wastage

Fifth of world food lost to over-eating, wastage: Study

Fifth of world food lost to over-eating, wastage: Study

Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers worldwide is lost through over-eating or wastage, according to a new study.

Feb 22, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

Ghaziabad: 'Bag it Challenge' initiative by 17-year-old aims to reduce waste

A 12 class student from Ghaziabad has started 'Bag it Challenge' initiative which aims to reduce waste. Watch the full report here.

Dec 11, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

SDGs need to avoid environment-development trade-offs: Report

Efficient use of the available natural resource and minimizing the wastage should be the driving point of the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals, says a new report.

Jul 29, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

More clean energy, less wastage in last 5 years: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that his government has been using more clean energy and wasting less power in the last five years but stressed that more needs to be done to address the generational problem.

Jun 26, 2014, 13:38 PM IST

Need for sustainable waste management: Deepa Dasmunshi

Minister of State for Urban Development Deepa Dasmunshi has advocated an "integrated" and "sustainable" waste management system in the country.

Nov 08, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

`Curb wastage, pollution to tackle water disputes`

Curbing wastage, reducing pollution and forming joint platforms to assess geological changes were among the urgent steps needed to tackle the growing conflicts on water between countries and within their own boundaries.

Feb 16, 2012, 13:46 PM IST

`Time to address wastage of food products`

The country had been incurring a loss of more than Rs
50,000 crore annually due to wastage and inadequate facilities
for storage of food products, he said.

Jun 23, 2011, 21:16 PM IST

Energy drinks just a waste of money: Expert

All those who are spending money on those energy sports drinks are just wasting their money-as they just end up consuming lots of extra calories, warns an expert.

Oct 04, 2010, 16:09 PM IST

Energy drinks just a waste of money: Expert

All those who are spending money on those energy sports drinks are just wasting their money-as they just end up consuming lots of extra calories, warns an expert.

Oct 04, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

`Poor storage facilities leading to food wastage`

Lack of adequate or proper storage
facilities is resulting in rotting of foodgrains, Agriculture
and Food Minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday.

May 08, 2010, 17:48 PM IST