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Category: Waste :: E-Waste
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Noida Climbs To 25th Spot From 150 On List Of India's Cleanest Cities 20.8.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Noida has been adjudged 25th cleanest city with a population between 1 and 10 lakh in the country and the first in Uttar Pradesh in the Centre's Swachh Survekshan 2020, officials said.
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Assam: Pollution Control Board Withdraws Closure Notice To Oil India 23.6.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Pollution Control Board, Assam, on Monday, has withdrawn the closure notice which directed Oil India Limited (OIL) to "close down" all production and drilling operations of all the installations...
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Manipur Man Creates ''Iron Man'' Replica Out Of Electronic Waste 28.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Enthralled by Hollywood superhero movies, a 20-year-old man from Manipur created a replica of Marvel's iconic character ''Iron Man'' out of electronic waste.
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Awareness on e-waste management necessary, says Collector 15.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
An e-waste management awareness programme was organised here under the aegis of the district administration.e-waste that included end-of-life electric
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‘Lack of awareness on safe disposal of e-waste among masses a major issue’ 11.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Campaign to sensitise students on recycling electronic waste held in Puducherry
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Drive to ensure proper waste disposal 5.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Eloor municipality to launch a slew of programmes to set a model
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E-waste recycling has doubled, says Centre 4.3.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
A recycling rate of 10% in 2017-18 has risen to a little over 20% in 2018-19
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Residents cooperating with plastic refuse collection, says municipality 26.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Thripunithura Municipality has started a new waste management exercise with an army of Haritha Sena workers, two persons in each of the 49 wards.This
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'Actual practice to dispose e-waste absent' 22.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
'Actual practice to dispose e-waste absent'
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‘Submit report on illegale-waste units’ 21.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Following a plea alleging the operation of 5,000 illegal e-waste processing units in and around Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday d
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SBI creates wonders out of e-Waste with ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’ 15.2.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, With the continuous commitment towards environmental sustainability, country’s largest lender, SBI has taken a unique initiative by creating two distinctive 12.5 ft artworks namely ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’. SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated both exceptional artworks at the Local Head Office (LHO) here. Around 400 computers, more than 2000 microchips, over 400 keyboards and above 200 discarded credit cards were used to create these two artworks. Manasvi means the intelligent one with a pure great thought, whereas Tapasvi means a saint in a state of meditation. Ideated by Vijuy Ronjan, CGM, Delhi Circle, SBI, these artworks have been built and designed by a Jaipur based artist Mukesh Kumar Jwala in just three months under a series called ‘Mother SBI’. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rajnish Kumar pointed out, 'It gives me immense pleasure to present one-of-its-kind artworks, built with the vision of maintaining ecological balance in the nation. It is a proud moment for us, as the ...
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Delhi Report Card 4: Will AAP’s doorstep delivery of services prove to be the clincher in 2020 polls? 4.2.2020 Citizen Matters
While the party admits that it could not crack down on corruption the way it would have liked to because of the Centre's control over the anti-corruption branch, its two major initiatives -- doorstep delivery of services and installation of CCTV cameras -- have won the trust of many citizens.
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E-Waste 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The generation of E (Electronic) Waste is the ever and over growing environmental problem of the world. It is not bio degradable and gradually covering the earth face. The world will have to find a solution of disposal or it will destroy the mankind. India is 5th after China, USA, Japan and Germany in generating the highest E-waste. Despite India’s emphasis on ‘Clean India’ we are concentrating in road side and locality wastage collection and cleaning it. But looking into the magnitude of E-Waste that we are generating the India has to plan a special scheme of its disposal and final destruction. Ordinary way of cleaning by lifting the waste and dump or burn will not help in this matter. It require specified industrial units to destroy it. With new innovated technology India is moving with fast speed in the development, manufacturing and using electronics goods. This segment of industry is facing a very especial problem that its technology and models of electronic goods are changing fast that within ...
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E-Waste 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The generation of E (Electronic) Waste is the ever and over growing environmental problem of the world. It is not bio degradable and gradually covering the earth face. The world will have to find a solution of disposal or it will destroy the mankind. India is 5th after China, USA, Japan and Germany in generating the highest E-waste. Despite India’s emphasis on ‘Clean India’ we are concentrating in road side and locality wastage collection and cleaning it. But looking into the magnitude of E-Waste that we are generating the India has to plan a special scheme of its disposal and final destruction. Ordinary way of cleaning by lifting the waste and dump or burn will not help in this matter. It require specified industrial units to destroy it. With new innovated technology India is moving with fast speed in the development, manufacturing and using electronics goods. This segment of industry is facing a very especial problem that its technology and models of electronic goods are changing fast that within ...
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PM kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 3.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
PM kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru
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Bulk of Dehradun’s e-waste ends up with illegal recyclers; here’s why 13.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A majority of citizens and traders dealing in electronic items have never heard of e-waste management rules or extended producer responsibility. Where does the city's large quantum of electronic waste go then?
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Net loss: We need to consider the environmental cost of the digital economy 10.12.2019 Scroll.in
Urgent actions must be implemented to ensure that the digital economy and green economy are compatible with each other.
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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How we think about e-waste is in need of repair 25.10.2019 Scroll.in
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy.
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How Bengaluru is targeting 100% segregation of waste by December 2019: BBMP’s new SWM bye-laws 23.8.2019 Citizen Matters
With its new draft bye-laws on solid waste management (SWM), BBMP is aiming for 100% waste segregation and minimal use of landfills. The bye-laws mandate waste segregation into eight streams, steep penalties for offenders, and greater role for ward committees in SWM
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