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India Struggles to Manage and Recycle E-Waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2016

The United Nations Environmental Program predicted that between 2007 and 2020, the amount of e-waste exported to India will jump by as much as 500%, and between 200% and 400% in South Africa and...

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Solvay has been awarded the 2016 Pierre Potier Prize for Move4earth™

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2016

Solvay received in the presence of Emmanuel Macron, the French Economy, Industry and Digital Sector Minister, the Pierre Potier Prize medal1 in the “Process” category for its Move4earth™...

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India – A fast-fashion recycling landmine

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

Thousands of tonnes of used clothes arrive at the western port of India, Kutch in Gujarat, which is a hub for purchase of second-hand clothes from rich countries which are then resold in the...

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2,000-acre waste recycling park proposed near Madhugiri, Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2016

The State government has embarked upon a comprehensive initiative to tackle Bengaluru city’s garbage that includes setting up a mega waste recycling park on 2,000 acres of land near Madhugiri of...

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94 percent of people willing to be part e-commerce packaging reuse, says survey

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2016

With e-commerce rapidly growing in India, a survey has said that 94 per cent people want to be part of any initiative for re-cycling of packaging material and contribute to the cleanliness...

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Government launches web-based integrated waste management system

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2016

The government today launched a web-based application which will enable industries dealing in hazardous waste to seek online permissions for import and export of certain categories of waste used...

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Treated water for power plants will need Rs 32,000 crore investment

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2016

Government's directive to use recycled sewage water by power plants will call for an investment of up to Rs 32,000 crore to meet the requirement of 80 GW capacities of state and central...

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Subject Tags: Investment , recycling , water

NDMC to set up e-waste, hazardous waste centres

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2016
Recycling old electronics is set to get easier with the New Delhi Municipal Council proposing setting up seven new collection centres for e-waste and hazardous domestic waste....
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Maharashtra govt can make recycled water use mandatory for factories

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 22, 2016

Against the backdrop of severe drought plaguing the state, Maharashtra government is mulling to bring a law which will make it mandatory for industries to use recycled water.

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GM Drives Closed-Loop Manufacturing, Recycles Water Bottles for Car Parts

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2016

General Motors is turning its employees’ recycled water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine.


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