Electronic waste Current Affairs, GK & News
This Bill will have far reaching effects in Indian ship recycling industry. The existing Ship breaking code (revised), 2013 and the provisions of the Hong Kong convention, 2009 are merged in this bill. As India is a leader in the global ship recycling industry (30%), it will set global standards. Ships to be recycled in ..
Topics: Alang • Electronic waste • Energy conversion • Environmental dumping • Hong Kong • Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships • Recycling • Ship breaking • Waste management • Water conservation • Water conservation
Government of India signs a MoU with IIT Delhi to set up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies
To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India and IIT Delhi have signed an MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies for implementation of sustainable, scientific and technological solutions for waste management, through validation and ..
Chinese Government’s has put ban on the import of foreign plastic waste. The government has thrown the world recycling sector into disorder. The ban forced countries like the US and UK is set to find new ways to deal with their own trash, which has resulted in huge pile-ups of plastic waste in Southeast Asian ..
The world’s largest e-waste recycling facility has recently opened at the Dubai Industrial Park in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on an area of 280,000 square feet. 120 million dirhams ($5 million) project has been set up by “Enviroserve’ company with support of Swiss Government Export Finance Agency. It will service international e-waste recycling efforts across ..
Topics: Computer recycling • Data security • Electronic waste • Energy conservation • Natural environment • Recycling in the United Kingdom • Waste • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive • Water conservation
India’s first-ever state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru, which produces an estimated one lakh tonne of electronic waste a year. The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), a research institute that comes under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, will set up the unit in the next four months. The ..
Topics: Computer recycling • Contents • Electronic waste • Electronic waste in India • Nature • Occupational safety and health • Recycling • Recycling in the United Kingdom • Waste • Water conservation