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Odisha Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To Declare The State ODF By December 2018
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Odisha Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To Declare The State ODF By December 2018

In four years since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Odisha’s sanitation coverage has risen from 11.75 per cent in 2014 to 55.06 per cent in 2018
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Netherlands and India will cooperate on tackling air pollution
Air Pollution News Waste Management

Netherlands And India To Cooperate On Tackling Air Pollution And Strengthen Waste Management

Both India and Netherlands have committed to cooperate on exchanging data and technology to combat air pollution
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War Against Plastics: Raipur Ropes In Underprivileged Women To Replace Plastic Bags With Cloth Bags In The City

Self-Help Groups in Raipur are manufacturing and selling low-cost cloth bags to replace plastic bags in the city
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Maharashtra News

Western Railway To Produce Biogas From Mumbai Central’s Kitchen Waste

The biogas plant will convert up to 250 kilos of kitchen waste everyday and the biogas produced will cater to long distance trains starting from Mumbai Central
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Beware Hyderabad: Your Discarded Plastic Item Will Be Exhibited Under The Black Bag Campaign

Discarded plastic items will be displayed on a black coloured bags in Hyderabad with an aim to clear plastic litter from roads and put forth the grim reality of mounting plastic crisis in the country
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News Plastic Waste

Mumbai Residents Deposited Over 120 Tonnes Of Plastic To Contribute Towards A Plastic Free Environment

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation urged the residents to get rid of the banned plastic by June 23, as its usage post the deadline will attract fine
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In A First, Smart Toilets With Swanky Cafes And ATM Services Make Their Debut In Hyderabad
News Telangana

In A First, Smart Toilets With Swanky Cafes And ATM Services Make Their Debut In Hyderabad

Loo Cafe, a public smart toilet which is equipped with facilities like a cafe, ATM, wi-fi, dedicated radio station on ‘hygiene’ and Swachh Telangana, facial recognition software for enhanced security and sanitary napkin dispenser has been launched in Hyderabad
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says red-tapism can result in delay in projects like Namami Gange
Ganga Clean-Up News

Ganga Cleanup: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Says Officials Must Move Beyond Red-Tapism To Clean The River

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that bureaucrats must have a positive mindset when taking and implementing decisions about the Namami Gange programme
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Waste Management In Melody: This Song Traces The Problem Of Plastic Pollution Across Beaches And Cities
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Waste Management In Melody: This Song Traces The Problem Of Plastic Pollution Across Beaches And Cities

Inspired by Environmentalist Afroz Shah, beach warrior and Bollywood singer, Shree D has composed and sung a song on plastic waste
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‘Go Green, There Is No Planet B’, Says Shin Chan And Garfield At ‘Say No To Plastic’ Walk In Mumbai
Maharashtra News Plastic Waste

‘Go Green, There Is No Planet B’, Says Shin Chan And Garfield At ‘Say No To Plastic’ Walk In Mumbai

Supporting the ban on single-use plastic products in Maharashtra, Mumbai based NGO Green Yatra and Inorbit Mall organised a walkathon to beat plastic pollution
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Haryana sanitation workers are on strike for 15 days, demanding minimum wage and better equipment
Haryana News

Unhappy With Lack Of Proper Equipment And Minimum Wage, Sanitation Workers In Haryana Go On Strike

The sanitation workers of Haryana have been on strike for a fortnight, demanding minimum wages and proper equipment for their work
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Air Pollution News

What Steps Taken To Prevent Stubble Burning: High Court Asks Delhi’s Neighbours

The Delhi High Court asked Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan to place before it a status report on the steps taken by them to comply with the court's earlier orders to stop stubble burning
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