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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 →

Enforce strict Environmental Rules says Supreme Court on Mumbai’s Dumping Ground Problems

Construction and Demolition Debris are Mumbai’s dumping ground problem. The Bombay High Court had imposed a ban on Mumbai’s Construction Sector due to the unregulated disposal of solid waste, construction debris and demolition debris that were generated during construction activities. The… 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 →

Vermicomposting : Basics and Facts

Compost from VermiComposting contains more antibiotic properties and higher amounts of natural plant growth hormones. VermiComposting is the process of composting organic waste using different species of worms. Compost produced using this method is known as VermiCompost. Compared to regular… Continue Reading →

Net Metering : Benefits and Policies

Net Metering Systems area important to achieve Energy Security. A lot of people are adopting or moving closer to alternate energy sources like solar, wind, etc. whilst still drawing power from the main power grid. These configurations are usually referred… 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 →

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