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Till date, not even a 100 housing societies are segregating waste.(Praful Gangurde)

Start composting waste as Thane Municipal Corporation will stop collecting garbage from June 15

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 01:23 AM IST
A handful of housing societies are composting waste; others cite space and fund crunch for delay
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Anshu Gupta’s Not Just a Piece of Cloth (NJPC) was among the first to start off with the concept of clean cloth pad.(Shutterstock)
Anshu Gupta’s Not Just a Piece of Cloth (NJPC) was among the first to start off with the concept of clean cloth pad.(Shutterstock)

Plastic based sanitary pads are not only harmful to the environment but also your body

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 03:07 PM IST
And not just on environment, but health experts also raised concern over the problems that can arise with the use of plastic based sanitary napkins. “There are high chances of getting fungal infections due to collection of moisture. Plastic-based sanitary pads might also lead to pelvic infection which can cause allergies and irritation in the vaginal area,” said Anuradha Kapur, Director and Head of Unit - Institute of Obs and Gynae, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket.”
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