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IIT-Madras students develop mobile unit that turns plastic waste into fuel oil

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 6, 2018

A team of students from IIT-Madras has developed a solar-powered mobile unit that converts non-recyclable plastic waste into fuel oil that is cheaper than diesel and can be used as a substitute...

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Plastic ban policy draft not final yet for Maharashtra State

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The state government on Tuesday told the Bombay high court that the draft policy for banning plastic and thermocol is yet to be finalized. It was replying to a bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka...

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Rourkela Steel Plant initiates project to use waste plastic in road construction

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

Steel Authority of India's Rourkela Steel Plant has initiated a new project of utilising waste plastic in road construction, the first such initiative taken up in Odisha.  ...

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Garbage bonfires compromise state’s air, water

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

For every household, shop, bank and other business or commercial establishment handing over dry waste to garbage collectors, there are many which simply resort to burning it as a means of...

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Advanced waste to energy plant will be set up at Njeliyanparamba in Kozhikode

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2018

Minister for Local Administration KT Jaleel here on Tuesday said that a private company has come forward to set up an advanced waste to energy plant in the limit of Kozhikode Corporation....

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AIPMA demands one law for plastic waste management in country

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Blaming poor implementation of existing rules, the All India Plastic Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA) has demanded one law, on the lines of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), for plastic waste...

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Supreme Court rejects plea against Karnataka decision to ban plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2017

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea to stay operation of the Karnataka government's decision to ban manufacture, supply, sale and use of plastic carry bags and other products....

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Sturdier, safer, cheaper: India urged to build more roads with plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

India should use its biggest investment in road construction to make its roads safer and build them cheaper with a home-grown technology that salvages plastic waste, analysts said. ...

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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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Plastic waste to be converted to diesel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 6, 2017

A systematic plastic waste management in the city has begun with the commissioning of a plastic waste management plant at Bhatar.


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