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Puducherry: Blockbuster Avatar inspires these schoolchildren to create sculptures out of waste!

The students created sculptures of the lead characters from the movie from waste materials such as coconut shells, Mandara leaves and palm leaves

Published on 20th December 2022

IIT Guwahati develops new method to produce sugar substitute 'Xylitol' from sugarcane waste 

The method has been developed now as there has been a rise in the consumption of alternative sweeteners 

Published on 23rd August 2022

This is the role anganwadi children will play when it comes to garbage-free Kerala drive 

"The objective of the initiative is to inculcate a new culture of hygiene and waste management through different groups of people including through children," the Minister said

Published on 19th August 2022

IIT Kanpur researchers discover new process to grow organic vegetables at high altitudes

"A significant step towards helping especially our defence forces deployed there with fresh vegetable supply," said the Director of IIT Kanpur

Published on 27th June 2022

New research centre to come up at IIT Madras to track virus outbreaks in city

The centre is established under the International Centre for Clean Water and is set to test the wastewater in the city for indicator organisms and chemicals


Published on 9th May 2022

IIT Kanpur researchers develop new technique for wastewater treatment

The research was conducted by Dr Archana Raichur and Dr Niraj Sinha from the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Published on 18th March 2022

Holy cow: Why cow 'research' centres at these two DU colleges are facing the heat

Access to hostels at publicly-funded educational institutions is important for students who come from deprived communities and students who hail from the remotest parts of the country

Published on 31st January 2022

Has the pandemic and the many lockdowns made Indian campuses environment friendly and greener?

There's no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. While there has been a significant drop in power consumption, waste generation and much more, the degree of reduction obviously varies

Published on 12th November 2021

New Director at OU's Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies to focus on smart cities, waste management

A faculty at the Department of Civil Engineering, OU, Prof Kumar promises economical and technology-based solutions to the urban planning issue

Published on 11th November 2021

UP teachers annoyed at being asked to collect waste, recite Ramayana

'When will we teach if we are assigned such tasks,' ask irate teachers in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad and Kasganj districts

Published on 22nd October 2021

A new institute on waste management to be inaugurated today in Kerala, to focus on research and awareness

The Indian Institute of Waste Management and Research Centre has been established at Puthuppadi with the mission of giving a new direction to scientific waste management

Published on 16th October 2021

CSIR-NCL, RIL join hands to make useful products from COVID-19 PPE waste

Across India, more than 200 tonnes of COVID-19 related waste was generated every day in May

Published on 24th September 2021

IIT Jodhpur researchers use plants to generate electricity from wastewater

This study was conducted under outdoor conditions using natural wastewater from the decentralised wastewater treatment plant of IIT Jodhpur

Published on 22nd September 2021

Researchers develop low carbon bricks using construction waste 

Low-C bricks do not require high-temperature firing, and avoid the use of high-energy materials such as portland cement

Published on 16th September 2021

IIT Madras to develop an online marketplace called e-Source for buying and selling e-waste

E-waste is one of the pressing issues in India, with the country being the world's third largest producer. Between 2019 and 2020, Indians generated 38 per cent more e-waste

Published on 30th August 2021

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