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UGC directs universities to ban plastic bottles on campus

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and higher educational institutions to ban the use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles and bags on their campuses...

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Indore Municipal Corporation plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The industrial hub of Indore, is in a spic and span form after bagging the cleanest city tag in the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ for the second year.

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NUS researchers turns food scraps into green energy resources

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a anaerobic digester system to recycle food waste to produce electricity, heat and fertilisers.

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Enforce rules to eliminate single-use carry bags: Centre to states

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

Being the global host of this year's World Environment Day (June 5) with 'Beat Plastic Pollution' as its theme, the Centre has written to all states and Union Territories (UTs) to undertake a...

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Alappuzha model for waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Though it is home to Asia's cleanest village Mawlynnong, also dubbed God's own Garden, Meghalaya will take a leaf out of Alappuzha in far away God's own country to manage its waste....

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Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation approves Waste to energy plant at Moshi

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

The general body meeting of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation on Friday approved the waste to energy plant at Moshi garbage depot following a detailed presentation by municipal commissioner...

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Novel plastic-eating enzyme created

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Scientists have created an enzyme which can digest some of the most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world's biggest environmental problems. ...

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Environment Ministry Notifies Amended Rules on Plastic Waste Management

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Environment Ministry has notified the amended rules on plastic waste management that prescribe a central system for the registration of producers and importers.

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25 Megawatt waste-to-power plant to be constructed in Gurugram

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

A power plant costing Rs 502 crore will be constructed in village Bandhwari of Gurugram district to generate electricity from waste under the Integrated Solid Waste Management Scheme. ...

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Maharashtra extends deadline to dispose banned plastic items to three months

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

TWENTY DAYS after the state government issued a notification banning various single-use plastic items, the Maharashtra Environment department on Wednesday removed the ban on less than 0.5 litre...

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Subject Tags: plastic , waste management