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IIT-H, KIIT-Bhubaneshwar researchers develop bio-bricks

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2019

Sangareddy: Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) and School of Architecture, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar, (KIIT) have developed bio-bricks for construction from agricultural waste products. Their development serves the...

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NGT directs CPCB to monitor industrial waste discharge

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

In a significant order related to monitoring of industrial pollution in the country, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to devise a mechanism to...

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National Green Tribunal slams Haryana government over dumping of waste in Aravallis

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday slammed the Haryana government and its civic bodies over disposal of industrial waste and construction debris in the Aravalli forests on the Gurgaon-...

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Social entrepreneur from Gujarat designs P-block bricks made out of waste produced by paper mills used to make toilets and roads

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2017

With a dream of making the world’s cheapest house and turning the fate of the slums in India in an eco-friendly way, an innovator and social entrepreneur from Gujarat, Binish Desai started his...

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Common Effluent Treatment Plant to come up near the industrial town of Kala Amb

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2017

A committee headed by Deputy Commissioner Sirmaur has finalised a few sites around the industrial town of Kala Amb for setting up the much-needed Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in this...

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Over 31 factories get pollution control board notice in Bjinor, Uttar Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2016

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has asked 31 factories in Bijnor and Amroha districts to stop discharging the industry waste into the tributaries of the Ganga River ahead of...

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Industrial waste water damaging crops in Keri, Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

The discharge of waste water by some industrial units at the Pissurlem Industrial Unit has resulted in agricultural losses and pollution of drinking water wells in the village, residents alleged...

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15 bighas to be identified for effluent plant in Himachal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2016

Deputy Commissioner, Sirmaur, BC Badalia has directed officials of the Industries Department to identify 15 bighas for a Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) for scientific disposal of the...

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