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Waste Management

World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long 'Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long ‘Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

With an aim to find innovative solutions to the problem of plastic waste in the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched a two-month long ‘plastic hackathon’ targeting students and households to come up with alternatives for plastic and to improve plastic waste management ...
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World Environment Day: Personal Protective Equipment, Masks And Shields- Pandemic Detritus Adds To Waste Crisis

World Environment Day: Personal Protective Equipment, Masks And Shields- Pandemic Detritus Adds To Waste Crisis

According to experts, the movement against plastic has taken a battering in the pandemic with dependency on single-use plastic surging and households contributing to the tonnes of biomedical waste being generated ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2021: Government Launches Field Assessment Of The Annual Cleanliness Survey

Swachh Survekshan 2021: Government Launches Field Assessment Of The Annual Cleanliness Survey

According to the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, indicators under Swachh Survekshan 2021 focus on parameters pertaining to wastewater treatment and reuse along with faecal sludge management ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2021: Here Is How Indore Is Gearing Up To Win Top Ranking For The Fifth Time

Swachh Survekshan 2021: Here Is How Indore Is Gearing Up To Win Top Ranking For The Fifth Time

Indore has been ranked cleanest city for four consecutive years and is all set to top the list again in Swachh Survekshan 2021, said Asad Warsi, Centre's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's adviser for Indore Municipal Corporation ...
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‘Katran’ which means ‘scraps of cloth’ is an initiative to convert waste into wealth: Ms. Vandana Jain, Founder, Katran Foundation

This Kolkata Based NGO Is On A Mission To Tackle Textile Waste By Upcycling Scrapped Cloth Into Clothes For Underprivileged Children

By forming new outfits out of scrap, we are not only curbing the textile waste generated by factories, but we are also trying to meet the needs of those less fortunate, said Ms. Vandana Jain, Founder, Katran Foundation ...
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Waste Segregation At Sets Can Make A World Of Difference, Says Actor Anushka Sharma

Waste Segregation At Sets Can Make A World Of Difference, Says Actor Anushka Sharma

Actor-turned-producer Anushka Sharma said that protecting the environment is the need of the hour and the film industry can contribute immensely towards the cause and also raise awareness on the same ...
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COVID-19 Waste Management: Disposable Face Masks Can Be Recycled To Make Roads, Says Study

COVID-19 Waste Management: Disposable Face Masks Can Be Recycled To Make Roads, Says Study

Developed by researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the new road-making material is a mix of shredded single-use face masks and processed building rubble designed to meet civil engineering safety standards ...
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Budget 2021: Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 Will Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2021: Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 Will Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Announcing Budget 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that starting this year, the government intends to focus on complete faecal sludge management and wastewater treatment as a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB To Ensure Strict Compliance Of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB To Ensure Strict Compliance Of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench headed by its chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said that the standards of handling of Bio-medical waste need to duly comply ...
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In Last Seven Months, India Generated Around 33,000 Tonnes COVID-19 Waste, Maharashtra Biggest Contributor: Report

In Last Seven Months, India Generated Around 33,000 Tonnes COVID-19 Waste, Maharashtra Biggest Contributor: Report

According to CPCB, daily bio-medical waste generation in India has gone up by 25 per cent in 2020 due to COVID-19 ...
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Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

In the last six months, between June to November, India produced 28,468.85 tonnes of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) ...
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Thinking Beyond Toilets: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 Should Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Experts Say That’s The Need Of The Hour

Thinking Beyond Toilets: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 Should Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Experts Say That’s The Need Of The Hour

At the India Sanitation Coalition, experts discuss Swachh Bharat 2.0 and what should it really focus on in order to meet total sanitation goals for India ...
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