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Glass Recycling Process : All you need to know

Approximately only 45% glass waste gets recycled in India every year. Because glass does not decompose, it is important to recycle it. Glass is almost 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity. Glass Recycling… Continue Reading →

Battery Recycling : Must Know Facts

Almost all batteries are Recyclable. More than 15 billion units of a wide range batteries types are used annually. This includes batteries in laptops, mobile phones, power tools,  remotes, watches, cameras and many more. What is Battery Recycling? The practice… Continue Reading →

National Clean Air Programme : All you need to know

National Clean Air Programme was launched as a mid term, 5 year plan. Issues arising directly or indirectly from air pollution are directly related to most sectors including power, transport, industry, residential, construction and agriculture. To counter these ever increasing… Continue Reading →

Tips on how to Save Energy in Summer

Save energy upto 20 to 30% every summer. Summer not only brings the hottest temperatures of year but also a spike in the utility bills. This spike in utility bills indicate: Low energy efficiency High amount of energy wastage Increased… Continue Reading →

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986. In the year 2012, UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site.It is situated in the Western Ghats and the… Continue Reading →

Bioplastics : The truth about Biodegradable Plastics

Most BioPlastics take approximately 3 to 6 months to decompose fully. Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. These polymers are derived from renewable sources like: Vegetable Oils Vegetable Fats Corn Starch Microbiota Agricultural By-Products… Continue Reading →

Plastic Recycling Codes: What do these numbers mean?

Plastic Recycling Codes group plastics in 7 Major Categories based on the raw materials used. The use of Recycling Codes has become increasingly popular to facilitate easier recycling, reusing or reprocessing of materials like plastic. Recycling Code is usually indicated… Continue Reading →

Pollution by Plastic Waste

  India recycles about 60% of plastic waste, compared to world’s average of 22%. Approximately 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste is generated daily in India as compared to 15,342 Tonnes that was recorded in the year 2013. This means that… Continue Reading →

Giant Iceberg Broke off from Antarctica

Iceberg 4 times the size of the state of Delhi breaks off from Antarctica’s Ice Shelf. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat OnĀ  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported to be adrift in the… Continue Reading →

The Climate Accord

153 Parties have ratified to the Paris Climate Accord of 2016. On 8th July 2017, United States of America won key concessions on Climate Accord from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to date. It is assumed to… Continue Reading →

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