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E-waste production in India can go up by 2020

United Nations Warns Of Increase In E-waste And Urges Recycling Of Hazardous Waste

Only 20 percent of all e-waste, or 8.9 tonnes, generated last year was documented as properly recycled, while the fate of a full 76 percent of all e-waste around the globe is unknown, Wednesday's report found
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A Forum Of Cities That Do It Right To Promote Waste Segregation At Source

A Forum Of Cities That Do It Right To Promote Waste Segregation At Source

India generates 62 million tonnes of garbage annually out of which 45 million tonnes of waste goes untreated. This means, 75% of the municipal solid waste is being dumped openly in our country
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Beach cleanup post cyclone Ockhi

Cyclone Ockhi Aftermath: Mumbai’s Civic Body And Beach Clean Up Volunteers Work Hard To Clean Up Trash Deposited By The Cyclone

Cyclone Ockhi deposited garbage worth thousands of tonnes On Mumbai’s beaches, but the BMC and beach cleanup activists ensured prompt removal of garbage was prioritised on days following the cyclone
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dharavi rocks music from waste material

Someone’s Waste Is Another’s Music: Dharavi Rocks Creates Magic From Trash

Paint cans, pet bottles, old wooden pieces, water drums, plastic buckets, pieces of junk metals; name it and chances are that the waste material is part of music band Dharavi Rocks’ musical instruments
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Temple Waste To Organic Fertiliser: This Officer In Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh Proves That Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

Temple Waste To Organic Fertiliser: This Officer In Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh Proves That Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

The idea is to take the waste from people and generate something useful from it. We are not doing anything new. We are taking the traditional route, says Chief Municipal Officer, Sanjesh Gupta
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Battery operated garbage collection vehicle

Door to Door Garbage Collection In Salem To Be Done By Battery Operated Mini Waste Collection Vehicles

The vehicles will make garbage collection from households in lanes and by-lanes easier as their small sizes will improve access to households
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193 Nations Pledge To Work Towards A Sustainable Lifestyle And A Planet Free Of Plastic And Pollution

193 Nations Pledge To Work Towards A Sustainable Lifestyle And A Planet Free Of Plastic And Pollution

The UN Environment Head said that he was optimistic about India’s approach to fight pollution as a number of agreements between India and United Nations Environment can work out in the future
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“My Waste My Responsibility” With This Mantra, Swachh Brigade Makes Coimbatore Garbage Dump Free

“My Waste My Responsibility” With This Mantra, Swachh Brigade Makes Coimbatore Garbage Dump Free

With the idea of segregating one’s own waste at source, No Dumping in Coimbatore is trying to make weddings plastic and waste free
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Mysuru gears up for Swachh Survekshan 2018

Ahead Of Swachh Survekshan 2018, Mysuru’s Civic Body Circulates Short Films On Waste Management To Sensitise Citizens

The short films are expected to spread awareness on waste management and segregation in a bid to enhance citizen feedback for Swachh Survekshan 2018
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This College Aims To Unburden Mumbai’s Landfill Burden By 8,000 Kilos Every Month, Here’s The Plan

This College Aims To Unburden Mumbai’s Landfill Burden By 8,000 Kilos Every Month, Here’s The Plan

Mumbai’s Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science and Commerce has three canteens and on a monthly basis generates 8,000 kilos of wet waste. It aims to treat all of it through composting
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Patna hoping for better rank in Swachh Survekshan 2018

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Never Mind The Previous Poor Rankings, Patna Hopes For Better Performance This Year

The Bihar capital has not performed too well in the previous Swachh Survekshans, but is confident of marginal improvements this time
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The Green Court Directs Delhi Government To Ensure That There Is No Indiscriminate Dumping Of Garbage In The City

Himachal Pradesh’s Solid Waste Crisis To Come To An End Soon, As State Government Sanctions Six New Waste Management Plants

Himachal Pradesh aims to solve its long-pending waste problem by setting up six solid waste management plants
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