User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: E-Waste
Last updated: Dec 16 2017 12:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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City students win India Design Week 2017 for e-waste recycler design 16.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 16 (ANI-NewsVoir): ICT Academy, in association with Autodesk, has recently (on 11th & 12th Dec 2017) conducted India Design Week 2017 competition in the city. Students from Prathyusha
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UN warns India of severe health, environmental risks from electronic waste 14.12.2017 Latest News
The dangers come from improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through open burning or in dumpsites, UN said
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UN warns of severe health risks from electronic/electrical waste in India 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN has warned about the health and environmental dangers from the processing of e-waste -- the discarded electronic and electrical material -- by the informal sector in India without proper safeguards.
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E-waste: The new, more dangerous plastic 2.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Bengaluru is the largest e-waste producer in India after Mumbai and Delhi. Manvel Alur has a solution for safe disposal
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Small cities choke as India remains callous to rising bad air 15.11.2017 deccanherald.com
In the northern Indian city of Moradabad fumes from burning electronic waste blend with seasonal smog to create an even deadlier mix of pollutants than in Delhi, where filthy air has caused public outcry and made global headlines. Indias smog crisis has centred on the capital but pollution is as bad or worse beyond its borders, with millions in smaller cities like Moradabad barely aware of the harmful effects of the air they breathe. For more than a week toxic smog has hovered over densely populated regions of northern India and Pakistan, sending pollution levels soaring to many times the World Health Organization safe limit. Delhi, the worlds most polluted capital city, became the epicentre of the crisis as doctors declared a public health emergency and sent millions of students home from school. But in Moradabad, like many cities across northern India, air pollution was also off the charts. Yet few appeared fazed at their citys degraded environment despite the metallic taste hanging in the air. "There ...
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World Bank Group's IFC to help develop e-waste sector in India 8.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC) on Wednesday said it has scaled up its programme to focus on developing a sustainable e-waste management ecosystem in India and mobilise private sector investment towards the sector.
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Art for the environment 3.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Green Society Forum creates installations using waste material to spread the message of conservation
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Centre proposes relaxation in e-waste collection targets 1.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Environment Ministry has proposed to relax the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) plan by reducing the e-waste collection targets for industries.
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Karo Sambhav School Programme launched in Meghalaya 27.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 26:  Karo Sambhav has launched an e-waste awareness initiative in association with its partner, Rongjeng Technologies. Held at Don Bosco Youth Center, the programme was participated by teachers from 26 high schools of Shillong.

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Turning e-trash into cash 26.10.2017 HBL: Home
An Indian start-up has built a prosperous business out of refurbishing and recycling electronic waste
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Internet of Things, e-waste policies of TS govt. unveiled 10.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
State to pursue a 5-pillared approach
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India should catch up fast with 5G: Intel 10.10.2017 BusinessLine - National
Telangana unveils policies for IoT, e-waste management
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A FIFA mural made from used plastic bottle caps 6.10.2017 Hindu: News
Installation is part of vision for a zero-waste Navi Mumbai
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City Page 3 and also for first editionE-waste management in city homes pick up 3.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Hyderabad: The city has disposed close to 50,000 tonnes of e-waste in the past 10 years from households alone. Though behind when compared to Bangalore and New Delhi, e-waste management is still slow...
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Manipal Institute bags clean campus award 3.10.2017 HBL: Home
Manipal University’s Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) bagged the third place for the ‘most clean campus’ in India and the first for ‘most clean campus’ in south western region. A press release...
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Will GST set back Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s objectives? 1.10.2017 HBL: Home
Waste-pickers, scrap dealers, recycling companies reel under impact
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Why e-waste is a problem 29.9.2017 TOI: Home
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e-waste bin installed 28.9.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
An e-waste bin was installed at the Tech Hub (new building of Tech Mahindra) as part of Swachh Bharat Mission here on Wednesday.The bin was installed at a workshop conducted on e-waste management cond...
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Only 1.5% e-waste recycled via institutional process: Assocham 15.9.2017 HBL: Home
A meagre 1.5 per cent of the total e-waste generated in India is recycled through an institutional process, a study by industry body Assocham said today.“The top three Asian countries with the highes...
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‘Micro factories will enable decentralised manufacturing’ 2.9.2017 Hindu: Business
Technology helps derive value from e-waste, says the award-winning professor
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