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Chinese Government bans foreign plastic ban

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 ..

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The world’s largest e-waste recycling hub opened in Dubai

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 ..

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2018 World Habitat Day (WHD)

The World Habitat Day (WHD) is observed every year on first Monday in October across the world to raise awareness about need for affordable housing for all in urban areas, cities and towns. The purpose of day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all ..

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India’s first-ever state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit to be come up in Bengaluru

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 ..

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BRS Conventions

The term “BRS Conventions” is a collective term for three different conventions viz. Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions. The purpose of clubbing these conventions was to ensure that a topic of common concern for the three Conventions is discussed. The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), the eighth meeting ..

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