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Cash receipts, currency notes carry toxic hazards: Study


July 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Some currency notes and cash receipts, printed on thermal paper, carry higher levels of bisphenol-S (BPS), a substitute for bisphenol-A or BPA, both of which are ... Read more...

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12 plants closed in China after lead found in kids’ blood


July 8th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Twelve industrial plants in eastern China's Jiangxi province were temporarily shut down Sunday after more than a dozen children were found to have excessive levels of ... Read more...

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Increasing opportunities for women-led businesses in India


March 11th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An American organization that connects women-run businesses to multinational corporations around the world plans to help women business owners in India to sell their solutions, create ... Read more...

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Honicel India to make furniture out of recycled paper


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) A door, tables and other furniture made of recycled paper? Well, city-based Honicel India is planning precisely that with its honeycomb products.The company's Rs.60-crore, 9,000-tonne factory ... Read more...

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To curb pollution, China reverts to bicycles


February 9th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 9 (IANS) China, once a nation of bicycles, is reverting to it as a means of movement once again in a measure to push government vehicles off the ... Read more...

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Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

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Crafting a new life out of waste paper


April 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib, April 5 (IANS) Defying all odds and setting an example in society, a group of HIV-positive widows in this Punjab town is successfully running a small-scale business of ... Read more...

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Himachal government offices to recycle paper


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has decided to set up recycling units at all 12 district headquarters for optimal use of waste paper in government offices. "All the 12 towns will soon ... Read more...

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Website for ‘fulfilling people’s dreams’


April 12th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Seville (Spain), April 12 (IANS/EFE) A social networking website where anyone can express a dream and the members commit themselves to fulfilling it is drawing thousands of people in Spain. The website -- ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen launches skincare line


March 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Monday launched her own range of eco-friendly skincare products. The 29-year-old German beauty, who is also a UN ambassador for environmental issues, launched an eco-friendly line ... Read more...

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Green code unveiled for Commonwealth Games (Lead)


February 17th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday released the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Ecological Code that outlines ways to cut down on carbon emissions during the mega sporting ... Read more...

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Dikshit unveils green code for Commonwealth Games


February 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday released the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Ecological Code that outlines targets set by organisers to cut down on carbon emissions ... Read more...

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Recycled paper to be used during Commonwealth Games


September 17th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking a step further in their efforts to conduct a Green Commonwealth Games next year, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced that recycled paper and stationery ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly knickers are flying off British stores shelves


April 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Knickers, made from planet friendly fabrics, have been fast disappearing from the British shelves.The idea of fair trade organic knickers came to Sarah Lucy Smith for her final ... Read more...

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Al Gore to write a book : ‘Our Choice’


March 25th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Al Gore, the former vice president and Nobel laureate Al Gore on Wednesday announced the November release of 'Our Choice,' his new book on climate change that proposes solutions to global warming ... Read more...

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Al Gores new book on climate change due in November


March 25th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner and former US Vice President Al Gore has announced that the follow-up to his 2006 best-seller An Inconvenient Truth will release in November.The ... Read more...

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Celebrities Go Green


March 5th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by GD
If you thought blonds could only star in jokes, think again. Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian are the stars in the Green movement.Cameron Diaz is already driving a hybrid car ... Read more...

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Motorola unveils cellphone made from recycled water bottles!


January 8th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): If recycled paper and plastic products were not enough, Motorola has now launched a cell phone made from recycled plastic water bottles.Called the MOTO W233 Renew, the ... Read more...

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Eiffel Tower’’s glittering lights to be cut for the sake of environment


September 1st, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The Eiffel tower is set to loose its sparkle, as the administration has decided to cut its glittering light in a new green initiative.Sete, the company sub-contracted ... Read more...

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Rs.5bn recycled waste-paper plant to come up in Gujarat


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad April 23 (IANS) Pragati Papers Industries Ltd, a Delhi based firm, is putting up a Rs.5 billion recycled waste-paper plant in Gujarat. The plant, at Dahej in Bharuch district, is likely ... Read more...

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