Green Updates Specific to Chennai - Mylapore

Natural history of areas in city

City settlements draw names from their green past

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Paper bags initiative by school students

Global Adjustments Foundation comes up with cloth bag-making initiative

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Colleges & Universities

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Recharge wells in residential areas

Recharge wells: solution to flooding and water scarcity

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

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Eco friendly and sustainable alternatives store

Ekagrata, a social enterprise, provides employment opportunities to PwDs

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Packaging

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Green measures taken up by city temple

Temple shows the way to greener future with biogas plants

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW to Energy MSW to Heat

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Residential waste management and terrace gardening

Home gardeners tips for the summer

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Agro-forestry

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Waste segregation practises in Residential Colony

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

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

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School students practise organic farming and composting

Lessons from a school garden: Growing fruits and vegetables to composting!

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Schools

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School students craft mini forest

Have you tried the Miyawaki method of afforestation?

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Schools

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Increasing green building projects

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

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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Individual effort prompts civic body to invest in waste management in public spaces

Corporation starts composting at Krishnapuri Park

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

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Nor-for-profit engages shopkeepers in local flora maintenance

'Punnai' trees make a comeback with the help of locals

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Temple tanks filling up due to clean up efforts

Temple tanks promise long-term benefits for neighbourhood

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Terrace gardens set up by different stakeholders

Terrace garden at Corporation office in Mylapore

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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Civic body to restore urban water bodies, temple tanks and install rooftop solar panels.

Water recharge, clean energy projects nearing completion

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Brand creates traditional cookware matching modern utilities

Traditional utensils get spiced up with modern marketing

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Metals & Minerals

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Places of worship start waste management measures

Temples go back to basics, say no to plastics

Environment Pollution Control Land Pollution Control Plastic Pollution

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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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Organic store offers a plastic free packaging experience

Ecoindian’s zero-waste grocery store in Chennai

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Packaging Industry

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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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Festival follows traditional spirit of celebration

Eco-friendly Vinayakas make inroads into Namma Chennai

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Packaging

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