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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?

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 →

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