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Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

In December, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) from dumping any kind of waste at the city’s Pratap Vihar landfill and since then the waste management is giving the city corporation a hard time
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Deposit Rs. 250 Crore For Removing Waste At Landfill Sites: NGT To Delhi Government And Civic Bodies

The National Green Tribunal observed that the waste rotting at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla landfill sites is contaminating the groundwater with heavy metals which is reaching and polluting the Yamuna river
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National Green Tribunal Directs Haryana To Clear 25 Lakh Tonne Waste At Bandhwari Landfill Site In Six Months

The National Green Tribunal had earlier criticised Haryana government and its civic bodies for the disposal of industrial waste and construction debris in the Aravalli forests along the Gurgaon-Faridabad road
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National Green Tribunal Directs Gujarat To Deposit Rs. 75 Crore To Clear Waste From Ahmedabad Landfill

The National Green Tribunal said that after clearing the garbage from Pirana landfill in Ahmedabad, the state of Gujarat may consider using a part of the recovered land for waste treatment and some other part for building a bio-diversity park to improve the air quality
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A Small Act Of Recycling Can Make A Big Difference In Our Landfills, Says This 39-Year-Old Waste Warrior From Gujarat

Sandeep Patel, an entrepreneur who is turning waste to wealth, aims to divert waste from going into the landfills by sorting and recycling it and putting it back in the economy
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Goa Pollution Board Expresses Concern Over Garbage Dump Fire

Triggered by combustible methane gas pockets, a garbage dump in South Goa's Sonsoddo area caught fire this week, resulting in major pollution in the nearby areas
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World’s First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off, To Cut 100 Million Single-Use Plastics In A Year

The Australian airline - Qantas becomes world's first zero-waste commercial flight as it will ensure that no products on board will end up in the landfill, instead, every bit will be either be composted or sent for effective recycling
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National Green Tribunal Directs Haryana Chief Secretary To Submit Report On Bandhwari Landfill Site

The National Green Tribunal’s direction came after the bench perused a report of a joint committee which said that the waste at the Bandhwari landfill site was being burnt resulting in air pollution
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Upcycling Old Jeans Into Funky Bags, Mantra Of This Mumbai Woman Who Gave A Spin To 2,500 Denims

27-year-old Soumya Annapurna Kalluri started a social enterprise Dwij in 2018 that essentially means, ‘a new lease of life’ in order to help reduce waste load from India's landfills
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SDMC Introduces ‘Geela Kooda Lao Aur Khaad Le Jao’ In Delhi’s Tagore Garden To Promote Waste Management

In a bid to reduce waste load on already dying landfills, SDMC introduced waste segregation at source and composting and ending up generating a tonne of manure from 50 tonnes of green waste
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High Court Allows Dumping Of Solid Waste At Mumbai's Deonar Ground Till December 31 Due To Lack Of Space

: In 2013, the Bombay high Court directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to close the dumping grounds at Deonar and Mulund within three months due to the lack of waste treatment plants at these places
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National Green Tribunal Forms Panel To Look Into Green Capping Of Landfill Sites Issue In Delhi

Centre for Wildlife and Environmental Litigation has filed a petition raising issue of rehabilitation and illegal green capping of landfill sites of the national capital
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From Waste Pickers To Artists, Here’s A Story Of Transformation Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area In Delhi

Ghazipur waste pickers get a new lease of life, move away from the landfills as waste pickers and start their journey as artisans, only this time making products made out of waste
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How A Visit To Mumbai’s Landfill Inspired A 23-Year-Old To Embark On A Zero Waste Journey

From practising in-house composting, ditching plastic items to switching to a menstrual cup, here’s how T. Lalita from Mumbai is changing her lifestyle to manage waste at an individual level
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Waste To Wonder: All About Delhi’s New Theme Park ‘Seven Wonders Of The World’

Created from waste materials like old bench, typewriter, scrap metal, retrieved from Delhi’s landfills, seven artists have worked for five months to create replicas of some world’s famous monuments in the ‘Waste To Wonder’ park like Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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