Under the ‘Green Kerala Mission’ government has done away with acacia and eucalyptus that draw a lot of groundwater and distributed only fruit bearing and environment friendly trees on World Environment Day.
Last week, after President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the US from the Paris climate deal, Modi had said the present generation should not snatch the right of the future generations to a clean and healthy earth.
Green dustbins will be meant for disposing wet waste, dry waste will be thrown inthe blue dustbins.
The city will also see other events marking the World Environment Day.
The municipal corporation is undertaking campaigns to educate and engage residents and municipal workers in preparing for the campaign.
Hundreds of differently-abled students participated in a painting competition on preserving the environment.
Chief Minister Anandiben Patel participated at the ground-breaking ceremony of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) coming up in Vadaj area of the city.
The Bhamla Foundation was founded in 1998 by Asif Bhamla in the Khar Gymkhana.
Water samples were collected from around 37 locations under the National Water Quality Monitoring (NWQM) programme.
Kiran Bedi said she was not doing the World Environment Day garbage drive to gain any publicity.
There will be marathons, cyclothons and other awareness activities to create deeper knowledge on environment-related problems in the country.
Around 400 saplings have also been planted in the station premises with high carbon consuming capacity, police said.
In 2014-15, MPCB monitored pollutants such as RSPM, SOx and NOx across 71 active AAQMS in Maharashtra.
Tests have shown that the contamination by Union Carbide Factory has spread beyond 22 communities and it will continue unless the buried waste is removed from the site.
The United Nations Environment Programme set the theme of 2015 World Environment Day as ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’.