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Waste Management

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

E-waste production in India can go up by 2020
E-Waste News Waste Management
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
News Waste Management
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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New Year, New Resolution: Surat Municipal Corporation Will Not Collect Waste If Unsegregated From January 2018

New Year, New Resolution Surat Municipal Corporation Will Not Collect Waste If Unsegregated From January 2018
Gujarat News
In a bid to encourage source segregation in the fourth cleanest city of India, Surat, the civic body will discontinue collection of waste from households if it is not segregated into dry and wet waste
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Bhopal’s Kabad Se Jugad campaign To Beautify The City Using Scrap Items, Aims To Go For Number One Spot At Swachh Survekshan 2018

Kabad se Jugaad campaign in Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh News
Ahead of Swachh Survekshan 2018, Bhopal begins campaign to turn waste into ways of beautify to adorn the city ahead of the annual survey
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Someone’s Waste Is Another’s Music: Dharavi Rocks Creates Magic From Trash

dharavi rocks music from waste material
Waste Management
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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Door to Door Garbage Collection In Salem To Be Done By Battery Operated Mini Waste Collection Vehicles

Battery operated garbage collection vehicle
Tamil Nadu Waste Management
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
News Waste Management
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
Tamil Nadu Waste Management Waste Warriors Of India
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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Ahead Of Swachh Survekshan 2018, Mysuru’s Civic Body Circulates Short Films On Waste Management To Sensitise Citizens

Mysuru gears up for Swachh Survekshan 2018
Karnataka Waste Management
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
Maharashtra Waste Management
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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36 Weeks And Counting: Jay Shringarpure’s Dadar Beach Cleanup Campaign Attracts Volunteers And Appreciation

Dadar beach cleanup campaign
Features Maharashtra
An hour from the famous Versova beach cleanup site, a similar campaign to clean up Dadar’s beach is underway
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27-Year-Old Comes Up With An Alternative To Plastic Carry Bags In 200 Milk Centres

Features Gujarat Plastic Waste Waste Warriors Of India
200 milk centres in Ahmedabad will replace plastic carry bags with eco-friendly jute bags developed by a student of National Institute of Design
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