PUNE: Warje Karvenagar ward office, in association with Janwani and Cummins India limited, organized an e-waste collection drive on Saturday in municipal panel number 35.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Toxics Links Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/08/2015 regarding the issue of formulating the scheme for environment friendly disposal of CFL and recovery of mercury.

The city corporation has finally woken up to the problem of e-waste generated in the city.

Expressing astonishment that there is "no binding regulation or infrastructure" for disposal of mercury, a parliamentary panel has recommended the government to take concrete steps to ensure safe a

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar informed Rajya Sabha that the issue of mercury releases from Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) is a concern for the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

The Toolkit is a practical reference manual that identifies many of the essential elements that need to be considered before and after inefficient lighting phase-out schemes have been initiated, including all of the elements of the en.lighten integrated approach.

While most people trash broken light bulbs in routine garbage, a recent study by an environmental research organisation, Toxic Links, has revealed that a large amount of mercury from the bulbs is p

Study Says 74Kg Mercury Released From 14.9M Lamps In Capital In 2014

Agencies `Clueless' About Units in Seelampur, Other Areas

In the wake of excitement on the Indian Government’s decision on becoming mercury free, NGO Toxics Link’s report “Mercury Free India-Right Choices”, highlights the fact that once mercury is released into environment, it bio-accumulates and bio-magnifies up food chain, and easily enters human body passing through skin, blood-brain & placenta