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India ships first ‘made in India’ hydrogen electrolyzer to America

Renewable energy startup, Ohmium International through its Indian subsidiary has shipped the first unit of the hydrogen electrolyzer manufactured in the Bengaluru plant to America. The company referred to this as the first step towards establishing India as a global hub for green hydrogen generation.

Supreme Court asks Delhi government to plant trees to combat air pollution

The Supreme court during the hearing over the worsened condition of the air in the capital expressed concerns and questioned the steps taken by the local authorities to improve the situation.

‘Sustainable Bamboo products can help in achieving the net-zero goal’ : Sangeeta Agasty

The biggest climate conference of the decade, COP26 hosted by the United Nations held in Glasgow concluded with nations committing to several climate actions to move forward in achieving the defined goals by the COP26 committee.

Historic commitment by 175 nations in UNEA to curb plastic pollution

The resumed session of the fifth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) held from 28th Febr - March 2022 in Nairobi witnessed some historic resolutions three drafts were presented to address the global plastic pollution.

The Royal MInt to Start Extracting Precious Metals from E-Waste

The Royal Mint has announced that it’ll extract precious metals from all the E-Waste generated in Britain. According to Material Focus, a group that’s involved in research on E-Waste, Brits throw away about 300,000 tonnes of electronics every year, which includes 95 tonnes of precious metals- like silver and palladium. The Royal Mint also expects to extract about 100 kilograms of gold every year to put into coins and bars.

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.

India’s first drinking water box made out of paper

Hyderabad based startup ‘Caro’ developed its one of a kind paper box that can store drinking water. The unique initiative was started by two former IT professionals who left their jobs to combat the problem of plastic waste.

Pune based environmentalists recycle 25 lakh tonnes of plastic waste into poly fuel

After two years of trials & tests, Pune based environmentalists duo have successfully tapped the method to segregate plastic waste and turn it into poly fuel for consumption. Dr Medha Tadpatrikar and Shirish Phadtare have formed the organization Rudra Environmental Solution which has recycled about 25 lakh tonnes of plastic waste and turned it into poly fuel to date.

Bengaluru’s cyclist lanes to have separators made from recycled plastic

In an effort to develop and enhance the lanes for cyclists in Bangalore the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has approved a pilot project to establish a separate bi-directional cycle lane on SK temple road in Doddanekundi.

Workshop "Implementation of EPR" Hosted by JKPCC

The Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Committee held an interactive workshop on "Implementation of EPR under E-waste (Management) Rules- 2022 and Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022" on Friday, October 2, 2023, at the Jammu Convention Center.

Cambodia Prepared To Export “E-Waste” To Overseas Recycling Plants

More than 7 tonnes of potentially dangerous electronic trash, including batteries and accumulators, have been gathered by Ecobatt-Energy Cambodia over the course of the previous four years. These products cannot be recycled in the Kingdom due to a lack of infrastructure.

St. Agnes college collects two tons of e-waste in a collection drive

A city-based college organized a 'bE-Responsible' e-waste collection drive to raise awareness about the harmful impacts of e-waste and how to properly dispose of or recycle it without affecting the environment.

67% of e-waste generated in India remains unprocessed

According to the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change data, India recycled just 32.9 percent of the e-waste created in 2021-2022. While the amount is higher than in past years, it still shows that an astounding 10,74,024 tonnes (67%) of e-waste went unprocessed.

From Consumption to Disposal: Unravelling the E-Waste Challenges in Developing Countries

Have you ever taken a moment to count the number of old mobile phones tucked away in a drawer at your house? It's a common habit for many of us to either accumulate or dispose of old electrical products instead of repairing them, resulting in a rapidly increasing pile of electronic waste.

Repurposing E-Waste Plastics for Sustainable Cell Culture Containers

The recycling of electronic waste, commonly known as e-waste, poses a big challenge due to the complex composition and hazardous additives present in the plastics derived from discarded electronic devices. However, researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found an exciting solution.

Scientists Develop Device to Turn Plastic and CO2 into Renewable Fuel

A new invention that could help address two major environmental problems: plastic pollution and greenhouse gas emissions is being developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Researchers have developed a solar-powered reactor that can convert both CO2 and plastic waste into sustainable fuels.

Robin's Recycling Adventures: A Modern-Day Robin Hood Saving the Earth, One Gadget at a Time

In a world where amazing gadgets often bring harm to our environment, there's a modern hero who fights against electronic waste, just like Robin Hood fought for justice. Meet Robin Ingenthron, the E-Waste Robin Hood, who has dedicated his life to making electronics better for our planet. He's like a superhero who takes from the places with too much waste (landfills full of old gadgets) and gives back to the places that need help (the environment and communities that are struggling).

India's E-waste Recycling Gets a Plasma Boost

Recycle Karo, a leading Indian e-waste management company, is poised to revolutionize the sector with the launch of the country's first-ever plasma furnace. This innovative technology promises to significantly enhance e-waste processing capabilities.