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City Temples Leading the Way in Waste Management - Green Showcase in Chennai
Temples in the city have set up processes to manage the waste generated in their premises.
Temple managements have joined forces with waste management organisation for assistance in minimize waste generation, effective utilisation and disposal of the same during everyday activities.
Reducing the quantity of biodegradable waste ending up in landfills and water bodies.
There are several measures taken the by the temples in the city – some of which are listed below:
Biogas Plant at Kapaleeswarar Temple.
Composting Pots at Padmanabha Swamy temple:
Smart Waste Management at Sri Rathnagireeswarar temple:
Floral composting in temples around Mylapore.
Waste Segregation at Amman temple
Waste Management Organisations
Awareness amongst temple administration has reduced waste generation and driven waste segregation principles in the community surrounding the temple.
MLAs in Mylapore areas have encouraged and provided support for such initiatives at their own corporation offices.
Temples located in:
Chennai Metropolitan Area
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Kapaleeswarar Temple - Mylapore : You can visit the place Kapaleeswarar Temple for more information regarding the waste management practises.
Sri Rathnagireeswarar Temple - Besant Nagar : You can visit the Sri Rathnagireeswarar Temple to understand how waste management can be implemented within the premises.
Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple - Gandhi Nagar : The Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple has implemented composting mechanisms in its premises.
Namma Ooru Foundation - Contact : For more information on waste management techniques in temples, you can contact them through their website.
Exnora Green Pammal - Contact Us : For more information regarding the activities/ services they provide, you can contact them through their website.
Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department - Contact : For more information regarding the support provided by them, you can contact them through the details listed on the site.
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