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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste
Waste segregation in India is mandatory - be it by the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 or the Two-Bins nation-wide campaign launched in 2017 on World Environment Day by the government. To check on the ground reality, NDTV visited different localities of the New Delhi, here is what we found
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: All About Composting

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: All About Composting
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With a simple process of composting an individual can do his bit for the environment and divert a bulk of the waste from overflowing landfills. Here’s a complete lowdown on one of waste management’s simple techniques – composting
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Upcycling And Recycling Can Make A Difference

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Upcycling And Recycling Can Make A Difference
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Help India from drowning in its own waste mess, adopt the basic waste management steps like upcycling and recycling and help save the planet. Here's some help
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: After Going Open Defecation Free Rural Haryana Now Aims To Improve Its Waste Management

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: After Going Open Defecation Free Rural Haryana Now Aims To Improve Its Waste Management
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After achieving the Open Defecation Free tag, Haryana is gearing up for the battle of waste management. Though the authorities have started making plan such as small garbage dump yards for villagers, recycling of waste and door-to-door garbage collection, but still the road to Swachh Haryana is long as people living in the rural parts are completely unaware about the concept of waste management
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 R's – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 R's – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle
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Out of 62 million tonnes of waste being produced by urban India, mere 11.9 million tonnes is treated – it is time to rethink the way we have been generating and managing waste
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India’s Garbage Crisis, An On Ground Report: ‘Everyday, We Wake Up To The Smell Of Waste,’ Story Of Thousands Of Homeless Living In Delhi

India’s Garbage Crisis, An On Ground Report: ‘Everyday, We Wake Up To The Smell Of Waste,’ Story Of Thousands Of Homeless Living In Delhi
In 2017, on World Environment Day, the government had launched a massive waste management project in 4,000 cities across the country , wherein waste segregation at source was made mandatory, nearly two years down the line the on ground reality in one of the major citiy of India - Delhi remains unchanged
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production

Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production
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As per the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) the basic import duty on lithium-ion cells which are used in the manufacturing of battery packs will be doubled while the battery pack used in manufacturing electric vehicles will be tripled, to encourage indigenous manufacturing of EVs and make these more affordable
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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market
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The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures

As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures
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Telangana’s Karimnagar Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution making it compulsory for all houses, apartments, community halls, and commercial establishments that have a built-up area of over 2700 square feet to install solar panels on their rooftops
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#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!

#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!
The #TrashTag challenge has millennials all over the world cleaning dirty areas and posting before and after pictures on the internet 
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Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport

Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport
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In line with its aim to promote the electrification of public transportation by plying 1000 electric buses, the Delhi government has rolled out a tender for the first phase of procurement for 375 e-buses
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Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility

Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility
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Taking its ‘swachh’ initiatives to the next level, Indore administration has procured 40 electric buses for its public transport service to promote electric mobility and ensure reduction vehicular emissions
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Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers

Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers
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The Supreme Court has asked the center give a comparative study on the proportion of pollution by firecrackers and automobiles
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Government Launches A Mobile App And Website To Train Citizens On Sanitation, Waste Management

Government Launches A Mobile App And Website To Train Citizens On Sanitation, Waste Management
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The SBM e-Learning mobile application and web portal launched for citizens and aims to educate them on various aspects of sanitation and waste management like dealing with plastic and cleaning up of rivers
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