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GAP, Arvind's new water treatment facility to save 2.5 bn litres a year

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

In what could save as much as eight million litres of fresh water per day or 2.5 billion litres a year, global apparel retailer Gap Inc and textile conglomerate Arvind Limited unveiled a new water treatment facility in apparel manufacturing. The new facility put up at Arvind'...

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Microbes are paving the way to sustainable wastewater treatment

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

One morning Namitha awoke to a frantic call, “He can’t breathe. When he inhales, his ribs ache”, said Panchi. Panchi was one of the young mothers of the community that she was volunteering with and is just one among the thousands who use polluted water from the Yamuna River...

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Bilateral meeting on waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Gearing up towards zero waste by 2030 mission, the National Environment Commission (NEC) met with the delegates from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) of India today. The meeting discussed collaborating in technical and financial assistance to...

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Gap Inc. and Arvind Limited Join Together to Reduce Apparel Industry’s Water Use and Drive Water-Saving Innovation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global apparel retailer Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced a new partnership with its longtime sourcing and franchise partner in India, Arvind Limited, to drive industry-leading solutions that...

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L&T bags multiple orders worth over ₹ 5,000 cr across 3 states

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2019

The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of Larsen & Toubro’s construction vertical has secured several orders from government agencies and municipal corporations across three states in...

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Three tech missions on solar, water treatment to be launched at IIT Madras

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 25, 2019

Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests and Climate Change will launch three technology mission centres at IIT Madras on Friday to...

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Scientists develop substance to kill water pollutants using solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Researchers at the Swansea University in the United Kingdom have developed a new non-toxic substance that can help eradicate harmful synthetic dye pollutants released into water bodies, using...

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Mumbai waits for upgrade to waste treatment plants matching global standards

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

A city known to have a strong olfactory connect with its people, Mumbai, is really an exercise in sensory overload. Exhaust fumes on traffic-jammed roads, the smell of stagnant water rising from...

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Reusable carbon nanotubes, the next-gen water filter

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

A new class of carbon nanotubes may soon become the next-generation clean-up crew for toxic sludge and contaminated water, a new study suggested.

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Zero waste discharge options needed in Cochin

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2017

The BOD (biochemical oxygen demand) levels is high in Irumpanam, Kadambrayar and Eloor section in the industrial area of the city, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). "It...

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