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Improvements in Effluent Treatment Plant operations in the textile company M/s Faze Three Ltd. in GIDC Industrial Estate of Vapi, Gujarat

M/s Faze Three Ltd. is a large-sized textile company situated in the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation’s (GIDC) Industrial Estate at Vapi. Despite the fact that the company fulfilled the inlet standards for the pre-treated wastewater discharged from its premises through the Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) as per the norms set by the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Vapi, the company decided to further improve the operations of their ETP..

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Voluntary action by industries leads to the development of a new green space in the Integrated Industrial Estate, Haridwar

Voluntary action by a committed group of industries in SIIDCUL (State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Ltd.) Integrated Industrial Estate at Haridwar has successfully led to the conversion of a garbage dumping site into a park. An area larger than one acre (4822.18 sq.m.) had, in the original master plan, been earmarked for a park. However, it was being used for dumping industrial and other waste. Over the course of last eight months...

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Taking initiative for a cleaner industrial estate at IIE SIIDCUL HARIDWAR

Under the “Environment-friendly and Sustainable Production (SEIP)” project of GIZ, a Facilitation Team focusing on the topic of Environment Drives and Outreach has been established with representatives from individual companies, industry associations, and SIIDCUL officials in order to address waste disposal and maintenance issues within the park’s boundaries. ..

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A matter of know-how: Pollution reduction through training staff of effluent treatment plants in Gujarat

A pilot training for technicians and helpers operating effluent and common effluent treatment plants (ETPs and CETPs) was conducted by experts from the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) at the conference hall of the Vapi Industries Association’s office. The training falls under the activities of the “Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production” project of the ..

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Beginning of a transformation: Case of a polluting junkyard in Patparganj Industrial Area

A junkyard and a stinking dump site of wastes in an industrial park in Delhi stands today transformed into a beautiful park in less than 3 months. This is the story from the Patparganj Industrial Area located in the East Delhi district in the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

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Game of Zones: Tool for planing industrial zones

‘Game of Zones’ was developed to convey the technical principles of planning, operating and revitalising an industrial zone/park based on a comprehensive quality criteria of the DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) rating system for industrial locations. The game was developed for the GIZ’s project in India by the experts from Buro Happold Engineering GmbH and DGNB. A unique feature of this gaming kit is that it could be used as a training tool for a variety of audience ranging from decision makers, bureaucrats, and ...

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Pollution reduction through skilling of operators

As an outcome of a 6-day skills development course conducted by GIZ under the “Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production” (SEIP) project for selected technicians and helpers working at the industrial wastewater treatment plants, the effluent treatment plant at M/s Meenakshi Polymers Pvt. Ltd. in Haridwar has started showing remarkable improvement by reducing pollution levels as well achieving cost reduction.

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Clean-up Mission: Another Small Step to the transformation of the Patparganj Industrial Area

In continuation of the successfully conducted environment improvement drive taken up in June/July 2016 in the Patparganj Industrial Area in New Delhi, the Patparganj FIE Entrepreneurs Association (PFEA) conducted another drive for cleanliness from on 15th  to 25th October 2016. The industrial association initiated the drive strategically before Diwali to clean up the solid waste dumps from road sides and open spaces in the industrial area. 

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Participatory Approaches for Building Environmental Consciousness- Case of GIDC industrial estate, Vapi

On the occasion of the World Environment Day, a month long environment improvement drive was launched in GIDC Industrial Estate Vapi on 5th June with inaugural event called “Streets for All”. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Kanubhai Desai, MLA, Pardi, alongwith Ms. Remya Mohan Muthadath, IAS, Collector Valsad and Mr. Gaurang H. Makwana, District Development Officer, Valsad.

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