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PM Modi propounds 6Rs for sustainable development 12.2.2018 Sify Finance
[U.A.E.], Feb 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vouched for an idea of six Rs for sustainable development- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Redesign and Remanufacture, with the view
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PM Modi propounds 6Rs for sustainable development 11.2.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vouched for an idea of six Rs for sustainable development- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Redesign and Remanufacture, with the view to safeguarding nature.In his keynote address at the inauguration of the World Government Summit in Dubai, Prime Minister Modi said that mankind was using technology in ways that were adversely affecting nature."The cost of doing so is heavy. For the future of mankind, we do not have to struggle against nature but find a symbiotic path with it," he added.The Prime Minister, therefore, proposed the six Rs that countries should follow, "We need to follow the six Rs that stand for reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, redesign and remanufacture; this will lead to rejoicing meaning 'Anand'."The accessibility of technology has empowered the common man, and this empowerment has been bolstered by 'minimum government, maximum governance', the Prime Minister elaborated."The 'E' in E-governance actually stands for effective, ...
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Modi addresses World Government Summit-2018 11.2.2018 Central Chronicle » Nation
Dubai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that besides urbanisation,radicalisation was among the major... more »
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Go green and recycle construction waste 1.2.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The environment is a popular topic of discussion today, and the concept of recycling construction materials has become more important than ever before. Currently, most of the construction waste is transported by open trucks and dispersed in the nearby areas. We often see construction debris dumped along the roadside without any proper provision for disposal. For sustainable development in the construction industry, there is this massive need to reduce the diminution of natural resources, reduce disposal of construction and demolition (C&D) waste into landfills, and encourage recycling and reuse of C&D waste. Why recycle? Recycling C&D materials can bring in significant benefits for our environment. Million tons of asphalt pavements and concrete are generated annually. If recycled, it would save a lot of energy. In addition to saving energy, recycling can also keep all the debris out of the landfills. Poorly managed landfills face a number of operational hitches and groundwater contamination.Such ...
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Sagar Public School goes green with every ‘Sagarite’ admitted 30.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Sagar Public School, Rohit Nagar Campus is spreading the message of save... more »
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Civic body shows the way, makes 500 kg compost from flower waste 23.1.2018 DNA: Top News
All's well that ends well. The adage goes well with the Ahmedabad civic body, AMC, at this moment. After the just-concluded hit flower show organised by AMC, the civic body has now set an example by showing how to initiate a zero-waste producing process through reuse, recycle and reduce the flowers! After the sixth edition of the annual flower show of Ahmedabad, three tonnes of waste was produced from 50 flower sculptures. The dry petals of the waste have been composed and turned into fertiliser. Around 500 kilos of fertiliser was produced from the total used flowers during the show. "Around 50 structure were made using flower petals. To make them, around three tonnes of petals were used. We dried the petals and converted them into dry compost," said Jignesh Patel, director of Parks and Garden, AMC. "The compost will be used for parks and gardens maintained by the civic body," added Patel. Also, there were more than a lakh plants of different species that were put up at the exhibition. Even they will be ...
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A treasure trove of goods 17.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Scout for good bargains or drop off unused goods at The Show Showp
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What can citizens do to ensure a healthy environment? 15.1.2018 Citizen Matters
Whenever we talk of environmental degradation, we tend to point fingers at nations and governments. But there's a lot that every individual can do to save the planet, as a fellow citizen points out. »
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Students grow mushrooms from agricultural waste 7.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
Waste being one of the major crisis concerning the world today, researchers, experts and ordinary citizens are busy looking for methods to recycle and reuse products to reduce waste. Amidst these global efforts, a bunch of first-year students from MG Science college, under the guidance of their professor, Mrugesh Shukla have found a use for agro waste by growing mushrooms out of it. The students conducted a seminar at the college campus on Saturday, where they trained students from other colleges. “Recently, Delhi experienced a severe degradation in the air quality, which was mainly attributed to burning of agro by-products in Haryana and Punjab. A similar condition can prevail anywhere as there is no solution for disposing agro waste at large,” said Nasir Ahmed, a student at MG Science college. “We have experimented in the last one month to produce compost and mushrooms through the degradation of waste. The waste we used was of sugarcane and wheat. This we put into a recyclable plastic bag. After two ...
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans recycling spacecraft for cheaper commercial rocket launches 12.12.2017 Technology – The Indian Express
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193 nations pledge to move ahead for pollution-free planet 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Moving towards a pollution-free planet, 193 nations on Wednesday unanimously asked the United Nations Environment to submit a plan linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for execution by its next assembly in 2019.
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The 99-Seat Beat: Danny Glover, 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' and a multimedia 'Macbeth' 27.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Our weekly picks for L.A.'s small-theater scene include Antaeus' "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," Danny Glover in East West Players' "Yohen," the Odyssey's "Macbeth x 5" and "Encuentro de las Americas," the Los Angeles Theatre Center's annual Latino theater festival.
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After Pen Drive, Mission Ball Pen launched in district 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
The brainchild of two students, the unique initiative aims at recycling used pens
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The Composites Institute Initiates Robust, Scalable Composite Recycling Project 20.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2017 : The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a 150+ member, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and U.S. Department of Energy driven consortium committed to increasing domestic production capacity and manufacturing jobs across the U.S. composites industry, announces a project to develop a robust and scalable composite recycling methodology.
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CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva campaign 16.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva campaign
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CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva, GRC 16.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva, GRC
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Sunshine Coast sisters launch Australian-first sustainability project 14.9.2017 Planet Ark News
Two sisters from the Sunshine Coast have launched an Australian-first project helping small businesses adopt the principles of the circular economy and experience the social, environmental and financial benefits of sustainable waste management.
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On a mission to reuse and recycle 12.8.2017 Hindu: News
Two students lead drive to collect ballpoint pens from campuses in Kozhikode
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Dubai authority launches internal paper recycling project 3.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority has launched an internal recycling project to encourage employees to reuse paper and reduce waste.
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First world responsiblefor climate change: CSI 26.7.2017 Hindu: Kerala
CSI Synod supports Gadgil panel report for protecting the Western Ghats
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