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Apple first to use recycled rare earths in smartphones

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

In a first, Apple has now started using recycled rare earth metals for making its latest iPhones. It is using 100 per cent recycled rare earths in a key component (Taptic Engine) in the new iPhones, a first for a smartphone. The Taptic Engine represents about 25 per cent of...

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The green protocol

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD-PR) campus in Rajendranagar is an urban oasis. Visitors entering the campus are greeted with the sounds of birds chirping and...

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Amazon’s streamlined plastic packaging is jamming up recycling centers

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

Over the last year,...

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Centre to replicate Bhopal's waste management model

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2019

Practical climate-friendly actions on the ground in Bhopal would become a model for Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Assessment of development results (ADR) of Bhopal Municipal...

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GST on recycled construction waste products to be reduced to 5 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2018

In a bid to promote reuse of debris generated by the construction industry, the government will soon reduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on products made from recycled demolition waste to...

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Gujarat government launches policy to reuse treated waste water

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

The Gujarat government today unveiled its 'Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy' which aims to reduce the state's dependence on fresh water sources like the Narmada river.

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A&E unveils new Anefil Poly Repreve recycled sewing thread

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2018

American & Efird (A&E), a leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, has unveiled Anefil Poly using Repreve...

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NUS researchers turns food scraps into green energy resources

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a anaerobic digester system to recycle food waste to produce electricity, heat and fertilisers.

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Hugo Boss Sets Sustainable Material Targets, Emphasizes Circular Fashion

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The Hugo Boss Group is developing sustainable sourcing strategies for its most important materials based on natural capital valuations, according to the global apparel company’s latest...

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Unilever to pioneer breakthrough food packaging technology together with Ioniqa & Indorama Ventures

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into...

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