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Connecticut unveils initiative to boost film plastic recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2017

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has introduced a new initiative that is geared toward increasing the recycling of LDPE film plastics, linear low density...

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Stations in Mysuru railway division to tap solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

As part of the Indian Railways current drive to tap alternative form of energy to go green, the Mysuru division of the South Western Railway (SWR) will soon have about 20 railway stations...

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IFC mulls Rs 100 cr investment in Clean Max Enviro Energy Solutions

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2017

International Finance Corp, the private sector investment arm of the World Bank, could invest about Rs 100 crore in renewable energy company Clean Max Enviro Energy Solutions, one of the largest...

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“Cosmetics industry must respond to society's demand for its contribution to solving global social and environmental challenges.”

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2017

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Marcelo Alonso, Sustainability Director, Natura Cosméticos S.A. shares his thoughts on sustainability in the global...

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TRAI extends deadline for views on sustainable telecom till March 28

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2017

Indian telecom regulator has extended the deadline for views on approach towards sustainable telecommunications, till March 28, which includes time limit for counter-views.

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Lieutenant Governor pushes for scientific waste management for cleaner environment

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2017

For a cleaner Delhi, lieutenant governor Anil Baijal on Saturday pushed for efficient infrastructure and better waste management practices and instructed South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC...

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INS Sarvekshak goes green: Solar power system installed on board

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2017

Indian Navy’s survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green by installing a solar power system on board.


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Supreme Court directs Centre to take steps to preserve over 2 lakh wetlands

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

In a major direction to preserve ecologically crucial wetlands threatened by encroachment in many parts of the country, the Supreme Court directed the Centre on Wednesday to frame a policy to...

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Let plant work in public interest, remove mental block: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2017

Noting that proper functioning of waste-to-energy plant would serve public interest, which must prevail over “little inconvenience”, the National Green Tribunal has advised citizens to overcome...

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Draft rules for utilising solid waste for cement production

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

With landfill sites across major cities filled beyond capacity, the central pollution control board (CPCB) has now come out with fresh draft guidelines proposing use of solid and industrial...

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