Resources

  Mon, 31/01/2022 - 16:03
Biodegradable waste reaching our dump yards has serious consequences to climate change. Composting is one of the most precious and powerful tools available to the human capacity to mitigate the effects caused by biodegradable waste on the…
  Thu, 27/01/2022 - 18:34
CAG contributed to a global study by IPEN that looked at the chemical contamination in recycled plastic pellets. The study found that recycling plastics carries over the toxins to the new products. Plastics containing toxins should therefore not be…
CAG   Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:57
CAG's 2021 Brand Audit sought to understand which companies create the maximum plastic waste. Interestingly, unbranded plastic contributed to a quarter of the plastic waste audited followed by well-known brands like Unilever, Aavin, and Britannia.…
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…