User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Reduce Reuse Recycle
Last updated: Dec 18 2018 08:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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Plastic packaging: How are supermarkets doing? 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK needs to move away from all single-use packaging, say MPs. But have supermarkets got the message?
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Reduce,Rebate and Reuse Milk Pouches to save Environment 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A high level meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying to review the milk situation in the country today. The meeting was attended by senior officers of State Cooperative Dairy Federations/, CEOs/Managing Directors of Private Dairies, Representatives from Ministry of Women & Child Development, School Education and Literacy, Commerce & Industries, National Dairy Development Board & APEDA.
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Bengaluru’s Annual 220 Fundraiser this Saturday: Time to recycle, reduce, reuse, renew, rethink! 25.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Second to None and Citizen Matters bring you the Annual 220 Fundraiser this Saturday 27th July at Rangoli Art Centre, Metro station, MG Road.
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Nagaland puts together waste management policy 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland puts together waste management policy
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1616 books collected under ‘Kitab Ghar’ scheme 25.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, An innovative scheme “Kitab Ghar” of Bhopal Municipal Corporation to make books and notebooks available are getting tremendous response by the citizens. On one hand, Denizens of Bhopal are providing very good support by donating large number of books, on the other hand the Corporation officials / employees are also motivating people […]
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Many people come forward to donate books 13.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Kitab Ghar drive Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, BMC are giving away book to the needy students and to those people who are interested in studying but don’t have enough means to buy books, this help has been provided under Abhinav Yojna “Kitab Ghar” so that in a one way citizens are benefiting from it and also […]
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Sthithi initiative to mould green students 28.3.2019 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Stithi, a programme under Project C5 - Change can Change Climate Change, will conduct summer camps for children in the district to mould them into gre
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#Trashtag: The online challenge cleaning places up 12.3.2019 BBC: World
Thousands have joined the Trashtag Challenge and cleaned up litter-filled places along the way.
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Aha moments galore at the Namma Ooru celebrations! 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
NOF, an organisation focusing on improving Chennai's SWM practices, shares stories, nuggets of wisdom and a wonderful children's villu pattu performance, as part of their anniversary celebrations
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Here’s how you can fight water crisis by recycling greywater! 21.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
As Chennai braces for a water-starved summer, here is how you can do your bit to conserve the resource: reduce water consumption by recycling greywater.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Berkeley isn't just attacking plastic waste, it's rejecting our entire throwaway culture 27.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Any American school kid can recite the common wisdom for tackling our massive plastic trash problem: reduce, reuse, recycle.

But it’s not that simple.

Addressing plastic pollution has to focus far more on reducing and reusing. It is simply not a problem we can recycle our way out of.

People assume...

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Is recycling worth the effort? If we can’t cut down on waste, it’s the only way 24.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Reusing, reducing and preventing waste are more effective, but harder to implement.
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Waste plan floats bottle deposit scheme 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
People will have to pay a returnable deposit on bottles, cans and disposable cups in a new strategy.
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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In view of the upcoming plastic ban in the city, environmentalist P Natarajan explains the role of the government, NGOs and the people in ensuring successful implementation and the steps to be taken.
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Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated NITI Aayog’s International Conference on Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog’s International Conference on“Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions”was today inaugurated by the Minister Road Transport & Highway, Government of India Shri Nitin Gadkari in the presence of Shri Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog.
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RGU installs 330KW solar panel 27.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
RGU installs 330KW solar panel
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His company has been saving the planet for 29 years 28.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Ved Prakash who has been working in the field of recyclable raw materials for 29 years aims to 'create value' every day.
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Reduce, segregate 25.6.2018 Hindu: Editorial
We need substitutes for plastic, incentives to re-use, and better waste disposal
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