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CPCB Bans POP Idols

Lakhs of idols are immersed in water bodies all over India every year. Over the years, Plaster of Paris has become the preferred material for making Idols in India because it is lighter, cheaper and easily available. These idols are… Continue Reading →

Microplastics: All you need to Know

Studies show that microplastics are everywhere. Landfills and oceans are riddled with large amounts of plastic waste and debris. This plastic waste and debris can come in all shapes and sizes. Plastic Particles that are associated with the millimetre size… Continue Reading →

Greenhouse Gases: All you need to Know

Since 1990, there has been a 41% increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions world wide. Any gas that is present in the earth’s atmosphere which can trap the heat brought in by the sunlight can is known as a Greenhouse Gas…. Continue Reading →

Infectious Waste : All you need to Know

Approximately 15% of all clinical waste can be considered to be infectious waste. Infectious waste can be referred to as waste that may cause spread of infections or infectious agents. This waste may include some or all of the following:… Continue Reading →

How much do you know about Deforestation?

Deforestation occurs all over the globe and has several impacts towards the environment and ecosystem. How much do you know about Deforestation?

How long does it take for things to Decompose?

Items that do not decompose easily pose a polluting threat towards the environment. Of these several items, do you know how long do they take to decompose?

Carbon Footprint: All you need to Know

Carbon footprint for an average person may range from 4 to 25 Tons of CO2 emissions per year. Carbon footprint is referred to as the physical measure of impact inflicted on the environment caused by an individual, organization or community…. Continue Reading →

Rainwater Harvesting : All you need to know

About 1,050 mm/year or approximately 88 mm/month of rain falls on the entire surface of our planet. Rainwater Harvesting is the activity involving collection of rain water for purposes of direct use, indirect use, storage, recharging of ground water levels,… Continue Reading →

Plastic Waste Management : Options and Pathways

Plastic Waste Management has 4 options or pathways. Approximately 60,000 Tonnes of plastic waste is generated daily which accounts for over 10% of the total waste generated in the country. Plastic waste management is the only means available to tackle… Continue Reading →

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