User: fredericknoronha Topic: e-waste
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CPCB given extended producer responsibility authorisation in new e-waste rule: Environment Min 11.8.2017 BusinessLine - National
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has been given the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) authorisation under the new e-waste rules—diverting it from the State Pollution Boards—the Environ...
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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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Green volunteers to collect e-waste from homes 29.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Project to be implemented in Kochi, Thripunithura, Perumbavoor, and N. Paravur
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Ernakulam to have more polymerised roads 29.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Clean Kerala Company to collect plastic from local bodies
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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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Students boycott schools against bio-medical incinerator 24.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Hundreds of students from various villages in and around A. Mukkulam near Kariyapatti boycotted four schools in the neighbouring villages protesting against the “pollution” caused by a bio-medical inc...
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NGOs to start campaign to spread awareness on e-waste 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - City
NGOs working for decades to reduce electronic and electrical waste are worried about the state of Bengaluru, where people are yet to understand the hazards of e-waste. Saahas and Ensyde, two NGOs which have tied up with BBMP to reduce informal recycling of e-waste, will launch 'bE-Responsible', an awareness campaign to mark the anniversary of the waste collection programme on Saturday. "Bengaluru produces an estimated two lakh tonnes of e-waste annually. But 90% of this goes to landfills or scrap dealers who then sell it to illegal recyclers. Despite our efforts to encourage people to drop e-waste at collection points at BangaloreOne centres, we have not seen a good response. There is a need for larger awareness on the issue," said Divya Tiwari, CEO of Saahas. Part of the problem, Divya said, was people's tendency to monetise e-waste. "If you drop a tubelight at our collection point, you have to pay Rs 10, whereas a scrap dealer actually pays for it. However, people should realise that the e-waste given ...
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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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Rs 50k fine: Garbage can't be dumped within 500 metres of Gang, rules NGT 13.7.2017 News
NGT also observed that Rs. 7,304 crore have been spent within the stretch, but to no effect
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Rs 50k fine: Garbage can't be dumped within 500 metres of Ganga, rules NGT 13.7.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
NGT also observed that Rs. 7,304 crore have been spent within the stretch, but to no effect
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UN agencies to help track global e-waste 13.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
UN agencies are starting to work together to track and help deal with a soaring amount of electronic wastes worldwide, the International Telecommunication Union (ITS) said.
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As city struggles, other civic bodies show the way forward 13.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Enforce ban on 'illegal' sand mining, NGT tells Uttarakhand govt 7.7.2017 Latest News
The direction came while disposing a plea, filed by NGO Social Action for Forest and Environment
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Ganga, Yamuna may lose 'human status'; SC stays Uttarakhand HC order 7.7.2017 Latest News
The Uttarakhand High Court had made the landmark judgement on March 20th
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Trial run of plastic shredder unit begins at Muttathara 5.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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