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Chandigarh to make waste segregation at household-level mandatory from Friday

Mayor Rajesh Kalia told Chandigarh Newsline that all the waste collectors have been directed not to collect garbage from those households which do not give segregated waste.

Sabarmati, Swachh Bharat on Oct 2: Toilet pit manure in 10,000 jars

The Maharashtra government has christened the manure Sona Khaad, alluding to a gold standard of sustainability — the toilet pits can be re-used only once they are emptied, and the decomposed waste simply goes back into the soil.


Chandigarh to aim for five star rating under Swachh Bharat, agenda on table today

Panchkula has already begun 100 per cent waste segregation and fines are being imposed on those who are not doing it. Chandigarh had kicked off the drive of waste segregation in June 2017 and it has been over two years that the city is still struggling to achieve this.

Swachh China: Trash cans with facial ID and reward points

Pilot project in Beijing locality: Rewards include eggs, salt, toilet rolls, detergent.

One rally = 100 kg litter

This is one hidden calculation of this election. What happens at a poll meeting after the leader has spoken, the cameras turned off, the visitors cleared out? The Express tracks party workers, safai karamcharis, volunteers and labourers, at work for hours later, at the end of one such rally in Indore, ‘India’s cleanest city’.

PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat: A reality check

In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the "Swachh Bharat", or "Clean India", campaign and vowed to eliminate open defecation nationwide in five years.


Mumbai: Corporators oppose proposal of Rs 54 lakh to install steel garbage bins

Under the central government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and in a bid to promote waste segregation, the BMC will install 560 stainless steel garbage units in the city. Each unit will have two bins for wet and dry waste.

Waste segregation at household level: Work far from over as Swachh survey round the corner

After the results were declared in May, officials pushed hard to take over garbage collection under MC to implement segregation, but have not succeeded.

Already in top 10, PMC appoints private agency to get better rank in Swachh survey

The agency’s tasks include setting up a project implementation unit (PIU) that will study the PMC’s cleanliness initiatives this year, and planning programmes and projects to improve “problem areas”.

Mahatma Swachh Bharat — Outside Yerawada jail: ‘I was a maid, a slave... this is far more respectable’

The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to mark milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where the Mahatma once walked.

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Pranab Mukherjee runs for 'Swachh Bharat'

President Pranab Mukherjee was seen promoting PM narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat’ campaign.

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Meet Crazy Baba: The Man Behind Cleaning Delhi Streets

In a bid to create awareness about cleanliness on Delhi streets, Sudhir Sharma aka 'Crazy Baba' has launched a campaign called 'Swachh Bharat, Sundar Bharat'.