May 18, 2020 / Pollution, Water

CPCB Bans POP Idols

Lakhs of idols are immersed in water bodies all over India every year. Over the years, Plaster of Paris has...
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National Clean Air Programme - All you need to know | GreenSutra | India
January 18, 2019 / Air, Pollution

National Clean Air Programme : All you need to know

National Clean Air Programme was launched as a mid term, 5 year plan. Issues arising directly or indirectly from air...
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Plastic Ban | GreenSutra | India
March 27, 2018 / greenStories, Plastic

State Wide Plastic Ban : All you need to know

Maharashtra State put a ban on Plastic and Thermocol Products on 23rd March 2018. In its efforts to tackle growing...
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Mumbai's Dumping Ground Problems | GreenSutra | India
March 19, 2018 / Pollution

Enforce strict Environmental Rules says Supreme Court on Mumbai’s Dumping Ground Problems

Construction and Demolition Debris are Mumbai's dumping ground problem. The Bombay High Court had imposed a ban on Mumbai's Construction...
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Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere | Greensutra | India
February 13, 2018 / Climate Change

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986....
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Net Metering : Benefits and Policies | Greensutra | India
December 5, 2017 / Electricity, Renewable Power

Net Metering : Benefits and Policies

Net Metering Systems area important to achieve Energy Security. A lot of people are adopting or moving closer to alternate...
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The Ice Stupa Project | Greensutra | India
November 24, 2017 / Artificail Glaciers, Glaciers

The Ice Stupa Project : Indias Artificial Glaciers 2.0

The Ice Stupa Project (Artificial Glaciers) is an innovative way to manage water shortage crisis in Northern India. Most villages...
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Start Waste Segregation at Source | Greensutra
October 8, 2017 / Segregation, Waste

Start Waste Segregation at Source

Waste segregation at source reduces 250-tonne of garbage dump. On 18 July 2017, MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) in...
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Plastic Recycling Codes | Greensutra | India
August 31, 2017 / Recycling

Plastic Recycling Codes: What do these numbers mean?

Plastic Recycling Codes group plastics in 7 Major Categories based on the raw materials used. The use of Recycling Codes...
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Plastic Waste | Greensutra | India
August 12, 2017 / Air, Climate Change, Global Warming, greenStories, India, Plastic, Pollution, Wastage

Pollution by Plastic Waste

India recycles about 60% of plastic waste, compared to world's average of 22%. Approximately 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste is...
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