Mounds of plastic waste in the fringes of lakes and tanks, choking storm water drains and channels is a common sight everywhere.

Disposal of napkins raised as a concern at consultative meet
TIRUCHI: Aiming to maximise sensitisation on menstrual hygiene management and integrate it with total sanitation, the Menstrual Hygiene Management Corporation (MHMC) decentralised its operations following the UNICEF-sponsored state-level annual consultative meeting at the Kalaiarangam Hall here on Sunday.

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TAMBARAM: The Department of Municipal Administration and Water Supply has put in place a novel initiative to recycle plastic waste and in the process earn a little money.

Under the project, plastic waste such as cups, sheets, use-and-throw polythene bags among many others generated from 10 municipalities in the Kancheepuram district are collected, stored and then sold in an auction.