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REC commits Rs 24 crore to Shri Kedarnath Utthan Charitable Trust

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 8, 2020

State-owned REC on Tuesday said it has committed a financial assistance of Rs 23. 52 crore to Shri Kedarnath...

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Burnt and dumped': Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Unilever and Nestlé plastics waste fuelling climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2020

A new report by international development and relief agency Tearfund claims that single-use bottles, sachets and packets produced by the companies are being burnt in developing countries at an alarming rate and contributing to the climate crisis in the process. The Burning...

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Concern over waste management in rural areas

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 23, 2019

Piled-up garbage in residential areas and conservancy workers setting fire to it is a common sight in many places located on the city outskirts where disposal of solid waste continues to be a concern. Rapid growth in households led to development of residential areas on the...

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Bio-methanation plant commissioned in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

In yet another addition to measures taken to process solid waste, the city on Saturday got a bio-methanation plant, thanks to funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Swiss Federal Councillor and Head, Federal Department of Environment, Transport and...

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Dabur launches Plastic Waste Collection drive with East Delhi Municipal Corporation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Moving forward on its commitment towards becoming a Plastic Waste Neutral Company by 2021, India’s largest Science-based Ayurveda major Dabur India Limited today Joined hands with East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to launch a unique Plastic Waste Collection drive in the...

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State govt looks to adopt Japanese tech for converting waste to energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

The state Municipal Affairs department will explore Japanese technology for conversion of solid waste to energy, with all the landfill sites across the state overburdened with wastes. "The people in our country and those in Japan have different food habits but I have learnt...

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Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

India has made great gains in providing basic sanitation facilities since the start of the millennium, accounting for almost two thirds of the 650 million people globally who stopped practising...

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Coca-Cola India Foundation to Implement Integrated Waste Management Solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Coca-Cola India Foundation, Anandana, has announced the establishment of integrated waste management infrastructure along with SAAHAS, CHINTAN and HASIRU DALA, which also includes setting up of...

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INNOVATION: After solid waste, Goa to produce electricity from cow dung

By : Sustainability ..., May 2, 2019

After successfully producing power from the solid waste management plant at Saligao, the state government is planning to produce energy from cow dung.

The department of animal husbandry has initiated a project to utilise cow dung in...

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New Town vies for platinum green city tag, adopts plans for vertical growth

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

The West Bengal Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation is planning to achieve vertical growth by allowing mixed development in New Town to achieve the platinum green city tag by the...

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