Waste Management

Waste Management

Plastic Bottles To Plant Pots, Newspapers To Carry Bags: School Students In Chennai ‘Thrash The Trash’

The 23-week session on waste management helps children in Chennai to recycle or reuse waste
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Agal foundation in Chennai is helping school students aged between 9 and 11 to reuse, reduce and recycle waste or discarded items through its ‘Thrash the Trash Champs’ programme ...
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China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis
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Tourists who do not have a climbing permit will not be allowed at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to curb the garbage problem and to protect the environment at the site, decides the government of the Republic of China ...
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Ahmedabad Goes Swachh, One Step At A Time: City’s 12 Lakh Households Now Segregate Their Waste At Source

Darjeeling Organises A Seminar On Waste Management, To Lay Emphasis On Composting
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation achieves 100 per cent waste segregation at source by involving its 12 lakh households in the effective waste management chain ...
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A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste

34-year-old Lomas Dhungel, a school teacher, has sponsored education of five children
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Lomas Dhungel from Makha village in East Sikkim and his students are generating revenue from book covers made from plastic waste and books made from old papers. So far, they have sponsored education of five students ...
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From Menstrual Hygiene Products To Composting Kits, This Bengaluru Duo Is Making Sustainable Living Stress-Free

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Karnataka Menstrual Hygiene Swachh Warriors
Malini Parmar and Smita Kulkarni’s firm manufactures menstrual cups, reusable cloth pads and diapers, natural cleaning agents and composting kits among other environment friendly solutions ...
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Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru

A zero-waste store runs on bridgeable products and plastic-free packaging
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Prachee Mandlekar, Debyani Basu and Shikha Agarwal from Bengaluru opened a zero-waste store or a store where products and packaging is plastic free to spread awareness about plastic pollution ...
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Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper

Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper
Uttar Pradesh Waste Warriors Of India
Meet Sumat Nanda and Garima Capoor Nanda from Agra who introduced plantable calendar made from handmade seed paper to reduce the load of waste on the already overflowing and saturated landfills ...
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Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles

In 2015, India had set the record for recycling most number of plastic bottles in Mumbai
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In 2015, India had recycled 23,538 kilos of plastic bottles in Mumbai. Costa Rica surpassed India’s record and recycled 30,162 kilos of plastic bottles ...
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Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More

Mumbai’s 2019 budget has touched upon various aspects of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced the Budget 2019 on Monday giving special focus to improving condition of public toilets and waste management systems in Mumbai ...
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Kumbh Mela: Special Arrangements Made For Cleaning The Drains In Prayagraj

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The National Mission for Clean Ganga also undertook projects for ensuring solid waste management and sanitation at the Kumbh, with construction of 27,500 toilets, 20,000 urinals and 1,60,000 dustbins ...
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National Green Tribunal Orders Uttar Pradesh Government To Submit 25 Crores For Failure To Curb Pollution In Agra

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National Green Tribunal News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
A bench headed by National Green Tribunal Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the state government to deposit the amount with the Central Pollution Control Board ...
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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

500 reverse plastic vending machine will be installed in Tamil Nadu by end of this year
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai ...
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