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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

An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, shared a couple of pictures on social media, an observant user pointed out the presence of plastic bottles and suggested that to switch to steel water bottles

An RJ From Bengaluru Leaves His 12-year-old Career Behind, Takes Over His Family’s Juice Corner And Makes It Zero-Waste

Planning to live a zero-waste lifestyle, take inspiration from Anand Raaj from Bengaluru who left his 12-year-old radio jockey career, took over his father's Juice shop business and decided to give it in an eco-friendly makeover

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

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

Juhu Beach Turns Into A Sea Of Garbage, Courtesy Mumbai Rains

Mumbai’s Juhu beach once again bears the brunt of, the Arabian Sea spitting out tonnes of waste mostly plastic, including bags, bottles, among others along the shores

States Free To Choose Toilet Technology Best Suited For Waste Disposal: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that the government does not promote a particular technology and so states and Union Territories can choose appropriate toilet technology for safe disposal of human excreta

Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: Green Tribunal On Industries In Maharashtra’s Malegaon

National Green Tribunal expressed concerns over the increasing plastic waste in the Girna river and air pollution caused by industries in and around Malegaon, Maharashtra and has formed a committee to investigate the health impact of industrial pollution in the area

Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water

15,000 Discarded Plastic Bottles Used To Build A ‘Wall Of Hope’ In Mussoorie

The 'Wall of Hope' aims to spread the message of keeping surroundings clean, has been designed by Subodh Kerkar, Founder, Museum of Goa with the help of more than 50 volunteers from schools and colleges across Mussoorie

Bengaluru Couple Adopts ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ To Convert 6,000 Newspapers Into 20,000 Pencils

From Indonesia to Bengaluru, a couple decided to change the course of their life kickstart Dopolgy, a green startup that recycles newspapers into eco-friendly pencils

Waste Management: Bhaderwah Valley Of Jammu And Kashmir To Get A Task Force To Deal With Increasing Solid Waste

Bhaderwah Development Authority has decided to ban the use of polythene and disposable plastic products to tackle the garbage problem in its valley

New Age Dustbins Deployed By New Delhi Municipal Council To Modernise Waste Collection

The New Delhi Municipal Council has installed 40 sensor based underground bins to manage the waste effectively while maintaining aesthetics of the city

With Its Intensive Anti-Plastic Drive, Mount Abu Gears Up To Become Plastic Free On This Independence Day

In a bid to protect the environment and wildlife from the menace of plastic, Sirohi, Rajasthan administration and city Forest Department have decided to ban plastic and declare the Mount Abu area a plastic-free zone on August 15 for which they have started a 45-day campaign to help the people and shopkeepers prepare for the ban

#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge 'Sickens' Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza highlights the most ‘sickening’ thing about people taking up the #BottleCapChallenge