Latest Updates

  • Noida Collects 6300kg E-Waste

    Two companies have collected almost 6300kg of E-Waste in Noida since January this year.

  • VMC organised an awareness drive for the safe disposal of E-waste

    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.

  • DDA approves 21 acres of land for an E-waste park in Delhi

    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.

  • E-waste collection centres established in parts of Gurugram

    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 collection project shuts down

    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 Ramping Up Battery Recycling Capacity

    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.

  • Sea Snot: Maritime Shock in the Sea of Marmara

    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.

  • E-waste management gaining traction in South Delhi

    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.

  • Delhi based man building public toilets out of plastic 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.

  • Bengaluru boy launches E-waste management initiative

    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).