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RadiciGroup adopts sustainable dyeing technique

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 13, 2017

RadiciGroup has taken the initiative to promote solution dyeing of yarns that helps reduce water and energy consumption. In solution dyeing, colour is added 'upstream' in the extrusion phase,...

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Centre approves 20 projects worth Rs 1,900 crore under ‘Clean Ganga’ mission

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

As part of its ongoing 'Clean Ganga' mission, the Centre has approved 20 additional projects worth nearly Rs 1,900 crore for Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Delhi....

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Ban disposal of micro-plastic into sea, fishers forum urges Centre

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 13, 2017

The National Fisherfolk Forum (NFF) has urged the central government to ban the disposal of micro-plastic into the sea. 

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Economic growth leading to rise in e-waste generation: Union Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 8, 2017

India's economic growth, with rise in per capita income coupled with high obsolescence rate of electronic equipment, are leading to increase in the rate of e-waste generation, the government...

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India has agreed to freeze production of Hydrofluorocarbons in 2028

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 7, 2017

Aiming to curb global warming and facilitate enough carbon space for growth of domestic industry and the economy, India has agreed to freeze production and consumption of Hydrofluorocarbons (...

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Sea levels 'could rise higher than a three-storey building due to climate change'

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 23, 2017

The last time ocean temperatures were this warm, sea levels were up to nine metres higher than they are today, according to the findings of a new study, which were described as "extremely...

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New study to identify source of air pollution in Kolkata and Howrah

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 20, 2017

A much-awaited study to detect the source of air pollution and quantify the amount of contaminents in Kolkata and Howrah has finally been commissioned by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board...

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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India seeks views on carbon footprint reduction

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 17, 2017

The telecom regulator has floated a consultation paper seeking industry feedback on ways to compute carbon footprint in telecom networks, and the need to involve third-party auditors for running...

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Infosys announces internal carbon pricing, to aid in reducing emissions

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 17, 2017

Indian multinational company Infosys Monday announced its internal carbon price at $10.5 per ton of Carbon Dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emission. This price, which will be valid for two years from...

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U.S., India hold talks to guard ocean ecosystems, promote sustainable development

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 16, 2017

United States and India held talks on sidelines of the U.S.-India Ocean Dialogue Preparatory meeting to protect ocean ecosystems and promote sustainable development through the blue economy....

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