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313 Acres Of Land Given To Municipal Corporations For Waste Management: Delhi Development Authority

Delhi Development Authority told the green panel that most of the landfill sites were operating without any environment clearance leading to health hazards
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Set Up Waste-To-Energy Plant To Prevent Srinagar From Turning Into Waste Dump Deposit Centre: National Green Tribunal Tells State Authorities
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Hold Meeting To Stop Fire At Landfill Sites: National Green Tribunal To Delhi Government

National Green Tribunal Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the chief secretary to visit the landfill sites and come up with constructive measures so that they do not catch fire in future
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Ghazipur Landfill: East Delhi Municipal Corporation To Set Up Waste-To-Energy Plant

Delhi’s 80-feet garbage mountain which collapsed last month and receives 2,500-3000 metric tonnes of garbage daily will follow the principle of “ recycle maximum garbage” and “ leave minimum trash for dumping”, according to the Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation.
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Ghazipur Landfill Under Fire, Blaze Extinguished After 7 Hours

After the collapse last month that killed two people, another accident occurs in the Ghazipur landfill in Delhi
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National Green Tribunal Pulls Centre, Uttar Pradesh Government Over Reckless Dumping Of Garbage On Temporary Dumping Site
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Not Far From Lucknow, Mountains of Garbage In India’s Dirtiest City

Infamy arrived in May this year for Gonda, which is about 125 kilometres from state capital Lucknow, when it came at the bottom of an central government cleanliness survey of 434 cities
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Submit A Report On ‘Segregation, Compaction, Disposal Of Waste At Ghazipur: National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation
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Submit A Report On Segregation, Compaction, Disposal Of Waste At Ghazipur: National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation

The National Green Tribunal has sought a clear report on what methods and mechanisms are being adopted to treat the 800 tonnes of waste at Ghazipur landfill and how does the government plan on turning the landfill site into a green area
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Delhi’s Landfill Collapse: Why Is Waste Still Being Dumped At Ghazipur Despite A Ban

Lessons have not been learned even after the collapse of 80-feet Ghazipur landfill, two weeks ago and the ban on garbage dumping on the site. East Delhi Municipal Corporation continues to dump approximately 6,500 metric tonnes of waste at Ghazipur
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Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills
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Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills

The picturesque terrain of Kerala - Alappuzha apart from backwaters is known its effective waste management system, as India fight its waste battle, it's high time for other metro cities to take cue from the success of Alappuzha in dealing with its garbage
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Centre Approves Rs 300 Crore Action Plan To Solve Delhi’s Garbage Crisis

Centre's Rs 300 crore plan will be used to procure machines for collection, transport and storage of solid waste. Apart from that money can also be used by municipal corporations to set up decentralised treatment plants and special machines for the upkeep of drains and sewers
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Landfills Will Be Scrutinized During The ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ Campaign Marking Third Anniversary Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Parameswaran Iyer
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Landfills Will Be Scrutinized During The ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ Campaign Marking Third Anniversary Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Parameswaran Iyer

In a meeting on ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’, the Secretary of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Parameswaran Iyer said that in the fortnightly cleanliness drive leading to October 2, issues related to sanitation like waste management and open defecation will be taken up by the state officials
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Nearing 35 Years, Ahmedabad’s Pirana Landfill Is Infamous For Its Garbage Mountains And Frequent Fires

From 1982, Pirana has been Ahmedabad’s garbage dumping spot and has today become an unmanageable mess where frequent fires and unsegregated waste are regular occurrence
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The Green Court Directs Delhi Government To Ensure That There Is No Indiscriminate Dumping Of Garbage In The City
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The Green Court Directs Delhi Government To Ensure That There Is No Indiscriminate Dumping Of Garbage In The City

National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi government to take stock of Delhi’s landfills and ensure that the sites are working as per the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules and ensure no indiscriminate dumping of garbage is done
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