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A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste

A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste
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Lomas Dhungel from Makha village in East Sikkim and his students are generating revenue from book covers made from plastic waste and books made from old papers. So far, they have sponsored education of five students
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Lack Of Space To Plant Trees In Mumbai Prompts An NGO To Adopt A Japanese Method To Grow Forest Within City

Lack Of Space To Plant Trees In Mumbai Prompts An NGO To Adopt A Japanese Method To Grow Forest Within City
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Mumbai based NGO Green Yatra is on a mission to increase country’s green cover by planting 10 crore trees by 2025
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: Can Indore Retain Its ‘Cleanest City Of India’ Title?

Swachh Survekshan 2019: Can Indore Retain Its ‘Cleanest City Of India’ Title?
Indore Municipal Corporation hopes for a hat-trick in swachh survekshan and has taken several steps to clean up the city
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From Menstrual Hygiene Products To Composting Kits, This Bengaluru Duo Is Making Sustainable Living Stress-Free

From Menstrual Hygiene Products To Composting Kits, This Bengaluru Duo Is Making Sustainable Living Stress-Free
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Malini Parmar and Smita Kulkarni’s firm manufactures menstrual cups, reusable cloth pads and diapers, natural cleaning agents and composting kits among other environment friendly solutions
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Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru

Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru
Prachee Mandlekar, Debyani Basu and Shikha Agarwal from Bengaluru opened a zero-waste store or a store where products and packaging is plastic free to spread awareness about plastic pollution
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Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper

Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper
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Meet Sumat Nanda and Garima Capoor Nanda from Agra who introduced plantable calendar made from handmade seed paper to reduce the load of waste on the already overflowing and saturated landfills
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Budget 2019: 50 Per Cent Cut In Pollution Control Budget Angers Experts

Budget 2019: 50 Per Cent Cut In Pollution Control Budget Angers Experts
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Experts condemned the reduction of budget for pollution control by 50 per cent, labelling the interim budget as “election friendly”
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#SayNoToPlastic: Actor Randeep Hooda Asks For Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Choices, Promotes Bamboo Toothbrush

#SayNoToPlastic: Actor Randeep Hooda Asks For Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Choices, Promotes Bamboo Toothbrush
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Actor Randeep Hooda appeals to make healthy lifestyle choices that do not affect the environment in a negative way
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Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles

Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles
In 2015, India had recycled 23,538 kilos of plastic bottles in Mumbai. Costa Rica surpassed India’s record and recycled 30,162 kilos of plastic bottles
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Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More

Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced the Budget 2019 on Monday giving special focus to improving condition of public toilets and waste management systems in Mumbai
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Here’s Your ‘Kloo’ To Use Public Toilets: Kerala Introduces A Unique Project To Provide Toilets For All

Here’s Your ‘Kloo’ To Use Public Toilets: Kerala Introduces A Unique Project To Provide Toilets For All
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More than 20,000 restaurants and hotels across Kerala will allow people to use their toilet facilities for free under the newly launched ‘Kloo’ (Kerala + Loo) project
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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai
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Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Cheers As E-Mobility Makes It To Government's Priority List

Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Cheers As E-Mobility Makes It To Government's Priority List
The electric vehicle industry is happy about inclusion of electric vehicles as a priority for the government in the coming years, even though specific measures to realise the Vision 2030 was missing from the Budget speech
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One Of The Most Visited Tourist Spot Of Karnataka, Panchakalyani Lake To Be Revived By Infosys Foundation

One Of The Most Visited Tourist Spot Of Karnataka, Panchakalyani Lake To Be Revived By Infosys Foundation
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The philanthropic arm of the IT firm Infosys has announced the revival project of the polluted Panchakalyani lake in Karnataka
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