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Tamil Nadu To Get ‘Green Buses’ Soon, Becomes The First State To Sign ‘Clean Bus Declaration’
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Tamil Nadu To Get ‘Green Buses’ Soon, Becomes The First State To Sign ‘Clean Bus Declaration’

Tamil Nadu state government announces an outlay of Rs. 5,890 crore in the state budget 2019-20 to promote electric buses and cleaner mobility across the state ...
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500 reverse plastic vending machine will be installed in Tamil Nadu by end of this year
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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai ...
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The Bhogi Bucket Challenge in Madurai aims to discourage people from burning their household waste during Pongal
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Madurai Introduces Bhongi Bucket Challenge For A ‘Pollution And Waste Free’ Pongal

Under the ‘The Bhogi Bucket Challenge’, buckets will be placed at 50 spots across Madurai where citizens can deposit their household waste and get cloth bags in return ...
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A ban on single use plastic items was enforced in Tamil Nadu from January 1, 2019
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#CarryYourOwnBag: Tamil Nadu IAS Officer Is Challenging People To Go Eco-Friendly And Support Plastic Ban

In a bid to draw the tech-savvy generation’s attention to the plastic ban of Tamil Nadu in Thoothukudi, an IAS officer has started a social media challenge asking people to share pictures of their cloth bags and nominate their friends to do the same ...
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A total of 15 tonnes of plastic has been collected by the Madurai Municipal Corporation since the plastic collection drive began
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Plastic Ban: Madurai Kickstarts 2019 On An Eco-Friendly Note, Citizens Exchange Plastic With Cloth Bags

Madurai Municipal Corporation has organised an exchange drive for 15 days starting from December 31, 2018 where thousands of citizens are depositing their plastic items and receiving cloth bags in return ...
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Firecracker Ban: Tamil Nadu Tops In Violation Cases, Air Pollution Levels Dip In Southern States

With 2,190 FIRs, Tamil Nadu topped the southern states in the number of violations of Supreme Court's time-limit for bursting of crackers on Diwali whereas Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh had no violations reported ...
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Following Supreme Court’s Order Tamil Nadu Declares Time Slots For Bursting Crackers On Diwali
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Following Supreme Court’s Order Tamil Nadu Declares Time Slots For Bursting Crackers On Diwali

People in Tamil Nadu would be allowed to burst firecrackers between 6am and 7 am and 7 pm and 8 pm only on Diwali to check air pollution ...
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Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court
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Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has requested the apex court to allow the sale and use of traditional firecrackers this year and make green cracker mandatory from next year, as there is lack of awareness among manufacturers and consumers and a piled up stock of already manufactured traditional crackers. ...
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Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
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Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

In a plea to the Supreme Court, the Tamil Nadu government requested to allow the state to burst crackers on Diwali morning from 4:30 AM to 6:30 AM besides the already permitted slot of 8 PM to 10 PM ...
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Tamil Nadu Set To Declare Its Urban And Rural Areas Open Defecation Free This Gandhi Jayanti

31 of 32 districts and 490 out of 654 urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu have been declared free from open defecation under Swachh Bharat Mission. The state is likely to make the ODF declaration officially on October 2 ...
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Battery-operated garbage vehicles will replace age-old tricycle carts in Tamil Nadu
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Pollution Free Garbage Vehicles All Set To Revamp Door-To-Door Waste Collection System In Tamil Nadu

1,700 battery-operated waste collecting vehicles will replace the regular pushcarts in municipal corporations across Tamil Nadu improving the working condition of sanitation workers ...
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Litter Free Streets: Here Is How This Residents’ Association In Chennai Is Leading Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Litter Free Streets: Here Is How This Residents’ Association In Chennai Is Leading Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Know about R. A. Puram, a colony in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai, that is ensuring both rainwater harvesting, and garbage free streets ...
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