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You too can be part of our green revolution 5.6.2012 Bangalore Mirror: Cover
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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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Radioactive waste from Japan shipped to China 5.6.2012 New Kerala: India News
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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 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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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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Citizens tackle threat to ecology, and win 5.6.2012 TOI: All Headlines
Citizens tackle threat to ecology, and win
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Students pledge to keep Kochi clean 5.6.2012 TOI: All Headlines
Students pledge to keep Kochi clean
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Prizes for collecting plastic waste 5.6.2012 Hindu: Home
The school-based anti-plastic campaign — Bhoomika — of the Kochi Corporation will be kicked off on Tuesday. Students have been asked to bring plastic refuse from their homes to their sch...
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Tom Ross: Catch a reusable SoCal wave 5.6.2012 Steamboat Pilot
Now that the city of Los Angeles is close to banning plastic grocery bags in something like 2,700 stores, can designer reusable bags in the chichi boutiques of Rodeo Drive be far behind?
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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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Initiatives aside, Goa lags in waste management 5.6.2012 TOI: Goa
Initiatives aside, Goa lags in waste management
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‘My city my pride’ launched 5.6.2012 Asian Age: Bengaluru
Students from 54 schools in the city limits took a pledge to keep the city clean and to practice better waste management on Mond-ay. As part of the city corporation’s sanitation campaign ‘My City My Pride’ which was launched in schools as part of the pravesanotsavam, students promised to make the effort to process waste at the source. The corporation has introduced ‘pravesanotsavam – suchitwa bo-dhavatkarana sandes-am’ in all schools following the state syllabus, with the objective of creating an awa-reness among students about the need for recycling and reusing refuse. The message is expected to reach nearly one lakh students within the city limits. In the second phase, the campaign will extend to CBSE and ICSE schools in the city, said sources at the corporation. “The campaign for school students has been introduced with the aim of creating awareness about waste management. NSS, NCC volunteers from schools will associate with the corporation in continuing the ...
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‘My city my pride’ launched 5.6.2012 Asian Age: Bengaluru
Students from 54 schools in the city limits took a pledge to keep the city clean and to practice better waste management on Mond-ay. As part of the city corporation’s sanitation campaign ‘My City My Pride’ which was launched in schools as part of the pravesanotsavam, students promised to make the effort to process waste at the source. The corporation has introduced ‘pravesanotsavam – suchitwa bo-dhavatkarana sandes-am’ in all schools following the state syllabus, with the objective of creating an awa-reness among students about the need for recycling and reusing refuse. The message is expected to reach nearly one lakh students within the city limits. In the second phase, the campaign will extend to CBSE and ICSE schools in the city, said sources at the corporation. “The campaign for school students has been introduced with the aim of creating awareness about waste management. NSS, NCC volunteers from schools will associate with the corporation in continuing the ...
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Green Economy 4.6.2012 Govt of india: PIB Features
Green Economy
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Fire in waste plastic material unit 4.6.2012 Hindu: Cities
More than 10 tonnes of plastic material was damaged after fire broke out in a plastic recycling unit under suspicious circumstances at Gaganpahad near Rajendranagar on Sunday. However, no one was...
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Students to launch cleanliness drive 4.6.2012 Hindu: Cities
One lakh students to join the campaign
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Ask Waste Watchers: What can I take to the Wolcott waste facility? 4.6.2012 Vail Colorado: News
Can I get a list of all of the items that are accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste facility? George in Edwards Thank you for the great question, George. This is the second of a two-part series listing classes of materials t ...
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