User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Mar 12 2019 18:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 6,600    
Green Court Asks Delhi Civic Body To Resolve Landfill Site Issue With DDA 12.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to entertain a plea by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) seeking land to manage garbage at the Ghazipur landfill site, saying that dispute of...
Also found in: [+]
Tamil Nadu 'Padwoman' Who Makes Eco-Friendly Napkins Is A PhD Scholar 8.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Preethi Ramadoss is being called "Padwoman" for her innovative plastic-free biodegradable sanitary napkin. The PhD scholar at Anna University in Chennai has developed an eco-friendly napkin that she...
Also found in: [+]
Aha moments galore at the Namma Ooru celebrations! 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
NOF, an organisation focusing on improving Chennai's SWM practices, shares stories, nuggets of wisdom and a wonderful children's villu pattu performance, as part of their anniversary celebrations
Also found in: [+]
Apple trained 17.3 mn supplier employees in workplace rights in 2018 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
Apple trained 17.3 million supplier employees in workplace rights and 3.6 million received advanced education and skills training globally in 2018, the company said on Wednesday.
Also found in: [+]
Trash mountain, toxic canal highlight Serbia's EU waste challenge 1.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Workers handling rat-infested garbage on the outskirts of Belgrade face a double health hazard: from the trash itself and a nearby stream of raw sewage gushing into a canal on its way to the river Danube.
Also found in: [+]
Why your waste is causing sleepless nights in Ezhil Nagar and R R Nagar 27.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Serious flaws in garbage collection and disposal, impractical solutions, and corruption to top it all -- a public meeting discussed the chaotic waste management ecosystem in the city and how deeply it affects residents living near garbage dumps. However, citizens themselves hold the key to a better system.
Also found in: [+]
Air purifiers are catching on – but they may be doing more harm than good 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
Filtering air uses lots of energy and concentrates harmful chemicals in landfills.
Also found in: [+]
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.
Also found in: [+]
British lawmakers call on government to put an end to throwaway fashion 19.2.2019 Reuters: World News
A cross-party group of British lawmakers recommended on Tuesday that brands and retailers in the fashion industry should pay a penny per garment to fund better clothing waste collection following an eight-month inquiry into the sector.
Also found in: [+]
How A Stray Puppy Rescued From A Trash Pit Became A Movie Star 18.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
We've all heard the cliched stories of an actor's struggles before a career breakthrough: living hand to mouth, waiting tables, temping, couch surfing and generally scraping by before landing that...
Also found in: [+]
Proposed U.S. migrant shelter may be polluted, green group warns 12.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Parts of a Texas military base that the Trump administration had proposed for a temporary detention facility for migrant children contain toxins that could pose a health risk, according to a report released by an environmental group on Tuesday.
Also found in: [+]
Many battles to fight before Chennai wins war against plastic 12.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The goal of ensuring a plastic-free city is a step in the right direction, but the issue of dealing with the already existing and potential plastic waste in the system needs much deeper attention and careful handling.
Also found in: [+]
Watch: This MIT robot has taught itself to play Jenga like an expert 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
The robot combines machine learning and Artificial Intelligence and could be used in industrial automation in the future.
Also found in: [+]
Goldman Sachs ditches single-use plastic products 31.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Goldman Sachs Group Inc told employees on Wednesday it will no longer carry widely used, throw-away plastic items like water bottles or silverware in its offices and cafeterias as the U.S. bank tries to cut the amount of trash it puts in ...
Also found in: [+]
Indore Turns Garbage Landfill Site Into A Beautiful Garden 30.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Indore has converted its garbage landfill site into a garden with a composite plan of waste management through which, the garbage is used to generate both fuel and manure.
Also found in: [+]
Is recycling worth the effort? If we can’t cut down on waste, it’s the only way 24.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Reusing, reducing and preventing waste are more effective, but harder to implement.
Also found in: [+]
Plastics pose a developmental dilemma; We must use plastic responsibly and judiciously: Vice President 24.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
‘Plastics have to be used responsibly and judiciously and have to be recycled properly after use’, the Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said, in Chennai today. He was addressing the gathering at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET), an organization devoted to development of plastics and allied industries.
Also found in: [+]
Shame, superstition and secrecy are coming in the way of menstrual hygiene, finds Tamil Nadu study 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
Around 84% of the girls interviewed by the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme said they were taken by surprise when they got their first period.
Also found in: [+]
It's the final straw for plastics, says Nestle 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle next month will start to drop plastic straws from its products and is working on biodegradable water bottles in a drive to reduce plastic waste, it said on Tuesday.
Also found in: [+]
China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens 15.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling "bases" by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 6,600