User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 13:31 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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Indian-Origin Student, 8, In Dubai Collects 15,000 Kg Paper Waste: Report 11.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An eight-year-old Indian-origin student in Dubai has collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste in the Gulf emirate as part of a nationwide recycling campaign, according to a media report.
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Inside Dehradun’s Bindal slum, where the city’s waste pickers live 11.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite the crucial role they play in the city, efforts to improve the living conditions of Dehradun's waste pickers -- mostly migrants -- have been minimal and they continue to live in unsafe conditions, with little or no assistance from the Municipal Corporation.
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