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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Narayan & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2018 regarding generation of hazardous waste and its disposal. The Court had asked for filing of an independent application in relation to management of bio-medical hazardous waste in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand and NCT of Delhi. Notice issued to State of Uttarakhand and NCT of Delhi why they have not given the answers to the queries made to them vide order dated 29-08- 2017.

Jamia scientists analysed soil samples from Krishna Vihar in Mandoli

Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to generate about 1,50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of e-waste per annum by 2020 from the current level of 85,000 metric tonnes, according to industry body A

This paper reveals the magnitude of heavy metal contamination of soil and groundwater in and around an unauthorized e-waste recycling site in Delhi. Though unsafe and unorganized and with the e-waste handling now legally banned in Delhi, the informal sector is still actively involved in dismantling, extracting and disposing of e-waste in certain places on a considerably large scale.

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Thiruvananthapuram: The capital city, already burdened with disposal of municipal solid waste, generates 1,864.98 tonnes of hazardous waste a year.

In Johannesburg, tens of thousands of South Africans live at the foot of mountains of mining waste, a remnant of gold mining that has enriched the country, but now threatens the health of residents

JOHANNESBURG - "Look at my spinach. That is the sand from the mine. The yellow one in the soil -- it's destroying everything," said Thabo Ngubane as he tended his small allotment in Soweto.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of e-Waste, 22/12/2017. There are 178 dismantling/recycling units with a capacity of 441085.6 metric tonnes per annum. The State-wise details of installed recycling/dismantling facilities operating in the country is given at annexure-1.

India generated nearly 2 million tonnes of electronic waste last year, of the 44.7 million tonnes produced globally reveals this new report released by the United Nations’ International Telecommunicat

On Monday, environment minister, Vincent Biruta and a number of guests launched Rwanda’s first National e-Waste recycling facility located in Bugesera District.

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