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Chennai civic body mulls Mambalam canal makeover with walkways and parks

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Transport lessons for Chennai from London

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Efficient Transport Systems

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Workshop highlights sustainable water management techniques for OMR residents

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Making Chennai a water-wise city

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability

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Greater Chennai Corporation set to recycle textile waste

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Industrial Solid Waste Management Industrial Solid Waste Recycling

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Dry waste disposal to get smarter in Chennai

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

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A little imagination in your corner is all it takes to green a city

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Canna plant may be able to solve your water woes

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities

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City settlements draw names from their green past

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity

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67 new parks in Chennai to give added areas more breathing space

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Urban Planning

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9 system ponds in Ambattur get a face-lift, thanks to efforts of a Chennai-based NGO

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Another lake in Ambattur gets to hold water instead of garbage

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Chennaiites come together to save Oragadam’s Thamarai kulam

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Grass covers Athipattu dump yard, opens up green possibilities

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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Mangal Eri project on revival mode

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Corporation school in Basin Bridge turns to the sun for energy

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Rooftop Solar

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Chennaites use 60% power on cooling: survey

Energy Energy Efficiency HVAC

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

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities Sustainable Desalination

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Hyacinth out, sewer plugged, three water bodies restored

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Converting waste to manure at the ward level: A first-hand account

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

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Lessons from Chetpet: How to save lakes

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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CMRL to recycle water from ACs in stations, use it for drinking

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Zero Waste Chennai: Planning for a garbage-free city

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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NDRF launches ‘Clean Cooum Campaign’ to restore polluted waterway

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Water bodies in Chennai get a new lease of life

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Eco Kitchen serves up empowerment by providing women with green food kiosks

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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‘Swachh Bharat’ award to a gated community in Alwarpet

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Eureka Forbes opts for eco-friendly packaging

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Ex-mariner’s innovation has stopped 30K tonnes of trash from reaching the ocean!

Environment Pollution Control Water Pollution Control Ocean Pollution Control

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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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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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Regal Palm Gardens residents at Velachery compost green waste

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Discover mangrove forests inside Chennai’s Adyar Poonga

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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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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Corporation shows way with big compost garden in its building

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

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St Thomas Mount sets up vermicompost yard

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

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Civic body turns waste composting yard near Chennai into a mini forest

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management

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Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management

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Panchayat in Chennai's suburbs turns fruit wastes into organic toilet cleaner

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Waste and the city: What I learnt at the Venkatamangalam composting yard

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Recharge wells: solution to flooding and water scarcity

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability

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Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Environment Pollution Control

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Citizen groups are reclaiming Chennai’s water bodies

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Chennai corporation adding colour to garbage cans

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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Chennai mapping its waste infrastructure

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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Third phase of Adyar eco-restoration to begin soon

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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Open space near Mandaveli MRTS station gets fresh life, thanks to sustained efforts of resident associations

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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This is how our college campuses say no to plastic

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

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Once thirsty, Chennai Cantt now a model for others

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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IIT Grad’s Innovation ‘Smartly’ Clears Out Overflowing Garbage Bins!

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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Temple shows the way to greener future with biogas plants

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

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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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Enter the jungle: Where in this busy city would you find 150 species of birds?

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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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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Conserving Adyar’s biodiversity

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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A combination of planned and natural greening on ECR

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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When saris go green using natural fibres

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Green Textile Chemicals

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Anna University shows the way in water conservation

Environment Waste Management Liquid Waste Management

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Chennai: 100 corporation schools to grow vegetables for noon meal

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Horticulture Sustainable Gardening

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Corporation starts composting at Krishnapuri Park

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

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Residents join effort to harness rainwater

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

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Temple tanks promise long-term benefits for neighbourhood

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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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Chennai: Smart dispensers to save water spillage

Resources Water Sustainable Water Logistics Sustainable Water Distribution Water Distribution by Road

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For 17 years, this Chennai fisherman has rescued hundreds of turtles from trawlers

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Oceans Ocean Pollution Control

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A ‘green’ app to fix Chennai’s water woes using century-old research on trees

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management Plastics for Power Generation

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Chennai folks harvest rainwater along roadside to recharge groundwater!

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

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Water recharge, clean energy projects nearing completion

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Chennai first in India to enter e-bus network model

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

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Chennai looks at a battery-powered future

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

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Three bio-CNG plants to treat 300 tonnes of bio-waste in Chennai

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

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Govt initiative in Chennai supports female organic farmers

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Temples go back to basics, say no to plastics

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

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Recycling water Chennai’s only hope

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities

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Three ponds in Perungalathur get a new lease of life

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Environment Waste Management Liquid Waste Management Sewage Treatment Plants

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Pallikaranai marsh: Chennai’s only surviving wetland ecosystem

Environment Ecosystems

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Zero waste Chennai initiative kicks off in Anna Nagar

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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

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Women’s Christian College is teaching women to be entrepreneurs and eco-warriors simultaneously

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This former Google employee is on a mission to restore lakes across India

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Environment Waste Management

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Smart bike stations at 15 new locations in the city

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure

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Chennai gets a tree ambulance to relocate and revive trees

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Anna University to get climate studio for climate change and adaptation research

Environment Ecosystems

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Indigenous ROV developed in Chennai conducts climate change studies.

Environment Ecosystems

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

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

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy

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

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Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

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

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Ground Mounted Solar Farms

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IIT Madras launches CoE in climate change impact on coastal infrastructure

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Looking beyond the Chennai city, at the Chennai watershed

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Wetlands Management

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3 more Metro stations in Chennai get solar power plant

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14 CMRL Underground Station receive IGBC’s Platinum Rating

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure

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Sustainable restoration for Kovalam Muttukadu Basin, Mambalam Canal

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Wetlands Management

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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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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Eco-friendly Chennai residential communities felicitated with Green Awards

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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In drought hit Chennai, ICF lake in Villivakkam remains an oasis

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Chennai lab develops microbes to eat away oil spill

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Central railway station all set to tap solar energy

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RA Puram biogas plant revived, powers Amma canteen

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

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How Chennai lost its water, a story that should worry you

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Redrawing Chennai’s lake restoration map

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Soon, Chennai residents will pay water bill based on usage

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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From 50 sq km to just three in 30 years: Chennai’s Pallikaranai marsh is just about to vanish

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Wetlands Management

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TN government to instal 25 air quality monitoring stations

Environment Pollution Control Air Pollution Control

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TNPCB to help restore Chennai rivers

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Rivers & Streams Management

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Chennai civic body wants FMCG firms to buy back plastic waste

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management Plastic Recycling

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Chennai's bio-medical waste disposal to be monitored monthly by 16-member committee

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management

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CLRI’s biocatalyst cuts effluent discharge during leather processing

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Industrial Solid Waste Management

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TN Chief Minister flags off first electric bus in Chennai

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

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Land identified for solar panels at Chennai airport

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