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Health-care waste

Health-care activities protect and restore health and save lives. But what about the waste and by-products they generate?

UN environment on plastic waste

We’re seeing some other worrying trends. Since the 1950s, the rate of plastic production has grown faster than that of any other material.

Bhalswa landfill

his was my introduction to Bhalswa, one of Delhi’s three bursting, infamous landfills, symbolic of the waste disaster every city is dealing with today.

National Geography on plastic waste

If plastic had been invented when the Pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, to North America—and the Mayflower had been stocked with..

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

When the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign was launched by our Prime Minister to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure across India, several skeptics claimed..

National Geography On Ewaste

magine a 176-pound (80 kilogram) pile of discarded products with a battery or plug in your living room. That’s how much e-waste the average..

Wee Exhibition

Avakar has taken part in World Environment Expo (WEE) held at Pragati Maidan from 5th june to 7th june 2019...

Waste Metropolitan Cities

Of the total garbage generated in major metropolitan cities, over 8,000 metric tonnes, 50% is fit for composting and 30% is recyclable...