User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
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Recycle waste and get rebate on property tax: Civic Body 29.8.2014 Thane - City - The Times of India
It has become extremely difficult for the Thane Municipal Corporation to dispose the heaps of garbage that is being generated daily, owing to lack of dumping ground. Thus, to tackle the situation, the civic body has appealed to the housing complexes to help them in managing waste. The TMC, in its effort to minimize the waste, has offered rebate of five per cent in property tax to those working on reducing quantity of waste through reduce-recycle-reuse method to more than 50 per ...
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'Use IT to Replicate Efficient Garbage Disposal Models' 11.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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GREEN GUIDE 9.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
GREEN GUIDE
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Green route beckons you 31.7.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The threat of global warming is looming large over our planet. When such is the case, shouldn't we do our bit to reduce our carbon footprint? Green homes would be ideal. And, if you think designing green homes would prove to be an expensive affair, then you are completely wrong. For, green homes do not cost much at all. In fact, they end up helping you save quite an amount over a period of time. And, designing green homes can be fun as they are homes that are ideally constructed with smart design and require minimal maintenance. Most of all, they help us feel good about the fact that we care about our environment. Solar power The first step in designing a green home would be to design it in such a way as to allow a good amount of sunlight and fresh air to stream in, while also making provisions for the use of solar power to the maximum. The extensive use of solar energy not only saves energy costs, but also helps us reduce our carbon footprint. So, everything from solar ovens to solar heaters and solar ...
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A bagful of ideas for a plastic-free world 25.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A bagful of ideas for a plastic-free world
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7 Easy Steps to Green Buildings 21.7.2014 The New Indian Express - Education - http://newindianexpress.com/education/
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Bengaluru citizens take up no-plastic bag challenge 3.7.2014 Citizen Matters

Say no to plastic bags. Bring your own bag to market, refuse plastic bags, re-use and minimise the usage of plastic bags. This seems to be the mantra for this month.

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Bangalore boys' animation movie on waste bags award 2.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Bangalore boys' animation movie on waste bags award
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AIIMS to be made 'green hospital': Harsh Vardhan 5.6.2014 DNA: India
The country's premier medical facility AIIMS should move away from using conventional energy that is responsible for polluting environment and adding green house gases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said today as he resolved to convert the hospital into a "green hospital". Vardhan said that his plan for 'Green AIIMS' is based on the government's determination to fight climate change. "Healthcare institutions should strive to reduce their energy consumption and maximise use of solar energy and other similar natural resources," he said, addressing a gathering on the occasion of World Environment Day. Vardhan said that the new-look AIIMS will have water conservation and waste water recycling systems in place. "There must be regular energy audits and a phased renewal plan must be developed with a view to making the buildings in the complex more energy efficient. "Its entire waste generation, including medical waste generation must be brought down by an approach of reduce, reuse and recycling of waste. ...
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Going the green mile 4.6.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
It's the 'WorldEnvironment Day' and youngsters in the City have an array of plans for the same.

However, they feel that just one day in a year does not make any difference to the environment. Hence, their advice to people is to lead an eco-friendly life throughout the year. And it's not like they are preaching without practising.

Be it cycling to college or designing a rainwater harvesting system for their homes, they surely have set an example for many.

With Bangalore slowly losing its green cover and getting hotter by the day, these youngsters feel that it's high time we plant more trees, segregate garbage, make compost out of wet waste and get our vehicles tested regularly for emission.

Another important message they want to convey is that of the three R's —Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
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These residents are serious about reduce, reuse, recycle 2.6.2014 Hindu: News
Over 500 people living in an apartment at Ramagondanahalli in Bangalore use treated wastewater even for drinking and cooking purposes
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Effective Ways of Disposing E-waste 26.5.2014 newindianexpress.com
Spreading awareness on safe e-waste disposal under the Clean E-India Initiative GFFD organized a three day long event in collaboration with Attero and International Finance Corporation
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Remember our earth 28.4.2014 Hindu: Kids
The earth gave us life, so now it is our turn to reciprocate. Our blue planet is a magnificent place, but now it is in trouble. Nature is under attack and if we don’t take steps now, there might n...
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Pune! It might not rain much this year, save as much water as you can! 25.4.2014 DNA: Opinion
Pune: The El Nino effect and low rainfall prediction might make many realise the importance of water in the coming days. Rising population and surplus need of water, calls for water conservation and management at the city level as well. Though, there are new methods of water conservation coming up every day, they are not being adopted effectively by the citizens.Water conservation and sustainability living has to be encouraged from the household level. Around 135 litres of water is used per person per day for domestic applications. The principle of three R’s, namely, ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ is the basic rule that should be implemented.  “The Three R is nothing but an easy concept that helps in conserving water. To explain it better to the citizens here is a small example. When a car is washed, generally people use pipes and sprays thus wasting all the water. Instead to reduce the quantity of water, use a bucket and cloth to wipe the car.  The dirty water left over after the car wash can be reused for ...
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LG Najeeb Jung's appeal to Delhiites 28.3.2014 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
LG Najeeb Jung's appeal to Delhiites
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Innovative activities by children 27.3.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Innovative activities by children
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Lt Governor appeals to Delhiites to observe Earth Hour 27.3.2014 Zee News : States
Describing climate change as the "greatest challenge of our times", Lt Governor Najeeb Jung asked Delhi to observe Earth Hour event by switching off lights for hour on March 29 from 8.30 to 9.30 PM.
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Lt Governor Appeals to Delhiites to Observe Earth Hour 27.3.2014 Outlook Wires
Describing climate change as the "greatest challenge of our times", Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today asked people of Delhi to observe the Earth Hour event, a global environmental campaign, by switching off lights for an hour on March 29 from 8.
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'75% industry waste can be recycled' 27.3.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
'75% industry waste can be recycled'
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Plastic-free world 18.3.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Plastic-free world
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