Chennai Green Updates for - Residence/Residential Community

Workshop highlights household water management strategies

Workshop highlights sustainable water management techniques for OMR residents

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Individual’s sustained gardening efforts

Organic food & rainwater harvesting: Chennai woman’s zero-waste house is goals

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Apartment complex recycles grey water

Canna plant may be able to solve your water woes

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Case Study on Residential Energy Usage

Chennaites use 60% power on cooling: survey

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Sustainable brands offering eco-friendly and organic products

Daily life essentials made eco-friendly by Chennaiites

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Decentralization of waste management projects and initiatives by civic body

Zero Waste Chennai: Planning for a garbage-free city

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Zero-waste promotion by Apartment complex’s resident welfare association

‘Swachh Bharat’ award to a gated community in Alwarpet

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Resident welfare association invests in composting machines

Regal Palm Gardens residents at Velachery compost green waste

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Residents transform nearby wasteland to green park

From dumping ground to public park: Besant Nagar residents show how!

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Award for individual’s sustained effort in garden growth and maintenance

This Chennai woman gives a tour of her garden to everyone who comes home

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Startups develop water efficient technologies

Technology driven solutions for a thirsty Chennai

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IoT based waste management innovation

Kabadiwalla Connect: going the e-way for waste management

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Residential waste management and terrace gardening

Home gardeners tips for the summer

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Waste segregation practises in Residential Colony

Nochikuppam: one step away from achieving an improbable zero-waste status

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Individual establishes online organic farming platform

Growing 50+ veggies & fruits at home, Chennai woman makes her own organic soaps!

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Individual maintains house garden in systemic and organic manner

Gardening makes this couple’s old age fruitful

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Residential community’s waste management pioneers

Zero-waste homes have been a way of life for these Chennai women

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Gardening consultants introduce urban farming workshops

Chennai boy’s love for gardening now helps city folks grow their own food!

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School students craft mini forest

Have you tried the Miyawaki method of afforestation?

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Online group supports organic enthusiasts with tools and resource knowledge

Chennai woman plants everything from strawberries to brinjals and beans.

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Increasing green building projects

Chennai ranks fourth among Indian cities with 313 projects for going green

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Reviving wells in residential complexes.

Well done! Stories of how reviving old wells can benefit residents

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Segregation and composting at zero waste homes

Zero waste homes for a clean and green city

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Individual grows medicinal herbs and also teaches simple herbal remedies

Want to set up a terrace garden? Let Chennai’s top terrace gardener guide you!

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Individual’s sustained effort has turned home into a mini organic forest

Grown over 35 years, Chennai man’s home forest has 350+ of India’s rarest plants

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Efficient water management design helps apartment complex save up water

This Chennai city apartment saved over 30,000 litres in just an hour

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Food and farming sustainability at homes

How to raise a farm in an urban nook

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Individual practises zero-waste habits at home

Terrace garden blooms at this ‘zero waste’ home in Chennai

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Start up provides hydroponic starter kits for urban farming

Heights of Hydroponics: Meet the Chennai man who grows 6,000 plants in 80 sq ft space!

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Opinions on zero-waste living and sustainable fashion

Going zero-waste may not be as difficult as we think; here’s why

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Decentralized waste management projects and initiatives by the civic body

Zero waste Chennai initiative kicks off in Anna Nagar

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Start up has designed water conserving nozzle for existing taps

Chennai company comes up with innovative device that cuts water consumption by 95 percent

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Individual’s effort in urban water management

Chennai water crisis: 71 year old ‘Rain Man’ helps hundreds recharge their groundwater

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Individual shows determined efforts in establishing a sustainable home

On a cool jaunt inside an eco-friendly house

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Individual aims to initiate conversation on sparrow population

The sparrow saviour who distributed 1700 nests across India

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Start Up establishes biogas plants in public facilities

Chennai Duo stop 5000+ tonnes of waste from reaching landfills and helps farmers

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Zero-waste family grows diverse varieties of organic vegetables

Meet the zero-waste Chennai family growing 50+ varieties of organic veggies

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Waste Management app for collection of waste from households

Trashman: Garbage collection from houses in Chennai goes hi-tech

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Individual’s undertaking in household water management

This man’s rainwater harvesting method could help save water for only Rs 250

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Local architectural techniques and designs showcased at model house

Man quits corporate career to embrace indigenous architecture and build eco friendly homes

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Local artist couple produce upcycled plastic, glass and wooden artwork

Chennai couple collects discarded bottles, upcycles them into gorgeous art

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Local architecture firm designs climate sensitive homes

Chennai architects design and retrofit homes to make them eco friendly

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Residential rooftop solar potential case study by civic body

All you need to know about rooftop solar power connection for your Chennai home

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Individual receives award for determined tree plantation efforts

The ‘Tree Man of India’ is leading the charge against global warming, one tree at a time.

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Eco-friendly construction material innovation by research team

IIT Madras is modifying an eco-friendly construction material to make affordable homes in India

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Architect wins multiples awards for following vernacular design practices

Chennai Architect Reuses Waste, Uses Mud & Timber to Build Green Homes!

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Apartment complex enforces segregation measures in its premises

A giant step towards sustainable living

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Apartment complex sets up rooftop solar plant and composting facilities

Pallikaranai apartment shows the way towards greener living

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Resident welfare association implements water and waste management strategies

80 Chennai Families Create Sustainable Street, Win Green Award by TN Govt!

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Water savings strategies in homes and office buildings

Water saving innovations in Chennai

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Residents refuse to give plastic gifts during festivities

Chennai homes go for eco-friendly Kolus

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Educational Institution develops portable pyrolysis unit

A ward-level solution to plastic waste using pyrolysis

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Resident Associations implement successful models of waste, water and energy conservation measures

Eco-friendly Chennai residential communities felicitated with Green Awards

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Energy Conservation Initiative for resident associations and individuals

Minsarathai Semippom Initiative: Small steps for big change

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Individual makes his house self sufficient through rain water harvesting

As Chennai Struggles For Water, This Man Has Enough For 6 Months!

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Electric Vehicle Start Up Develops New and Improved Charging Units

Ather Energy Launches New Compact Home Charger Ather Dot

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Residents’ Association set up Rooftop Solar Plant in Apartment Complex

SOWA Apartment in Pallikaranai turns goes solar to power common facilities

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Festival follows traditional spirit of celebration

Eco-friendly Vinayakas make inroads into Namma Chennai

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Digital water meters to be installed in commercial establishments

Soon, Chennai residents will pay water bill based on usage

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