Category: Healthy Cities


MCGM organises city waste expo to cut out Plastic use in Mumbai

The city-wide plastic ban was imposed by the BMC on 23rd June, and 200 inspectors will be deployed to catch hold of defaulters. The March 23 notification, brought under the Maharashtra Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act enacted in 2006, banned the manufacture, sale, transport, storage and use of plastic, including bags, disposable plastic spoons, forks, cups, […]

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HCCB & Waste Ventures launch plastic recycling initiative

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) has collaborated with Waste Ventures India Ltd, a social enterprise in waste management, to launch a project in Hyderabad which will function in recycling plastic waste and enable a circular economy. Shukla Wassan, Executive Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, HCCB, while flagging off the collection vehicles at the waste segregation facility […]

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E-waste management panel to be set up soon in Bhopal

The state of Madhya Pradesh is considering of setting up an e-waste management committee comprising representatives of academic institutions, non-government and administrative organisations. The committee will advise the MP Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) and government on e-waste management. Anupam Rajan, Principal Secretary and Chairman of MPPCB said that the formation of the committee at a […]

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Finnish startup resolutes to improve Indias indoor air quality

To improve the indoor air quality, Ceraheat Oy, a Finnish tech startup with its innovative indoor glass heating solutions is looking to offer tangible solutions to improve indoor air quality in the Indian household. According to a report by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the ill-effects of indoor air pollution result in about […]

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