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Citizen's Role
 
School kids make wall-bags for dry waste collection and donate the contents monthly to rag-pickers
 
Keeping recyclables out of food waste saves rag-pickers from such unhygienic activity
 
Burning leaves and shop waste is polluting, dangrous and banned by the Munucipal Solid Waste Rules
 
Puja flowers must not be dumped in rivers. Use a "Nirmalya Kalash" to collect & send them for composting
 
 
Mumbai's citizen's replaced an overflowing waste bin with 2 Bio-Bins for decentralised composting for 125 homes
 
The compost was used locally to green and beautify their street. This area improvement increased property values
 
Storm-drain encroachment causes flooding and desease. Citizens the media & officials must promptly stop this

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MS PowerPoint Document

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MS Word Document

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