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In India, e-waste recycling comes at a heavy cost to workers’ health and environment 19.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For as little as $4 a day, Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
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NE’s first e-waste recycling plant in Guwahati soon 22.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
NE’s first e-waste recycling plant in Guwahati soon
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Eco India: How a start-up in New Delhi has been processing 70% of India’s formal e-waste 6.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Our top story this week looks at how Namo is taking informal e-waste pickers into its fold to help tackle India’s spiralling problem with the sector.
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Eco India, Episode 11: A start-up in Delhi is leading the way in tackling India's e-waste problem 5.1.2019 Scroll.in
Every week, Eco India brings you stories of innovations from across India and Europe, and the people who make them possible.
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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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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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‘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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UGC Asks Universities, Colleges To Raise Awareness On Health Hazards Of E-Waste 26.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
UGC has issued a letter to all Higher Educational Institutes and urged them to educate students about the ill effects of the end-of-life products (e-waste).
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IIT Kharagpur Students On Mission Mode To Reduce Plastics In Campus 24.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Over 500 students have shown interest in joining the society and taken up the cause, the statement said.
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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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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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Campaign on e-waste disposal held 22.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Campaign on e-waste disposal held
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Cases pending in Supreme Court and NGT 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The number of cases related to environmental issues pending in the Supreme Court of India is around 110 and 3573 in the National Green Tribunal.   The Government has enacted the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977; the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 etc. to regulate the matters related to environmental degradation.
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AC industry sweats on high GST rate 5.8.2018 DNA: Top News
The cooling products (room air-conditioner and refrigerator) market in India witnessed several challenges during fiscal 2018. While implementation of goods and services tax (GST) resulted in a market frenzy to liquidate pre-GST stocks, industry players faced another issue of a change in energy efficiency ratings. The former forced cooling product makers to heavily discount their unsold inventory while the latter resulted in a pricing issue between old and new (energy labelled) stocks in the market. The overall market has gradually stabilised post the two challenges even as cooling products taxed at the highest bracket still lingered in the minds of Indian and multinational companies. While the recent decision by the GST Council to bring refrigerators in the 18% tax slab brought cheers in the market, players in the room air-conditioner (RAC) industry have been left high and dry as they are still taxed in the 28% bracket. Adding to the woes of RAC makers was the uncertain weather conditions that lead to ...
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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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E-WASTE Generation and Disposal 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“As per the Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 Report of United Nation University the world-wide generation of E-Waste in 2016 was 44.7 million metric tonnes and the annual generation of E-Waste in India was 2 million metric tonnes.
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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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