We all know waste is a problem. But it also can create value. Paperman shows how.
The golden temple in Vellore recently received ‘Green temple award’ from Exnora International for adopting environment-friendly procedures in all spheres of its activities. The temple generates two tonnes of solid waste materials daily (1.5 tonne of compostable waste and 0.5 tonne of recyclable waste) and processes the organic waste into vermi compost manures and recyclable
- India has made tremendous progress on economic front, in infrastructure, industries, healthcare and tourism. But when it comes to awareness about cleanliness and hygiene, we are still lagging behind and we blame it on our country’s increasing population. - Our main problems are sanitation and waste management. We do not have enough clean public
Close to 1,500 paper bags made from recycled paper were distributed by Chennai Mayor M. Subramanian at the Marina beach to spread awareness about the ‘plastics-free beach’ campaign recently. The event was organised by Exnora International as part of its ‘99999 Lights out campaign’ which aims to generate public awareness about the causes, consequences and
Exnora International has expanded the reach of its environmental campaign and activities by starting its first branch at a village in Ariyalur district, with the support of Tiruchi District Exnora. The Founder of Exnora International, Chennai, M. B. Nirmal, inaugurated the branch at Valanthai Village in Andimadam taluk, and also a ‘Students and Youth Exnora
The need for increasing green cover in Chennai was stressed at a recent programme organised by Exnora International to promote vegetable roof garden. Chennai has tree coverage of 4.6% as against the ideal requirement of 20%. In a model roof garden developed by Exanora different types of vegetables are grown organically. The waste water from
The recent floods in Chennai had created a gamut of problems. The water stagnation has resulted in mosquito invasion and health issues. The citizens fear that the approaching summer will bring with it another set of problems, including water shortage. Exnora International and its various affiliations, specifically Neer Exnora, have been taking proactive measures to
Though uncontrolled urbanisation in Chennai has placed a heavy stress on solid waste management, studies reveal that the City is among the few urban local bodies in the country which have prepared long term plans for effective solid waste management. Shobha Menon reports.