While more than 90% of lead batteries are recycled, there is a growing emphasis on environment and safety.

Polyvinyl chloride is one of the most widely used plastics in the world. Although recycling this versatile material is a challenge, many manufacturers are trying to find ways to do it.

What makes wind energy major Suzlon's global headquarter in Pune different from other green buildings of the country?

An effective paints recycling system will not only work well for the paint industry, but will also meet the public's need for safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

L Pugazhenthy calls for encouraging more and more eco-friendly zinc recycling units to promote clean operations as lot of zinc wastes are being generated today.

In an interview Zain Nathani, managing director of Nathani Industrial Services Private Limited, details the various factors that are chocking the growth of recycling industry in India.

How a waste recycling project in Kerala has helped to transform the community around it is an amazing story, to say the least. It is the story which has the potential to be replicated across India.

There is a set of local laws for importing of scrap and waste. However, there is a need to have a general legislation for environmental protection, says the author.

India's e-waste generation is reportedly growing at a rate of more than 20 per cent and is expected to cross 800,000 tonne mark by 2011. This is a huge business opportunity and many are now seen entering the sector.

Not many are aware that more than 80 per cent of a vehicle by weight can be reused, remanufactured or recycled in some way and protect the environment from the hazardous materials. If not all parts of the automobiles could be recycled, tanks, batteries and tires constitute the list of inevitable parts that should go into recycling to protect the environment.