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A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Keep Plastic Wrappers From Landfills
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A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Prevent Plastic Wrappers From Ending Up In Landfills

With the help of more than 180 branches across the country, the Safai Bank of India has till now stopped more than 22 Lakh plastic wrappers from reaching landfills ...
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Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging
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Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging

Meet 24-year-old Vivek Gurav, a software engineer by profession, who initiated plogging in Pune in June 2019 and now runs Pune Ploggers, a group of environment conscious citizens dedicated to cleaning the city ...
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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills
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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills

Massive fire at Deonar landfill in Mumbai prompted 34-year-old Divya Ravichandran to try and understand India’s waste crisis and adopt ‘my waste is my responsibility’ mantra and eventually launch Skrap, a sustainability start-up ...
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean

Actor Shah Rukh Khan shared the short film posted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), narrating the story of sanitation workers and how they ensure cleanliness and hygiene in Mumbai ...
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Swasth Report of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five
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Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five

A lowdown on Maharashtra’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters ...
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Swedish Royal Couple Clean-Up Mumbai's Versova Beach With Climate Activist Afroz Shah
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Swedish Royal Couple Clean-Up Mumbai’s Versova Beach With Climate Activist Afroz Shah

In a bid to address environmental challenges common to India and Sweden, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia visited Mumbai and contributed their bit in the cleanliness drive on Versova Beach ...
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Diwali 2019: Urging children and their parents to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, Pune Municipal Corporation administers an oath in over 90 schools to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali ...
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Western Railway Forms Team Of Ticket Collectors To Crack Down On Open Defecation At Mahim Station In Mumbai
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Western Railway Forms Team Of Ticket Collectors To Crack Down On Open Defecation At Mahim Station In Mumbai

According to railway officials, railway tracks near a number of suburban stations in Mumbai, including Mahim, are plagued by open defecation ...
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Three Benches Made Of Recycled Plastic Installed At Churchgate Railway Station
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Three Benches Made Of Recycled Plastic Installed At Churchgate Railway Station

In a bid to reduce plastic waste and support the anti-plastic campaign, the Western Railway has installed three benches made 40 to 50 kg of recycled plastic at Church Gate station which ...
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Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet
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Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet

Vaitarna Ashramshala school in Nashik, which did not have a functional toilet for their female students and teachers, now has a unique toilet made of discarded plastic bottles and bamboo ...
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The Less We Use Plastic, The Better For Us, Nature, Air And Water, Says Vicky Kaushal
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The Less We Use Plastic, The Better For Us, Nature, Air And Water, Says Vicky Kaushal

Actor Vicky Kaushal said that the members of film industry are making an effort to reduce the use of plastic and have started opting for sustainable items like steel bottles instead of plastic bottles ...
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In Maharashtra's Latur Devotees Donate Ganpati Idols To District Administration For Recycling
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In Maharashtra’s Latur Devotees Donate Ganpati Idols To District Administration For Recycling

Latur district administration has decided to recycle Ganpati idols to prevent contamination of water sources given the prevailing crisis in the region due to lack of rainfall ...
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