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The Daily Waste Produced On Indian Streets Can Fill 16 Jumbo Jets: Report

With the breakneck speed of expansion of cities, India has the greatest number of urban-dwellers in the world without safe, private toilets and practising open defecation though the government has made sanitation a priority, a report by a global NGO says.
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Banega Swachh India - From Power To Waste-to-Energy Unit: Will Rajghat Plant’s Makeover Help?

From Power To Waste-to-Energy Unit: Will Rajghat Plant’s Makeover Help?

Delhi government has revived the proposal to convert the Rajghat power plant into a waste-to-energy plant by 2017 in order to tackle the shortage of garbage disposal facilities in Delhi.
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Goa's Solid-Waste Management Plant Treats 100-Tonnes Of Garbage Daily

Goa’s Solid-Waste Management Plant Treats 100-Tonnes Of Garbage Daily

Billed as the facility that would take care of all the waste from the coastal belt of North Goa, a solid-waste management plant built here has commenced recycling 100 tons of garbage daily from November onwards, officials said today.
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Vegetable Markets To Get Rs.10 Lakh For Setting Up Waste Management Plants

Vegetable Markets To Get Rs.10 Lakh For Setting Up Waste Management Plants

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has decided to provide Rs 10 lakh for every 'mandi' (market) for setting up waste management plants under ‘e-Nam scheme,’ and to spend one per cent of the fund under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) on solid and waste management.
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Researchers Find Way To Convert Sewage Into Biofuel

Can Fuel Created From Sewage Be The Future?

It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants may turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, thanks to this new research which took place at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
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Delhi To Get A New Waste-To-Energy Plant

North Delhi will soon get another waste-to-energy plant in Bhalaswa site that will ramp up the rate of processing of solid waste tremendously, the area's civic body said on Monday.
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Centre Launches New Rural Waste Management Campaign

The Centre on Saturday launched a campaign to promote waste management in rural areas in a bid to promote sanitation and break caste nexus attached with cleanliness workers.
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Waste Management: How India Is Drowning In Garbage

Waste Management: How India Is Drowning In Garbage

India is turning into one big garbage dump. The problem is assuming gigantic proportions and the numbers are staggering.
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Delhi's Waste Is Responsible For Killing All Aquatic Life In Yamuna River

Delhi’s Waste Is Responsible For Killing All Aquatic Life In Yamuna River

The 22-km stretch along the national capital has virtually no aquatic life -- thanks to over 20 drains that pour untreated sewage and other waste into the river.
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Manage Solid Waste The Mahabalipuram Way

Manage Solid Waste The Mahabalipuram Way

Reports suggest the town produces some 6 tons of waste every day, however still it’s in news for all the right reasons. Well that’s because of its innovative and rigorous solid waste management programme.
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