Chennai Green updates Useful for - Entrepreneur/businessperson

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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Corporate encourages employees to follow sustainable habits

Small steps to make your office space greener

Society & Community Sustainable Education Sustainability Education for Corporates & Businesses

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Cycle sharing system set up in selected office and college campuses

This startup is building shared mobility for corporate campuses and townships

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Bicycles Electric Bicycles

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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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Rising demand for cotton and jute bags designed by self-help groups

Demand for green bags up, small units to get big deals

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Packaging Industry

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Environment Solutions Provider invests in energy efficient production technology

Thermax opens new unit at SriCity; to manufacture chillers, heat pumps

Energy Energy Efficiency Energy Efficient Industrial Devices Heating & Cooling Devices Heating Devices

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Civic body installs rooftop solar plant in a public school

Corporation school in Basin Bridge turns to the sun for energy

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

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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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Australians raise awareness on use and utilization of solar energy in India

From Chennai to Mumbai on a solar-powered tuk tuk

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric 3 Wheelers E-rickshaws Retrofit E-rickshaws

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Corporate’s investment in sustainable packaging solutions

ITC bags top spot plus Green and Packaging Awards

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Packaging

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Luxury hotels implement green measures in water, energy and waste management

Sustainability efforts by Chennai’s hotels

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Hotels & Resorts Industry

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Sustainable brands offering eco-friendly and organic products

Daily life essentials made eco-friendly by Chennaiites

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Consumer Chemicals Sustainable Household Chemicals Green Detergents & Cleaning Chemicals

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EV experience centre in the city

An eco-friendly test drive with Ather

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric 2 Wheelers Electric Scooters Retrofit Electric Scooters

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College students design a hybrid propulsion system prototype

How Team Infieon from SRM is setting the bar for energy-efficient automobiles at the Eco-marathon

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Transport Industry Efficient Multimodal Transport Systems Efficient Last Mile Transport

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Corporate receives award for sustainable water management solutions

Grundfos: Mitigating Energy And Water Solutions With A Green Transition

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Conservation through Better Plumbing

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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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Individual develops organic diapers using natural materials

An eco-friendly napkin made from cellulose derivatives

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Green Polymers

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Civic body sets up infrastructure for electric buses

TN govt inks pact with German bank to purchase eco-friendly buses

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric Buses

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Civic body supplies composted manure to farms

Corporation ropes in farmers to sell manure made at its compost centres

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

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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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Fashion event’s theme focuses on sustainable garment production

This Fashion Week, focus on sustainable clothing

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Events Sustainable Corporate Events Sustainable Conferences & Exhibitions

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Zero-waste weddings becoming popular in recent years

Plastic-free wedding: Chennai family shows the way!

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Events Sustainable Private Events Green Weddings

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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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Startups develop water efficient technologies

Technology driven solutions for a thirsty Chennai

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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IoT based waste management innovation

Kabadiwalla Connect: going the e-way for waste management

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

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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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Event focusing on sustainability and veganism in the city

The Conscious Market brings which focuses on veganism and sustainability comes to Chennai

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Sustainable Vegetarian Diet Sustainable Dairy

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Luxury hotel meets organic farming

Chennai chefs join hands with farmers for organic brunch

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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Sustainable, healthy and vegan restaurant

Chennai's Sante Spa Cuisine shines the limelight on clean eating

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Sustainable Vegetarian Diet

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Luxury Hotel’s green initiatives taking front seat in its responsible luxury commitment

Grand Chola in Chennai - one of the world’s largest LEED Platinum rated hotel

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Hotels & Resorts Industry

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Green buildings to dominate IT industry’s offices in the western peripheries

New TIDEL Park at Pattabiram to be a 25-storey green building.

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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Individual establishes online organic farming platform

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

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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Weaver’s association uses natural fibers to produce saree

When saris go green using natural fibres

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Textile & Apparel Industry

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Architecture firm’s sustainable design wins international design award

Want a low-cost, green & gorgeous office? Award-winning architect makes it happen

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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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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Segregation and composting at zero waste homes

Zero waste homes for a clean and green city

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

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Home Brand produces biodegradable products using ethically sourced palm leaves

Using palm leaves, this couple is making eco-friendly tableware and cutlery

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Packaging

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Start up employs bio-dynamic farming strategies

73 year old man turns 200 acre land into organic farm

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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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!

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Horticulture Sustainable Gardening

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Converting plastic waste to fuel

Chennai couple develop new tech, turn 150 tons of plastic waste into low-cost fuel

Energy Renewable Energy Waste to Energy Waste to Energy through Pyrolysis

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Patented technology helps start up provide water at cheap rates

Using nanotech, Chennai engineers are producing potable water from thin air!

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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Ambient air purifier for the outdoors designed by start up

An ambient air purifier for the outdoors

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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Start-up develops natural and biodegradable cleaning agents

Chennai startup’s army of microbes cleans & saves water!

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Consumer Chemicals Sustainable Household Chemicals Green Detergents & Cleaning Chemicals

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State government to start electric buses in selected routes

Chennai looks at a battery-powered future

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric Buses

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Female organic farmers supported by civic body’s initiative

Govt initiative in Chennai supports female organic farmers

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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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!

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Horticulture Hydroponics

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Organic store acts as aggregator for organic product from different states

Chennai's Farmer and Co puts together organic produce from many States

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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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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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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Event showcases range of products by sustainable designers and manufactures.

Connecting sustainable start-ups

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW Recycling

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Decentralized waste management projects and initiatives by the civic body

Zero waste Chennai initiative kicks off in Anna Nagar

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management MSW Recycling

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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

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Conservation through Better Plumbing

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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

Energy Renewable Energy Waste to Energy Waste to Energy through Pyrolysis

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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

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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Waste Management app for collection of waste from households

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

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

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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

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Rainwater Harvesting

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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

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Building Materials Sustainable Wooden Building Materials

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Traditional and organic alternatives for eco-friendly living

City youth showcase their entrepreneurial skills at the Chennai Corporation’s Kuppai Thiruvizhai

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Textile & Apparel Industry

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Local artist couple produce upcycled plastic, glass and wooden artwork

Chennai couple collects discarded bottles, upcycles them into gorgeous art

Environment Waste Management Waste Management Logistics Solid Waste Management Logistics

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Local architecture firm designs climate sensitive homes

Chennai architects design and retrofit homes to make them eco friendly

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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E-commerce platform for cycles, cycling gear and accessories

ChooseMyBicycle gears up to become a one-stop shop for all your cycling needs

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Bicycles

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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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Cycle sharing system pilots set up in educational institutions

Anna University to start bicycle sharing system on campus

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Bicycles

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Cycle sharing systems set up at selected metro stations

Smart bike stations at 15 new locations in the city

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Bicycles

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Governments to install rooftop solar systems on public buildings

Greater Chennai Corporation’s 662 buildings to get solar panels under Smart City Program

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

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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

Energy Renewable Energy Onshore Wind

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Electric Vehicle Manufacturers develop fast charging solution

Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric 2 Wheelers Electric Scooters Retrofit Electric Scooters

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Rooftop solar plants to be installed in International Airport

Chennai airport’s main runway to be powered by solar panels

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Rooftop Solar Residential Rooftop Solar

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Organic restaurants with improved eco-friendly offerings

4 Chennai Restaurants Ditching Plastic For Sustainable Alternatives!

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

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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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Architect wins multiples awards for following vernacular design practices

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

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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Aqua Farming venture helps fisheries increase produce using smart technology

How this Chennai-based startup uses artificial intelligence to impact the lives of aqua farmers in India

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Smart Farming Precision Farming

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Sustainable fashion brands follow zero-waste design processes

Conscious consumerism with sustainable fashion

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Textile & Apparel Industry

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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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Eco Salon initiates awareness on environmental friendly actions

This new eco salon in Chennai will repurpose the water from your hair wash and says no to paper bills

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Retail Industry

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College students develop low cost cooling system

Chennai engineering students develop an air cooler that can run without power

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Electrical & Electronics Industry Other Shopfloor Machinery

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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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Scientists study oil degrading enzymes found at oil spills

Chennai lab develops microbes to eat away oil spill

Environment Pollution Control Water Pollution Control Ocean Pollution Control Oil Spills in Oceans

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Harnessing wave energy made profitable by Educational Institution’s innovation

IIT Madras and NIOT researchers developing turbines to convert wave energy to power

Energy Renewable Energy Ocean Energy Wave Energy

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Government Installs Rooftop Solar Plants in Metro Stations

Solar power plant set up on roof of CMBT metro station in Chennai

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

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Innovation by Startup produces electricity by degrading waste

IIT Madras Startup Uses Microbes to Treat Wastewater

Energy Renewable Energy Bio-energy Bio-energy for Power Anaerobic Digestion-based Biomass Power Plant

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Start Up developed biodegradable chemical products for leather, textile and hospitality industries

Chennai-based start-up is set to unleash the power of ‘industrial probiotics’

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Green Surfactants

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Educational Institution’s innovative EV powered by wind energy

Innovation paves way for charging battery using wind energy

Energy Renewable Energy Wind Energy Onshore Wind Small & Micro Wind

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Women driven electric auto plans rolled out by an NGO

Chennai to see 100 women-driven electric autos soon: Yasmeen Jawahar, CEO, Makkal Auto

Environment Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric 3 Wheelers E-rickshaws

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Efficient management of food storage and delivery supply chain

Chennai Startup WayCool Gives You Fresh & Healthy Food, Helps 35000 Farmers Earn More!

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Smart Farming Precision Farming

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Rooftop solar plans for International City Airport

Land identified for solar panels at Chennai airport

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

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