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PUNE: The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and the Federation of Chakan Industries (FCI) have will set up a waste treatment plant for disposal of non-hazardous industrial waste

Environmental deterioration and health risk due to improper e-waste management has become a serious issue in India. The major portion of e-waste reaches an unorganized e-waste recycling sector and is then treated by using crude methods. This review article presents a brief highlight on e-waste management status, legislation, and technology uses in India. The present e-waste management needs to be more focused on environmentally sound management, by more active support from all the participants involved in the e-waste flow chain in India.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported three health facilities with non-incineration waste management technologies (autoclaves) and other equipmentto improve healthcare waste

Communities that live near mines are exposed to particles of dust from these mines, which affect their health.

ĐỒNG NAI — Chin Well Fasteners Việt Nam Company in Hiệp Phước Commune, Nhơn Trạch District, was fined VNĐ3.5 billion (US$154,000) for releasing untreated wastewater and directly burying 1,600 tonne

Worldwide, there are only five global recyclers which extract precious metals from e-waste material.

It can turn glass, plastic and timber into commercial materials and other products

Pancevo – Discoveries in Serbia of rusty barrels stacked up in barns and mysterious liquids cemented behind walls in plastic tubs are triggering alarms.

NEW DELHI: The Centre has come out with amendments in existing rules to ensure better management of e-waste and bio-medical waste through revised targets and monitoring under the Central Pollution

Ocean plastic can persist in sea surface waters, eventually accumulating in remote areas of the world’s oceans. Here we characterise and quantify a major ocean plastic accumulation zone formed in subtropical waters between California and Hawaii: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP). Our model, calibrated with data from multi-vessel and aircraft surveys, predicted at least 79 (45–129) thousand tonnes of ocean plastic are floating inside an area of 1.6 million km2; a figure four to sixteen times higher than previously reported.

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