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KSEB to buy power at 6.17 per unit from waste-to-energy plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 18, 2018

Ending a delay of over two years, Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has fixed Rs 6.17 as the tariff per unit for KSEB to purchase electricity from the proposed waste-to-...

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Punjab to boost setting up of biomass plants to stop stubble burning pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

To rid Punjab of stubble burning pollution, the State Government has entered into agreements with four big companies and has also started work on setting up the biomass power plants....

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South Mumbai: MP Milind Deora launches drive to collect plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

South Mumbai’s MP Milind Deora, along with MLC Bhai Jagtap, started a plastic waste collection drive ‘#QuitPlasticMovement’ for the A ward on Monday. The MCGM will be visiting different areas on...

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Firm proposes waste-to-power unit for Belagavi

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

A Mumbai-based company having 20 years experience in solid waste management has shown interest in treating waste from Belagavi and generate power out of it.

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IIT team's solar powered system can convert plastic into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Scientists from IIT Madras have developed a solar powered system to convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel that can substitute diesel used in generators, furnaces and engines. ...

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In Vadodara, Railways offers Rs 5 cashback for dropping plastic bottle in crushing machine

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, the Indian Railways has come up with a scheme that rewards people for helping the department recycle plastic bottles at railway stations.

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French firm& Bengaluru civic body sign MoU on waste-to-energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2018

The French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler today underlined the need to treat waste in the most scientific manner in view of India producing 64 million tonnes of waste annually, of which...

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Haryana plans to get power and fertiliser from waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 4, 2018

In a bid to meet the national sanitation mission, the Haryana government has hired a private company for segregation, disposal and generation of electricity and fertilisers at the Bandhwari...

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Tirupur Corporation to produce vehicle fuel from municipal waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2018

 

The City Corporation of Tirupur in Tamil Nadu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Chennai.

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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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