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Non-Compostable Sanitary Waste Is A Huge Threat To Health And Environment: Experts

Non-Compostable Sanitary Waste Is A Huge Threat To Health And Environment: Experts

As per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 it is mandatory for producers and marketers of sanitary napkins and diapers to arrange a sanitary disposal mechanism by giving a pouch or wrapper along with the product
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Non-Compostable Sanitary Waste Is A Huge Threat To Health And Environment: Experts

This World Environment Day Make A Green Switch, Use Reusable Menstrual Products

Did you know a single woman can generate up to 125 kg of non-biodegradable waste through her menstruating years alone? And, one sanitary pad takes around 100 years to decompose completely. The end result is that all this waste on a daily basis is being added into the landfills. This environment day pledge to use eco-friendly sanitary napkins
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With The ‘Swachhta Jan Model’, Ahmedabad Races Ahead In Waste Segregation Game This Environment Day

World Environment Day: Ahmedabad Adopts ‘Swachhta Jan Model’ For Waste Segregation

Under the ‘Swachhta Jan Model’, nearly 50,000 households have already implemented waste segregation at source by keeping dry and wet waste separately on a daily basis
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Scientific landfill

Disposing Waste Scientifically: How Scientific Landfills Can Change The Waste Disposal Scenario In India

With nearly 72 per cent of India’s garbage remaining untreated, scientific landfills are an option for urban India to ensure proper waste disposal
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Expert Opinion On Two-Bin Waste Segregation System India Launches On World Environment Day

Experts’ Opinion On Two-Bin Waste Segregation System India Launches On World Environment Day

In an ambitious move to make India free from waste, the government is set to launch a massive waste management campaign and a nation-wide guideline for following a 2-bin system in 4,000 cities across the country on June 5, the World Environment Day. Will it solve India’s waste woes, here is what experts have to say
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Indian Institute To Develop Water Treatment Plant To Remove Effluents From Water

Indian Institute To Develop Water Treatment Plant To Remove Effluents From Water

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute along with universities from India and Canada will work on building an alternative to sewage treatment plants which will use agriculture waste to remove toxic elements from water bodies
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For Swachh Bharat To Be A Reality Till People Stop Littering And Start Recycling: PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment

Make Goa Plastic Free: Fine Will Be Levied On The Usage Of Plastics In The Coastal State

To curb the usage of plastic in Goa, Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar announced fine if people are found buying or selling plastics and made an appeal to use cloth bags
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Waste Management Solutions: A Startup Develops Waste ATMs To Dispose Of Waste And Use E-Wallet To Transfer Money

Waste Management Solutions: A Startup Develops Waste ATMs To Dispose Of Waste And Use E-Wallet To Transfer Money

Ecomaxgo is using wifi enabled ATMs and E-wallet cashback as a tool for people to start dumping their waste in designated kiosks
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Recycling Waste And Spreading Awareness, This Kolkata Based Startup Has Got Its Waste Management Game Right

Both Kolkata’s landfills have exhausted themselves in handling the city’s daily generation of more than 5,000 tonnes of solid waste
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West Bengal Promotes Awareness On E-Waste Management In Local Language

West Bengal Promotes Awareness On E-Waste Management In Local Language

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board will translate E-Waste Management Rules 2016 in Bengali to spread awareness in local areas and will conduct workshops to ensure compliance
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Making Waste Management A Mass Movement, A Campaign In 4,000 Cities Will Be Launched On World Environment Day: PM Modi

Making Waste Management A Mass Movement, A Campaign In 4,000 Cities Will Be Launched On World Environment Day: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme, said that under the massive cleanliness drive, waste bins of blue and green colours will be distributed to follow the practice of segregating dry and wet waste
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Adopting Waste Segregation As A Mantra, Udupi Gears Up, Allots Days For Dry And Wet Garbage

Adopting Waste Segregation As A Mantra, Udupi Gears Up, Allots Days For Dry And Wet Garbage

On Wednesdays only dry waste will be collected and rest of the days wet waste will be taken by the Udupi City Municipal Council workers
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