User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: E-Waste
Last updated: Oct 15 2017 15:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NGT directs Centre, UP govt to submit report on steps to clean Ganga 15.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Earlier, the green panel had passed a slew of directions to rejuvenate Ganga
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225 companies pulled up for e-waste rules violations 11.10.2017 Hindu: National
They are supposed to collect and scientifically recycle it
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Andhra: Nara Lokesh meets Singapore delegates to discuss development 11.10.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 11 : Singapore Consulate General Roy Kho, Vice Consulate General Ivan Tan, Singapore Minister of Trade and Industry Francis Chang met with Andhra Pradesh IT, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Nara Lokesh on Wednesday, where the minister explained the delegation the development in various sectors in the state.
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Telangana announces e-waste programme, aims to create 50K jobs with new IoT policy 11.10.2017 ET: Policy
The IoT policy is designed to attract Rs 10,000 crore worth of investments and the creation of five clusters each in three districts.
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Internet of Things, e-waste policies of TS govt. unveiled 10.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
State to pursue a 5-pillared approach
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‘No incentives for waste segregation by RWAs’ 9.10.2017 Hindu: News
Private company manages waste now
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Government announces GST sops 6.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Facing severe criticism over the implementation of Goods and Services Tax, the government on Friday night announced a slew of measures to ease the concerns of traders, exporters and small business while slashing the rates on 27 items of common consumption, including roti, khakra, namkeens, stationery, man-made yarn -- with most of them brought to five per cent category.
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A FIFA mural made from used plastic bottle caps 6.10.2017 Hindu: News
Installation is part of vision for a zero-waste Navi Mumbai
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Experts say damage done to wetlands is beyond repair 5.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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City Page 3 and also for first editionE-waste management in city homes pick up 3.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Hyderabad: The city has disposed close to 50,000 tonnes of e-waste in the past 10 years from households alone. Though behind when compared to Bangalore and New Delhi, e-waste management is still slow...
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Will GST set back Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s objectives? 1.10.2017 HBL: Home
Waste-pickers, scrap dealers, recycling companies reel under impact
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Why e-waste is a problem 29.9.2017 TOI: Home
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e-waste bin installed 28.9.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
An e-waste bin was installed at the Tech Hub (new building of Tech Mahindra) as part of Swachh Bharat Mission here on Wednesday.The bin was installed at a workshop conducted on e-waste management cond...
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China and its e-waste problem 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Cleanliness drives in Meghalaya 27.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Cleanliness drives in Meghalaya
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Reducing toxic emissions during recycling of e-waste 25.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Contemporary history can be characterised by an ever-increasing dependence on modern gadgets to carry out our daily tasks — be it machines that wash our clothes or a sophisticated personal computer which acts as a window to the world. The growth of distribution networks, regular upgrades and lower prices of these devices have made them more affordable than ever before, and have resulted in a new waste stream: e-waste. Electrical and electronic devices, discarded at the end of their useful lives, end up as e-waste. Dismantled devices are either recycled, incinerated and/or landfilled. As most of these devices contain some amount of precious metals like gold, several formal and informal e-waste recycling sectors are trying to recover these valuables. However, many of the techniques used are not environmentally sustainable and could release toxic gases during recycling. A recent study by researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, The University of New South Wales, Australia and ...
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Types of garbage 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Wet: Biodegradable kitchen waste like fruit/vegetable peels, tea leaves, coffee powder, egg shells, meat and bones, food scraps; also leaves and flowers. Can be composted.Dry: Paper, plastic, metal, g...
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Pvt hospitals exempted from trade licence 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Private hospitals are no longer required to submit the trade licence to the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

"Earlier, it was mandatory for hospitals to submit the trade licence under the Karnataka Private Medical Regulation Act. But hospitals come under the health care service and it is not a business," said Shalini Rajneesh, principal secretary (Health and Family Welfare). The Private Hospitals Association had been seeking exemption from trade licence for a long time.

Documents like environmental clearance, e-waste management, building maps, staff details and tariffs of various facilities should be submitted, she added.
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Battling e-waste in China’s industrial hub 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Street play spreads awareness on e-waste at Forum Mall 19.9.2017 Citizen Matters
E-waste is going to be the biggest waste nightmare Bengaluru will see, in a few years. This is what Saahas has been doing to spread awareness on it. ...
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