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Clean Morna Mission was launched in January and within six months this people’s movement has made it to the Golden Book of World Records, an international book of records, for the largest public participation in river cleaning ...
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Tanay Panpalia shares an unusual incident of his life when he learned the many dangers of indiscriminate use of plastic and hopes that with Maharashtra Plastic Ban things take a better turn in future ...
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While majority of the people in Mumbai are aware of the plastic ban, some sections like vegetable vendors, street hawkers are struggling to switch from plastic to biodegradable items. Is the capital city OF Maharashtra ready to set an example for other cities to follow? ...
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Will Pune be able to make a green switch on June 23, the day when Maharashtra state-wide #PlasticBan come in to effect? ...
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Only 21% Sitamarhi residents had access to a toilet before the inception of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2014, now the sanitation coverage is almost 80%. Here’s what they are doing to end open defecation ...
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A team of students from IIT-Madras has developed a solar-powered mobile unit that converts non-recyclable plastic waste into fuel oil that is cheaper than diesel ...
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As part of a novel project Suchitwa Sagaram, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, thus cleaning the ocean in the process ...
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In India for the 45th World Environment Day, UN Environment Head Erik Solheim said that India’s response as global host for the occasion has exceeded expectations ...
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A steady inflow of tourists had increased plastic pollution levels in Pangot before locals came together and worked towards reducing plastic pollution ...
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A system of trash-collecting tubes floating in the ocean will collect the plastic trash in the Pacific Garbage Patch that contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing 80,000 tonnes or equivalent to 500 jumbo jets ...
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As India hosts the World Environment Day on June 5, marking this year’s ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ theme, here are some innovations from other countries that India can learn from ...
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From not using any kind of plastics during weddings and other functions in Kerala to implementing an interim ban on plastic bags in Delhi, India is taking on plastic pollution in its own way ...
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