Recycling

Israeli Technology launches Clear Black STP in India, helping save 40 per cent water

Besides, Huliot India plans to recycle polluted lakes and ponds and make the water reusable. They will engage with gram panchayats in villages to help use recycled water for irrigation.

published on : 13th August 2022

India ranks 4th in global gold recycling; recycled 75 tonnes in 2021: World Gold Council Report

The WGC report noted that despite being the fourth largest recycler in the world, India recycles little of its own stock of gold - about 8 per cent of the global scrap supply.

published on : 21st June 2022

UK plans to burn billions in wasted pandemic protective gear

The accounts committee found that the Department of Health lost 75% of the 12 billion pounds it spent on PPE in the first year of the pandemic to inflated prices and faulty products.

published on : 10th June 2022

The Rug Republic: When plastic gets fantastic

Combining sustainability with style, The Rug Republic converts discarded plastic bottles into fashionable rugs through its proprietary manufacturing process.

published on : 5th June 2022

Powered by actor Sunny Wayne and friends, 'Planet Earth' takes on plastic waste

Concerned over plastic pollution, three friends have come together to start a sorting and recycling venture, reports Aishwarya Prabhakaran

published on : 29th May 2022

UNDP to assist Odisha state government in waste management

Steps will be taken improve the working conditions and also create additional livelihood opportunities for the waste pickers and Mission Shakti self help groups. 

published on : 7th May 2022

Recycling centre opened in Tirunelveli

The Collector added that the water hyacinth will be sent to the centre to recycle into fertiliser, paper and other handicraft materials.  

published on : 14th April 2022

Treasured trash: UK waste gets new lease of life given by skincare brand Upcircle

Every day a bike courier for the skincare brand Upcircle visits 25 cafes in London and collects some 100 kg coffee grounds that would otherwise be thrown away to repurpose.

published on : 18th February 2022

MTC, Exigo JV to hire 2,000 at Bengaluru and Chennai plants

The JV, which recently announced its plans to invest nearly $25 million ‘in a phased manner’, intends to be a 360-degree player in the e-waste ecosystem.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Best out of waste: Professor forms team, transforms metal scrap into pieces of art

In an attempt to encourage recycling of electronic and automobile waste, Prof Srinivas has been designing sculptures from scrap.

published on : 21st February 2021