User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Nov 05 2018 17:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate Jamboree empowers 6000 students for sustainable future 5.11.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Nov 5 (NewsVoir): Driving the message of sustainable development, Minister of State Hardeep Singh Puri emphasized that sustainability is going to be the fulcrum if India has to achieve SDGs.
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UGC Asks Universities, Colleges To Raise Awareness On Health Hazards Of E-Waste 26.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
UGC has issued a letter to all Higher Educational Institutes and urged them to educate students about the ill effects of the end-of-life products (e-waste).
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West Bengal Pollution Body To Set Up More Monitoring Stations In Kolkata 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) is organising campaigns across schools in the state to create awareness about greenhouse gas emissions and will set up five more pollution monitoring...
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Behavioural change and Citizen/Community Participation is key to Sustained Management of Municipal solid waste: Hardeep Puri 5.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing & Urban Affairs, has stated that from source of generation to segregation and scientific disposal of waste, modern and innovative approaches are needed which are environmentally sound, socially acceptable, technologically feasible and economically viable.
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PM Modi receives UN's 'Champion of the Earth' award 3.10.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Nations 'Champions of the Earth' award, the world body's highest environmental honour, from UN Secretary-General Antonio
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PepsiCo India to enable collection and recycling infrastructure in Delhi to support recycling of used PET plastic bottles 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India’s President and CEO, Mr. Ahmed ElSheikh, along with Mr Ravi Kant Jaipuria, Founder Chairman, Varun Beverages Limited, today met with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change to express the company’s commitment to support plastic waste management in the capital city.
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PepsiCo to set up PET bottles recycling plant in Delhi 30.9.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India on Saturday said it plans to establish a facility in Delhi to recycle used PET plastic bottles to reduce its impact on environment.
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Shri Hardeep Puri Calls for Self-Regulation for Industry & Society to Bring About Behavioural Change 28.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has called upon the Industry and the society to self-regulate  to bring about behavioural change for a greener and sustainable growth.
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Karo Sambhav school prog bats for responsible recycling of e-wastes 22.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Karo Sambhav school prog bats for responsible recycling of e-wastes
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Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As a part of Banega Swachh India campaign, Garbage Free India along with other stake holders are creating awareness among people in Kolkata on proper waste management. This one month long awareness...
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KKR to buy control of REEL for $530 million, one of India's biggest buyouts 13.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Private equity firm KKR & Co said it will acquire a 60 percent stake in India's Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd (REEL) for $530 million, adding it was one of India's largest buyouts.
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Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated NITI Aayog’s International Conference on Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog’s International Conference on“Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions”was today inaugurated by the Minister Road Transport & Highway, Government of India Shri Nitin Gadkari in the presence of Shri Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog.
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In 1.5 years, bE-Responsible helps process 15 tonnes of e-waste scientifically 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Keeping e-waste away from landfills and making sure they aren't processed unscientifically is a challenge. This programme has been able to achieve some success in the issue. »
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Is a blanket ban on use of plastic really necessary? 21.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The problem, say experts, is not so much the use of plastic as the lack of effort to recycle and reuse it.
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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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