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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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What about e-waste? 18.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
A look at India’s e-waste regulations and what you can do to manage your e-waste
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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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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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Problem-based innovation 4.6.2018 Hindu: Research
Engineering students from across varied streams put forward fresh ideas through their prototypes at a state-level exhibition
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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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Waste, emissions, dust cause air pollution in Indian cities: Experts 2.5.2018 General News
A cocktail of toxic factors -- ranging from industrial waste to vehicular emissions and road dust -- has put 14 Indian cities on the dubious map of the most polluted places in the world, experts said. A new WHO report said today that 14 Indian cities were on its 2016 list of 15 with the highest levels of PM2.5 or particulate matter (PM) with a diametre of less than 2.5 micrometres. Fine particles stay longer in the air than heavier ones, leading to greater chances of toxic matters being inhaled by human beings and animals. Here are some possible reasons cited by the experts on what makes the air so dangerous in four hotbeds of pollution. KANPUR: The World Health Organization report states that the Uttar Pradesh city is the most polluted in the world with an annual PM2.5 average of 173 micrograms per cubic metre (g/m3) and an annual PM10 (particulate matter of 10 micrometres or less in diametre) average of 319 (g/m3). Among the sources of pollution are industrial point sources, defined
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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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Env Min amends e-waste rules 23.3.2018 General News
The Environment Ministry has amended its e-waste management rules to facilitate and effectively implement the environmentally sound management of e-waste in the country. Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the amendment to the E-waste (Management) Rules has been done with an objective of channelising the e-waste generated towards authorised dismantlers and recyclers, in order to formalise the e-waste recycling sector. "The government has amended the e-waste (Management) Rules in a move to facilitate and effectively implement the environmentally sound management of e-waste in India," he said. He said the collection targets under the provision of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the rules have been revised and targets introduced for new producers who have started their sales operations recently. Under the new rules, Producer Responsibility Organizations (PROs) will apply to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for registration to undertake activities prescribed in the
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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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4 fetuses found in trash at Thai resort town 14.2.2018 General News
Police in Thailand say garbage collectors have found four fetuses in the trash at a popular resort town. Police Lt. Sommit Petchpradab said the fetuses were discovered Tuesday by garbage collectors in Hua Hin, 145 kilometres southwest of Bangkok. He said they were found together in a large black plastic bag. Sommit said Wednesday that police are still investigating the case. Legal access to abortions is limited in Thailand, so many patronize underground abortion clinics. In 2010, police discovered over 2,000 fetuses hidden at a Buddhist temple which appeared to have come from illegal abortion clinics.
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