Forests and Climate Change

Covid-19 Created Opportunity to Implement Greener, More Circular Economy: Dr. Ajay Mathur

The coronavirus pandemic has created the opportunity to implement a greener, more circular economy, said Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, (TERI). He was speaking at a webinar hosted to mark the World Environment Day on the theme, “Resource Efficiency for Greening of Recovery and fostering Sustainable Economic Growth in a […]

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Govt Drafts New Battery Waste Management Rules; Seeks Suggestions

The government has drafted new rules for battery waste management that will make it the responsibility of manufacturers, importers, assemblers and re-conditioners to collect used batteries against the new ones sold by them. According to an official notification, the proposed draft rules known as the ‘Battery Waste Management Rules, 2020’ include all kinds of batteries as listed in the Schedule-I, regardless […]

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