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From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better

From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better
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South Delhi’s pilot project of converting the Okhla landfill into an ecological park is underway, as about 6000 square metre of the 40 acre land has been converted into a green space
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To Mark Five Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan On October 2, A Unique Jog And Clean Activity To Cover 50 Cities

To Mark Five Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan On October 2, A Unique Jog And Clean Activity To Cover 50 Cities
India to host a largest plog-run to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, covering 50 cities and 2.5 lakh people
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Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022

Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022
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In a bid to fulfill its New Year resolution made in 2018 to make Goa free from plastic by 2022, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, a premiere tourism board in India has decided to say no to the use of plastics from its headquarters and hotels
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Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women

Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women
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Noida authority has decided to construct four pink toilets exclusively for women in public areas, on a pilot basis, to ensure hygiene and safety for women
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Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes
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In December, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) from dumping any kind of waste at the city’s Pratap Vihar landfill and since then the waste management is giving the city corporation a hard time
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An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened
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Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, shared a couple of pictures on social media, an observant user pointed out the presence of plastic bottles and suggested that to switch to steel water bottles
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An RJ From Bengaluru Leaves His 12-year-old Career Behind, Takes Over His Family’s Juice Corner And Makes It Zero-Waste

An RJ From Bengaluru Leaves His 12-year-old Career Behind, Takes Over His Family’s Juice Corner And Makes It Zero-Waste
Planning to live a zero-waste lifestyle, take inspiration from Anand Raaj from Bengaluru who left his 12-year-old radio jockey career, took over his father's Juice shop business and decided to give it in an eco-friendly makeover
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Uttarakhand Plants Over 6.25 Lakh Saplings To Celebrate Onset Of Monsoons With Plantation Drive

Uttarakhand Plants Over 6.25 Lakh Saplings To Celebrate Onset Of Monsoons With Plantation Drive
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat took part in a massive plantation drive in the state, organised on the occasion of Harela festival to mark the onset of monsoons
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Juhu Beach Turns Into A Sea Of Garbage, Courtesy Mumbai Rains

Juhu Beach Turns Into A Sea Of Garbage, Courtesy Mumbai Rains
Mumbai’s Juhu beach once again bears the brunt of, the Arabian Sea spitting out tonnes of waste mostly plastic, including bags, bottles, among others along the shores
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
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Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects?
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Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take Swachhata Abhiyan To Every Village To Fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s Clean India Vision

Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take Swachhata Abhiyan To Every Village To Fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s Clean India Vision
Addressing the Lok Sabha in the Parliament House, Speaker Om Birla asked the Members of Parliament to work towards the fulfillment of Mahatma Gandhi's vision by taking his message of cleanliness to each citizen of the country for a healthy future
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#BigMumbaiCleanup: Mumbaikars To Come Together For A Massive Cleanliness Drive At 100 Locations Across The City

#BigMumbaiCleanup: Mumbaikars To Come Together For A Massive Cleanliness Drive At 100 Locations Across The City
Mumbai gears up for a big clean-up on July 21 as beach warrior Chinu Kwatra completes 100 weeks of his beach cleanliness drive initiative, which he undertook in the year 2017
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai
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’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water
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Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut
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The government has launched ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to ensure drinking water to all by 2024, however, it slashed budget for major schemes for the conservation of water sources like National Ganga Plan, National River Conservation Groundwater Management
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