DRDO chief calls for turning waste into useful products

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander Thursday called for turning waste into useful products through affordable technologies.

99 per cent of Sweden's waste is now reused

Around 99 per cent Of Sweden's garbage is now recycled and the country is so efficient at managing waste they are importing it from other European countries.

HC asks authorities to expedite handing over sites for waste management

The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to expedite the process of handing over two sites, measuring about 200 acres, in the city to municipal bodies so that they can use the same for managing the garbage piling up.

Canada`s water: A paradox of pollution and waste

In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.

Everest climbers will be asked to bring down waste

In a bid to clean Mt. Everest of waste accumulated over decades of climbing, the Nepal government has introduced a new provision -- effective the coming spring season -- according to which every climber will have to bring down at least eight kg of garbage to base camp while returning from the expedition, an official here said Monday.

Car tyres may purify wastewater in future

Rubber granulate made from end-of-life car tyres may in future lend itself to applications such as wastewater treatment, say researchers.

KMC to develop second waste disposal ground at Rajarhat

With city`s only solid waste disposal ground at Dhapa becoming overburdened, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has found a plot at Rajarhat New Town for setting up its second one which will also generate energy.

Ganges full of deadly `superbugs`: Study

In May and June when millions of pilgrims throng Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand to take holy dip, levels of antibiotic-resistant `superbugs` have been found 60 times greater than other times of the year, shows research.

Dubai to have Quran-theme park next year

Aiming to highlight the `miracles` of the Quran, Dubai authorities are building a theme park that will have 51 of the total 54 plants cited in the holy book.

Gujarat to generate energy from waste in 50 cities: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said his government will run a pilot project in 50 cities to generate power, fertilizer and reusable water by setting up solid waste management plants.

Delhi, UP police should prevent waste dumping into Yamuna: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today asked Delhi and Uttar Pradesh police to deploy adequate staff to prevent dumping of waste and debris into Yamuna river.

Now, spinning CDs to clean sewage water

Wonder what to do with your obsolete audio CDs?
Researchers have come up with a practical application: they can be used to break down sewage.

Cong, BJP blame game over wasting parliament hours

Congress and BJP on Thursday locked in a blame-game accusing each other of not allowing Parliament to function smoothly as a result of which many important issues including Bills could not be taken up during the monsoon session.

Govt wasting time on Lokpal: Kejriwal

Reacting to a newspaper advertisement on Lokpal, given by the Parliamentary standing committee, prominent member of Team Anna Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accused the government of wasting time on the Lokpal Bill issue.

Punjab to have first waste management system

Punjab is all set to become
the first state in the country with all its towns and cities
under the Integrated Waste Management System.

930 tonnes of food wasted every day in Malaysia

Malaysians throw away and waste up to 930 tonnes of unconsumed food daily.

Over a billion tonnes of food wasted every year: UN

FAO said the amount of food lost or wasted every year is equivalent to more than half of the world`s annual cereals crop.

Union Carbide clean-up: HC seeks time-bound program

The HC would decide whether UC should be made liable for reimbursement of clean-up expenditure.

Gehlot govt wasted time to prove allegations against me: Raje

Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje lashed out at CM Ashok Gehlot and said his government wasted two and a half year trying to prove "false allegations" of corruption during her rule.

Brit women waste £1.6bn on clothes they never wear!

Brit women spend millions on items of clothing they will never wear.

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