Welcome to the Envis on Hazardous Wastes
Biologists identify genes that control toxic metal accumulation in plants
Biologists at UC San Diego (UCSD) and four other institutions have identified a long-sought after family of genes that controls how yeast and plants accumulate toxic heavy metals and arsenic inside their cells. ...Read more
Industrial waste monitoring to go online soon
After launching online green clearance systems for industrial and infrastructure projects, Govt. of India is now keen to kick-start a similar system to strictly monitor treatment....Read more
Delhi to get dedicated space for hazardous waste disposal
In a move that could aid reduction of risk to Delhi’s citizens, authorities have identified 14 acres of land for safe disposal of thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste that the city generates ....Read more
Mercury levels in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna increasing
Mercury concentrations in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna are increasing at a rate of 3.8 percent or more per year, according to a new study that suggests rising atmospheric levels ...Read more
Researchers develop new instrument to monitor atmospheric mercury
A new instrument to monitor atmospheric mercury in the atmosphere has been developed and tested by scientists. The measurement approach is called sequential....Read more
Technology to recycle all type of plastics without using water
Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. In order to avoid this waste, researchers have developed a new green technology that doesn't require liquids, ....Read more
Course on Hazardous Waste Management
A course on Hazardous Waste Management (HWM), organized by a consortium consisting of UNESCO-IHE, UNIDO, UNEP, ISWA and the University of Technology of Berlin, will take place in Delft, The Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium. ...Read more
ICMGP 2015: 12th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP), held periodically for over 20 year since its inception in 1990....Read more
Course on Contaminated and Hazardous Waste. "Theory,Practice & Outdoor Field Demonstrations(June 8-12,2015)"
GOwen Environmental and the International Association of Hydrogeologists is conducting a comprehensive course on contaminated and hazardous waste management on 8-12 June 2015......Read more
How to Prevent Lead Poisoning?
Many homes built before 1978 have lead paint on the inside and outside. When the lead paint gets old, it starts peeling or coming off in pieces. That is called chipping. Can you find the chipping paint?..Read more
Possible health Effects
Children are in very close contact with their toys and frequently put them into their mouth.Therefore, it is very likely that hazardous chemicals ...Read more
What is Hazardous Wastes?
There are many types and classifications have changed over time. Several common groups include: Household Waste, Automotive Waste & Industry Waste....Read more
Are Lead Pencils Harmful for Children?......Read more
means permission for generation, handling, collection, reception, treatment, transport, storage, recycling, reprocessing, recovery, reuse and disposal....
is the United Nations Environment Programme Convention on the Control of Tran boundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal....
“Central Pollution Control Board” means the Central Pollution Control Board constituted under sub-section 1) of section 3 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
means any operation which does not lead to recycling, recovery or reuse and includes physic chemical, biological treatment, incineration and disposal....
with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions, means taking out of India to a place outside India.
Sub: Managing Hazardous Chemicals
Title: Managing Hazardous Chemicals :Longer Range Challenges
Sub: Waste reduction options in Dyes & Dye industry
Title: Identification of Hazardous Waste Streams,their characterization and waste reduction options in Dyes & Dye Intermediate Sector
Sub: Hazardous dental waste disposal
Title: Best Management Practices for Hazardous Dental Waste Disposal
Sub: Disposal Guidelines
Title: Hazardous Materials Disposal Guide