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RECYCLING: India's auto industry needs a sustainable scrappage policy

  • Date: 10-02-19
  • Category: RECYCLING
  • Source: India Times

In May 2018, Harsha Udupi and his neighbours in a residential colony in a western suburb of Mumbai got together to discuss how to bring some key civic issues to the attention of local authorities. One of the top priorities was finding a way to get rid of abandoned cars in the streets outside their housing complex. “Many of the cars don’t belong to our area. They were either trafficked or abandoned here. Sometimes, the owners just got rid of them here.

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RECYCLING: Tokyo Olympics have collected enough metal to make all recycled medals

  • Date: 08-02-19
  • Category: RECYCLING
  • Source: BBC

Organisers need to extract eight tonnes of metal to make medals from old mobile phones All the medals at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers.

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