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Innovate or Perish: The Case of Multi-layered Packaging

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...

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Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016: Heading on the right path but certain ambiguities remain

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...

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E-waste management in India: New Rules, Old Problems

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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VOW: Value Out of Waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 5, 2015

As urbanization is set to almost double in India by 2050 (increase 1.8 times over 2012 levels), the waste in the cities is expected to grow by over 4 times as a result of increased levels of income and consumption – presenting both a challenge and an opportunity. With the...

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Subject Tags: Waste Management

Waste Management Trends in the Indian Industry

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 8, 2015

Sustainability Outlook carried out extensive industry-wide surveys and interviews amongst various stakeholders to uncover latest waste management trends among Indian corporates. As a part of this engagement, detailed survey and interviews with 85 leading Indian corporates and...

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Subject Tags: Waste Management

The Dark Side of Green Lighting

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2014
In 2009, the Government of India found that the penetration of CFLs for household lighting was only about 5-10%, while over 70% of the remaining lights were incandescent bulbs1. In a bid to reduce electricity consumption in lighting, the government launched the...
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