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The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to a new scheme of supplying purified and packaged water to the villages. Under the scheme called

Jayajit Dash / Bhubaneswar July 1, 2009, 0:52 IST

Faced with a shortfall of 7.6 lakh bales of gunny bags for procurement of food grains by the government procuring agencies in 2009-10, the Centre is exploring the possibility of using high-density polyethylene bags, polypropylene bags and old gunny bags for paddy packaging.

When it comes to reusable packaging and the environment, consumers are keen to do the right thing, but it seems sparking a refill revolution in Great Britain means getting the price right first.

People are very entrenched in the way they do their laundry," says Adam Lowry, the co-founder and chief "greenskeeper" at Method. And that's a problem, as we'll explain in a moment.

Coca-Cola Co said on Thursday it has developed a new plastic bottle that is partly made from sugar cane and molasses, raising the bar in the battle for the most environmentally friendly packaging.

Coke will test the new bottle in North America with Dasani bottled water and certain carbonated brands later this year. The test will expand to the vitaminwater brand in 2010.

The Government will provide financial support to the smaller industries to set up Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP), said State Minister for Environment & Forest Advocate Mostafizur Rahman.

He was addressing a discussion organised by Bangladesh chamber of Industries (BCI) on May 02.

Sapna Agarwal / Mumbai March 30, 2009, 0:46 IST

From pricing to quality, troubles for the food and beverage industry.

London: Beware of bottled mineral water, which you may be drinking under the impression that it is perfectly clean and safe.

Researchers in Germany have found evidence of chemicals containing the hormone oestrogen leaching out of the plastic packaging into the water.

Ahmedabad : Who is responsible and accountable to the unsuspecting consumers being fooled by racketeers who are peddling illegally ISI marked packaged drinking water'?