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By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2016

The 2016 Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards were announced in New Delhi recognizing large corporates, emerging innovators and individuals leading the charge in the sustainability space.

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By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

Product packaging is one of the prominent sectors wherein environmental sustainability is not necessarily an area of focus. Some of the most common household packages – including potato chip bags, biscuit &...

Subject Tags: packaging, Waste Management
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2016

India is still struggling with managing its plastic wastes with about 15,342 tonne of plastic waste generated every day. The Government notified Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules, 2016 in March this year,...

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2016

The pulp & paper manufacturing is a grossly polluting industry. The industry not only has been long known to consume huge amount of water but also contribute to the pollution of rivers to a large extent....

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2016

Sustainable mining involves minimising impact on natural resources and habitat. Safe, scientific, efficient and environment friendly processes and advanced scientific mining technologies need to be adopted to...

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

With the smart cities project gaining momentum and making appearances in the news quite so often, there was a need to delve deeper and analyse if it is worthy of all the hype or just another case of ‘old wine in a...

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By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2016

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) are known by many names: Variable speed drives, Adjustable speed Drives, Adjustable Frequency Drives, Variators and Frequency Converters. Contrary to popular belief, VFDs are not limited to industrial...

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2016

Sustainability has come to the fore in the cosmetics and personal care industry. With the need for resource efficiency and rise in ethical consumerism, cosmetic companies are taking some serious steps towards...

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 29, 2016

The article analyses the recently announced E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and examines the improvements and the shortcomings of the new rules

 

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By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2016

The article looks into the challenges that the textile wet processing industry faces in implementing a government mandate to incorporate Zero Liquid Discharge into their production process and provides suggestions to...

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 2, 2016

LC3 is a unique product that will not only lower emissions and support sustainable growth, but also promises to do so at lower capital and production costs than the existing cements

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By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2015

IoT and Big data analytics is an emerging domain that is poised to become the backbone of modern local and global communication with its reach in different verticals. At the same time it also has a huge potential to become a key driver for sustainability- cutting across all verticals.

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By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2015

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) guidelines were recently introduced for four industrial sectors (textile (wet processing), distilleries, pulp and paper and tanneries) in India. Since March 2015 when Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) issued notifications to 9 State Pollution Control Boards of...

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 29, 2015

In order to meet the continued growth of the industrial sector, water demand is going to increase. However with a multitude of competing uses of water, where water is required for food, drinking and other more basic purposes, little would remain for the industrial sector. Policy makers in India...

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By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2015

Today, almost every Indian megacity is experiencing traffic congestion and its subsequent problems.1According to the IBM 2011 Global commuter Pain Survey, New Delhi is the 6th most painful city in the world when it comes to traffic...