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Now, CO2 can be converted to useful organic material

Scientists invented a material capable of converting carbon dioxide into useful organic materials.

14 Oct 2019 1:59 PM

Shanghai battles against China's rising mountain of trash

Shanghai launched Chiana's most ambitious garbage separation and recycling programme ever.

14 Jul 2019 12:02 PM

‘Plastic Kingdom’: The 5th highest greenhouse gas emitter in the world

Besides being a pollution menace, plastic heats up the planet twice as much as aviation industry.

24 May 2019 9:01 AM

Generic recycling message not that effective

People recycle more if they know what recyclable waste becomes: Study.

19 May 2019 1:36 PM

Improved recycling for lithium-ion batteries

Researchers improve recycling process for lithium-ion batteries.

19 Apr 2019 9:47 AM


State-run MSTC plans to raise Rs 226 crore through initial public offering

The company has fixed the price band of Rs 121-128, and has proposed to offload 1.76 crore shares or 25 per cent of total paid-up equity,.

12 Mar 2019 12:26 PM

Tackling the plastic menace

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products.

08 Feb 2019 6:24 PM

Swachchh Bharat Mission has to translate beyond photo-ops

Going beyond the crumbling waste management infrastructure, our people have to change their mindset.

25 Sep 2018 12:27 AM

Scientists create plastic-eating enzyme

The production of this enzyme allowed a research team to produce something capable of digesting plastic more effectively.

19 Apr 2018 4:08 PM

Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

The island started recycling plastic and pushing to reduce single-use plastic items more than a decade ago.

23 Feb 2018 1:41 PM


The waste-collecting cyclists who caught the UN's eye

The mission started with just eight restaurants on board, the anti-waste tour has grown to include 23 restaurants and nine businesses.

25 Sep 2017 4:41 PM

Gujarat: Demonetised currency notes recycled to develop usable products

Moreover, students can also earn prize money of Rs. 50,000, Rs 75,000 and Rs. 1 lakh if they are successful at creating a usable design.

27 Apr 2017 11:12 AM

Oceans may have more plastic than fish by 2050

The report also said that 20 per cent of plastic packaging could be profitably reused

16 Jan 2017 6:21 PM

Earth economy: Riches from the rags

How a Mumbai businessman recycled discarded bedsheets to make an impact.

11 Jan 2017 3:34 AM

Kalam-inspired child makes steering wheel from waste

The student from Jammu and Kashmir would upload his invention on the website of Dr Kalam IGNITE Awards once the website is upgraded.

18 Dec 2016 9:52 AM