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Government notifies Steel Scrap Recycling Policy

The government has notified a Steel Scrap Recycling Policy (SSRP) to promote establishment of metal scrapping centers in India for scientific processing and recycling. Union Steel and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during Question Hour of the ongoing winter session of Parliament said that the policy framework provides standard standard guidelines for collection, dismantling and shredding ..

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October 7: World Habitat Day

The World Habitat Day is organized by the United Nations. The organization has designated the first Monday of every October to commemorate the day. Theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth. The theme is built based on last year’s theme “Municipal Solid Waste Management”. The focus of this year World ..

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India’s first garbage cafe is set to open in Ambikapur

In a unique initiative, the Ambikapur municipal corporation of Chhattisgarh will soon open India’s first ‘Garbage Cafe’ in the city of Ambikapur. This initiative is a step towards making the city plastic-free. In this unique Cafe’ poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for 1Kg of plastic, while breakfast will be ..

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India’s First Garbage Café to open in Chhattisgarh

India’s first ‘Garbage Café’ will soon be opened in Ambikapur city in north Chhattisgarh. It is initiative of Ambikapur municipal corporation. It aims to make Ambikar city plastic-free. India’s first ‘Garbage Café In this unique Café, poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. Besides they will ..

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UN Monitoring Report Upticks Indian Sanitation Efforts

The UN Monitoring Report makes the following observations: India has made great progress in providing basic sanitation facilities since the start of the millennium. Almost two-thirds of the 650 million people globally who stopped practising open defecation between 2000 and 2017 were in India. But there was absolutely no growth in the population with access ..

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