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The West Garo Hills district administration has constructed two community toilets from plastic bottles
Meghalaya Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste Is Not A Problem In Meghalaya District, In Fact It Is A Solution For Building Toilets

10,000 discarded plastic bottles were used to build two community toilets in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district ...
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Northeast India’s Success In Improving Rural Sanitation Yet To Be Replicated In Its Urban Areas

Improvement of sanitation facilities in rural areas has made Northeast India one of the best performing regions in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, though the urban performance is yet to reach the scale of success witnessed by rural Northeast India ...
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Plastic Pollution: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma stops using plastic
Meghalaya News Plastic Waste

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma Says No To Plastics, Aims To Set An Example For Officials

After urging the people of Meghalaya to shun plastics from their lives on World Environment Day, chief minister Conrad Sangma has vowed to never use plastic in his professional and personal life ...
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Meghalaya waste management
Meghalaya News Waste Management

Observation And Gradual Implementation: Meghalaya Turns To Kerala’s Alappuzha For Comprehensive Waste Management Solutions

Sporadic successes aside, Meghalaya and its capital city Shillong are struggling with waste management ...
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This Meghalaya Village Uses 430 Kilos Of Plastic Waste To Construct One Kilometre Long Road
Meghalaya News Plastic Waste

This Meghalaya Village Uses 430 Kilos Of Plastic Waste To Construct One Kilometre Long Road

The one kilometre stretch is cost effective road, built with only ₹33 lakhs and its finesse and the finishing is as good as any national highway ...
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Modular toilets in Meghalaya
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Meghalaya Adds Another Swachh Feather On Its Cap, Becomes First North Eastern State To Install Prefabricated Modular Toilets

The district administration is hopeful that the two prefabricated toilets installed will lead to many more toilet installations across public places and highways in the district ...
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Meghalaya Issues Orders On Dumping Of Construction And Demolition Wastes In Open Spaces, Drains
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Meghalaya Issues Orders On Dumping Of Construction And Demolition Wastes In Open Spaces, Drains

As per the new guidelines, the waste generators are expected to dispose the construction and demolition waste at the designated site, action will be taken in case of failure to do so ...
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Northeast India sanitation report card
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Rural Improvement But Urban Lag In Northeast’s Performance

Northeastern states of India have progressed slowly but steadily in improving rural sanitation coverage in three years since the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan began, but urban sanitation in most of the region’s states is yet to witness similar success ...
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You Could Land Up In Jail If Found Littering In Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills District Authorities Issue An Advisory
Meghalaya News

You Could Land Up In Jail If Found Littering In Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills District: Authorities Issue An Advisory

Due to tourism boost (a steady increase of about 50,000 tourists every year) in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district, the local body has issued strict guidelines against littering ...
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In Meghalaya’s Nongstoin, Hundreds Of School Students Are Bringing In A Swachh Revolution

The district administration of Nongstoin brought together students from 25 schools and colleges to conduct weekly cleanup drives ...
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Meghalaya Swachh Warriors

This 24-Year-Old Is Cleaning The Streets Of Shillong, And Is Requesting Others To Do The Same

Once a clean and popular hill station, casual disposal of garbage by people has resulted in many parts of Shillong becoming laden with litter ...
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Community Participation In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Meghalaya’s Umthli Village Turns Litter Free With ‘Swachh Saturdays’
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Community Participation In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Meghalaya’s Umthli Village Turns Litter Free With ‘Swachh Saturdays’

192 houses of Meghalaya’s Umthli Village have a compost bin in their backyard and every day the kitchen/wet waste goes into composting which is later turned into manure ...
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