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Heroes Of Swachh India: Meet Chinu Kwatra, A Beach Warrior On A Mission To Clean All Beaches And River Fronts In The Country
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Heroes Of Swachh India: Meet Chinu Kwatra, A Beach Warrior On A Mission To Clean All Beaches And Riverfronts In The Country

Leading a team of 40 beach warriors and 120 social activists, Chinu Kwatra has cleared over 2200 tonnes of garbage from seven beaches of Mumbai in 100 weeks ...
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Heroes Of Swachh India: SWaCH Pune, A Cooperative Of Waste Pickers Is Keeping 1000 Tonnes Per Day Of Waste From Entering Landfills By Promoting Waste Segregation At Source
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Heroes Of Swachh India: SWaCH Pune, A Cooperative Of Waste Pickers Is Keeping 1000 Tonnes Per Day Of Waste From Entering Landfills By Promoting Waste Segregation At Source

As the primary focus of Swachh Bharat Mission shifts from making the country open defecation free (ODF) to ODF plus which also includes waste management and tackling the problem of the increase in garbage in the country, SWaCH Pune is one of the warriors of Swachh India leading this shift ...
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Raksha Bandhan 2019: Make The Festival About Protecting The Environment This Year, Opt For Eco-friendly Plantable Rakhis This Year
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Raksha Bandhan 2019: Make The Festival About Protecting The Environment, Opt For Eco-friendly Plantable Rakhis This Year

This ‘Raksha Bandhan’ make a green choice and sow the seed of love by opting for eco-friendly plantable rakhi as opposed to the traditional ones made from non-biodegradable materials like plastic ...
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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: NGT
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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: Green Tribunal On Industries In Maharashtra’s Malegaon

National Green Tribunal expressed concerns over the increasing plastic waste in the Girna river and air pollution caused by industries in and around Malegaon, Maharashtra and has formed a committee to investigate the health impact of industrial pollution in the area ...
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water ...
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half

According to Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Rs. 4.1 crore have been collected till now as fine from the offenders of the state-wide plastic ban out which Rs. 3.4 crore were collected from the capital city of Mumbai alone ...
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis

While speaking at the state assembly, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that drains carrying floodwaters can handle a maximum rainfall of 150 mm in 24 hours and so a severe rainfall puts pressure on transport infrastructure ...
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja

To encourage tree plantation among citizens and increase the green cover in and around Nashik, Green Revolution, a citizens’ group celebrated Vat Savitri Pooja by planting Banyan saplings ...
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68-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls
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58-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls

What started as a hobby is now becoming a viable way of tackling waste paper for 58-year-old Meena Patankar who uses discarded newspaper to make dolls and other home décor items ...
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

The components proposed under projects to restore the Mula-Mutha river include the construction of eleven new Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and laying of 113.6 km of sewer lines for collection of untapped sewage ...
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India's Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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India’s Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

On his visit to National Museum of Indian Cinema, Mumbai, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar urged people to plant at least 10 trees to contribute towards protecting the environment ...
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha

Beach warriors clean-up lakes and beaches in Maharashtra, collect 6.5 tonnes of waste and plant over 2000 saplings in Mumbai and Odisha ...
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