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Waste Management

Dia Mirza Launches ‘Waste Management On Wheels’ In Mumbai To Promote A Zero Garbage Society

Swachhta Mascot Dia Mirza Launches The ‘Waste Management On Wheels’ Initiative And Pledges For A Zero Garbage Society
Maharashtra News
Under the ‘Waste Management On Wheels’ initiative a mobile van carrying models of waste processing units will go from door-to-door in areas of Bandra, Khar and Santacruz and encourage citizens to not only segregate their waste at source but also treat them effectively
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Plastic Ban In Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation Seizes 150 Kg Of Polythene Bags

Governments Asks Companies To Recycle Plastic Waste
Delhi National Green Tribunal News Plastic Waste
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation is supporting the Green Court’s order on plastic ban and trying their best to enforce the ban effectively
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Toxic Froth From Bellandur Lake Makes A Comeback As Overnight Rains Lash Bengaluru

Bellandur Lake
Karnataka News
The Bellandur lake has been in news since March due to toxic froth becoming a regular occurrence on the lake, disrupting daily life
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Haryana To Set Up Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, Plant Expected To Generate 100 MW Of Electricity Daily

Haryana To Set Up Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, Plant Expected To Generate 100 MW Of Electricity Daily
Haryana News
The Solid Waste Management project costing Rs 430 crore will scientifically process and dispose of 1,400 tonnes of garbage from Gurugram and Faridabad
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National Green Tribunal Slaps Heavy Fines On Delhi’s Mass Waste Generators For Failing To Manage And Treat Sewage

National Green Tribunal Slaps Heavy Fines On Delhi’s Mass Waste Generators For Failing To Manage And Treat Sewage
Delhi National Green Tribunal News
National Green Tribunal slapped heavy fines on Delhi’s 5-star hotels and banquet halls for not complying with solid waste management rules and directed them to install sewage treatment plants within two weeks
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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
Bihar Features Waste Management
NDTV travelled to Bihar's famous medical hub - Darbhanaga Medical College to assess the impact of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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India@70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: The Golden Temple, Where Spirituality Meets Cleanliness

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Features Independence Day
From the time Golden Temple was chosen as one of the ten Swachh Iconic Places in Phase one of the initiative, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the Municipal Corporation of Amritsar are working simultaneously to achieve improved levels of cleanliness, and implementing international standards of sanitation and hygiene to make it a Swachh destination for devotees and tourists from around the world
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India@70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: Here’s How Holy Shrine Of Gangotri Is Raising Cleanliness Standard Under Swachh Iconic Places

Here’s How Holy Shrine Of Gangotri Is Raising Cleanliness Standard Under Swachh Iconic Places
Features Ganga Clean-Up Independence Day Uttarakhand
Situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi, Gangotri in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand has been named as one of the ten new iconic places in Phase 2 of the Swachh Iconic Places initiative by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Landmarks under this initiative needs to work towards implementing ‘higher standard of swachhta and visitors' amenities.
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Baba Baidyanath Temple In Devghar Has Adopted Comprehensive Cleanliness Measures Towards Becoming A Swachh Iconic Place

Baba Baidyanath Dham
Features Jharkhand
The second phase of Swachh Iconic Places saw ten places from all over India being nominated to improve cleanliness conditions and focus better on visitors’ amenities
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Central Pollution Control Board And Not State Boards To Monitor E-Waste Management

Central Pollution Control Board And Not State Boards To Monitor E-Waste Management
News
The Central Pollution Control Board was given the Extended Producer Responsibility authorisation under the new e-waste rules after the parliamentary committee took note of the poor performance by state pollution control boards
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Draft Fresh Guidelines For Streamlining Waste Collection In Dwarka: High Court Tells South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Draft Fresh Guidelines For Streamlining Waste Collection In Dwarka High Court Tells South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Delhi News
The High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to put its draft guidelines of waste management on the website and invite feedback from the citizens within a specified period of time
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World’s Plastic Waste Could Bury New York’s Manhattan 2 Miles Deep, Says Study

#PlasticBan: Why Have You Not Enforced It Strictly, National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Overuse Of Plastic Bags istock_660
News Plastic Waste
In 2015, the world created 448 million tonnes of plastic that is more than twice as much as made in 1998
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