User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: E-Waste
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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We wish you a happy and plastic-free new year! 1.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
As the ban on single use plastics comes into effect in Tamil Nadu, we recap our stories related to solid waste management, and appeal to all our readers to join the movement.
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DIPP Swachch Bharat Grand Challenge Awards Presented 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Secretary DIPP, Ramesh Abhishek, with the winners of Swachch Bharat Grand Challenge   As part of theSwachhta Pakhwada held from 1st to 15th November, 2018, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) organized a Swachch Bharat Grand Challenge.
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Ghana's e-waste dumpsite: Pollution 'could get into breast milk' 19.12.2018 BBC: World
A recent study suggests e-waste pollution could contaminate women's breast milk in some parts of Ghana.
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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In view of the upcoming plastic ban in the city, environmentalist P Natarajan explains the role of the government, NGOs and the people in ensuring successful implementation and the steps to be taken.
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Schools awarded 14.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Schools awarded
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Increased soil contamination threatens food security, warns FAO 6.12.2018 Sify Finance
/AKI) Urgent action is needed to address soil pollution and contain the multiple threats it poses to global food safety and food security, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said.
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As solar industry booms, time to start thinking about recycling 6.12.2018 Sify Finance
This change is driven by a combination of government policies and declining costs.
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DWMPL announces national campaign 'Swachh Sansar E-waste Drive' 30.11.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Nov 30 (NewsVoir): One of India's leading organizations, Deshwal Waste Management Pvt. Ltd. (DWMPL) announces a nationwide 'Swachh Sansar E-waste Drive' - A pan India e-waste awareness,
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Togolese innovators turn the world's junk into robots 29.11.2018 BBC: World
How the 500,000 tonnes of e-waste that Togo imports each year has become a goldmine for its innovators.
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‘Need to focus on economy, society for sustainable development’ 26.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Need to focus on economy, society for sustainable development’
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City buzz: Mumbai water crisis | Delhi ban on non-CNG vehicles | New port at Varanasi… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
What's keeping Mumbai parched? What are the latest measures being mulled in Delhi to combat pollution? Which housing projects will be exempt from prior green clearance? A look back at the important headlines from India's cities this week.
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US believes that old smartphones are a security risk – and may restrict their export 11.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Authorities believe that Chinese recyclers could transform used devices into counterfeit goods that may enter the US military and civilian supply chain.
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The six-year-old Kenyan fighting electronic waste 2.11.2018 BBC: World
Mellisa wants the world to join her in collecting electronic waste, so it can be disposed safely.
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E-waste is the world's fastest growing waste stream 22.10.2018 Sify Finance
With more than 2 million metric tonnes of e-waste generated every year, India is the fourth largest e-waste producer in the world.
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Researchers invent biodegradable semiconductor, now a bendable smartphone display as powerful as super-computers 8.10.2018 Sify Finance
Larry Lu and Ankur Sharma develop biodegradable semiconductors at Australian National University. Their latest finding can result in bendable and recyclable display units. 
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Addressing the modern day problem of E - waste 28.9.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Sep 28: Modern day problem needs modern day solution and treading along the path to deal with one such problem of electronic waste management is the E-waste management programme.
Sponsored by Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change, the Green Skill Development Programme under Environmental Information System is camping at the State Central library premises where government departments, private and individuals are coming and dumping electronic waste to either be recycled or dumped in an appropriate and safe manner.

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Karo Sambhav school prog bats for responsible recycling of e-wastes 22.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Karo Sambhav school prog bats for responsible recycling of e-wastes
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With ‘upcycling labs,’ ‘safai banks’ and more, can environmental education save our planet? 18.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Right from pre-schools to online digital academies for adult practitioners, educators are coming up with many innovative programmes to promote sustainability and spread awareness about the environment. The question is whether these can really create impact in the long run.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 6.9.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Blame Game On Bad Roads THIS is with reference to the news report ‘Contractors to face penalties over potholed roads’ (NT, September 4, 2018). The PWD cannot escape responsibility for the potholed roads in Goa by blaming contractors for failing to maintain the roads in the state under the mandatory three-year maintenance period clause. If ...
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