Marine litter is a global concern affecting all the oceans of the world. It poses environmental, economic, health and aesthetic problems that are rooted in poor solid waste management practices, lack of infrastructure, indiscriminate human activities and behaviours and an inadequate understanding on the part of the public of the potential consequences of their actions.

Hazardous Waste, bulk of which is generated by the industries, can cause environmental pollution and adverse health effects if not handled and managed properly. Its effective management, with emphasis on minimization of generation and recycling/ reuse, taking into account economic aspects, is therefore essential.

Even though holiday sales were down at least 2% from 2007, millions of Americans awoke Christmas morning to new computers, TVs and iPhones. (I didn't, but thanks for the pens, Mom.) Many of those gifts were replacements or upgrades, which prompts the question, What should you do with your old cell phone and other electronic equipment?

The objective of these guidelines is to provide guidance for identification of various sources of waste electrical and electronic equipments (e-waste) and prescribed procedures for handling e-waste in an environmentally sound manner. These Guidelines are reference document for the management, handling and disposal of e-wastes.

The electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. The increasing

This handbook seeks to provide a comprehensive and cohesive perspective on the major International Environmental Agreements to which India is a party, along with India’s position and role in impleme

There will be many more if we don t clean up

What s on the agenda of WTO s Trade and Environment Committee

Retiring ships to be regulated by hazardous wastes treaty

The Basel Convention awaits ratification of key instruments The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, ratified by 162 countries including India,