In an attempt to sensitise citizens about the importance of safe disposal of electronic waste Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) organised an awareness drive at IGMC Stadium. The Vijaywada Civic body recently launched a waste processing unit for the safe disposal of electronic waste and flower waste.
The Eco-park which was announced by Manish Sisodia in the month of February this year finally gets a nod from DDA for the land use to get established. The decision came from DDA with the other development projects to raise the standard of living in the national capital.
A month-long e-waste collection drive launched by the Mandevian Teachers Association from the Management Development Institute (MDI) in collaboration with NGO Saahas ended by establishing e-waste collection centres at different locations in Gurugram’s sectors 14 & 17.
India’s first e-waste project Vadodara E-Waste Project which was launched on Feb 14 2014 by the then CM of Gujarat Narendra Modi has officially been shut down after two years of no functioning.
Indian company Attero Recycling plans to invest $1 billion over three years to set up battery recycling plants in the US and Europe. Indian company Attero Recycling plans to invest $1 billion over three years to set up battery recycling plants in the US and Europe.
Global warming was imagined to become worst in the form of bigger wildfires and rising seas, but it’s emerging out as a shallow sludge that is marbling the water around the boats in Marmara. It’s nothing but marine mucilage that the world calls as “sea snot” in the Sea of Marmara. In certain areas it was thick and buoyant reflecting as fiberglass insulation.
The officials of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation have reported that they have received more than 2,000 applications to avail E-waste collection service. Through the online portal launched last year in June by SDMC over 900 people have so far successfully managed to submit their electrical waste.
To combat the issue of plastic waste and increase the availability of public toilets, Delhi based man has started a unique initiative of building public urinals by recycling plastic bottles.
In a unique attempt to manage the E-waste a class XI student from Bangalore has started an initiative to collect and recycle the old and obsolete electrical gadgets. Pranav Goyal from the International School, Bangalore has formed REwaste backed by the Future Leaders programme of 1m1b Foundation. 1 Million For 1 Billion (1M1B), is a social innovation and future skills initiative aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).