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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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Women, Children Can Access Toilets At Hotels, Restaurants For Free In East Delhi
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Finally, Mumbai’s Gateway Of India Gets A Women-Friendly Toilet

Mumbai’s Gateway of India that attracts thousands of tourist and Mumbaikars every single day finally gets a public toilet that is women-friendly with facilities such as a changing room, baby feeding station, sanitary vending machine, and an incinerator ...
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With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers
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With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers

As Mula and Mutha rivers inch towards becoming a serious health hazard, Pune Municipal Corporations steps in to help clean-up the dying rivers of the city ...
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It will take 5 years to clean Mumbai’s longest river, Mithi, says Afroz Shah
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After Versova Beach Cleanup, Afroz Shah Eyes Mithi River In Mumbai To Make It Waste-Free

After making Mumbai’s Versova beach clean and litter-free in 160 weeks, environmentalist Afroz Shah has embarked on a new mission to clean city’s longest river Mithi ...
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Amitabh Bachchan Fulfils Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines
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Amitabh Bachchan Fulfills Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines

Amitabh Bachchan has donated sewer cleaning machines and one truck machine that can clean sewers and help fight the inhumane practice of manual scavenging ...
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Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine
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Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine

In order to keep the streets of Pune clean, Pune Municipal Corporation has launched a new Anti-Spitting drive where violators will have to clean their own mess and pay a fine of Rs 150, if found guilty ...
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas

This diwali opt for an eco-friendly diya or earthern lamp as traditional diyas usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in vegetable oil produce harmful carbon dioxide ...
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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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