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Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, Union Territories: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.     


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India ratifies second commitment period of Kyoto Protocol

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol that commits countries to contain the emission of greenhouse gases, reaffirming its stand on climate action....

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Speed up work to clean Yamuna: NGT

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

Disappointed with the delay in implementing 'Mailey se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Project', National Green Tribunal (NGT) warned on Tuesday that there should be no interference or undue delay...

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Maharashtra to raise $270 m from Green Climate Fund

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 8, 2017

The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG) will help the Maharashtra Government raise $270 million from the Green Climate Fund, which will be invested in integrated watershed programmes such as...

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ADB raises US$1.25 billion in global Green Bonds for climate mitigation projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised US$1.25 billion to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects by issuing dual-tranche 5-year (US$750 million) and 10-year green...

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Gurugram civic body and RWAs to install zero waste garbage plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

In order to keep a check on garbage generation the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) in collaboration with various Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) of Gurugram has decided to install...

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Sustainability Outlook partners with Confexhub for the Global Waste Management Conference 2017 to be held from 1 – 2 August 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 26, 2017
Experts and industry practitioners representing public and private waste management from over 15 countries will converge in Bangkok, Thailand for the inaugural Global Waste Management...
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Indian apex body launches an Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme to promote sustainable practices

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Apparel Export Promotion Council launched the Indian Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme on Wednesday in New Delhi to promote sustainability in the...

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South Delhi Municipal Corporation to map areas to manage waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 11, 2017

The south corporation has decided to conduct geo-mapping of areas under its jurisdiction for effective collection of waste. The exercise is meant to visualise data from different geographical...

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NTPC Mouda asked to use treated sewage water instead of Gosikhurd dam water

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

The Maharashtra state government has decided not to provide raw water from Gosikhurd dam to NTPC’s 2,320MW power plant at Mouda. The government has asked NTPC to use treated sewage water instead...

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