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Pune Municipal Corporation eyes zero waste by year-end, activists amused

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 18, 2019

The civic administration on Thursday reiterated its intention to process 100% garbage generated in the city by 2019-end, a proposal which activists termed as “far from reality” given the...

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Plastic packaging norms eased for retailers, tightened for industries

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2018

A state government-appointed committee has accepted the proposal recommending that plastic packaging by retailers be allowed with certain riders, norms for industrial-level packaging have been...

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Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport first in India to install waste recycling machines

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has become the first airport in the country to commence installing waste recycling machines as a pilot project.


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IoT helps Telangana automate urban waste recycling operations

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

Digitising waste management processes is one of the priorities for any state government developmental programme. A first of its kind by any state government, the Telangana government has decided...

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Eco-parks in India will ensure 'scientific' handling of e-scrap

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2016

The ministry’s secretary Dr Sandip Chatterjee received a proposal detailing how to implement the eco-parks during a recent recycling workshop, jointly organised by parties such as the Nasscom...

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Kerala moots e-waste & plastic-shredding units at Kochi

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2016

The state government has mooted recycling parks in Kerala to treat e-waste by tapping the public private partnership (PPP) route. These parks will have space for plastic recycling units....

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