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Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian country to recycle CFLs

Sri Lanka has set an example for developed nations struggling to find solution for safe disposal of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). Sri Lanka has become the first country in South Asia to recycle CFLs. A recycling plant Asia Recycling, owned by Orange Electric, has 40

Himalayan ecology under threat due to development activities: Study

The fragile ecology of the Himalayas is in danger due to untamed human activities. Earlier, the government was trying to deny claims of damage to glaciers or to the ecology to escape NGT’s lashing. However, now, the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has officially confirmed that

London Ultra Low Emission Zone

Mayor of London unveils plans for new ultra-low emission zone

London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed plans to deliver a new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), due to go live in September 2020, in the hope of curbing the 9,500 premature deaths each year in the capital due to air-pollution. The ULEZ scheme will require all