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Meet This Inspiring Mumbai Couple Who Started Their Journey Of New Life By Going Green On Their Wedding Day.

This down to earth wedding in Mumbai had a green theme – from decorations, cutlery to gifts. Reason, the couple wanted to celebrate their love for each other keeping in mind their love for the environment. Breaking the conventional norm of ‘big fat’ wedding, a couple from Mumbai – 27-year-old Deepa Kamath and 28-year-old Prashin…

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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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With the Efforts Of This 27-Year-Old From Mumbai, 300 Tribal Women Ditch Unhygienic Menstrual Practices.

From introducing Eco-friendly sanitary napkins to teaching tribal women ways to scientifically dispose of menstrual waste, here’s how Chinu Kwatra from Mumbai is making an impact. For decades women in India have been shying away from discussing, let alone adopting, safe menstrual practices. Ignorance coupled with stigma towards menstruation has led to women resorting to using ash,…

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A 55-Year-Old distributed 1,000 Bio-degradable Ganesh idols For Ganapati festival.

T V Sudhakar, a resident of Mumbai contributed in preventing water pollution in Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi by distributing Ganapati idols made from clay for free Ganesh Chaturthi.  Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival celebrated to mark lord Ganapati’s birthday and unification of people, is now unfortunately contributing to land and water pollution. From flowers, decorations, fruits,…

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City’s zero-waste woman

Meera Shah, a Mumbai based Physiotherapist is trying to make the world a better place by following a five word mantra -Refuse, Reduce, Recycle, Reuse and Rot. Astonishing as it may be, she hasn’t shopped for new clothes in the past two years. She believes in not buying anything that isn’t required. Refuse, as the first point…

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