User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Feb 21 2019 22:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Union Home Minister inaugurates “Waste to Wonder” Park in South Delhi 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh said that waste disposal should be done properly for which the Municipal corporations will have to play a lead role. He was speaking at the inauguration of the “Waste to Wonder” Park under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) here today.
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Differently-Abled Gujarat Man, 60, Builds "E-bikes" By Recycling E-waste 21.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Using e-waste, Vishnu Patel, 60, has built battery-operated bikes and three-wheeler vehicles.
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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.
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UK plans to make plastic packaging producers pay for waste disposal 18.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system on Monday, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and introducing a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles.
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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.
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Motherson Sumi's Q3 profit rises to Rs 389 crore 11.2.2019 Sify Finance
A strong order book helped auto ancillary company Motherson Sumi Systems report net profit of Rs 389.06 crore during the third quarter (October to December) of current fiscal
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Consumer goods CEOs in Davos hot seat over plastic waste 25.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Consumer products companies including Procter & Gamble Co and Coca-Cola Co are emerging as new targets for global activism, with green groups blaming them for fouling the ocean with plastic and activists urging governments to regulate ...
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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.
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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.
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Plastic finds second life in Portuguese street artist's work 23.1.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
A lemur made of damaged car bumpers and bin lids. An owl made from plastic junk. Colourful animals have popped up in Paris as part of a new exhibition by Portuguese street artist Bordalo II, who aims to highlight the effect of waste on the ...
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'The trash never stops': Indonesia battles to clean up rivers 23.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Boys played and chatted on a rickety wooden ramp under a baking sun in West Java, while just below their feet flowed one of Indonesia's most horribly polluted rivers, clogged with hundreds of tonnes of smelly trash.
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NITI Aayog pitches for transition to Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy as an Economic Paradigm for New India 23.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog and Member Secretary, EAC to PM along with Shri Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador, European Union Delegation to India unveiled the “Status Paper and Way Forward on Resource Efficiency & Circular Economy” and “Four Sectoral Strategy Papers on Resource Efficiency on Steel, Aluminium, Construction & Demolition Waste, Secondary Materials Management in Electrical & Electronics Sector” in a release event hosted by NITI Aayog in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the European Union delegation to India.
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Did the Mumbai marathon live up to its green promise? 23.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Organisers of the recently concluded Mumbai marathon had promised to take several steps to make their event a green one. In post-event reflection, runners and observers share what they got right and what could be improved.
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Somalis turn a profit by transforming their scrap plastic 22.1.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
As the rubbish built up on the rubble of Mogadishu's wrecked streets, Ahmed Abdullahi saw a business opportunity.
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NE’s first e-waste recycling plant in Guwahati soon 22.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
NE’s first e-waste recycling plant in Guwahati soon
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Plastic waste: Reliance Industries among global cos committing over $1.0 billion USD 19.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Reliance Industries is among thirty other global companies spread throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East which has come forward to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. Recently, an alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value […]
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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.
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350 years after its discovery, the vital element phosphorus is running out 14.1.2019 Scroll.in
An alchemist looking for gold discovered Element 15 in a bucket of human urine.
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Garbage dumping resumes at Bhanpur Khanti 12.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The BMC has resumed dumping of garbage at Bhanpur Khanti. The dumping had been stopped a year back. Every day 40 per cent of garbage collected from all over the city is dumped here.This comes to about 200 truckloads of garbage. Officials conceded that garbage is being dumped at Bhanpur, but they argued that […]
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