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Eighth Regional 3R Forum concludes with adoption of Chair Summary which reaffirms the commitment of the Asia-Pacific Nations to promote and imbibe the Principles of 3R 12.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 The eighth 3R regional forum in Asia and pacific being held in Indore from the 9th April 2018 concluded today with the adoption of chair summary by the participating nations reaffirming their commitment to promoting the principles of 3R - Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.
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The delta tunnels plan is costly, risky and unfair to L.A. It's also the right thing to do 12.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In voting Tuesday to pay two-thirds of the cost of building two tunnels to divert river water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and direct it southward, the Southern California Metropolitan Water District’s board bought into a plan that’s costly, risky, uncertain and unfair. And it...

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Nestle pledges to make all its packaging recyclable by 2025 10.4.2018 General News
ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle wants to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, the Swiss food giant said on Tuesday, becoming the latest food company to vow to reduce plastic waste.
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India's solid waste disposal capacity to increase: Minister 10.4.2018 General News
India's capacity to dispose solid waste in a scientific manner will be increased in the near future, a Union minister said here today. "Currently, 25 per cent of the solid waste is disposed in a scientific manner, while the rest 75 per cent is disposed in a traditional way," Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said. "According to an estimate, Indian cities generate 1.7 lakh tonnes of solid waste on a daily basis," he added. Puri was speaking at the inaugural session of 8th Regional 3 R (reduce, recycle and reuse) Forum meet in Asia and the Pacific. He said the possibility of taking Japan's assistance for the scientific disposal of solid waste will be considered. "I know that in Tokyo, solid waste is disposed in a very systematic manner. I will encourage my ministry officials to explore the possibilities of taking the help of Japanese government or private companies there for the disposal of solid waste," Puri said. He expressed confidence that .
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The Principles of 3R - Reduce ,Reuse and Recycle - have always been an Integral Part of Indian Culture : Sumitra Mahajan 10.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          Smt.Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha said that the principles of 3R - Reduce ,Reuse and Recycle - have been an integral part of Indian culture. Preserving biodiversity, sustainable living and peaceful coexistence with nature have been the guiding philosophy of the Indian way of life and have always been part of the teachings of ancient scriptures.
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Reduce, reuse, recycle for development, waste management: PM Narendra... 8.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Reduce, reuse, recycle for development, waste management: PM Narendra...
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Reduce, reuse, recycle for development, waste management: Modi 8.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all stakeholders must adhere to the "golden principle" of the 3Rs -- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle -- which will significantly help in waste management and sustainable development. The prime minister's message was to participants of the Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, to be held in Indore. The mantra of 3R - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle- is at the heart of any vision towards the sustainable development of mankind," Modi said. The conference, to end on April 12, will look at how the 3Rs can help make cities and countries "clean, smart, liveable and resilient", an official press release said. "All stakeholders - producers, consumers and the State alike - must adhere to this golden principle which can contribute significantly in solving the twin challenges of waste management as well as sustainable development," Modi said in the message, according to the government release issued here today. The theme of the event at Indore is ...
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The mantra of 3R – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle - Is at the heart of any vision towards the sustainable development of mankind 8.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In a message to the participants of the Eighth  Regional  3R  Forum  in  Asia  and  the  Pacific  , the Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi has said, “The mantra of 3R – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle- is at the heart of any vision towards the sustainable development of mankind.
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Concept of 3R - ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ has been an Integral Part of India’s DNA and Culture for Centuries : Hardeep Puri 27.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India is getting ready to host the 8th 3R Regional Forum in Asia and the Pacific in its cleanest city, Indore* from 9-12 April, 2018 co-organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Government of India, the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ), and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), under the theme of "Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air through 3R and Resource Efficiency- A 21st Century Vision for Asia-Pacific Communities".
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Needed: a million recharge wells 23.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
If distributed well and linked to clean catchments such as rooftops, roads and stormwater drains without sewage flow, it will be possible to harvest a substantial volume of rainfall that occurs across the city. By S.Vishwanath
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Parliament proceedings live: Another day, another adjournment 22.3.2018 Hindu: Health

Live updates from the fourteenth day of the second leg of Budget session.

The Telugu Desam and YSR Congress parties have been trying to bring a no-confidence motion against the government si

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Perambur to host Kuppai Thiruvizha 16.3.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Activities will highlight environment-friendly waste management techniques
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Rally against plastic ban in Mumbai 23.2.2018 Deccan Herald - National
Rattled by the blanket ban on sale and production of plastic products imposed by the Maharashtra government, hundreds of people from the industry staged rally at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. The protestors carried placards displaying messages such as Use Plastic Nicely - Dispose It Wisely, Plastic is not Bad - Littering is Bad, Stop Littering, Be A Responsible Citizen, Dont Litter, Plastic is 100% Recyclable, Remember The 4 Rs of Plastics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover. The protest was called by Maharashtra Plastic Manufacturing Association (MPMA), Plastic Manufacturers Social Welfare Association (PMSWA), other associations and dealers. MPMA President Ravi Jashnani said that the protest has been called to request the Maharashtra government to withdraw plastic ban issued on 2 Jan 2018. "For last several months, we have tried to bring the drawbacks of blanket ban on plastic to the notice of government. Unfortunately we have not succeeded in gaining any support; hence morcha seems to be the only option ...
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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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