Here's how many times you actually need to reuse your shopping bags
Looking at raw materials, manufacturing, transport, and eventual disposal, researchers calculate greenhouse gas emissions, waste disposal, …
An Indian consumes 11kg plastic every year and an average American 109kg
But that doesn’t mean you get to consume more because even if India's per capita consumption is low compared to developed countries, …
Waste to worth
Innovative ways to solve the riddle of waste by turning it into useful and valuable products
Electric car makers to hit a massive roadblock: Report
They face shortage of natural resources required for production
Air pollution in news on April 11
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on air pollution
Is waste on the govt’s mind?
The new government will need to prioritise this in the coming years, otherwise we will run out of resources, poison our environment and have …
A law for waste pickers
Waste pickers recycle almost 20 per cent of India's wastes. Yet they are unrecognised, face discrimination and are not entitled to government schemes
World Earth Day: Nine ways to keep the planet safe
Green practices you can adopt to reduce waste, conserve resources, improve air and water quality and protect ecosystems
Is Swachh Bharat Mission ensuring waste segregation systems?
Segregation is still not being followed in its true spirit across India due to the lack of adequate end-to-end infrastructure for waste …
Start-ups tap into novel techniques to not just collect garbage and process it in an environment-friendly manner, but also convert it into …
Treasure trove of trash
One man's trash is another man’s treasure, so goes the saying. For some entrepreneurs in India, this has become the new business mantra
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 17, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
"Zero-waste life isn't wishful thinking"
Hannah Sartin rarely dumps a plastic wrapper or paper ball as trash. At 32, she owns Munich's first zero-waste shop and has published a book that …
Is Delhi prepared to handle its e-waste?
In India, over 95 per cent of e-waste generated is managed by the unorganised sector. Integrating and formalising this sector can help …
Can an inventory help manage e-waste?
Better data on e-waste will help track the amount of e-waste generated, reduce e-waste, promote recycling and prevent illegal dumping and …
Green tidings from Glasgow Commonwealth Games
Scotland aims to recycle 80 per cent waste produced during the event
Budget 2013: the path remains the same
‘We’ll need a geological repository to store nuclear waste only after 30-40 years’
P K Wattal, director, Nuclear Recycle Group of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, offers insight into the status of nuclear waste …