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Massive fire at Bhalswa landfill in Delhi

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

A major fire broke out at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi during the wee hours of Saturday. 

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Polavaram project: NGT directs MoEF, Andhra Pradesh government to examine waste dumping

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Environment Ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government to examine a plea claiming that huge amounts of waste was being dumped in agricultural lands near the Polavaram project.

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice...

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Subject Tags: NGT , waste , waste management

Ghazipur landfill collapse: NGT issues notices to civic body, state and DDA

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Days after a huge portion of the 50-metre-high Ghazipur landfill collapsed, killing two persons, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued showcause notices to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, and the Delhi...

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Delhi High Court demands report of bye-laws for solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCD) on their efficacy to curtail the increasing cases of malaria, dengue and chikunguniya in the city...

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Subject Tags: waste , waste management

Nestlé Waters North America Invests $6M to Close the ‘Recycling Gap’

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2017

Nestlé Waters North America is investing $6 million in an effort to find a national solution to the “critical recycling gap” in the US, the company announced today. Its investment is going to...

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Surat Municipal Corporation constructs road using plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2017

Plastic waste, which forms a significant portion of the total municipal solid waste and happens to be an environmental hazard, is being put to good use in the city. The road department of Surat...

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Adidas advances its swimwear range using recycled ocean waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

Sportswear brand Adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil for the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. Aquafil is a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel and will...

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Corona Roll Out New Partnerships to Keep Oceans Plastic-Free

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

The problem of marine plastics continues to be a top priority across the globe, spurring even more businesses and organizations to dig in their heels and find create new solutions to the growing...

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Road made of waste materials in Roorkee

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2017

For the first time in India, a geopolymer concrete road made of fly ash and other waste materials has been successfully laid at Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee. The road was...

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NGT announces Rs. 1 lakh fine for dumping e-waste around Ramganga

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

With an aim to save river Ganga and its tributaries from e-waste dumping by several illegal industries mostly around Moradabad, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday announced Rs. one...

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