User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
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ITC commits to 100 pct reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging on World Environment Day 6.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 6 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): ITC Ltd, a frontrunner in Solid Waste Management in India, made a pledge on the occasion of the World Environment Day celebrations in New Delhi that over
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Meghalaya CM’s office goes plastic-free 6.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya CM’s office goes plastic-free
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Campaign against plastic marks World Environment Day 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The World Environment Day, observed this year on Tuesday with the theme of ‘Beat plastic pollution,’ was marked with campaigns by several institution
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Cleaning drives held 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Awareness programmes, planting of saplings, and cleaning drives marked World Environment Day in Coimbatore. Siruthuli, an NGO, and other organisations
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The Glaring Need for E-Waste Management in India 5.6.2018 Sify Finance
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There is a strong link between plastic and poverty: Heather Koldewey 5.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Environmentalist Heather Koldewey emphasises the need for finding a sustainable solution to protect marine life
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Designer Rina Singh on stitching sustainable fashion stories 5.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Every year when we celebrate the World Environment Day, the talk of sustainable fashion gains momentum. Designer Rina Singh says for her sustainabili
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Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short 5.6.2018 Zee News : World
Thirty percent of countries found sharp drops in plastic bag consumption in the first year after imposing restrictions, while 20 percent saw little or no change.
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‘There is a strong link between plastic and poverty’ 5.6.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Environmentalist Heather Koldewey emphasises the need for finding a sustainable solution to protect marine life
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If you can't reuse it, refuse it: UN seeks to cut plastic pollution as recycling falls short 5.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled, and governments should consider banning or taxing single-use bags or food containers to stem a tide of pollution, a UN report said on Tuesday, UN World Environment Day. The study, billed as the most comprehensive review of government action to curb single-use plastics, said up to 5 trillion plastic bags were used worldwide each year. Spread out side-by-side, they would cover an area twice the size of France. "The scourge of plastic has reached every corner of the Earth," Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment, wrote in the report, compiled with the Indian government and launched along with a slogan: "If you can't reuse it, refuse it." "Only 9% of the 9 billion tonnes of plastic the world has ever produced has been recycled," the report said. "Most ends up in landfills, dumps or in the environment." China is the biggest source of plastic packaging waste, ahead of the European Union and the United States. Per capita, however, the United States ...
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Govt institutions to adopt green protocol from today 4.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Government offices and educational institutions in the State will cut down on the use of plastics and implement the green protocol from Tuesday.The m
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“Beat Plastic Pollution” Not Merely a Slogan, India Means Business”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 4.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Urging all stakeholders at the national and international level to work towards betterment of environment, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that “Beat Plastic Pollution” is not merely a slogan, but India means business about it.  He also added that environment protection is not merely a technical, but a moral issue.
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Green homes are smart homes 4.6.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
This World Environment Day, let us renew our commitment to clean the planet by remembering these well-known tips
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India among top five countries in e-waste generation: Study 4.6.2018 Sify Finance
Despite the government's emphasis on Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart Cities project, India continues to be among the top five countries generating e-waste, an ASSOCHAM-NEC recent study said here on Monday.
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This Earth Day, do your bit by going green with your personal care 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Our personal hygiene is doing a turn to our planet’s hygiene. The three Rs of eco-friendly living — Reduce, Reuse, Recycle — seem to lose relevance wh
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PET project: vertical garden from trash 4.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: Volunteers cleaning Dadar beach have come up with a unique way of dealing with plastic bottles found strewn around, by creating a vertical ga
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Donate old plastic, do your bit for environment 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
An initiative by The Hindu’s Friends of Chennai
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Solid waste recycling centre launched 3.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Solid waste recycling centre launched
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Gujarat government to go on ‘no plastic’ mode 3.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
Gujarat government is preparing for a week-long drive against plastic pollution and that will begin from World Environment Day falling on June 5. The government and different local government bodies will sensitise citizens on pollution caused by plastic waste and the slogan of this drive shall remain ‘Beat the plastic pollution’. The government concluded month-long water conservation drive on Thursday. State education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama and minister of state for environment department Jaydrathsinh Parmar briefed media persons in Gandhinagar on Saturday about the drive. The ministers said that the motive of the drive was to bring awareness on sanitation and plastic pollution both. Chudasama said, “Our PM Narendra Modi floated the slogan of Swachchh Bharat and we are following the same for the drive to launch from environment day. Plastic waste not only spread the litter but also creates the hazardous pollution as the same cannot be biodegraded. India is hosting the world level celebration of ...
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation to recycle plastic bottles with reverse vending machines 3.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is planning to install reverse vending machines to recycle plastic bottles on World Environment Day.  This announcement is in accordance with the theme of United Nations for the D-day, which is Beat the Plastic. The civic body has many other plans for the day as well. “We are going to install reverse vending machines where people can throw their used plastic bottles. Those bottles will be then recycled. We are aiming to recycle maximum waste that has been generated in the city,” said a senior AMC official. “We are planning several awareness campaigns to reduce the use of plastic — to make people aware of disposal of plastic bags, wrappers and cups. More often than not, such plastic clog the catch pits, resulting in water logging during monsoon,” added the official. AMC’s Green Diary Last year, the AMC had launched green calendar — a series of events for the year — which did not see the desired action.  This year again, a Green Diary is being planned, which will ...
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