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Collect garden waste separately once a week for composting in local parks

Managing Household Hazardous Wastes

Many hazardous wastes in India are produced in cities, the worst among them being from electroplating units run as cottage industries, photographic chemicals, and waste from car garages and paint shops.

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Managing Commercial Wastes

No amount of parks and fountains can compensate for filthy streets, overflowing drains, foul odours.

Lakes cannot be beautified without controlling their pollution at source.

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There are hundreds of Post Offices statewide, and evenmore countrywide, who dispose of their waste paper daily as our Kothanur sub-Post Office does, by throwing it across the road on the road shoulder and occasionally burning it, if it has not blown all over the place by then.

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No railway compartments have any litter bins for use by railway travelers in lower classes. Lack of space should not be an issue. I am sure these can be fitted into the body of the carriages, so that one can deposit paper cups, PET bottles, home food wrappers etc from inside, and have them frequently emptied from the outside at successive stations. WASTE MINIMISATION should be a mantra for all, for this year, with rewards for the best suggestions.

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