User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Dec 15 2017 20:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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DIY generation: Trash to Treasure 15.12.2017 India Today| NATION
Wanting to do her bit for the planet, Sukhija decided to transform everyday household waste material into statement jewellery.
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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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Lessons from a green classroom 8.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Class VII students of Sri Bala Vidyalaya in Perambur recycle coconut shells, making them the centrepiece of a tree-planting project
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193 nations pledge to move ahead for pollution-free planet 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Moving towards a pollution-free planet, 193 nations on Wednesday unanimously asked the United Nations Environment to submit a plan linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for execution by its next assembly in 2019.
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Four more nations join UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a major collaboration to make the oceans litter-free, four more countries -- Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa -- on Wednesday joined UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign by committing measures that include plastic bag bans, new marine reserves and drives to increase recycling. Forty countries are now part of the campaign.
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Government working on tyre recycling norms 2.12.2017 News
The Government of India is working on a new legislation for tyre recycling, which could change the way tyre manufacturers work in a long run. A draft of the regulation is under the consideration of the Ministry of Environment and Forest now.The draft waste tyre management rules envisage creation of authorised waste collection and storage centres. An integrated waste tyre management plan is to be submitted with assessment of quantities and types of tyres that will become late tyres, how the waste tyres will be managed, provide options for recycling/re-use or recovery, mechanism to ensure safe disposal of waste tyres etc.This would mean that the business of tyres waste or used tyres, or partly used tyres will get more organised, which is positive, says the industry. The collection and reuse of the used tyres are very unregulated and with some physical locations where tyres are available in required numbers or a critical mass, which could help regular availability of tyres for the ...
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Indian, S.Korean team recycles onion peels into nanogenerators 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chopping onions makes you cry but now, thanks to scientists from India and South Korea, recycled onion skin waste offers reason to cheer for the green energy-powered smart devices sector.
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Sustainable Waste Management is the Need of the Hour: Puri 21.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Sustainable waste management is the need of the hour, which involves managing waste in an environmentally sound, socially satisfactory and techno-economically viable manner. The waste management hierarchy demands firstly
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Hyderabad Airport installs waste recycling machines 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has become the first airport in the country to commence installing waste recycling machines as a pilot project.
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Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates 17.11.2017 Education
Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India's economic transformation.
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Trying to cement a sustainable future 7.11.2017 BusinessLine - Clean Tech
“We have been pro active on sustainability in India”, says CSI co-chair Mahendra Singhi
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Treating waste water right 7.11.2017 BusinessLine - Clean Tech
Recycling to reduce need for fresh water
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India's pink army: Bringing healthcare to doorsteps of deprived (IANS Special Series) 1.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a country where quality healthcare remains a privilege of the rich and influential, a silent army of women, clad in pink sarees, work tirelessly and selflessly to make basic healthcare facilities accessible to those who live on the margins of the growing Indian economy, particularly in the country's vast rural hinterland.
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Prabhu takes up H-1B, L-1 visa issues strongly with US 28.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu strongly took up Indian concerns over the H-1B and L-1 visas with the US, and pointed out the contribution of skilled Indian professionals to make US companies more competitive, an official statement said on Saturday.
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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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Corporate bond market as a driver of economic growth (Comment: Special to IANS) 13.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Current debates around job creation and growth numbers in India suggest a slight slowdown of the economy. Besides the fiscal stimulus and concessions, what the economy really needs for long-term growth is a more liquid and deep corporate bond market.
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How to turn trash into energy in just 12 hours 13.10.2017 News
The 'Renescience' process starts with a giant claw that crunches into a mountain of trash and it ends with seven different types of material that can be used to create electricity
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India Today Safaigiri Awards 2017: Complete list of winners 7.10.2017 India Today| NATION
The awards were launched in 2015 after PM Narendra Modi nominated the India Today Group and its chairman and editor-in-chief Aroon Purie as ambassadors of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
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After a dip, Indian economy bouncing back: Amitabh Kant 4.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said that while there has been a "little bit of dip" in the Indian economy, it is now bouncing back.
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