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On June 23, the Maharashtra government had imposed a state-wide ban on single use plastic items
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Religious Trusts In The State To Face The Heat If Found Using Plastic

State Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said if banned plastic is found inside the premises of prayer places including temples, mosques, churches and gurudwaras, an action will be taken against them ...
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Plastic Ban: Shop Licence Cancellation Proposed For Possessing Banned Plastic, Says Maharashtra Minister
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Plastic Ban: Shop Licence Cancellation Proposed For Possessing Banned Plastic, Says Maharashtra Minister

The Maharashtra government has succeeded up to 60 per cent in imposing plastic ban across the state and wants to make the it more stringent by cancelling shop licences if such material is found there, informed the state Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam ...
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Two municipal schools in Mumbai will soon get playgrounds made from recycled waste tyres
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Waste Management: Mumbai’s Municipal Schools To Get Playgrounds From Recycled Tyres

With an aim to integrate the concept of waste management into municipal schools and provide a play area to children, Simran Varma (22) and Krithika Ganesan (24) are working towards building playgrounds from waste tyres ...
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Cleanliness Programmes Laudable But Tackling ‘Health’ And ‘Malnutrition’ Poses A Challenge For India: UNICEF
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Cleanliness Programmes Laudable But Tackling ‘Health’ And ‘Malnutrition’ Poses A Challenge For India: UNICEF

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the "political time and efforts" in issues like health and sanitation and says that people start looking around at other things that need improvement when they begin to feel that their community is doing better ...
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Why Toilets Remain Aspirational For The Urban Poor Despite Subsidies

A 65 per cent shortfall in subsidies for toilet construction is affecting Maharashtra's push to ensure a toilet in every urban household under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the nationwide cleanliness campaign ...
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Eco-Friendly Toilet Worth 90 Lakh Built At Mumbai’s Marine Drive
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Eco-Friendly Toilet Worth 90 Lakh Built At Mumbai’s Marine Drive

Built at a whopping cost of Rs. 90 lakh, the facility will be of great help to the general public, including joggers and cyclists, who throng the iconic promenade, a civic official said. ...
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Landfill Crisis: Garbage Dumping Ground At Mulund In Mumbai Permanently Shut
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Landfill Crisis: Garbage Dumping Ground At Mulund In Mumbai Permanently Shut

Garbage dumping ground at Mulund, Mumbai was permanently closed from Monday after it got filled to its maximum capacity and now garbage produced everyday in the city will be dumped at the landfills in Deonar and Kanjurmarg areas ...
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Plastic Ban: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board To Act Against Plastic Manufacturers Violating Ban
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Plastic Ban: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board To Act Against Plastic Manufacturers Violating Ban

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board said retailers are to print the manufacturers name, type and buy-back price on the plastic used by them and are expected to put in place a mechanism for collection of plastic ...
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: After Achieving 100% Open Defecation Free Status, Maharashtra Now Aims To Become A Zero-Waste State
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: After Achieving 100% Open Defecation Free Status, Maharashtra Now Aims To Become A Zero-Waste State

A look at steps taken by India’s second most populous state – Maharashtra in order to fulfill its swachh dream. From achieving the status of being 100% ODF state of India to moving towards a zero-waste status, Maharashtra is leading the swachh movement ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir becomes ODF
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Maharashtra To Get A Plastic Waste Twist In Upcoming Public Toilets

Maharashtra banned plastic across the state from June 23 and now hopes to put the seized plastic to good use by constructing much needed public toilets ...
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50 Per Cent Indians May Be Hoarding E-Waste For Up To Five Years, Reveals A Survey
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50 Per Cent Indians May Be Hoarding E-Waste For Up To Five Years, Reveals A Survey

The study done by Cerebra Green and Manufacturers Associations of Information and Technology revealed that another 30 per cent of Indians kept 3-4 articles whereas 20 per cent hoarded five or more unused e-waste devices for several years, thereby increasing the possibility of their incorrect disposal ...
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A Swachhata Pioneer, Dr Mapuskar’s Legacy Lies In Bringing Sustainable Sanitation In Maharashtra’s Dehu
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A Swachhata Pioneer, Dr Mapuskar’s Legacy Lies In Bringing Sustainable Sanitation In Maharashtra’s Dehu

Long before the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched, Dr Suhas Vithal Mapuskar launched a safe sanitation awareness campaign in Maharashtra’s Dehu, and worked extensively on community-based sanitation solutions ...
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