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Recycling world's wastewater will ease global water crisis, protect environment: UN report

Recycling world's wastewater will ease global water crisis, protect environment: UN report

Two-thirds of humanity currently live in zones that experience water scarcity at least one month a year. Of which, half of those people are in China and India.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Eco-friendly paper made from elephant 'poop'! - Is it the next big thing?

Eco-friendly paper made from elephant 'poop'! - Is it the next big thing?

On manufacturing process of paper from elephant poop, she said the dung is collected, recycled and disinfected by workers. The non-fibre content is removed later.

Feb 12, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

Mumbai gets its first e-waste collection centre

Mumbai gets its 1st e-waste collection centre

Feb 01, 2016, 20:24 PM IST
Know what’s more immoral than watching porn

Know what’s more immoral than watching porn

According to US-based non-profit research organisation Barna Group, younger Americans seem to have morally indifferent attitudes toward porn. 

Feb 01, 2016, 08:27 AM IST

Now, recycle cans, newspapers through Pom Pom!

Planning to throw away the left over cans from last night's party or sell old newspapers to the kabadiwala? Why not recycle them?

Dec 09, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Mumbai architecture creates double decker bus from scrap!

Manish Agrawal, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, has created fascinating products from scrap, including a double decker bus.

May 25, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

12th International water expo to be held in Mumbai

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai in collaboration with EA Water Private limited, a leading solution provider in waste water management, will organise the 12th international Water Expo here.

May 19, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Govt decides to ban import of tyres, edible fats for recycling

 Streamlining the implementation of hazardous waste management for its effective disposal, the government has decided to ban the import of tyres, waste edible fats, animal and vegetable oils and critical care medical equipment for the purpose of recycling.

May 13, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultations and taking states on board before bringing amendments in existing green laws.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:21 AM IST
Earth Day campaigns this year to focus on waste management

Earth Day campaigns this year to focus on waste management

Earth Day on April 22 this year will be marked with innovative campaigns and contests promoting recycling, upcycling, renewables and waste management, and as many as 45 cities in India are gearing up for it, an organiser said on Wednesday.

Mar 18, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Machakos: In an industrial area outside Kenya`s capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts.

Aug 23, 2014, 05:53 AM IST

Astronauts` pee to get recycled into clean water

In between the news about water on Mars, clues of life on Jupiter or new stars being formed at our galaxy`s edge, there is a less glamorous side of space exploration: what to do with astronauts` urine!

Apr 10, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

`Humans` prehistoric ancestors discovered recycling`

Israeli researchers have said that evidence is mounting on the theory that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our prehistoric ancestors may have learned about recycling objects used in their daily lives.

Oct 12, 2013, 15:04 PM IST

Trash becomes treasure for one Thai artist

From custom-built motorcycles to statues of Yoda, one Thai artist is building works of art using scrap metal from Bangkok`s garbage heaps.

Aug 21, 2011, 09:09 AM IST

Oprah Winfrey to host series recycling her old show

Oprah Winfrey is repackaging her now-ended daytime talk show to make it a key part of the lineup for OWN, her struggling cable channel.

Jul 30, 2011, 09:06 AM IST

Kate recycling her outfits?

Prince William`s wife Kate Middleton may have splashed out on clothes for her new royal role, but the Duchess of Cambridge is said to have become adept at recycling her outfits.

Jun 13, 2011, 15:49 PM IST

MPPCB mulls sending e-waste to other states for recycling

Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control
Board (MPPCB) is mulling sending the electronic waste, which
poses a threat to environment to Maharashtra and other states
for re-cycling, an MPPCB official said.

Oct 10, 2010, 19:56 PM IST

`Govt taking steps to reduce quantum of plastic waste`

The government is taking steps, such as recycling, to reduce quantum of plastic wastes which are are proving to be a threat for environment and ecology, Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister MK Alagiri said on Saturday.

Jun 05, 2010, 15:28 PM IST

Plastic bag ban moves ahead in California

It could soon cost California shoppers at the checkout aisle if they forget to bring their own bags to the store under what would be the nation`s first statewide plastic bag ban.

Jun 03, 2010, 10:31 AM IST

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