User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: E-Waste
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Local bodies directed to set up e-waste collection centres in Kerala 6.6.2012 TOI: India
Local bodies directed to set up e-waste collection centres in Kerala
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Chennai varsity follows in DC’s green footsteps 6.6.2012 Asian Age: Chennai
In a bid to transform their campus into a plastic-free zone, professors at Saveetha University on Tuesday collected plastic bottles and bags and distributed paper bags. Taking a cue from Deccan Chronicle’s Green Chronicle campaign to reduce electronic waste, the college administration has begun collecting electronic waste from professors and students. Launching the plastic-free zone initiative, principal R. Venkatasan said, “Students have formed an eco club to improve the green cover of the campus. They have begun reducing waste in their blocks. I have noticed students picking up waste and dispose it off in bins. Every student and professor has to pitch in to make our university a clean and green campus.” Engineering students should take up projects to devise methods for scientific disposal of waste in the college, he added. Prof A. Gandhi, placement coordinator, mentioned that recycling industry is growing at a fast pace. “Many entrepreneurs are ...
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Chennai varsity follows in DC’s green footsteps 6.6.2012 Asian Age: Chennai
In a bid to transform their campus into a plastic-free zone, professors at Saveetha University on Tuesday collected plastic bottles and bags and distributed paper bags. Taking a cue from Deccan Chronicle’s Green Chronicle campaign to reduce electronic waste, the college administration has begun collecting electronic waste from professors and students. Launching the plastic-free zone initiative, principal R. Venkatasan said, “Students have formed an eco club to improve the green cover of the campus. They have begun reducing waste in their blocks. I have noticed students picking up waste and dispose it off in bins. Every student and professor has to pitch in to make our university a clean and green campus.” Engineering students should take up projects to devise methods for scientific disposal of waste in the college, he added. Prof A. Gandhi, placement coordinator, mentioned that recycling industry is growing at a fast pace. “Many entrepreneurs are ...
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Dist-level offices to get e-dustbins 6.6.2012 deccanherald.com
Dist-level offices to get e-dustbins
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'Less than 5 per cent of e-waste recycled' 6.6.2012 Business Standard: Today
Less than 5 per cent of India’s total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said.
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Barely 4.5 per cent of India's e-waste gets recycled: ASSOCHAM 5.6.2012 New Kerala: World News
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Less than 5% of India's total electronic waste gets recycled 5.6.2012 TOI: Bangalore Times
Less than 5% of India's total electronic waste gets recycled
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Less than 5% of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 IE: Corporate News
Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today.
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Less than 5% of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 Top Headlines
Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today.
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Less than 5 pc of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 Asian Age: India
Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today. In its analysis on the World Environment Day, it said that India, growing at a compounded annual growth rate of about 20 per cent, annually generates over 4.4 lakh tonnes of e-waste. Almost half of all unused and end-of-life electronic products lie idle in landfills, junkyards and warehouses, it said. Computer equipment accounts for almost 68 per cent of e-waste material followed by telecommunication equipment (12 per cent), electrical equipment (eight) and medical equipment (seven). Other equipment, including household e-crap account for the remaining five per cent, it said. "Over 90 per cent of e-waste generated in India is managed by the unorganised sector and scrap dealers in this market dismantle the disposed products instead of recycling it," Assocham General ...
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Less than 5 pc of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 deccanherald.com
Less than 5 pc of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham
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Less than 5% of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today.
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Government to act as Big Brother? 5.6.2012 Moneylife
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E-waste rules, more is required: Experts 5.6.2012 Moneylife
Delhi-based Toxic Links, a key campaigner for sound management of E-waste said without monitoring and or evaluation mechanisms in place, nothing is going to change in the coming days
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Less than 5 pc of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham 5.6.2012 Asian Age: India
Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today. In its analysis on the World Environment Day, it said that India, growing at a compounded annual growth rate of about 20 per cent, annually generates over 4.4 lakh tonnes of e-waste. Almost half of all unused and end-of-life electronic products lie idle in landfills, junkyards and warehouses, it said. Computer equipment accounts for almost 68 per cent of e-waste material followed by telecommunication equipment (12 per cent), electrical equipment (eight) and medical equipment (seven). Other equipment, including household e-crap account for the remaining five per cent, it said. "Over 90 per cent of e-waste generated in India is managed by the unorganised sector and scrap dealers in this market dismantle the disposed products instead of recycling it," Assocham General ...
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A’bad civic body will buy your old PCs, cellphones 5.6.2012 Indian Express: Ahmedabad
Wondering what to do with your old desktops, wires and dated mobile handsets?
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Green economy is the latest mantra 5.6.2012 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Green economy is the latest mantra
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AMC gears up for e-waste segregation 3.6.2012 DNA: Top News
In a bid to improve waste management, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is considering segregation of e-waste in the city. The civic body will seek help from a consultant for this project. To spread awareness among consumers and electronics manufacturers, a seminar will also be held on June 5, the World Environment Day.
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We only have one earth 2.6.2012 Deccan Herald - Supplements
We only have one earth
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Causarati support green initiatives 2.6.2012 Asian Age: Life and Style
As the city gears up to celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5, there will be a number of activities going on in the coming week to support the green cause. From performances by bands, movie screenings to shopping events, here’s a lowdown on what to expect. At Select CityWalk, the awareness week, which began yesterday, will have NGO Chintan educating people about e-waste. They are inviting people to dump their e-waste at the mall. Panchali from Chintan tells us, “Recently the government and Delhi Pollution Control Committeee came out with a ruling that says you cannot give away e-waste to the scrap collectors. Chintan is the authorised collector and storage partner with the committee. So we’ve set up bins at the mall for people to dump their e-waste there.” A pledge tree will also be seen at the mall where shoppers can write and take a pledge to do their bit to save the environment. Alliance Francaise will screen two French documentaries, Ma poubelle est un trésor, a documentary by ...
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