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Tuesday, 04 June 2019 17:17

The three-bin story that has come good

Source: This article was originally published on Business Line

How a waste segregation programme, ‘Alag Karo’, has made all the difference in Gurugram

One of the largest gated residential apartment buildings in Gurugram is Orchid Petals — with 25 towers, 32 villas, and 6,000 residents. The 1,532 households here generate 1,900 kg of waste every day, of which 1,000 kg comprises wet waste. Of this, the housing complex recycles 700 kg of dry waste per day, collects e-waste separately and has a composting unit for organic waste. It took about seven months to achieve these 95 percent segregation levels.

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Alag Karo initiative is aimed at establishing and sustaining segregation of waste at source and building capacities of the waste collectors

 

Source: This article was originally published on The Economic Times

A multi-stakeholder Municipal solid waste management program, ‘Alag Karo Har Din Teen Bin’, in Gurugram was launched this week. The objective of the program, pivoted by Saahas, a non-profit organization, is to establish and sustain segregation at source and develop capacities of the waste collectors (formal and informal) to ensure high recycling rates in Gurugram. The program aims to reach out to 9000 households; 50 commercial establishments such as Offices and Malls; 50 schools and 500 waste pickers in order to spread awareness about three-way source segregation -dry waste, wet waste, and hazardous waste.

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Jagran correspondent, Naya Gurugram: Former captain of the Indian cricket team and Clean India campaign

 

Source: This article was originally published on Jagran

Jagran Correspondent, Naya Gurugram: Sourav Ganguly, former captain of the Indian cricket team and brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, was in Gurugram on Wednesday. Ganguly, who came as a chief guest in the Solid Waste Management program 'Alag Karo, Everyday Teen Bin', launched by Sahas Ki, a non-profit organization, said that I have been actively involved in the cleanliness drive for the last three years. I go to various programs, especially whenever I go to school or college, I am amazed to see the enthusiasm of students towards cleanliness. Today's children are aware of cleanliness. They are also aware of cleanliness not only in schools, colleges but also in the house and surroundings. A lot can be learned from children.

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 20:00

Seminar - Waste Segregation Program 'Alag Karo'

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Source: This article was originally published on Time of India

Gurgaon: Civil society members, civic authorities and private sector biggies have joined hands to do “something different” to inculcate better waste management practices among residents to achieve what now seems like a distant dream — a Gurgaon that is free of garbage littered on roadsides and on vacant plots.

On Wednesday, former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly launched a solid waste management programme, ‘Alag Karo, Har Din Teen Bin’, in the city to promote segregation at source and develop capacities for effective trash collection to ensure high rates of recycling in the city.

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Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly at the event on Wednesday. (Parveen Kumar/HT)

 

Source: This article was originally published on Hindustan Times

Former Indian cricket captain and brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Sourav Ganguly, shared how his daughter is careful of handling waste and tells them at home to segregate waste in proper form. He said it is important to pass the right message through the young generation, as the children are much more mature and have more exposure in schools about waste management.

He was speaking at a waste segregation program- ‘Alag Karo- Har Din Teen Bin’ held in the city on Wednesday. The initiative is aimed at establishing and sustaining the segregation of waste at the source and capacity building of the waste collectors.

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