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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

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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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs. 1,000 To Those Reporting Litterers
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs 1,000 To Those Reporting Littering Instances

In an attempt to ensure cleanliness, the Margao civic body’s Garbage Sentinel Scheme aims to give the informant Rs 1,000 for reporting a violation to the municipality whereas the person who is littering will be fined Rs 5, 000 ...
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A The Local River
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A Local River

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on noticing a man dump 'nirmalya' (flowers offered to God) into the river Cumbharjua, stopped his convoy to reprimand him ...
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As Panaji Municipal Corporation Refuses To Treat Waste, Garbage Crisis Could Grip, Goa's 'Queen Of Beaches'
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As Panaji Municipal Corporation Refuses To Treat Waste, Garbage Crisis Could Grip, Goa’s ‘Queen Of Beaches’

Due to the foul smell from an overburdened waste treatment facility near Calangute beach, people living in the nearby villages have been protesting which led Panaji Mayor to stop wet waste from being processed in the facility ...
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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets
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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets

After missing previous deadlines to go open defecation free (ODF), the state government of Goa has invited applications from households that need bio-digester toilets, in a bid to make the state ODF ...
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On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves
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On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves

As per scientists of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - National Institute of Oceanography, microplastics are plastic particles measuring less than five millimetres which can easily pass into sea and other water bodies, posing a potential threat to aquatic life ...
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Clean Goa Green Goa: Chief Minister Celebrated Statehood Day, With Cleanliness Vow, Waste Management Challenge
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Clean Goa Green Goa: Chief Minister Celebrated Statehood Day, With Cleanliness Vow, Waste Management Challenge

To mark the occasion of Goa Statehood Day on May 30, Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant took an oath to treat all waste generated by him at home and in the secretariat in a bid to promote waste management ...
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The new policy speaks of imposing fines on those found either using or manufacturing and even storing single-use plastic
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Goa Government To Eliminate Production And Usage Of Single-Use Plastic By September

Keeping in-line with India’s commitment to eliminate all single-use plastic products by 2022, Goa has finalised a blanket ban on the single-use plastics in the state, which is expected to come in effect by September ...
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Goa On The Green Road: Waste Management To Be Taught In All Government Schools From This Academic Session In The State

Goa aims to fulfill the dream of a waste-free state by Chief Minister, late Manohar Parrikar, introduces waste management course in all the government schools in a phased manner from June 2019 ...
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Goa Waste Warriors Of India

Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution

Jonah Fernandes and Eldrige Lobo from Goa’s Parra village have opened a zero-waste store that encourages customers to bring own reusable cloth or glass containers to carry the food or buy reusable containers at the store ...
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Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation
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Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation

As per the MoU which is for two years,Portugal and Goa governments will collaborate on various issues including the Opa water supply project in north Goa, the sewage water treatment plant in Valpoi and manganese-removal efforts in Selaulim Reservoir, informs Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar ...
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Swachh Report Card: Not A Single District Or City In Goa Is ODF, Deadline Now Pushed From October To December 2018

Lack of access to sewer lines, space constraints and tenancy laws that demand a ‘No Objection Certificate’ to construct toilets are some of the issues that are major roadblocks in Goa’s dream of becoming open defecation free ...
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