Waste Management | Garv Hai - Stories of Change | Swachh Survekshan 2019

Category: Waste Management

Swachhata Sakhi

Municipal solid waste management in Urban India has become one of the foremost concerns during last couple of decades. Rapid urbanization, fast change of human life & livelihood, adoption or westernization of the people’s lifestyle etc. lead to a massive increase in municipal solid waste generation in majority of Indian cities. As other Indian cities,…

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Swachh Kumbh Mela 2019

We are just a few hours away from the Ardh Kumbh in Prayagraj, the largest religious gathering anywhere in the world. As the world will looking towards India, it is the best time for us to spread the message of effective waste management and care to mother earth. The Environment Ministry is planning to make…

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This Mumbai College Sets A Positive Example By Saving 840 Kgs Of Waste That Could Have Ended Up In The City’s Dying Landfills.

This Mumbai college is doing its best to save tonnes of garbage going into the landfills. Here’s the success story of the college. The city of 18.4 million people is running out of space for all its waste, and Deonar, Asia’s oldest and largest dumpsite, also city’s main landfill is bursting with no space to…

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Every Contribution Counts: This Woman From Gurugram Starts A ‘Steel Crockery Bank’ To Reduce Plastic Menace.

In a first, a unique bank opens up in Delhi-NCR, only this time it will lend citizens steel utensils for functions and occasions free of cost to replace plastics. New Delhi: The problem with plastic is that alternatives are hard to find but that doesn’t mean that alternatives are not there or solutions cannot be figured…

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36-Year-Old Bishnu Bhagat Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis In Odisha.

Dressed in polythenes and plastic bottles, 36-year-old Bishnu Bhagat from Mayurbhanj district in Odisha is on a mission to spread awareness on plastic waste in a unique way. Residents in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha were in for a surprise on December 1 when one of their fellow residents wrapped different kinds of plastic waste all…

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