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Chennai civic body mulls Mambalam canal makeover with walkways and parks

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Transport lessons for Chennai from London

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Efficient Transport Systems

Making Chennai a water-wise city

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability

Greater Chennai Corporation set to recycle textile waste

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

Dry waste disposal to get smarter in Chennai

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

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

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

Canna plant may be able to solve your water woes

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities

City settlements draw names from their green past

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Urban Planning

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

Another lake in Ambattur gets to hold water instead of garbage

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Chennaiites come together to save Oragadam’s Thamarai kulam

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Grass covers Athipattu dump yard, opens up green possibilities

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

Mangal Eri project on revival mode

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Corporation school in Basin Bridge turns to the sun for energy

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Rooftop Solar

Chennaites use 60% power on cooling: survey

Energy Energy Efficiency HVAC

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

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities Sustainable Desalination

Hyacinth out, sewer plugged, three water bodies restored

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

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

Lessons from Chetpet: How to save lakes

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Resources Water Water Sustainability in Industries

Zero Waste Chennai: Planning for a garbage-free city

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

NDRF launches ‘Clean Cooum Campaign’ to restore polluted waterway

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Water bodies in Chennai get a new lease of life

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

‘Swachh Bharat’ award to a gated community in Alwarpet

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

Eureka Forbes opts for eco-friendly packaging

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Wood, Pulp & Paper Sustainable Packaging

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

Environment Pollution Control Water Pollution Control Ocean Pollution Control

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

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

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

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Leather Industry

Regal Palm Gardens residents at Velachery compost green waste

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

Discover mangrove forests inside Chennai’s Adyar Poonga

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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

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

Corporation shows way with big compost garden in its building

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

St Thomas Mount sets up vermicompost yard

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

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management

Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

Recharge wells: solution to flooding and water scarcity

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability

Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Citizen groups are reclaiming Chennai’s water bodies

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Chennai corporation adding colour to garbage cans

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

Chennai mapping its waste infrastructure

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

Third phase of Adyar eco-restoration to begin soon

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

This is how our college campuses say no to plastic

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

Once thirsty, Chennai Cantt now a model for others

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

Temple shows the way to greener future with biogas plants

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

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

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

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

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

Conserving Adyar’s biodiversity

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

A combination of planned and natural greening on ECR

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

When saris go green using natural fibres

Resources Sustainable Materials Sustainable Industrial Chemicals Green Textile Chemicals

Anna University shows the way in water conservation

Environment Waste Management Liquid Waste Management

Chennai: 100 corporation schools to grow vegetables for noon meal

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Horticulture Sustainable Gardening

Corporation starts composting at Krishnapuri Park

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

Residents join effort to harness rainwater

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

Temple tanks promise long-term benefits for neighbourhood

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability

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

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

Chennai: Smart dispensers to save water spillage

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

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

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Oceans Ocean Pollution Control

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

Chennai folks harvest rainwater along roadside to recharge groundwater!

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

Water recharge, clean energy projects nearing completion

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities

Chennai first in India to enter e-bus network model

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

Chennai looks at a battery-powered future

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

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

Govt initiative in Chennai supports female organic farmers

Resources Sustainable Food Sustainable Diet Organic Food

Temples go back to basics, say no to plastics

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management

Recycling water Chennai’s only hope

Resources Water Sustainable Water Management for Communities

Three ponds in Perungalathur get a new lease of life

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

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

Environment Waste Management Liquid Waste Management Sewage Treatment Plants

Zero waste Chennai initiative kicks off in Anna Nagar

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Management

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

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Horticulture Hydroponics

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

Environment Ecosystems Sustainable Lakes & Rivers Lake & River Restoration

Smart bike stations at 15 new locations in the city

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure

Chennai gets a tree ambulance to relocate and revive trees

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Rooftop Solar

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

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

Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

Energy Sustainable Transport Electric Mobility Battery-based Electric Mobility Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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

Energy Renewable Energy Solar Energy Solar PV Ground Mounted Solar Farms

IIT Madras launches CoE in climate change impact on coastal infrastructure

Resources Sustainable Industrial Practices Sustainable Practices in Construction Industry

Looking beyond the Chennai city, at the Chennai watershed

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Wetlands Management

3 more Metro stations in Chennai get solar power plant

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

14 CMRL Underground Station receive IGBC’s Platinum Rating

Environment Sustainable Transport Conventional Mobility Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure

Sustainable restoration for Kovalam Muttukadu Basin, Mambalam Canal

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Wetlands Management

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

A ward-level solution to plastic waste using pyrolysis

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

Eco-friendly Chennai residential communities felicitated with Green Awards

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

Chennai lab develops microbes to eat away oil spill

Environment Pollution Control Water Pollution Control Ocean Pollution Control

Central railway station all set to tap solar energy

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

RA Puram biogas plant revived, powers Amma canteen

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

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

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

Redrawing Chennai’s lake restoration map

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

Soon, Chennai residents will pay water bill based on usage

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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

TN government to instal 25 air quality monitoring stations

Environment Pollution Control Air Pollution Control

TNPCB to help restore Chennai rivers

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Rivers & Streams Management

Chennai civic body wants FMCG firms to buy back plastic waste

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management Plastic Recycling

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management

CLRI’s biocatalyst cuts effluent discharge during leather processing

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Industrial Solid Waste Management

TN Chief Minister flags off first electric bus in Chennai

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

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

Resources Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Agro-forestry Bio-based Durable Plastics

Land identified for solar panels at Chennai airport

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