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Denmark-based company Advance Nonwoven aims to make garments ‘GREENER’

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

Denmark-based company Advance Nonwoven, located at Møllerup Gods in Rønde, Jutland, has patented a new technology which utilizes renewable textile resources to create new products. The company...

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Plastic-eating wax worms may solve India’s plastic problem

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2017

A few years ago when the Supreme Court heard of the status of plastic pollution in India the bench remarked “We are sitting on a plastic time bomb.”


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NGT bans use of disposable plastic in Delhi-NCR with effect from January 1

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

The National Green Tribunal today banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR with effect from January 1, 2017 and directed the city government to take steps to reduce dumped waste....

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NGT raps SDMC over ‘inaccurate’ data on waste in Delhi

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2016

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) over “inaccurate” data on various kinds of waste generated in the national capital daily.

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The World May Be Starved For Healthy Foods but the US is Wasting a lot of its Food

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

The world may be starving for healthy foods. But here in the United States, we sure do toss a lot of it away, prompting our federal government to set a goal of reducing such waste by half by...

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New way to create fuel from waste plastics

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2016

Scientists have found a way to use plastic trash to create a cleaner diesel-like fuel that could power vehicles, an advance that may turn landfills into potential energy sources in future....

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First-Ever Global Standard Allows Countries, Companies to Measure Food Loss and Waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

A partnership of leading international public and private organizations launched the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit...

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Pollution turning Taj Mahal yellow: NGT notice to Centre

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2016

The National Green Tribunal has asked the Centre to respond to the plea of an environment enthusiast alleging that largescale burning of municipal solid waste in Agra was turning the Taj Mahal...

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Environment Ministry Notifies Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules for the First Time

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2016

The Government has notified Construction & Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016 for the first time.  Outlining the salient features of the Construction & Waste Management Rules here...

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Subject Tags: Construction , policy , waste

P&G Saves Almost $2 Billion in Waste, Energy CostsBy: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2015

Procter & Gamble has saved almost $2 billion through waste and energy savings since 2007, according to P&G vice president of sustainability Len Sauers, who announced the cost savings as...

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