User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 13:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Factbox: Wheeler dealers - how to make money from scrap tyres 18.10.2019 Reuters: World News
International trade in waste tyres has almost doubled in the past five years, according to data provided by customs departments to the United Nations, generating millions of dollars in business across the supply chain.
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Factbox: Aluminium cans get boost from anger over plastic pollution 17.10.2019 Reuters: World News
French food and drinks multinational Danone is the latest company shaking up the world's $19 billion bottled water industry by switching some of its plastic bottles, which pollute oceans, to aluminium cans.
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Centre widens import ban of plastic waste 16.10.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Amid reports of how private recyclers are slyly bringing plastic waste into the country in the form of PET flakes and lumps, the Centre has further tightened the rule by bringing clarity in the import ban order which will be applicable for plastic waste in all forms. The move will help control plastic pollution as recyclers won't be able to import plastic waste.
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Assamese NRIs in US, Canada plan fund-raising marathon for better education 10.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assamese NRIs in US, Canada plan fund-raising marathon for better education
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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BlackRock bets on the circular economy with new fund 8.10.2019 Reuters: Money News
BlackRock , the world's largest asset manager, is actively investing in companies including Adidas , Tomra and Ball Corp through a new circular economy fund that bets on sustainable business.
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Durga Puja 2019: Some Glimpse of Durga Puja Celebration in Delhi 6.10.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Durga Puja, celebrated across the country with much zeal, is seen in a very unique flavor in the Delhi. Huge pandals with idols of Goddess Durga are set-up for Durga Puja celebrations, and devotees...
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Meghalaya CM urges people to reduce plastic use 3.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya CM urges people to reduce plastic use
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PM Urges CEOs To Leverage "Startup India" Platforms For Global Solutions 26.9.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged global CEOs and top American executives to leverage the ''Startup India'' innovation platforms to formulate solutions for the entire world on challenging issues like...
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Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty 19.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.
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Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West 19.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs...
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Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit 18.9.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits.
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‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya
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Eco-friendly solution to treat oil industry effluent 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Eco-friendly solution to treat oil industry effluent
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British supermarket Sainsbury's vows to halve plastic packaging by 2025 13.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
Britain's second-biggest supermarket, Sainsbury's , vowed on Friday to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste.
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Filipino villagers swap trash for rice in fight against plastics 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
A village in the Philippines is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in exchange for their trash.
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In This School Students Pay Fees In Plastic Waste 11.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Students are encouraged to bring in at least 25 different plastic wastes every week to be exempted from paying the school fees.
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Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines 3.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash.
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Short term training programme on water conservation techniques held at SISTec 31.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec) Ratibad, Department of Civil Engineering conducted three days short training programme on Water Conservation Techniques. The training was sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishvavidyalaya (RGPV) under third phase of Technical Education quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III). The three day training programme was aimed to create awareness on principles […]
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Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles 29.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact.
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