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Monday, May 20, 2013
Waste sulfur transformed into lightweight plastic for better batteries
A University of Arizona-led research team has discovered a simple process for making a new lightweig...
Industrial waste polluting ecosystem of Sundarbans: Report
Industries located along the Gangetic delta in Haldia, Kolkata and its outskirts are polluting the f...
Punjab considers replicating Lahore`s solid waste management model
Punjab government is considering a proposal to replicate the solid waste management model employed i...
Six tanks at Washington nuclear site leaking ‘radioactive waste`
Washington governor Jay Islee has revealed that six tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the ...
South Pole turning into waste dump
The South Pole is turning into a waste dump, with leftovers from experimental set-ups slowly decompo...
Heat from cities alter weather thousands of miles away
Scientists have concluded that the heat generated by everyday activities in metropolitan areas alter...
East Delhi has `historic waste` to clear: NGO activist
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation(EDMC) needs to clean up "historic waste" before its "door-to-do...
28 years later, women in Bhopal still waiting for justice
Tens of thousands of victims of India`s worst ever industrial disaster the 1984 catastrophic gas lea...
Bhopal tragedy: 28 yrs on, MP stuck with toxic waste
The toxic chemical waste at the Union Carbide plant premises here has not been disposed off in
Nuclear waste not to be dumped at Kolar gold mine: Govt to SC
With the people of Kolar in Karnataka vehemently protesting the government`s alleged plans to dump t...
For a plastic-free Delhi, but not everyone happy
Each of Delhi`s 14 million households uses about five plastic carry bags a day.
Bhopal gas tragedy: MP seeks panel to decide on waste disposal
The Madhya Pradesh government today suggested composition of a sub-committee to decide on safe dispo...
Date palm leaves can help purify waste water
Date palm leaves can help remove chemicals like pharmaceuticals and dyes from hospital waste water, ...
German firm backs out of Bhopal clean up
In a major setback for Bhopal, a German firm hired by the government of India to clean 350 tonnes of...
Chemical waste in UP river takes toll of aquatic life
A large number of dead fish have been found floating on the banks of the Ramganga River due to the d...
Remove Bhopal toxic waste in six months, orders SC
A gas leak from the factory Dec 2-3, 1984, killed thousands of people in the world`s worst industria...
Human waste to light up bio-toilets
Methane gas generated from human waste could be used to light up bio-toilets developed by scientists...
NASA includes two Indian innovators on waste management
NASA, the US space agency has included two Indian innovators for its conference on waste management.
Handling oppn on Carbide waste disposal lies with Germany: MP
The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said that the responsibility of the internal protests agains...
Bhopal gas leak: Cabinet approves disposal of waste in Germany
The government on Tuesday approved disposal of about 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste ...
Cabinet to discuss Union Carbide waste disposal
The Union Cabinet may take up on Tuesday a proposal to dispose of 350 tonnes of toxic waste of the U...
Setting sail with gas from wasted food
Engineers are designing the world`s first super efficient cargo vessels that will revolutionise ship...
Toilet turns human waste into biofuel, fertiliser
An aeroplane-style vacuum toilet can help turn human waste into electricity and fertilisers.
Ocean `green rust` could scrape toxic metals
Research suggests for the first time that `green rust` was likely widespread in ancient oceans and m...
4,000 spl containers for Bhopal toxic waste: GIZ
German firm has said it would require over 4,000 special containers approved by UN as well as traine...
Bhopal gas leak: Toxic waste to be disposed in Germany
A GoM gave its approval to MP government to dispose of 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic wast...
Radioactive waste from Japan shipped to China
China has intercepted 1,127 tonnes of waste metals from Japan with excessive gamma radiation that wa...
Tamil Nadu to act against plastic waste soon
In a bid to create a clean environment in the state, the Tamil Nadu government would soon take steps...
Decision on toxic waste disposal soon: Chidambaram
Talks are on with a German firm for disposal of toxic waste left at the Union Carbide plant in the a...
SC raps Centre for failure to dispose Bhopal waste
The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not being serious on disposal of toxic waste ly...
Zero waste toilet system inaugurated
With a view to encouraging public to follow environmentally friendly solid waste management practice...
Bhopal gas tragedy: Order on toxic waste deferred
SC put on hold its order directing disposal of toxic wastes lying in UCIL plant, now represented by ...
100-fold rise in north Pacific Ocean plastic waste: Report
In an alarming report, scientists in the US have claimed that over the past 40 years there has been ...
Need better collection mechanism for e-waste: Industry
Electronics industry today said collection mechanism will need to be strengthened to make the new e-...
E-waste disposal rules come into force
Rules aimed at reduction in use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment by pu...
`Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment`
Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case stu...
China drug safety probe nets local council chief
Song Jiangxin allegedly ordered the torching of a factory that made gelatin capsules from industrial...
Coming soon: A machine to filter your toilet waste into water?
British scientists claim they are developing a unique device which can turn used toilet waste into d...
Machine to make drinking water from toilet waste
A new invention, being funded by billionaire Bill Gates, aims to turn used toilet water into drinkin...
China builds nuclear waste processor
A company has started building the first China-made reactor to process radioactive nuclear power pla...
Waste water can generate electricity
American scientists have built a device that can generate electricity from waste water.
Shale gas extraction not harmful: Polish report
A scientific study in Poland has found that shale gas extraction at one site produced some toxic ref...
Technology to produce biodiesel from fish waste tested
Three students of the Karwar Marine Biology Post Graduation Centre here have developed a technology ...
Edible bottles could replace plastic waste
Fancy a bottle that could be as edible and tasty as its contents and get rid of the plastic waste th...
Natarajan bats for monitoring of industrial wastes
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan favoured increasing penalty for violators.
India scouting for sites to store N-waste
In a first initiative of its kind, India has begun scouting for deep underground sites to store the...
STEPS to set up plant to turn plastic waste to fuel
The Mumbai based firm has also succeeded in generating diesel from algae.
Russia has 25,000 undersea radioactive waste sites
There are nearly 25,000 hazardous underwater objects containing solid radioactive waste in Russia, a...
Now, ‘bio-battery’ that runs on waste paper
Sony has developed a battery that can ‘digest’ waste paper and turn it into energy.
German protesters to block nuke waste transport
Activists in Germany say the waste containers, and the temporary storage facility, are not safe.
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