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COVID-19: Disposed Personal Protective Equipment Could Be Turned Into Biofuel, Say Indian Scientists

COVID-19: Disposed Personal Protective Equipment Could Be Turned Into Biofuel, Say Indian Scientists
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to a study published in the journal Biofuels, billions of items of disposable Personal Protective Equipment can be converted from its plastic state into biofuels using a high-temperature chemical process ...
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Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab: Health Minister

Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab Health Minister
News Punjab Waste Management
To ensure a clean and green environment and prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19, in Punjab a bar code system is being used for scientific management of bio-medical waste ...
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COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of

COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of
Coronavirus Outbreak News Waste Management
To ensure that the biomedical waste generated due to the use of gloves and masks during the COVID-19 pandemic is not mixed with the general solid waste, Central Pollution Control Board has now come out with guidelines ...
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Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board

Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board
News Waste Management
Central Pollution Control Board told the National Green Tribunal that there is no Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facilities in Andaman and Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim to handle treatment and disposal of biomedical waste ...
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COVID-19: Delhi’s Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load

COVID-19: Delhi's Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load
Coronavirus Outbreak Delhi News Waste Management
Municipal corporations in Delhi are responsible for collecting COVID-19 bio-medical waste from houses of patients undergoing home quarantine which goes to the waste-to-energy plants for incineration ...
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A Plant To Convert Electronic Waste Into Bio Fuel Will Be Made Operational Soon, Says Minister Harsh Vardhan

A Plant To Convert Electronic Waste Into Bio Fuel Will Be Made Operational Soon, Says Minister Harsh Vardhan
E-Waste News
Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a plant to covert plastic waste into bio-diesel, will be made operational at the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) in Dehradun by the end of January on pilot basis after which the model will be replicated across the country ...
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‘How Do You Propose To Deal With Bio-Waste In 23,684 Hospitals’: NGT To Bihar’s Department Of Health

National Green Tribunal Seeks Information From Bihar Government On Dealing With Bio-Waste At 23,684 Hospitals
Bihar National Green Tribunal News
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Bihar government to submit complete details about the units generating bio-medical waste and share its plan to deal with the trash generated by 23,684 hospitals and nursing homes in the state ...
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Medical Establishments Have To Phase Out Chlorinated Plastic Bags And Gloves By March 2019

Medical Establishments Have To Phase Out Chlorinated Plastic Bags And Gloves By March 2019
News Waste Management
To improve compliance and strengthen implementation of environmentally sound management of bio-medical waste in India, government amends bio-medical waste management rules ...
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India Likely To Generate 775.5 Tonnes Of Medical Waste Daily By 2020: Study

Biomedical waste
News Waste Management
According to recent report there is need for stringent monitoring and evaluation framework to ensure safe and effective management of waste ...
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Union Ministry Of Science Calls For Concepts Which Focus On Technical Solutions To Manage India’s Waste Problem

Ministry of Science calls for concept note to deal with garbage
News Waste Management
The Ministry is looking forward to innovative ideas from academic institutes to tackle India’s waste problem ...
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Proper Disposal Of Biomedical Waste Is Important, But Most Hospitals In Arunachal Pradesh Opts To Ignore: CAG Report

Biomedical waste
Arunachal Pradesh News
A recent report by CAG highlights how most hospitals in Arunachal Pradesh don't have facilities for disposal of bio-medical waste ...
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As Biomedical Waste Is Found In Dehradun’s Solid Waste Dumps, An Activist Group Asks The Civic Body To Take Immediate Note

Waste in Dehradun
Uttarakhand Waste Management
Biomedical waste has been found dumped along with municipal solid waste in Dehradun, raising concerns about whether the city is being careless about the government’s biomedical waste disposal rules ...
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