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Trashonomics, A Book That Teaches Children How To Turn Waste Into Wealth

With fun facts, graphics and pictures, the book 'Trashonomics' explains young minds the importance of waste management
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Composting Via WhatsApp? These Puneiites Have Taught This Simple Art To 600 Families And Still Counting

Composting Via WhatsApp? These Puneiites Have Taught This Simple Art To 600 Families And Still Counting

Almost 70% of the waste that goes to landfills is organic waste that can be easily be put to use through composting. Here's how swachh warriors are fighting India's growing waste woes
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Waste collection vehicles in Mangaluru

Waste Collection In Mangaluru Becomes Erratic As City’s Civic Body Enters Into Dispute With Authorised Private Contractor

Mangaluru ranked 63rd in this year’s Swachh Survekshan rankings but since then has been struggling to make its waste management plan work due to constant tussle between the city civic body and the private contractor
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E-waste production in India can go up by 2020

E-Waste Generation May Increase By 1800 Per Cent, Says ASSOCHAM-KPMG Report

Only 2 per cent of India’s 18 lakh metric tonnes of e-waste is recycled, making India one of the worst performers globally, in terms of e-waste recycling
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From Waste To Valuable: First Bricks From Waste, Now Lights, This 24-Year-Old Spreads The Message Of Waste Management Through His Innovations

From Waste To Wealth: First Bricks And Now Lights, This 24-Year-Old Uses Waste To Create His Innovations

‘Waste is as asset,’ this innovator and social entrepreneur from Gujarat tells this to the world through his innovations made from trash
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This Mumbai Park Gets A Eco-friendly Makeover, Receives Benches Made Of 18,000 Tetra Pak Cartons That Are Saved By Its Residents In A Span Of 3 Years

18,000 Tetra Pak Cartons Collected Over A Span Of 3 Years Get Recycled Into Garden Benches In Mumbai

As Mumbai grapples with the aftermath of one of the worst rainfalls that submerged the metropolis and once again raised concerns about the consequences of not tackling city's growing waste problems, comes an interesting story of how a resident group in Colaba has been successfully recycling cartons into products of utility
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As Its Sole Landfill Runs Out Of Life, Kolkata’s Civic Body Announces Tax Benefits For People Who Segregate Waste

As Its Sole Landfill Runs Out Of Life, Kolkata’s Civic Body Announces Tax Benefits For People Who Segregate Waste

With the only landfill in the city on the verge of collapse and unable to take in anymore waste, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation will give tax incentives to people who segregate and compost waste inside their residential premises
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Bengaluru’s Repair Café's Mantra Cut Down Waste Generation By Repairing Items

Bengaluru Repair Café’s Mantra: Cut Down Waste Generation By Repairing Items

A simple art of repairing has given a new life to more than 600 items and has helped Bengaluru save nearly 1,200 kilos of garbage from going to its landfills, all thanks to an initiative taken by Repair Café
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Waste workers in Bengaluru

Embracing Technology To Tackle Waste: The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation Is Testing Apps To Ensure Better Waste Management In The City

Bengaluru’s civic body is extensively using technology to bring in change in the waste management scenario of the city
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Construction waste

Citizens To be Held Directly Responsible By Mumbai Civic Body For Not Adhering To Debris Disposal Rules

Mumbai produces an estimated 2,300 tonnes of construction debris every day, making it tough for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to collect and treat it on a regular basis
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Waste management in Guwahati

Open Defecation Free Status Achieved, Guwahati Now Looks To Tackle The City’s Enormous Waste Problem Effectively

Despite its open defecation free status, the city of Guwahati is struggling to manage its waste effectively, relying more on short term fixes rather than long term solutions
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Biomedical Waste Management Gone Wrong: The Shocking State Of Darbhanga Medical College Hospital In Bihar

Biomedical Waste Management Gone Wrong: The Shocking State Of Darbhanga Medical College Hospital In Bihar

NDTV travelled to Bihar's famous medical hub - Darbhanaga Medical College to assess the impact of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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