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This 40-Year-Old From Mumbai Quit His Well Paying Job To Produce Fuel From Kitchen Waste

The fuel produced from deploying Kabir Udeshi’s technology is clean and healthy
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Kabir Udeshi from Mumbai has developed ‘Dedko’, a machine that can convert biodegradable waste into cooking gas within 24 hours ...
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Old Buses Turned Into Swanky Toilets For Women In Pune

Eleven discarded public buses were revamped into lavish toilets for women in Pune
Maharashtra Waste Management
A duo from Pune converted eleven old and damaged buses into public toilets exclusively for women ...
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These Nagpur-Based Researchers Have Found A Way To Reuse The Most Common E-Waste – Dry Cell Batteries

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A group of researchers from the Nagpur-based Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology have found a way to recycle the dry-cell batteries and obtain graphene also referred to as ‘new wonder material’ ...
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State To Distribute 35 Lakh Cloth Bags Among Students

Maharashtra imposed a ban on single-use plastic items on June 23
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Maharashtra state environment minister Ramdas Kadam said children are the carriers of change and through the cloth bags they can promote the plastic ban at home ...
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A 26-Year-Old From Pune Is Empowering Tribal Women By Teaching Them To Make Sanitary Pads From Old Clothes

2,000 women in Pune have been given workshops on menstrual hygiene management
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26-year-old Sachin Subhash from Pune has visited 50 villages, distributed sanitary cloth bags to over 2000 women and trained them the process of making sanitary napkins ...
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River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari

River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari
Maharashtra News
While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by social activists seeking the cleaning of the Godavari River, the Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to take urgent steps to curb pollution in the River and implement the recommendations of the National Environmental Engineering Institute (NERI) in controlling pollution ...
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Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories

Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories
Maharashtra Waste Warriors Of India
Meet Mrunmayee Pendse Chaudhari and Shilpa Dahake who initiated ‘Beej’, an upcycling initiative under which they design jewellery and accessories using seeds which are usually thrown away ...
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This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status

Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared ODF in March 2017
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Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared open defecation free (ODF) in March 2017 and yet the residents continued to defecate in the open. Here’s how the district administration is striving towards complete sanitation by reviving dysfunctional toilets ...
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In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage

14 megawatts of electricity will be produced from the waste-to-energy plant in Thane
Maharashtra News
The waste-to-energy plant developed by the Thane Municipal Corporation will generate 14 megawatts of electricity from 600 tonnes of biodegradable garbage every day ...
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Amitabh Bachchan Fulfills Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines

Amitabh Bachchan Fulfils Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines
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Amitabh Bachchan has donated sewer cleaning machines and one truck machine that can clean sewers and help fight the inhumane practice of manual scavenging ...
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas

Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas
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This diwali opt for an eco-friendly diya or earthern lamp as traditional diyas usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in vegetable oil produce harmful carbon dioxide ...
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Religious Trusts In The State To Face The Heat If Found Using Plastic

On June 23, the Maharashtra government had imposed a state-wide ban on single use plastic items
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State Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said if banned plastic is found inside the premises of prayer places including temples, mosques, churches and gurudwaras, an action will be taken against them ...
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