

Tirupati Temple To Ban Plastic From November 1
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After plastic was banned in Tirupati town on October 1, a plastic ban will now be implemented in the Tirupati Balaji temple from November 1 onwards
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In A Historic Step, European Parliament To Ban 10 Single-Use Plastics By 2021

In A Historic Step, European Parliament To Ban 10 Single-Use Plastics By 2021
From plastic cutleries, tobacco wastes to fishing net gears, here’s what the European Union, world’s second-largest consumer market after the United States, plans to ban by 2021
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Plastic Free Diwali: Opt For Plastic-Free Packaging This Diwali And Get Featured On Actor Juhi Chawla’s Timeline

Plastic Free Diwali: Opt For Plastic-Free Packaging This Diwali And Get Featured On Actor Juhi Chawla’s Timeline
Urging people to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, actor Juhi Chawla started an initiative on social media to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali
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A Mumbai-Based Organisation Introduces Board Games On Waste Management For Children

A Mumbai-Based Organisation Introduces Board Games On Waste Management For Children
From waste segregation to cleaning water bodies, Mumbai-based Upcycle Co has designed board games on different concepts of waste management for children with an aim to spread awareness and instill the habit of taking charge of the waste one generates from a young age
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‘Eco-Friendly Firecrackers Don’t Exist’, Experts React To Supreme Court Order Ahead Of Diwali

‘Eco-Friendly Firecrackers Don’t Exist’, Experts React To Supreme Court Order Ahead Of Diwali
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With an aim to reduce air pollution during Diwali, the Supreme Court imposed a conditional ban on firecrackers, allowing only eco-friendly crackers to be burst in a two hour window
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Firecracker Ban Verdict: Supreme Court Refuses Blanket Ban, Allows Eco-Friendly Crackers

Firecracker Ban Verdict: Supreme Court Refuses Blanket Ban, Allows Eco-Friendly Crackers
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The Supreme Court has allowed use of green firecrackers with less emissions, while imposing a complete ban on online sale of firecrackers
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A Casual Morning Walk For Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Gives Birth To A Stringent Beach Cleanup Policy

A Casual Morning Walk For Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Gives Birth To A Stringent Beach Cleanup Policy
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Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi initiated a beach cleanup drive after she found garbage and plastic littered on the beach
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