• February 24, 2020

Category: Recycling

Plastic
Finally, BMC to put plastic waste to use in civic works

Finally, BMC to put plastic waste to use in civic works

Six years after the concept’s approval by the Indian Road Congress (IRC), the city is set to get plastic roads. MidDay reports that the civic body has issued orders to all asphalt plants to provide…

Plastic
Single-use plastic ban in Vijayawada finally shows results

Single-use plastic ban in Vijayawada finally shows results

Vijayawada is optimistic about its chances in the Swacch Survekshan 2020 after strict enforcement of a ban on single-use plastic has started yielding results. The plastic waste generated in the city has now come down…

Plastic
Coonoor sends plastic waste to Hyderabad for tertiary recycling

Coonoor sends plastic waste to Hyderabad for tertiary recycling

Coonoor’s Ottupattarai waste management park is successfully managing the town’s plastic waste. Over 8,000 kg plastic waste from Ottupattarai was transported to Hyderabad for tertiary recycling. Unusable plastics will be broken into oil, gas and…

Plastic
Pune dairies willing to recycle plastic packets if PMC provides land

Pune dairies willing to recycle plastic packets if PMC provides land

Dairies in Pune have expressed their willingness to set up plants to recycle plastic pouches if the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) makes land available to them. The Indian Express reports that discussions on the issue…

Plastic
South Delhi civic body launches initiative to manage plastic waste

South Delhi civic body launches initiative to manage plastic waste

In an effort to manage plastic waste and discourage the use of single-use plastic, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has launched an initiative called ‘Eco Hub on Wheels – One stop destination for Reducing,…

Glass
Bengaluru’s dry waste collection centres to be upgraded

Bengaluru’s dry waste collection centres to be upgraded

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to rebuild, renovate and upgrade its dry waste collection centres (DWCCs) in the city. This was announced following an audit of all 143 DWCCs in Bengaluru. Gaps…

Plastic
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation signs MoU with Ultratech Cement

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation signs MoU with Ultratech Cement

The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has signed a MoU with UltraTech cement to generate refuse-derived fuel (RDF) at its cement kilns. The transport of dry waste from the VMC’s recycling unit at Ajit Singh Nagar…

Recycling
Indore sorting plant starts trial operations

Indore sorting plant starts trial operations

As reported by the Times of India, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC)’s automated waste sorting plant in Devguardia has started trial operations 1.5 months after the set deadline. Regular operations are scheduled to begin in mid-October.…

Recycling
Budget granted for Haridwar recycling plant

Budget granted for Haridwar recycling plant

The Government of India has approved financial support worth INR 2.95 crore for a plastics recycling plant in Haridwar, which has been proposed by the Uttarakhand Panchayati Raj Department. The total cost for the installation…

Company news
Metso to deliver shredder to Tata Steel

Metso to deliver shredder to Tata Steel

India-based integrated steel producer Tata Steel Ltd. has ordered a Texas Shredder PS metal shredder from Helsinki-based plant manufacturer Metso Corp, Recycling Today has reported. The shredder will be installed at Tata Steel’s upcoming 500,000…