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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 since… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles with effect from 1st April 2017. On 29th March 2017, the Supreme Court of India put a Ban on the sales and registration of BS III norms compliant vehicles from 1st April 2017. It is… Continue Reading →

Ozone Pollution : India Ranks Highest

Most recent studies have shown that India ranks the Highest, beating China, in Ozone Pollution. People wake up to a smoggy morning everyday in India. This smog mainly comprises of Ozone, an airborne pollutant. Over the past 17 years, Ozone… Continue Reading →

Air Pollution Kills Nearly 1.2 Million

With frightening rates at which air pollution is increasing in Indian Cities, lives claimed by it are also increasing.  As many as 1.2 Million deaths take place every year says a Greenpeace India report says. Information obtained through online reports… Continue Reading →

Solar Roads : Are they a thing of the future?

    Solar Roads: Are they a thing of the future? Well, the future of Solar Roads is upon us. France has opened the world’s first Solar Highway on 22 December 2016. The highway stretches for 1 km or 0.6 miles through… Continue Reading →

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