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India news

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Official launch of the GreenCo E-waste Recycler rating system Chennai, June 28, 2018: India currently produces roughly 2.5 million tons or 5% of the global e-waste every year. With growth rates of almost 30%, Indian e-waste quantities double every 2.5-3...
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Geneva, 26 October 2017: On the side-lines of their annual conference, the World Resource Forum today presented the key achievements of the Sustainable Recycling Industries project. This initiative, launched in 2012, aims at building a cohesive framework for encouraging e-waste recycling...
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Geneva, 22 November 2016: A new report was launched today by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCS), jointly with EMPA and the World Resources Forum on the informal sector in India and lessons to be learnt for achieving...
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New Delhi / St. Gallen, July 2016: As part of the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) initiative in India, a study was conducted on low-tech, low-cost methods to identify and segregate plastics containing hazardous additives. Plastic recycling is an important economic activity...
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New Delhi, August 2015: After a first month in Delhi, SRI-intern Arthur Haarman describes his field observations and experiences from Delhi’s informal plastic recycling world. Together with the local environmental NGO Toxics Link, several recyclers were visited to document existing...
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Aarau, June 2015: Recently, experts from EMPA and WRFA participated in a training course on plastic processing technologies at the Plastic Education and Training Centre in Switzerland (KATZ) in Aarau. The course was given by Mr. Jürg de Pietro, managing...
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