Tags: Pollution

Huhtamaki, RiverRecycle and VTT partners to tackle floating river waste

Finding new ways to address our environmental challenges is reliant on our ability to foster innovation to find ways of driving systemic change. To support such innovation and progress towards circularity, Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions for consumers around the world, donated €600,000 to fund the development and piloting of a […]

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E-waste management park in Delhi soon to reduce environment pollution

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has directed officials to chalk out a proposal for setting up an e-waste management park in Delhi for efficient disposal of electronic waste. Baijal held a meeting along with K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Indian government, in this regard. “Co-chaired a meeting with Dr. K Vijay Raghavan to […]

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Yamuna water improved during lockdown : Ministry of Jal Shakti

The Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria informed that Lok Sabha on Thursday that the water quality of Yamuna in Delhi improved during lockdown. Monitoring of River Yamuna was carried out during April, 2020 within Delhi stretch by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)at 3 monitoring locations viz. […]

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Strict implementation of RFID system at 13 toll plazas of Delhi to fight Air Pollution

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system was set-up at 13 Toll Plazas in Delhi to control vehicular pollution from commercial vehicles entering Delhi. These 13 toll plazas contribute to about  70 % commercial vehicles entry to NCT of Delhi. It was brought into the notice of the Commission for Air Quality Management for Delhi NCR […]

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Ambitious plans to reduce GHG emissions in coal sector needed to tackle climate change: CSE

India’s coal-based thermal power sector is one of the country’s biggest emitters of CO2 (carbon dioxide). It spews out 1.1 gigatonne (Gt, or 1,100 million tonnes) of CO2 every year – this is 2.5 per cent of global GHG emissions, one-third of India’s GHG emissions, and around 50 per cent of India’s fuel-related CO2 emissions. “Coal use by […]

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Philips India provides over 400 air purifiers through HelpAge India to old age homes

Philips India Limited has announced the company’s association with HelpAge India to install over 400 units of its bestselling Air Purifiers in old age homes in 7 cities across India including Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. Representing a positive step forward in improving the indoor air quality, Philips air purifiers will be installed in more than […]

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Delhi’s air quality remains severe, relief unlikely soon

The national capital’s air quality remained severe for the fifth consecutive day on Monday, with calm wind speed exacerbating the effect of stubble burning. The city’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 469 at 9 am. Its 24-hour average AQI was 416 on Sunday, 427 on Saturday, 406 on Friday and 450 on Thursday, the […]

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