Plastic Crisis: Big Brands Pledge To Turn Tide On Global Plastic Waste

250 organisations including many of the world's biggest packaging producers, leading consumer brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs have pledged to eliminate single-use and unnecessary plastic and to innovate so that all packaging could be recycled, with targets to be reviewed regularly ...

Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution

Jonah Fernandes and Eldrige Lobo from Goa’s Parra village have opened a zero-waste store that encourages customers to bring own reusable cloth or glass containers to carry the food or buy reusable containers at the store ...

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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official

Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official
Assam News
The rural areas of Assam will become open defecation free (ODF) by December 31 this year as 98 per cent of the target have already been achieved, said the secretary to the union ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...

Inspired By Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, These Mumbai Girls Develop An Eco-Friendly Solution To Remove Paan Stains

Swachh Warriors
Eight students from Ramnarain Ruia college in Mumbai have developed a gel that makes paan stains colourless and dissolves them which can then be scrubbed off easily ...

Breathless In Delhi: Twitterati Reacts To The Air Pollution In Different Ways

Air Pollution Delhi
As the governments and authorities struggle to curb air pollution in Delhi, here’s how people are reacting on social media to the deteriorating air quality ...

Delhi’s Air Quality ‘Improves Significantly’ But Still Far From Safe: Authorities

Air Pollution Delhi News
Delhi’s air quality index on Thursday morning was recorded at 228 falling in the ‘poor’ category, authorities credited the improvement to the rainfall in the city and the direction of the winds ...

National Green Tribunal Ban Flouted For Second Day In Kolkata By Chhath Devotees

National Green Tribunal West Bengal
Chhath Devotees in Kolkata defy the National Green Tribunal ban against polluting the Rabindra Sarobar lake for the second day as they offer prayers and burst crackers by the river to celebrate the festival ...

Stubble Burning Accounted For 3 Per Cent Of Delhi’s Air Pollution: SAFAR

Air Pollution Delhi News
The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said that agriculture waste burning in the neighbouring states have contributed only 3 per cent to the deteriorating air quality in the national capital region this week ...

People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study

People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study
Air Pollution Delhi News
A study on perception on air quality conducted by Clean Air Collective interviewed 5,000 people in 17 cities of India and found that even though the citizens are aware of air pollution, there are gaps in the perception on its causes and solution and lack knowledge about Air Quality Index (AQI), Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) and Particulate Matter 10 (PM10) ...

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  • Let's make India clean, green and healthy.

    Amitabh Bachchan

    Campaign Ambassador

  • Waste to wealth is the way forward to make India clean.

    Nitin Gadkari

    Road Transport & Highways & Water Resources Minister

  • I can say with confidence that Chhattisgarh will be 100% open defecation before October 2019.

    Raman Singh

    Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh

  • When Swachh Bharat Mission was launched, people thought this will be just another photo op. But this has turned out to be a people's movement.

    Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister

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