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INORA’s New Video

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Sep 05

Here is INORA’s new video on composting activities at housing societies https://youtu.be/-CBfpCng9B4

INORA begins Training & Outreach on Waste Segregation and Composting

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Apr 12

Most of us are not aware that 60% to 70% of what we throw away can be turned into a rich earthy garden resource at home, another 20% – 25% can be recycled, re-purposed if we handle it well and only 5% to 10% needs to go to the municipal system. To increase awareness on the crisis of urban waste and to transition to sustainable solutions, INORA along with Rotary and ProEarth Ecosystems has launched

Addressing Pune’s Garden Waste Problem through CSR

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Dec 12

Pune generates about 200 – 300 tons of garden waste daily. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has a system for garden waste collection from public spaces and gardens. However there is no reliable system for collection from individual bungalows, housing complexes, institutions, gated communities and private spaces. Whatever garden waste is collected, has no established method for proper disposal. As a result, most garden waste finds its way into illegal dumping sites. There it

The Answer to Delhi’s Air Pollution lies in Sustainable Farming and Agro Waste Management

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Nov 06

np_india_burning_48_6315309342 In the recent week, we have been hearing about Delhi’s critical air quality levels. A report in the “The Hindu” says Delhi’s air quality has reached “emergency levels”. Particulates and benzene levels (carcinogenic agent) in the air registered shockingly high values (PM10 is in the range of 900-1700 microgram per cubic metre: standard level is 100) across the city. The article goes on to say,

INORA – Strong Partner in L’Oreal’s Commitment to Sustainability

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Oct 22

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A local technology adapted to treat waste

One of the significant objectives of L’Oreal India’s Pune is to reduce waste. ‘India’s farmers have used vermiculture, which converts organic waste into compost, for generations to fertilise their land’, explains Aditya Narayanan. ‘The problem has been adapt this technique to work on chemical waste’. L’Oreal and its partner INORA began trials at the Pune plant in 2007.  By

INORA at World Food Day

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Oct 21

INORA was invited to speak on Food Waste at the World Food Day on October 15th, 2016. The event was jointly organized by the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at SNDT College of Home Science, Pune and the Association of Food Scientist and Technologists (AFSTI). Professionals from food processing industries, manufacturers of food processing equipment, officials from government and voluntary organisations attended the program. The technical sessions of the program included lectures

INORA’s Society Project Wins Third Place at PMC’s Swachh Award

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Oct 19

stage-pic Orchid Towers Cooperative Housing Society, a 108 flat housing complex located in Baner, Pune won the 3rd prize at the recent Swachh Awards given away by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) at an awards ceremony on October 2nd, 2016. Orchid Towers was awarded in the category of housing complexes for best practices in solid waste management. The chief guest at the ceremony was Shri Ajit Pawar,