User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
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India's social advancement dependent on rise in productivity (Column: Active Voice) 22.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Indian rupee has been on a rising spree this year. Beginning from historical lows back in December-January, when the rupee had almost touched 69 to a dollar, it has risen to a two-year high of 63.5 in the last few weeks. Simultaneously, there has also been a growing clamour of voices that are vehemently calling for a moderation of the overvalued rupee.
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NGT fines four govt hospitals 22.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
For not complying with solid waste management rules
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DMRC commissions construction waste recycling unit in Rohini 21.8.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
In another of its initiative towards environmental conservation, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commissioned a new facility in Rohini to recycle Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste. Other agencies may also use the plant to recycle their construction waste. The DMRC has roped in a private, specialised firm to manage the plant, which was recently inaugurated by the corporation's Managing Director, Dr Mangu Singh, at Ranikheda in Rohini. The facility has crushing, screening, and separation facilities, which would maximise waste management and ensure zero or minimum land filling. The plant has a total capacity of processing 150 tonnes of waste every day. The construction waste generated by DMRC is generally dumped at pre-designated sites, identified and approved by the government. The new facility will now utilise this waste. The C&D waste transported from DMRC locations will be recycled into green products, such as aggregates, manufactured sand, concrete bricks, tiles, paver blocks, kerb ...
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DMRC commissions new recycling facility at Rohini 21.8.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Unit to process construction and demolition waste
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DMRC facility to recycle 150 tonnes of waste daily 20.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Soaring trash fees for L.A. condos, apartment buildings spark outrage 20.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

El Sereno resident Scott Toland is another unhappy customer of L.A.’s new refuse and recycling program.

Toland recently learned that the monthly trash bill at the 10-unit condominium complex where he lives could double — at a minimum. And that’s only if his homeowner association cuts back on regular...

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Govt planning to set up eco-park under PPP model for handling e-waste 20.8.2017 News
The government is exploring the possibility of setting up an eco-park under public-private partnership mode to make research and development in e-waste recycling commercially viable, the environment ministry has told a parliamentary panel. The ministry said this to the Committee of Subordinate Legislation 2016-17 in its 23rd report on action taken by the government on the recommendations contained in the 15th report of the committee on e-waste management. "Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has informed that in order to make the e-waste recycling R&D processes commercially viable, effort would be made to explore the possibility to set up eco-park under PPP by providing infrastructure, training tools etc," the environment ministry has said. It said such eco-park could provide a system for channelisation of e-waste for environmentally sound recycling in the organised sector by bringing together formal and informal sector. "The activities of the park could
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Delhi Metro opens plant to recycle construction waste 20.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Metro has opened a facility to recycle the waste produced during its demolition and construction work, it said on Sunday.
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Civic bodies seize 250 kg of banned polythene 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A week after the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order to ban plastic bags less than 50 micron thickness in Delhi, the civic bodies on Saturday claimed to have seized about 250 kilos of them here.
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From beer to bread and back again to solve 'the world's dumbest problem' 19.8.2017 Washington Post
Innovators are looking to the ancient staples of bread and beer to solve a modern dilemma: food waste. The effort to remake them is leading to quirky and — according to our expert tasters — sometimes delicious creations.
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Huge opportunity for sustainable urbanisation in India: Amitabh Kant 19.8.2017 News
He talked about creating cities which are compact, low polluting which recycle water, waste
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Huge opportunity in sustainable urbanisation in India: Amitabh Kant 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday said that India has a "huge opportunity" to go in for sustainable urbanisation.
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Getting charged up 18.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Research and smart trade agreements are needed to realise India’s ambitious electric vehicles target
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Noida to manage its construction waste 17.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Noida Authority is getting ready to recycle and use its construction waste material.
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Biomining to be used to reclaim Sembakkam dumpyard 15.8.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Erode-based firm has been awarded the ₹1.5 crore project
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On a mission to reuse and recycle 12.8.2017 Hindu: News
Two students lead drive to collect ballpoint pens from campuses in Kozhikode
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Hit the reset button 11.8.2017 Hindu: Fashion
Waterproof corsets and deconstructed shirts from recycled cotton will be part of #Restart Fashion at Lakmé Fashion Week’s Sustainable Day
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Trash talk: In this suburb, cutting garbage pickups sparks a nasty backlash 9.8.2017 Washington Post
Trash talk: In this suburb, cutting garbage pickups sparks a nasty backlash
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Building waste recycling plants to come up in city soon 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Tenders for the same finalised and sites zeroed in
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VA Tech Wabag wins Rs 386-cr sewage treatment plant order 8.8.2017 HBL: Companies
VA Tech Wabag Ltd, a pure play water technology Indian multinational player in water and waste water treatment and recycling, has won a Rs 386-crore design, build and operate order from the Bangalore...
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