They'll no longer be wrapping their dolls and their toys in rainforest destruction... This is a huge win ­­ Rold Skar spokesman, Greenpeace

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) will soon take action against wholesalers and retailers stocking and selling plastic bags less than 40 microns thick, said Member Secretary K.Karthikeyan.

Industry told to make plastic products eco-friendly

Union Minister of State for Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs K.V. Thomas has said that directions have been issued for updating the Indian standards of plastic products to make them compliant with the norms of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) so as to ensure that these do not cause any damage to human health.

PANJIM: In a bid to improve segregation of dry waste, Corporation of the city of Panaji has introduced further segregation of dry waste at source itself through the ‘four bin system’.

It’s a nationwide project to reduce felling of trees to manufacture paper and Jamshedpur cradles are proving themselves second to none in this effort.

New Delhi: Plastic salvaged from electronic waste is posing serious health and environmental hazards.

As many as 115 plastic carry bag manufacturing units in various parts of the state were found violating norms during a surprise check by the officials of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) today.

New Delhi: The city

MARGAO: The Goa Waste (Scrap) Recycling Unit Scheme 2010 has hit a road block, with the authorities unable to get the required land for the trade zones to rehabilitate the scrap yards and the process of registration of the scrap yards progressing at a snail

bioprocessing of organic solid wastes is a must
An analysis of municipal solid waste generated by various cities in India evidently reveals that more than 50% (typically 35-70%) contains biodegradable/organic waste.