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Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles

Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles
Environment Jammu & Kashmir News Waste Management
With an aim to contribute to reduction in air pollution, environmentalist uses waste plastic bottles to create vertical gardens at various places ...
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National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules
Environment National Green Tribunal News Plastic Waste
National Green Tribunal stated that at least one district in every state should be made a model for compliance of plastic waste management rules in the first instance and thereafter, the entire State should be made so compliant ...
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Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions
Coronavirus Outbreak Environment News Waste Management
According to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report, India generates about 101 Metric Tonnes per day (MT/day) of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore’s Annual Earnings Through Waste Processing Go Up

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore's Annual Earnings Through Waste Processing Go Up
Environment Madhya Pradesh News Swachh Survekshan
Indore Municipal Corporation has set up an automated processing plant equipped with artificial intelligence for dry waste ...
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Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste
Environment Gujarat News Plastic Waste Waste Management
Gujarat’s Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has launched a pilot project in the district Morbi to raise awareness about waste segregation by offering household items of everyday use in exchange for plastic 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 Environment 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
Environment 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 Environment 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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World’s E-Waste ‘Unsustainable’, Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.

World's E-Waste 'Unsustainable', Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.
Environment News Waste Management
As per the report, Global E-waste Monitor 2020, China, with 10.1 million tonnes, was the biggest contributor to e-waste, and the United States was second with 6.9 million tonnes and India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was third. Together these three countries accounted for nearly 38 per cent of the world’s e-waste last year ...
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Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres

Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres
Environment Kerala Plastic Waste Waste Warriors Of India
Named as Bottle Hub, the shed at the bus stop at Kinar near Thrippunithura in Kerala has been built by the members of a recreational club, BSB Arts and Sports Club ...
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Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level

Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level
Coronavirus Outbreak Maharashtra News Waste Management
Panchgani, a hill station in Maharashtra has modified its waste management practices by adding a separate bin for bio-medical hazardous waste to the wet and dry waste segregation system being practised at the household level in order to fight the rising COVID-19 medical waste ...
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World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts

World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts
Coronavirus Outbreak News Plastic Waste Waste Management World Environment Day
World Environment Day 2020 calls for action to stop the degradation of the natural world, which according to experts, is accelerating with the increased use of single-use plastic in the form of personal protective gears against COVID-19 ...
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