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This Kolkata Based NGO Is On A Mission To Tackle Textile Waste By Upcycling Scrapped Cloth Into Clothes For Underprivileged Children

‘Katran’ which means ‘scraps of cloth’ is an initiative to convert waste into wealth: Ms. Vandana Jain, Founder, Katran Foundation
Environment News Waste Management
By forming new outfits out of scrap, we are not only curbing the textile waste generated by factories, but we are also trying to meet the needs of those less fortunate, said Ms. Vandana Jain, Founder, Katran Foundation ...
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Government School Students In Telangana Make ‘Zero Waste’ Sanitary Napkins

Government School Students In Telangana Make 'Zero Waste' Sanitary Napkins
Menstrual Hygiene News Telangana
Prompted by the rising sanitary waste, the students of Zilla Parishad High School (ZPHS) Mulkalapally of Telangana have made organic sanitary pads using water hyacinth, fenugreek, turmeric, neem and basil seeds ...
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Stop Littering Roads In Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada Or Get A Stinking ‘Return Gift’ From The Municipal Corporation

Stop Littering Roads In Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada Or Get A Stinking 'Return Gift' From The Municipal Corporation
Andhra Pradesh News
Residents of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district may now have to think twice before littering on streets as the municipal corporation has decided to send the garbage back to households that are found dumping irresponsibly ...
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Eco-Friendly Diwali: IIT-Delhi Students Design ‘Diyas’ Using Cow Dung To Reduce Pollution And Waste Generated

Eco-Friendly Diwali: IIT-Delhi Students Design ‘Diyas’ Using Cow Dung To Reduce Pollution And Waste Generated
Air Pollution Delhi Diwali Special News
This Diwali opt for an eco-friendly ‘diya’ (lamp) made from cow-dung with a no-furnace manufacturing technique that cause air pollution and is used in making regular ‘diyas’ to harden the clay ...
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Will A Karnataka Resort’s ‘Weigh The Waste-Feed A Child’, Campaign Manage To Tackle Food Wastage?

Will A Karnataka Resorts's 'Weigh The Waste-Feed A Child’, Campaign Manage To Tackle Food Wastage?
Karnataka News Waste Management
The Ibnii Spa Resort in Coorg, Karnataka has been charging Rs. 100 for every 10 grams of food wasted by the customers and the proceeds from this initiative are going to a local NGO that feeds children at orphanages ...
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Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging
Waste Management
Plogging is a fitness trend that began in Sweden in 2016 that involves jogging and 'plocka upp' (Swedish for 'pick up') non-biodegradable waste on the way ...
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Children Stay Back To Collect Waste After PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech At Red Fort

Children Stay Back To Collect Waste After PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech At Red Fort
Delhi Independence Day News
While addressing the country on the occasion of Independence day, the Prime Minister Modi urged people to stop using plastic bags and shift to eco-friendly alternatives to eliminate single-use plastic from the country by 2022 ...
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Door-To-Door Solid Waste Collection In More Than 91 Per Cent Of Households In Agra, UP Government Tells NGT

Door-To-Door Solid Waste Collection In 91% Agra Households, UP Government To NGT
News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
The National Green Tribunal had earlier said that the major cause of pollution in Yamuna river at Agra is dumping of garbage and sewage in the river and also noted that solid waste is being burnt in open on road, heaps of garbage is lying unattended and drains are being choked with garbage ...
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Deposit Rs. 250 Crore For Removing Waste At Landfill Sites: NGT To Delhi Government And Civic Bodies

Deposit Rs. 250 Crore For Removing Waste At Landfill Sites: NGT To Delhi Government And Civic Bodies
Delhi News Waste Management
The National Green Tribunal observed that the waste rotting at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla landfill sites is contaminating the groundwater with heavy metals which is reaching and polluting the Yamuna river ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Haryana To Clear 25 Lakh Tonne Waste At Bandhwari Landfill Site In Six Months

Clear 25 Lakh Tonne Waste At Bandhwari Landfill Site In 6 Months: National Green Tribunal To Haryana Government
Haryana News Waste Management
The National Green Tribunal had earlier criticised Haryana government and its civic bodies for the disposal of industrial waste and construction debris in the Aravalli forests along the Gurgaon-Faridabad road ...
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Swachh Warriors: These Community Change Makers Are Cleaning India’s Littered Public Spaces

Swachh Warriors: These Community Change Makers Are Cleaning India’s Littered Public Spaces
News
Meet the community change makers who are taking the lead in helping India cope with environmental crisis ...
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Waste To Wealth: Nepal Strives To Convert The Trash Collected From Mount Everest Into Treasure

Waste To Wealth: Nepal Strives To Convert The Trash Collected From Mount Everest Into Treasure
News
With the aim to create value out of the solid waste collected from the Mount Everest, the items were segregated, processed and recycled as raw materials for various products ...
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