User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Aug 22 2019 09:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO 22.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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How Kasturba Nagar residents are working towards a cleaner Adyar 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Members of ROKA -- Residents Of Kasturba Nagar Association -- write about the association's dedicated efforts to restore cleanliness and hygiene in the larger neighbourhood, with proper waste management practices in place.
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"Super-Filter" Mussels Can Clean 25 Litres Of Water A Day, Say Scientists 18.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Seafood lovers who prize the mussel for its earthy taste and succulent flesh may be unaware of its growing potential in the fight against water pollution.
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Mumbai Civic Body Has 58,000 Crores, But City Gets Flooded: Nitin Gadkari 16.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a swipe at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that the civic body is sitting on a huge cash pile, but the mega city's rain...
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Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling 16.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields.
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Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers 13.8.2019 Reuters: World News
A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business.
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In This City, Get Free-Food In Exchange Of 500 Grams Plastic 11.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a bid to make environment plastic-free and create awareness regarding its disposal, alumni of a school here through a unique initiative have started distributing food free of cost to the people who...
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In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' 9.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets.
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Meeting on model project proposals held 9.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on model project proposals held
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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How to compost wet waste in your apartment with just a bucket 5.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If you live in an apartment, you may find disposing wet waste difficult. But to compost this waste, all you need is an old bucket. Here's a DIY guide on making your own 'compost bucket' and using the compost in your garden
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Argentine waste pickers find livelihood, community in mountain of trash 25.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Lorena Pastoriza, 45, is one of hundreds of informal waste pickers sifting thousand tonnes of trash per day in the poor neighborhood of José León Suárez in Argentina, making ends meet by organizing the rubbish left behind by others.
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Bengaluru’s Annual 220 Fundraiser this Saturday: Time to recycle, reduce, reuse, renew, rethink! 25.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Second to None and Citizen Matters bring you the Annual 220 Fundraiser this Saturday 27th July at Rangoli Art Centre, Metro station, MG Road.
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Formulate Mechanism For Dismantling Old Vehicles: Green Panel Asks Centre 24.7.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Noting that the number of ''end of life vehicles'' will be over 21 million by 2025, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the government to formulate a standard operating procedure (SOP) for...
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Why Uttar Pradesh has failed to eradicate plastic waste despite three bans in four years 22.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Poor enforcement of bans is worsened by the lack of data on the amount of prohibited plastics being produced and circulated.
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup 8.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution.
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Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags 3.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year.
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Those found littering, urinating in public will be punished: Deb 2.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Those found littering, urinating in public will be punished: Deb
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Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather 29.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water.
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