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Government To Set Up Bio-Digesters To Treat Own Garbage, Says Goa Chief Minister

Goa’s beaches and its nightlife attracts nearly eight million tourists annually (Representational Image)
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Chief Minister Pramod Sawant at a press conference said that he would be setting up bio-digesters in all government offices to treat the waste generated while also urging citizens to set up similar bio-digester units at home ...
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Taking On Stigmas And Taboos: Comptroller And Auditor General Steps Into A Toilet, Empties It Barehanded

CAG Rajiv Mehrishi handled human compost barehanded at a village in Pune
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The act of stepping into a toilet, emptying it barehanded and handling human compost was a message to dispel myths surrounding sanitation in India ...
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Observation And Gradual Implementation: Meghalaya Turns To Kerala’s Alappuzha For Comprehensive Waste Management Solutions

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Sporadic successes aside, Meghalaya and its capital city Shillong are struggling with waste management ...
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The Ground Report: On Environment Day, Government Will Launch A Massive Waste Management Campaign To Aim For 100% Waste Segregation

Governments Asks Companies To Recycle Plastic Waste
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India is turning into one big garbage dump with 62 million tonnes of waste generated every day. In a bid to overcome this issue, the government will be launching a mega waste management movement on World Environment Day 2017, June 5 ...
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Solid Waste Management: Punjab To Focus On Making Compost And Organic Manure, Says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Solid Waste Management: Punjab To Focus On Making Compost And Organic Manure, Says Navjot Singh Sidhu
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Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu visited several solid waste management projects and laid emphasis on making compost a viable alternative to farmers whose lands are affected by harmful or toxic pesticides ...
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This 81-Year-Old Swachh Crusader Has Been Encouraging Composting In Pune For Nearly 40 Years

This 81-Year-Old Swachh Crusader Has Been Encouraging Composting In Pune For Nearly 40 Years
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Through talks, demonstrations and even over teas at her home, Sudha Pai has been working tirelessly to influence people around her to compost their waste ...
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology
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Goa’s new garbage treatment plant at Saligao processes and recycles around 120-180 tonnes of garbage on a daily basis and even provides generates its own compost and electricity ...
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Government Targets 100% Waste Segregation, Eyes World Record

Government Targets 100% Waste Segregation, Eyes World Record
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The Ministry of Urban Development announced that it would be introducing a programme to encourage source segregation of waste. It also hopes to set a world record for the maximum number of pledges to take up segregation ...
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Change Begins At Home: 5 Simple Ways To Reduce Waste

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India is turning into one big garbage dump. The problem is assuming gigantic proportions and the numbers are staggering. Here’s a 5 step guide on how you can reduce the waste ...
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Implement City Compost Policy In Time-Bound Manner: Parliamentary Panel

Implement City Compost Policy In Time-Bound Manner: Parliamentary Panel
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Out of 62 million tonnes of waste generated per year in India's urban areas, merely 19 per cent is treated, prompting the Parliamentary panel to suggest measures to incentivise the processing of waste into compost to achieve the target to process 100 per cent of municipal solid waste by October 2019. ...
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