User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
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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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Coca-Cola India Foundation to implement Integrated Waste Management solutions 3.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Coca-Cola India Foundation Anandana has announced establishment of integrated waste management infrastructure at multiple locations in the country. The foundation along with NGO partners including Saahas, Chintan and Hasirudala, will also includes setting up of Material Recovery and Segregation Facilities (MRFs). The partnerships will also drive social initiatives such as inclusion of […]
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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What Bengaluru’s scientific waste management can teach the Swachh Bharat mission 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While the Government of India has time and again emphasised the importance of cleanliness, Bengaluru has kept up the spirit of swachhata with a number of initiatives. See how an innovative waste collection station, plastic tiles and a compost school are reimagining waste management in the city.
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12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes 13.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes
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‘Global Recycling Day’ underlines benefits of recycling plastic-wastes 19.3.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Can you imagine wearing a t-shirt made of plastic? Most of us would say no as it sounds next to impossible to turn something as hard and chemically poisonous as plastic into comfy shirts, jeans, shoes, caps or bags. However, this day last year (18th of March 2018) many such myths were shattered […]
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Minister Launches Anthem On 'Plastic-Free India' In Seven Languages 28.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday launched an anthem as a part of a campaign to make India plastic-free by 2022, and stressed on strengthening plastic waste management and recycling ecosystem in...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gadkari stresses on need to implement successful water conservation practices 9.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Recycled water will be used in construction works also, he said.
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Chennai Buzz: End to water woes in sight? | Streetlights makeover | Ban on ready-foods packaging…and more 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Will the plastic ban now also extend to packaging such as biscuit covers? How can the city tackle water crisis in the wake of failed monsoons that are growing increasingly common? What's in the 140-crore project for streetlights? All this and more in this week's 'buzz'.
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Ministry of Steel initiative of Make in Steel - Make in India 19.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The National Steel Policy 2017 and Domestically Manufactured Iron & Steel Products Policy 2017, has led to huge growth in both production and consumption of steel. The per capita consumption has risen from 59 kgs in 2013-14 to 69 kgs in 2017-18.
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Plastic waste in roads: Is that the solution cities must consider? 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Roads made out of plastic waste have been touted as a solution to the mounting plastic crisis in the country. What has been the experience of Indian states and cities with this approach so far? And what are the primary challenges?
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