User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Jul 20 2018 19:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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E-WASTE Generation and Disposal 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“As per the Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 Report of United Nation University the world-wide generation of E-Waste in 2016 was 44.7 million metric tonnes and the annual generation of E-Waste in India was 2 million metric tonnes.
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How best to tackle India's water crisis 13.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain.
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Within Weeks, Maharashtra Softens Plastic Ban After Industry Lobbying 3.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Maharashtra has eased a ban against single-use plastic, just over a week after it was imposed, following what sources said was intense lobbying by multinational companies and plastic industry bodies...
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Maharashtra softens plastic ban after industry lobbying 3.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Maharashtra has eased a ban against single-use plastic, just over a week after it was imposed, following what sources said was intense lobbying by multinational companies and plastic industry bodies for softer rules and ...
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Bengaluru’s waste and brand audit exposes top polluters 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Multi-layer nonrecyclable plastic continues to dominate waste streams. A brand audit shows the different brands that pollute, and seeks answers to the questions on producer's responsibility. »
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Amazon, H&M, Others Pressing To Soften Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Sources 29.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Multinational companies like Amazon Inc and H&M are lobbying to soften a ban against single-use plastic imposed by Maharashtra last week, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
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Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban for retailers 27.6.2018 Rediff: News
The relaxation will be applicable for plastic bags above 50 microns for the next three months.
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Reduce, segregate 25.6.2018 Hindu: Editorial
We need substitutes for plastic, incentives to re-use, and better waste disposal
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Beating plastic pollution 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The focus must be on waste management and recycling
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What about e-waste? 18.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
A look at India’s e-waste regulations and what you can do to manage your e-waste
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Beat plastic: Yes, but how? 16.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Despite rules and bans in place, attempts to beat plastic use and pollution in our cities have been hardly effective. Experts weigh in on what could be done to change that. »
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For FMCG biggies, plastic waste control is top priority 13.6.2018 Rediff: Business
The issue of pollution caused due to the non-degradable material is keeping consumer goods majors - from ITC and Dabur to Nestlé and PepsiCo - on their toes.
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A plastic charter  13.6.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
Mandatory segregation and recycling of plastic waste must be implemented before it is eventually phased out
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Lighting up the world 11.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
“I don’t know how not to advocate for the environment when it is so critically linked to our well-being,” says actor-environmentalist Dia Mirza, the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India
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Indian cities stare at a mountain of e-waste, with little idea of how to manage it 11.6.2018 Citizen Matters
The next time you think of buying a new cell phone or television on a whim, you might want to consider the effect it has on the environment and on human health. A recent study shows how the generation of e-waste, in India, growing at around 25 percent every year, has far reaching effects on the environment and the health of workers who segregate improperly disposed e-waste. »
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WWF-India to do away with single-use plastic 10.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
WWF-India to do away with single-use plastic
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Wild West Innovation pledges to make India plastic-free 9.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 9 (NewsVoir): Plastic waste and its treatment is a growing concern globally, to the extent that the United Nations declared the theme for the World Environment Day 2018 to be 'Beat
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Govt. sets up task force to implement plastic ban 9.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Mumbai: The State government on Friday informed the Bombay High Court that it has formed a special task force consisting of two committees to ensure
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The smallest sea cucumber 7.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Vizhinjam, home to the animal which grows to a size of just 2 cm
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