Chennai Green updates Useful for - Ordinary you and me

Individual develops pesticide testing tool for vegetables and fruits

Chennai engg grad invents simple test to check authenticity of organic food!

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Corporate encourages employees to follow sustainable habits

Small steps to make your office space greener

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Plans for water canal restoration with multiple stakeholder support

Chennai civic body mulls Mambalam canal makeover with walkways and parks

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Workshop highlights household water management strategies

Workshop highlights sustainable water management techniques for OMR residents

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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

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Eco friendly alternatives for community events

Rent, reuse, reduce with cutlery in Chennai

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Urban water body conservationists impressed by lake restoration efforts

Chennai lake serves as model waterbody to activists of other States

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Local Civic body uses creative ideas to upcycle or reuse segregated waste

Dry waste disposal to get smarter in Chennai

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Individual’s sustained gardening efforts

Organic food & rainwater harvesting: Chennai woman’s zero-waste house is goals

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Apartment complex recycles grey water

Canna plant may be able to solve your water woes

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Consumer Awareness regarding vehicular pollutants

Did you check emissions from your new vehicle?

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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

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Natural history of areas in city

City settlements draw names from their green past

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NGO focuses on planting native trees that suit local weather conditions

Ayapakkam resident's tree-planting initiative has been going from strength to strength

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Civic body plans to convert selected open spaces to parks

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

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NGO restores pond by de-silting and setting up embankments

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

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Scientific lake restoration methods used by NGO to conserve urban water bodies

Another lake in Ambattur gets to hold water instead of garbage

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Residents with support from civic body make plans to restore local lake

Polluted Korattur lake to be converted into eco-park, thanks to locals

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Resident’s determination saves area’s freshwater source

Chennaiites come together to save Oragadam’s Thamarai kulam

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Local civic body grow grass coat over accumulated solid waste

Grass covers Athipattu dump yard, opens up green possibilities

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Individual garnered support from neighbors in increasing area’s green cover

A small but effective green family planted more than 1,200 saplings

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Civic body transforms local park into recreational hub

Mangal Eri project on revival mode

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Rooftop solar systems installed on public buildings

Smart city funds to support rooftop solar projects

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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

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Case Study on Residential Energy Usage

Chennaites use 60% power on cooling: survey

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Lake restoration gains ground with involvement from multiple stakeholders

Perungudi residents have big plans for their lake

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Civic body plans to restore urban freshwater sources with support from locals

Hyacinth out, sewer plugged, three water bodies restored

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Civic body examines solid waste disposal alternatives

IIT-Madras students to help manage garbage in Chennai

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Individual helps civic body to enhance solid waste disposal strategies

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

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Civic department restores local lake into a recreational spot

Lessons from Chetpet: How to save lakes

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Case study of an iconic brand’s journey through the decades

Medimix: Celebrating 50 years of a handmade tale

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Water recycling measures introduced in metros

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

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Sustainable brands offering eco-friendly and organic products

Daily life essentials made eco-friendly by Chennaiites

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Decentralization of waste management projects and initiatives by civic body

Zero Waste Chennai: Planning for a garbage-free city

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Restoring historical rivers through community action

NDRF launches ‘Clean Cooum Campaign’ to restore polluted waterway

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Local NGO engaged in habitat restoration of urban water bodies

Water bodies in Chennai get a new lease of life

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Start up empowers women with green food kiosks

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

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Zero-waste promotion by Apartment complex’s resident welfare association

‘Swachh Bharat’ award to a gated community in Alwarpet

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Urban farming and gardening store for children and adults

Chennai’s Garden Store meets the green needs of the urban space

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EV experience centre in the city

An eco-friendly test drive with Ather

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Long distance cycling for pollution awareness

Cycling from K K Nagar to Pondy to create awareness on pollution

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Individual develops organic diapers using natural materials

An eco-friendly napkin made from cellulose derivatives

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Resident welfare association invests in composting machines

Regal Palm Gardens residents at Velachery compost green waste

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Restored water body open for public

Discover mangrove forests inside Chennai’s Adyar Poonga

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Civic body plans to decentralize solid waste collection

Corporation begins selling manure in malls

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Handicraft event showcases the country’s cottage industry

Craftsmen showcase indigenous skills at eco friendly exhibition

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Individual helps residents practice waste segregation at home

How animator Jegadha nudges change about managing waste

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Equipment bought for composting large volumes of wet waste

Corporation shows way with big compost garden in its building

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Local civic body invests in vermi-composting structures

St Thomas Mount sets up vermicompost yard

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Civic body turns waste composting yard into mini forest

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

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Civic body plans to decentralize waste management

Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management

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Local civic body experimenting with organic home cleaning alternatives

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

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Report on centralized waste management by Civic Body and Industries

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

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Individuals documents his plastic collection on social media

He walks to stay trim, he picks up plastic on the way

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Paper bags initiative by school students

Global Adjustments Foundation comes up with cloth bag-making initiative

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State government to expand available cycling infrastructure and cycle sharing systems

Soon, take in city’s sights on a cycle

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Residents transform nearby wasteland to green park

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

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Residents take sparrow habitation measures

Besant Nagar offering us a few lessons about species adaptation

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Civic body taps into roadside recharge wells

Elliot’s Beach Road in Besant Nagar gets recharge wells

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Recharge wells in residential areas

Recharge wells: solution to flooding and water scarcity

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Community driven river restoration and design project

Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal

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Resident groups take up freshwater source restoration and maintenance measures

Citizen groups are reclaiming Chennai’s water bodies

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Fashion event’s theme focuses on sustainable garment production

This Fashion Week, focus on sustainable clothing

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Award for individual’s sustained effort in garden growth and maintenance

This Chennai woman gives a tour of her garden to everyone who comes home

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Sustainable agriculturist introduces organic farming methods to school students

TN woman helps schools, anganwadis build edible gardens for students!

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Government initiates zonal level recyclable waste collection

Chennai corporation adding colour to garbage cans

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Zero-waste weddings becoming popular in recent years

Plastic-free wedding: Chennai family shows the way!

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Local NGO helps schools tackle waste generation and disposal

Going green: Schools put zero waste action in plan

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Local NGO throws ‘garbage” parties for waste management awareness

Want to learn about recycling and segregation? Attend a garbage party

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Eco friendly and sustainable alternatives store

Ekagrata, a social enterprise, provides employment opportunities to PwDs

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Increasing workforce cycling to office

Sustainable Transport: When a workforce cycles to office

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Start Up helps city residents grow their own fruits and vegetables

Connecting urbanites to safe food and sustainable farming

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Resident Associations, Civic Body clean public spaces

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

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Startups develop water efficient technologies

Technology driven solutions for a thirsty Chennai

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IoT based waste management innovation

Kabadiwalla Connect: going the e-way for waste management

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Start Up digitizing waste disposal with smart garbage bins

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

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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

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Residential waste management and terrace gardening

Home gardeners tips for the summer

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Luxury hotel meets organic farming

Chennai chefs join hands with farmers for organic brunch

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Sustainable, healthy and vegan restaurant

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

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School organizes plastic free organic and natural market

Redwood Montessori returns with seventh organic fair

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Waste segregation practises in Residential Colony

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

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National park's excellent space to show urban forest conservation

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

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Local NGO lists native species to be planted in different urban centers

Here’s what you must know before you plant another tree in Chennai

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Local school girl turns environmentalist

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

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Local biodiversity hotspot’s maintenance of green cover

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

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Event has many organic farmers selling range of natural products

Organic Farmers Market launches new outlet to mark completion of five years

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Individual establishes online organic farming platform

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

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Individual maintains house garden in systemic and organic manner

Gardening makes this couple’s old age fruitful

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Residential community’s waste management pioneers

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

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Weaver’s association uses natural fibers to produce saree

When saris go green using natural fibres

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Organic food producer follows multi crop system

Man gave up corporate job to grow organic food

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Local green spaces and eco parks worth visiting

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

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Eco-park takes students, interest public for wetland conservation tours

With guided trips, know Chennai's Nanmangalam forest better in a day

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Gardening consultants introduce urban farming workshops

Chennai boy’s love for gardening now helps city folks grow their own food!

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School students craft mini forest

Have you tried the Miyawaki method of afforestation?

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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

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Online group supports organic enthusiasts with tools and resource knowledge

Chennai woman plants everything from strawberries to brinjals and beans.

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Increasing green building projects

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

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

Corporation starts composting at Krishnapuri Park

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Residential water management initiative in public spaces

Residents join effort to harness rainwater

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Nor-for-profit engages shopkeepers in local flora maintenance

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

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Temple tanks filling up due to clean up efforts

Temple tanks promise long-term benefits for neighbourhood

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Places of worship go green and sustainable

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

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Terrace gardens set up by different stakeholders

Terrace garden at Corporation office in Mylapore

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Reviving wells in residential complexes.

Well done! Stories of how reviving old wells can benefit residents

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Segregation and composting at zero waste homes

Zero waste homes for a clean and green city

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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

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Local NGO spreads awareness on urban wildlife conservation

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

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Start up employs bio-dynamic farming strategies

73 year old man turns 200 acre land into organic farm

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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!

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App on local flora developed by Government Official

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

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Resident Association invests in roadside rainwater harvesting systems

Chennai folks harvest rainwater along roadside to recharge groundwater!

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Individual’s sustained effort has turned home into a mini organic forest

Grown over 35 years, Chennai man’s home forest has 350+ of India’s rarest plants

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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!

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Start-up develops natural and biodegradable cleaning agents

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

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Efficient water management design helps apartment complex save up water

This Chennai city apartment saved over 30,000 litres in just an hour

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Food and farming sustainability at homes

How to raise a farm in an urban nook

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State government to start electric buses in selected routes

Chennai looks at a battery-powered future

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Female organic farmers supported by civic body’s initiative

Govt initiative in Chennai supports female organic farmers

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Individual practises zero-waste habits at home

Terrace garden blooms at this ‘zero waste’ home in Chennai

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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!

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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

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Handmade soap bars take a traditional and organic route

Natural soaps and skincare products from Chennai entrepreneurs

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Brand creates traditional cookware matching modern utilities

Traditional utensils get spiced up with modern marketing

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Places of worship start waste management measures

Temples go back to basics, say no to plastics

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Event showcases range of products by sustainable designers and manufactures.

Connecting sustainable start-ups

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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

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NGO helps schools and temples focus on solid waste management

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

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Corporate and NGO team up to revive local freshwater source

Three ponds in Perungalathur get a new lease of life

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State government plans to restore city's natural wetlands

Pallikaranai marsh: Chennai’s only surviving wetland ecosystem

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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

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Individual’s effort in urban water management

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

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Eco-entrepreneurship practices taught at educational institution

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

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Individual shows determined efforts in establishing a sustainable home

On a cool jaunt inside an eco-friendly house

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Individual aims to initiate conversation on sparrow population

The sparrow saviour who distributed 1700 nests across India

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NGO involved in habitat restoration of water bodies

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

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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

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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

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Waste Management app for collection of waste from households

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

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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

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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

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Local artist couple produce upcycled plastic, glass and wooden artwork

Chennai couple collects discarded bottles, upcycles them into gorgeous art

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Local architecture firm designs climate sensitive homes

Chennai architects design and retrofit homes to make them eco friendly

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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

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Couple takes on a cross country cycling trip

Chennai couple undertake epic 500-km cycling tour across Europe

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Cycle sharing systems set up at selected metro stations

Smart bike stations at 15 new locations in the city

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Ambulance for trees offers maintenance and plantation services

Chennai gets a tree ambulance to relocate and revive trees

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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

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Electric Vehicle Manufacturers develop fast charging solution

Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

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Individual receives award for determined tree plantation efforts

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

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Organic restaurants with improved eco-friendly offerings

4 Chennai Restaurants Ditching Plastic For Sustainable Alternatives!

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Art installations using upcycled junk

Meet the man who recycles junk into art

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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

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Case study of Urban region’s expansion over the decades

Looking beyond the Chennai city, at the Chennai watershed

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Architect wins multiples awards for following vernacular design practices

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

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Sustainable fashion brands follow zero-waste design processes

Conscious consumerism with sustainable fashion

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Artisanal store launches organic sustainable menstruation products

Eco-friendly soaps with skin-loving ingredients

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Eco-friendly alternatives for everyday products offered by local organic store

Everwards India offers eco-friendly alternatives for everyday products

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Apartment complex enforces segregation measures in its premises

A giant step towards sustainable living

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Natural fibre based yoga mats

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

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Local waste management group helps organize zero-waste weddings

Trust in Chennai shows how eco-friendly weddings can be achieved

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Apartment complex sets up rooftop solar plant and composting facilities

Pallikaranai apartment shows the way towards greener living

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Civic body invests in rooftop solar panels on metro stations

3 more Metro stations in Chennai get solar power plant

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Selected metro Stations get eco-friendly features

14 CMRL Underground Station receive IGBC’s Platinum Rating

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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

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School launches program to promote UN’s sustainable development goals

Young student champions of sustainability from a Chennai school

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Resident welfare association implements water and waste management strategies

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

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Individuals construct plastic whale using trash

A whale of a waste management initiative

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Plastic Waste Management Plastic Recycling

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Individual introduces biodegradable waste management measures in temples

Sustainable waste processing at Sri Asthika Samajam

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

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Water savings strategies in homes and office buildings

Water saving innovations in Chennai

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Ground Water Monitoring & Control

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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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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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Resident Associations implement successful models of waste, water and energy conservation measures

Eco-friendly Chennai residential communities felicitated with Green Awards

Society & Community Sustainable Cities & Communities Sustainable Eco-communities

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Energy Conservation Initiative for resident associations and individuals

Minsarathai Semippom Initiative: Small steps for big change

Energy Energy Efficiency Energy Efficient Processes Energy Auditing

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Individual makes his house self sufficient through rain water harvesting

As Chennai Struggles For Water, This Man Has Enough For 6 Months!

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Rain Water Harvesting

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Corporate revamps nearby lake through innovative technologies

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

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Civic body invests in indigenous waste water recycling technology

Chennai corporation to tap BARC technology to restore Villivakkam lake

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Intra and Intercity Railways Stations have rooftop solar plants installed

Central railway station all set to tap solar energy

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

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Electric Vehicle Start Up Develops New and Improved Charging Units

Ather Energy Launches New Compact Home Charger Ather Dot

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

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Residents’ Association set up Rooftop Solar Plant in Apartment Complex

SOWA Apartment in Pallikaranai turns goes solar to power common facilities

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

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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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Local government canteens to use biogas plants for cooking fuel

RA Puram biogas plant revived, powers Amma canteen

Energy Renewable Energy Bio-energy Biomass Pyrolysis

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Case study of water mis-management in urban regions

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

Resources Water Ground Water Sustainability Ground Water Pollution Control

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Voluntary organizations engage in sapling growth and maintenance

Redrawing Chennai’s lake restoration map

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Digital water meters to be installed in commercial establishments

Soon, Chennai residents will pay water bill based on usage

Resources Water Residential Water Sustainability Water Use Monitoring

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Case Study of Shrinking Urban Wetland

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

Environment Ecosystems Biodiversity Urban Biodiversity Management

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Air pollution sensors installed in selected locations

TN government to instal 25 air quality monitoring stations

Environment Pollution Control Air Pollution Control CO2 Emissions Control

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Case study of river restoration measures

TNPCB to help restore Chennai rivers

Resources Water Surface Water Sustainability Sustainable Ponds & Lakes Management

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Civic body to set up waste management infrastructure for businesses

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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Strict bio-medical waste disposal Rules set by Central Government Body

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

Environment Waste Management Solid Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Biomedical Waste Management

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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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Institutions’ innovate air pollution measuring device

IIT-M to install air quality monitoring equipment

Environment Pollution Control Air Pollution Control CO2 Emissions Control

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Government’s electric bus scheme doing rounds in the city

TN Chief Minister flags off first electric bus in Chennai

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

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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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