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'SquatEase', An Innovation By A 26-Year-Old From Pune Makes Using Indian Style Toilet Easy
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‘SquatEase’, An Innovation By A 26-Year-Old From Pune Makes Using Indian Style Toilet Easy

Using Indian toilet made easy, thanks to 26-year-old Satyajit Mittal who has innovated one of its kind unidirectional toilet with an elevated footrest ...
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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
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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

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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A Biogas Startup By An IIT-Bombay Alumnus Aims To Fight Air Pollution And Manage Waste
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A Biogas Startup By An IIT-Bombay Alumnus Aims To Fight Air Pollution And Manage Waste

To help fight air pollution and to manage the waste generated at home, Priyadarshan Sahasrabuddhe created a biogas plant to kill two birds with one stone ...
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In October 2017, waste treatment was made mandatory in housing societies of Mumbai generating more than 100 kilos of garbage
Maharashtra Waste Management

After Facing The Wrath Of Municipal Corporation, This Housing Society In Mumbai Takes Up The Challenge To Treat Their Own Waste

The Greenfield Rocks End Housing Society located at Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road composts around 300 kilos of wet waste daily and produces manure every 45 days ...
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Mumbai marathon will be conducted on January 20 and will see over 46,000 participants
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Why Go Zero Waste? Mumbai To Organise A Waste-Free Marathon To Spread Awareness

From cutting down on plastic bottles by arranging for water dispensers, distributing cloth bags to segregating waste on site, here’s how Mumbai Marathon hopes to make the event zero waste ...
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Eleven discarded public buses were revamped into lavish toilets for women in Pune
Maharashtra Waste Management

Old Buses Turned Into Swanky Toilets For Women In Pune

A duo from Pune converted eleven old and damaged buses into public toilets exclusively for women ...
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These Nagpur-Based Researchers Have Found A Way To Reuse The Most Common E-Waste – Dry Cell Batteries

A group of researchers from the Nagpur-based Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology have found a way to recycle the dry-cell batteries and obtain graphene also referred to as ‘new wonder material’ ...
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Maharashtra imposed a ban on single-use plastic items on June 23
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State To Distribute 35 Lakh Cloth Bags Among Students

Maharashtra state environment minister Ramdas Kadam said children are the carriers of change and through the cloth bags they can promote the plastic ban at home ...
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River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari
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River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari

While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by social activists seeking the cleaning of the Godavari River, the Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to take urgent steps to curb pollution in the River and implement the recommendations of the National Environmental Engineering Institute (NERI) in controlling pollution ...
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Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories
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Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories

Meet Mrunmayee Pendse Chaudhari and Shilpa Dahake who initiated ‘Beej’, an upcycling initiative under which they design jewellery and accessories using seeds which are usually thrown away ...
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Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared ODF in March 2017
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This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status

Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared open defecation free (ODF) in March 2017 and yet the residents continued to defecate in the open. Here’s how the district administration is striving towards complete sanitation by reviving dysfunctional toilets ...
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14 megawatts of electricity will be produced from the waste-to-energy plant in Thane
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In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage

The waste-to-energy plant developed by the Thane Municipal Corporation will generate 14 megawatts of electricity from 600 tonnes of biodegradable garbage every day ...
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