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Category: Waste :: e-waste :: india
Last updated: Aug 07 2017 11:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Drop off e-waste at these Bangalore One centres 7.8.2017 Citizen Matters
The bE initiative has setup e-Waste collection at Bangalore One centres in 10 wards so far. 3 tonnes of e-waste has been collected and 830 kgs of carbon emissions reduced! ...
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No space for e-waste on the GST rate list 31.7.2017 ET: Electronics
Today, India has 1 billion mobile subscribers, around 57 million computers along with other gadgets and consumer electronics users.
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Collection drive for old sandals and bags on July 29 25.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The civic body will conduct a collection drive for old and damaged sandals and bags on July 29. The collection centres will function at Poojapura ground, Jagathy ground, Putharikandam, Vanchiyur court junction, Pippinmoodu junction, Kazhakootam ward committee office, Beach HI office and Vattiyoorkavu ward committee office.
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Awareness workshop on environmental hazards of e-waste 25.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness workshop on environmental hazards of e-waste
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Goa-based NGO conducts e-waste campaign under Digital India initiative 18.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Corp passes draft by-law for waste mgmt 17.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Thiruvananthapuram corporation to fine for public littering, burning of plastic waste 17.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The corporation council meeting held here on Monday approved the draft by-laws on waste management which have been framed in accordance with plastic waste management and handling rules, construction and demolition waste management rules and e-waste management rules framed by ministry of environment and forests.
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Swachhta Pakhwada observed in the Ministry of Communications from 1st to 15th July 17.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha said that the Swachhta Campaign always gets a boost if large Departments like Posts, Telecom and its PSUs carry out intensive exercise of not only cleaning their offices, its premises, colonies but also work along with the society and community through shramdan and tree plantation activity to promote Green and clean India. Briefing the media here about the Swachhta Pakhwada observed in the Ministry from 1st to 15th July,
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As city struggles, other civic bodies show the way forward 13.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Trial run of plastic shredder unit begins at Muttathara 5.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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MSPB pitches E-Waste Management Programme for electronic devices’ disposal 4.7.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 03: The Meghalaya State Planning Board (MSPB) on Monday pitched for the introduction of E-Waste’ management programme in the absence of proper electronic devices disposal.
 “We have suggested the need to have E-Waste management programme in the state,” said Board’s Co-chairman John F Kharshiing soon after the meeting convened by the MSPB Working Group-IX under the chairmanship of former deputy chief minister Rowel Lyngdoh as Co-chairman on Monday.

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IT@School launches e-waste disposal drive 28.6.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Old computers, mostly defunct, dumped in the IT labs of many of the government schools in the state will soon be removed and replaced by new ones by the IT@School authorities.
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Haryana ‘Vision Document’ sets agenda up to 2030 27.6.2017 BusinessLine - National
The Haryana government today released its ‘Vision Document 2030’ with the key objectives of increasing the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) growth to 9.8 per cent and developing industrial cluster...
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‘Information Technology must be embedded into Pollution Control Regime; need to clear the Pollution of Corruption from the system’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 27.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has made a strong pitch for embedding Information Technology into pollution control regime to enhance transparency and efficiency in efforts to contain and mitigate pollution.
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World Environment Day: This Bengaluru startup aims at clean city initiative 25.6.2017 News
Indian waste management is governed by various legislation rolled out by Union Environment Ministry
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Socially-conscious e-waste warrior aims at Bengaluru cleanup 25.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a mushrooming urban landscape where waste disposal is becoming big business, meet one of India's new breed of waste warriors -- Saahas Zero Waste (SZW) is an enterprise with the motto of making maximum social impact in the area of sustainable urban development.
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Call for recycling centres to streamline electronic waste management 25.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for recycling centres to streamline electronic waste management
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Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for Six Waste Management Rules (2016) - National Productivity Council 22.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India has notified Six Waste Management Rules in year 2016.
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Trash e-waste at bin near Churchgate station 19.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The ladies wing of Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC), along with Clean Mumbai Foundation (CMF), have placed a dedicated waste bin for e-waste outside the IMC building near Churchgate railway station. The bin can be used to discard e-waste like old batteries or non-functional chargers.
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Workshop on environmental hazards of electronic waste 13.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on environmental hazards of electronic waste
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