Green Updates Specific to Chennai - Adyar

Research Team Develops Iron Ion Batteries

IIT Madras team develops world's first Iron-ion battery

Energy Energy Storage Electrochemical Storage Batteries

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Plans for water canal restoration with multiple stakeholder support

Chennai civic body mulls Mambalam canal makeover with walkways and parks

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Conference related to social innovation in technology and public policy

IIT Madras Hosts First Abdul Kalam Conference On ‘Sustainable Development At Sustainable Cost’

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Communities Urban Communities

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Eco friendly alternatives for community events

Rent, reuse, reduce with cutlery in Chennai

Environment Pollution Control Land Pollution Control Plastic Pollution

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Optimal HVAC solutions for commercial buildings

IIT-Madras startup Swadha Energies raises funds from IAN

Energy Energy Efficiency Energy Efficient Consumer Devices HVAC Air Conditioning

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Apartment complex recycles grey water

Canna plant may be able to solve your water woes

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Residential Water Recycling & Reuse Grey Water Recycling & Reuse

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Rooftop solar systems installed on public buildings

Smart city funds to support rooftop solar projects

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Rooftop Solar Commercial & Industrial Rooftop Solar

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Innovative clean technology for water management

IIT-Madras sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desalination plant

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities Sustainable Desalination

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Innovative environmental process to minimise plastic waste

IIT Madras finds an eco-friendly way to degrade plastics

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Green Polymers

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Innovative clean technology for power generation

IIT-M working on tech to generate power from estuaries

Energy Renewable Energy Ocean Energy Wave Energy

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Industry leaders and educational institutions mentor green ventures

IIT-M, CII team up to promote innovative green startups

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Corporates & Businesses

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Environmental friendly solution for leather industries

Central Leather Research Institute’s eco-friendly leather technology set to go abroad

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Leather Industry

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Restored water body open for public

Discover mangrove forests inside Chennai’s Adyar Poonga

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Individual helps residents practice waste segregation at home

How animator Jegadha nudges change about managing waste

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW Segregation

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Community driven river restoration and design project

Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Rivers & Streams Management

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State of art environmental labs in educational institutions

CUBE, Environment Lab of IIT Madras to be launched in May

Environment Waste Management Waste Management Logistics Liquid Waste Management Logistics

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Plans for improving ecology and recreational spaces through eco-river restoration

Third phase of Adyar eco-restoration to begin soon

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Rivers & Streams Management

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Educational institute’s innovation in e-waste treatment

Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation is looking for takers

Environment Waste Management Liquid Waste Management Sewage Treatment Plants Commercial and Industrial Sewage Treatment Plants

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Startups develop water efficient technologies

Technology driven solutions for a thirsty Chennai

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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Innovative waste management strategies in educational institutions

This is how our college campuses say no to plastic

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW to Energy MSW to Liquid Fuels

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New technique developed to recycle urine

IIT-M student designs system to recycle urine

Environment Pollution Control Land Pollution Control Human Waste Pollution

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Students win sustainability themed international competition

IIT Madras students bag two of top three prizes in waste management innovation challenge

Environment Waste Management Waste Management Logistics Solid Waste Management Logistics

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Local nature conservancy to preserve area’s biodiversity

Conserving Adyar’s biodiversity

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Local school girl turns environmentalist

17-year-old girl helps Adyar, RA Puram go plastic-free

Environment Pollution Control Land Pollution Control Plastic Pollution

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Local biodiversity hotspot’s maintenance of green cover

How Chennai’s Theosophical Society maintains its greenery even in the summer

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Residential community’s waste management pioneers

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW Segregation

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Local green spaces and eco parks worth visiting

Here is a guide to a Chennai eco-spot-hopping

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Residential water management initiative in public spaces

Residents join effort to harness rainwater

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Communities Urban Communities

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Places of worship go green and sustainable

Green worship: These Chennai temples show the way by composting floral waste

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW Composting

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Handmade soap bars take a traditional and organic route

Natural soaps and skincare products from Chennai entrepreneurs

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Consumer Chemicals Sustainable Personal Chemicals Sustainable Skincare Products

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Study of measures related to urban water security and conservation

Recycling water Chennai’s only hope

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Educational Institution pioneers sewage treatment technology

Recycle and reuse: Plan to convert 260 MLD sewage into freshwater

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Ground Water Pollution Control

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Individual’s effort in urban water management

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

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

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Petroleum waste converted into food preservative

IIT Madras converts petroleum waste toluene into useful product

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Natural Food Additives

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Cycle sharing system pilots set up in educational institutions

What Chennai could learn from cycle-sharing in IIT Madras

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Bicycles

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Ambulance for trees offers maintenance and plantation services

Chennai gets a tree ambulance to relocate and revive trees

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Government to launch solar research center at educational institution

Government to launch Solar Energy Harnessing Centre at IIT Madras for research on solar cells.

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Solar PV Components Solar Panels Solar Panel Cleaning Equipment

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Government establishes research center to support coastal communities

IIT Madras launches CoE in climate change impact on coastal infrastructure

Environment Pollution Control Water Pollution Control Ocean Pollution Control

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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

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Building Materials Green Bricks

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Natural fibre based yoga mats

Want PVC-free yoga mats? This Chennai woman shows you how

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Furniture

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Residents refuse to give plastic gifts during festivities

Chennai homes go for eco-friendly Kolus

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Educational Institution develops portable pyrolysis unit

A ward-level solution to plastic waste using pyrolysis

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management Plastic to Oil

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Educational Institutions sets up solar energy innovation research centre

IIT Madras, Anna University to jointly research on solar energy

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Solar PV Components Solar Power Storage Storage for Rooftop Solar Power Plant

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Research team develops Iron Ion Battery

IIT Madras Team Develops World's First Iron-Ion Battery, Cheaper and Safer than Lithium Ion

Energy Energy Storage Electrochemical Storage Batteries Other Batteries

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Individual’s unique handiwork in organic rice cultivation

IIT-Madras prof shares his idea of zero investment organic farming in India

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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