User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: E-Waste
Last updated: May 19 2017 03:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CUSB pupils make docu on booze ban 19.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Govt authorises 37 e-waste collection centres across city 18.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
In a bid to promote segregation of e-waste in the national Capital, the Delhi government on Wednesday authorised 37 waste collection centres. The decision was taken as the Environment Department has been raising concerns regarding the unauthorised dismantling and recycling of e-waste, which poses a great danger to human health and environment, for some time now. E-waste is generated when old mobile phones, computers, laptops, TV sets, and other electronic and electrical material become obsolete. Generally, users dispose such waste by selling these items to local scrap dealers or kabadiwalas, who are ignorant about handling e-waste. As a result, e-waste often ends up being burnt for extraction of valuable metals, which releases harmful gases in the atmosphere and causes air pollution. "E-waste should be given only at the Delhi Pollution Control Committee authorised collection centres in strict adherence to the e-waste management rules," Environment Minister Imran Hussain said. The minister was addressing ...
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37 e-waste collection centres authorised 18.5.2017 Hindu: News
The Delhi government has authorised 37 e-waste collection centres to manage disposal of hazardous material better, said Environment and Forest Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday. Mr. Hussain said the...
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Lighting up lives 15.5.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Two men get together to light up villages in the North East using waste
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Cold response to proposal to bring junk dealers under single platform 12.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Scrap dealers say it is part of a hidden agenda to regulate them
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Guwahati among 10 cities in e-waste management campaign 11.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Guwahati among 10 cities in e-waste management campaign
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Report on discoms’ e-waste collection sought 11.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
NGT directs panel to state whether e-waste has been removed from premises
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E-waste workshop 10.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
E-waste workshop
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NGT directs UPPCB to close industries running without consent 9.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
NGT directs UPPCB to close industries running without consent
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Poor patronage forces corporation to shut swap shops 8.5.2017 Hindu: News
Civic body finds it hard to weed out discarded articles
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Biodegradable, flexible electronic device developed 4.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Stanford scientists have developed a new ultrathin, flexible electronic device that is biodegradable, an advance that may help tackle the problem of mounting electronic waste.
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US develops biodegradable semiconductor to reduce e-waste 4.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US researchers have developed a flexible, organic and biodegradable semiconductor that can help to cut the mounting pile of global electronic waste, a research published said.
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NGT announces Rs. 1 lakh fine for dumping e-waste around Ramganga 4.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With an aim to save river Ganga and its tributaries from e-waste dumping by several illegal industries mostly around Moradabad, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday announced Rs. one lakh fine on violators.
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Rs. 1 lakh compensation for those dumping waste on Ramganga banks: NGT 3.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Rs. 1 lakh compensation for those dumping waste on Ramganga banks: NGT
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Anyone dumping e-waste near Ramganga river to pay Rs 1 lakh: NGT 3.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
The tribunal's order came during the hearing of a case related to cleaning of river Ganga when the UPPCB counsel sought direction from it with regard to proper disposal of e- waste.
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Now, pay Rs 1 lakh fine for dumping e-waste near Ram Ganga 3.5.2017 News
NGT has asked concerned departments to remove waste lying on the river bank
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Anyone dumping e-waste near Ramganga to pay Rs 1L EC: NGT 3.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The National Green Tribunal today announced that anyone found dumping electronic waste (e-waste) on the banks of river Ramganga in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh would have to pay Rs. one lakh as environment compensation. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also constituted a committee of representatives of departments concerned to immediately remove the waste lying on the river bank and sought a detailed report within two weeks. The committee would comprise member secretary of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) or his nominee, district magistrate of Moradabad, representative from UP government, Moradabad Nagar Nigam and Deputy Superintendent of Police of the area concerned. "It has been brought to our notice that huge quantity of hazardous e-waste generated from various industries in powder form is being disposed on the bank of river Ramganga in Moradabad," the bench said, adding that this fact has been duly verified in the joint inspection conducted by Central Pollution ...
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5 days awareness workshop on " e- waste management" inaugurated 3.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
5 days awareness workshop on " e- waste management" inaugurated
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Where waste gains value 3.5.2017 Hindu: News
Green Worms runs material recovery, recycling plants
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Students sensitised on hazards of e-waste 27.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Students sensitised on hazards of e-waste
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