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Waste Classification: Definitions and Types

Waste Classification is the first and most important step for Recycling, Reusing and Reducing.   Almost every activity results in the generation of solid waste. India is one of the largest waste generator in the world. On an average, a… Continue Reading →

Start Waste Segregation at Source

  Waste segregation reduces 250-tonne of garbage dump.   On 18 July 2017, MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) in its circular, set a deadline of 2 October 2017 directing all respective wards to process waste by Waste Generators aiming… Continue Reading →

Plastic Recycling Process : All You Need to Know

Approximately 6 Million Tonnes of Plastic Waste goes un-recycled every year in India. The idea of reusing products has been around for quite some time. Though the plastic recycling process has its limitations and flaws, it is a constantly evolving… 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 →

Top 21 Plastic Recycling Facts

Approximately 6 Million Tonnes of Plastic Waste goes un-recycled every year in India. Over the past decade we have produced and consumed more plastic than the entire century. India alone produces 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic everyday of which only 60%… 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 On  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 →

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 →

Focus on Renewable Power: Plans to drop Coal Based UMPP

  Plans for 4000 MW coal based power plants dropped to focus on Renewable Power. In a first of its kind, the state of Gujarat has announced to drop plans of a 4000 MW Coal based UMPP (Ultra Mega Power… Continue Reading →

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