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Category: Waste :: e-waste :: bangalore
Last updated: Jan 03 2019 14:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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In 1.5 years, bE-Responsible helps process 15 tonnes of e-waste scientifically 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Keeping e-waste away from landfills and making sure they aren't processed unscientifically is a challenge. This programme has been able to achieve some success in the issue. »
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Bengaluru’s enterprises win Swacch Bharat Urban awards 10.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The awards are a recognition for Saahas model of bulk waste management and Daily Dump model of miniature composting at homes. »
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Indian cities stare at a mountain of e-waste, with little idea of how to manage it 11.6.2018 Citizen Matters
The next time you think of buying a new cell phone or television on a whim, you might want to consider the effect it has on the environment and on human health. A recent study shows how the generation of e-waste, in India, growing at around 25 percent every year, has far reaching effects on the environment and the health of workers who segregate improperly disposed e-waste. »
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The Glaring Need for E-Waste Management in India 5.6.2018 Sify Finance
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Tackling the menace of e-waste in the current Socio-Environmental Scenario 18.5.2018 Sify Finance
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What has Jayanagar MLA been up to in the last five years? 3.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
He credits Ananthkumar with bargaining with central government for the multi-crore elevated corridor project. What else did he do? »
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Tracking Sarvajnanagar MLA K J George, who was also a minister 3.5.2018 Citizen Matters
He has been the most controversial person in the Siddaramaiah government, who was the target of the public. »
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E-waste industry comes together to streamline recycling process 30.3.2018 Hindu: Home
Very little of the estimated 18 lakh metric tonnes of e-waste that India generates per annum is recycled
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E-waste drive in Tiruppur 23.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
If you have bags of old, defunct electronic appliances and computer accessories, head to Tiruppur
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E-waste drive in Tiruppur 23.3.2018 Hindu: Home
If you have bags of old, defunct electronic appliances and computer accessories, head to Tiruppur
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Waste warriors at Chennai’s Kuppai Thiruvizha 22.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
The latest edition of Kuppai Thiruvizha showcased ways to live the zero-waste life
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Taiwan firm CDC to develop industrial park in Devanahalli 17.3.2018 deccanherald.com
Taiwan-based Century Development Corporation (CDC), which develops industrial parks, has finalised plans to develop industrial park in Bengaluru. The company has acquired 70 acres land from Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) near Aerospace park at Devanahalli, where it will be accommodating 100 companies from Taiwan. The CDC will be investing around Rs 740 crore to develop infrastructure, including electronic waste processing centre and common amenities, sources said. A team of CDC officials, including President Jack Hu, Vice President Patrick Wu and two other directors held a series of meetings with higher officials of Karnataka government during their five-day visit to the state. "CDC is set to start the work in October this year. A Taiwan government-led delegation with the representation of couple of ministers and industry veterans will visit Bengaluru in July," the sources said. 100 companies to enter The Taiwanese infrastructure company will bring around 100 companies as part of ...
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BBMP launches Clean Bengaluru campaign 24.2.2018 Hindu: Cities

A day after the Karnataka High Court took the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to task over cleanliness, the civic body started a ‘Clean Bengaluru’ campaign.

Nearly 1,000 km of roa

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IoT will exponentially increase use of devices, but what about e-waste? (Comment: Special to IANS) 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Srinivasan leaves his office in Bengaluru where the lights and air-conditioners are switched off when sensors planted inside notice that he is leaving. He is prompted on his e-watch as to how much time it would take for the elevator to arrive on his floor, based on movement-recognition by sensors at the entry of the corridor.
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Celebs face up to 3-yr ban for misleading ads in new bill 5.1.2018 General News
Instead of jail term, celebrities endorsing misleading ads will have to pay penalty of up to Rs 50 lakh and serve a ban of up to three years once the new Consumer Protection Bill is cleared by Parliament. The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced by Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan in the Lok Sabha and it seeks to replace the 31-year-old law. One of the major objective of the bill is to crack down on misleading advertisements. If the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), proposed to be set up under the bill, is satisfied that an advertisement is false or misleading, it may issue directions to endorsers, advertiser, publisher as well traders and manufacturers to discontinue or modify such an ad. The CCPA will have the powers to impose penalty of up to Rs 10 lakh on endorsers and manufacturers. For subsequent violation, the penalty will be of up to Rs 50 lakh. The authority will also have the power ban endorser of false or misleading ads from ...
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Transsion Holdings launches smart accessories brand in India 22.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In an attempt to take the experience of its consumers to another level, China-based Transsion Holdings on Friday launched its smart accessories brand Oraimo in India.
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UN warns India of severe health, environmental risks from electronic waste 14.12.2017 Latest News
The dangers come from improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through open burning or in dumpsites, UN said
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Bin here, dump that! 26.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Waste segregation has always been a concern in the city. In the past, the focus was more on solid and wet waste and not much on e-waste. In a move to collect e-waste effectively, a bin was installed on CMH Road, near MK Retail, recently. Bengalureans have welcomed this move and suggest that more such measures should be taken. The bin is jointly set up by Saahas and Environmental Synergies in Development (Ensyde) and is supported by VMWare. Manvel Alur, CEO and founder of Ensyde, says that this move was done as part of the programme called bE-Responsible. "Weve been trying to experiment with different drop locations that will make it convenient for residents to drop off e-waste. We already have 10 BangaloreOne centres and two post boxes to collect e-waste but we wanted to experiment in a public space and what is better than a grocery store for this?" she says. While many dont understand that e-waste is a big problem, she says that "e-waste is the new plastic". "Gadgets have a short ...
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Waste management best practices: Apartment residents set example 16.11.2017 Citizen Matters
Opted for sustainable practices in waste management way back in 2011, today this community sends negligible amount of waste to landfill, processing or recycling every bit of waste produced. ...
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