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NEW DELHI: India generates 25,940 tonnes of plastic waste every day, but 40% of it remains uncollected causing choking of drainage and river systems, littering of the marine ecosystem, soil and wat

China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling “bases” by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.

The construction of the much-awaited Sh20 billion power plant at Dandora dumpsite to help manage the thousands of tons of waste generated daily in the city will begin in June.

Trichy:The plastic ban enforced by the state government from Tuesday has led to a cacophony among traders and public alike as there is no clarity about its enforcement so far.

Kenya plans to ban manufacture of plastic bottles to help address environmental degradation, a government official said on Thursday.

Authorities in Shanghai are asking for opinions from the public until Dec 6 on a draft regulation regarding garbage classification.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - More action will be needed for the European Union to boost the market for recycled plastics after pledges from companies fell short, EU executive said on Tuesday.

Thanks to rapid changes in technology and falling prices, millions of tons of high-tech electronic devices are becoming obsolete in the developed nations every year, making e-waste one of the top e

By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tonnes of waste annually, increasing drastically from today’s 2.01 billion tonnes. What a Waste presents national and urban waste management data from around the world and highlights the need for urgent action.

AHMEDABAD: Six years ago, on September 13, 2012, even before Swachhta Survekshan rankings were born as buzzwords, Ahmedabad had committed itself to becoming a zero-waste city by 2031.

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