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CAG   Fri, 06/08/2021 - 17:06
A CAG study in 5 cities in Tamil Nadu on compliance of plastic packaging used for food products with recycling labelling as required by BIS. The study also seeks to understand if the information provided is accessible and useful to consumers through…
CAG   Fri, 06/08/2021 - 17:03
A CAG study to assess the status of the single-use plastic ban, two years after it came into force. The study looked at f&b outlets, fruit and vegetable markets and shops across Chennai to document the prevalence of single-use plastic. The study…
Environmental Science & Technology   Thu, 26/09/2019 - 11:15
It's a well-known fact that consumer plastics and plastic packaging contain compounds that are toxic. In addition to this, there are many chemicals in each plastic product that remain largely unidentified. Till date a comprehensive characterization…
Australian Public Health Association   Wed, 25/09/2019 - 09:15
Waste incineration is increasingly promoted as a sustainable solution for waste management through out the world even though it is at the bottom of the waste hierarchy. This study highlights how incinerator technology and infrequent maintenance…
CAG   Thu, 20/06/2019 - 11:06
This document includes correspondence with the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) about the SWM tender and the GCC Solid Waste Management tender evaluation done by CAG. 
CAG   Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:50
This document explains the salient features of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. It includes the duties, responsibilities, and process of the operator of the facility of recycling or recovering unit, local…
CAG   Mon, 10/06/2019 - 15:01
The management and faculty at Dr.P.Venkataramana Higher Secondary School, Pughs Road were interested in managing their waste better. CAG researchers undertake a waste and brand audit, and the results showed practical ways to manage their organic…
CAG   Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:35
As part of its Zero Waste Cities effort, CAG is working to establish a zero waste system that is decentralised, waste is collected in a segregated manner at the doorstep, and managed within the community. This report presents the research objectives…
CAG   Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:22
This report talks about the toxic chemicals in the form of heavy metals and volatile organic compounds which have been found in Kodungaiyur through sampling tests and the negative impacts of the same. 
CAG   Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:18
This article discusses how the HRIA process is being carried out in Kodungaiyur through the symptom's diary exercise and physical sampling in order to establish violations of the human rights to life, health and the environment.