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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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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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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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Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste 15.12.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Desire Koffi often walks through Koumassi, a popular district of Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, to collect old mobile phones that he buys from people for 500 CFA francs ($0.8726) a pair.
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Schools awarded 14.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Schools awarded
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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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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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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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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

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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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