User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Dec 19 2018 24:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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