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What is a zero-waste store? It is a store where customers can bring their own bags and containers to fill in their supplies and...
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 18:03
PUNE: A city-based chemical engineer has manufactured pots and birds’ nests from cow dung, which do not dissolve in water and...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:54
PUNE: Renowned scientist Dr Raghunath Mashelkar has resigned from the post of Chairman of the Expert Committee to define single-...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:03
PUNE: Residents of the city celebrated Earth Day on April 22 by planting trees and taking oath of reducing plastic and thermocol...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:06
PUNE: To put a full stop to the plastic menace, a pilot project has been initiated by two city-based NGOs and two private...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 09:33
Pune: To discuss the feasibility of PET bottles (Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles) replacing polythene milk bags, a meeting of...
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 14:27
Pune: Maharashtra-based candidates excelled in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the results of which were declared on...
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 13:48
Pune: Despite fighting a long battle to resolve the garbage issue, the residents of Wagholi finally found solace after a private...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:30
Pune: The social organisation Jaldindi Pratishthan, working on cleaning the river banks in Pimpri-Chinchwad, conducted a...
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 09:54
April 1 is all about playing pranks. But a new wave is catching people’s attention — April Cool. With all that sustainability...
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 18:21
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most influential social activists in B-town and his initiatives with Meer Foundation have often been...
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 18:21
As of last year, India ranked 177 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index, a report released at the World...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 20:57
According to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), post the plastic ban, the authorities have confiscated 46,605 kg of plastic...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 15:54
After nine months of the plastic ban, the State government in December informed milk pouch manufacturers to apply for Extended...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 15:54
After serving closure notices to the plastic manufacturers in the State, the manufacturers demanded that the State government...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 15:51
Last year, the State government’s plastic ban stood out as a shining example in India’s efforts to align with the environmental...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 14:54
Initially, the State government had issued a public notice on January 2, 2018, banning plastic carry bags and things made out of...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 14:48
Although the plastic ban has completed a year, the State government has failed in creating awareness among the people regarding...
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 14:45
Pune: Check this! Shopping malls advertise discounts up to 50-60 per cent, but when the customer goes to shop, he/she finds that...
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 16:03
Little drops of water make a mighty ocean and Sangli-based Riya Kulkarni, who is now studying at Podar International School in...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 18:30