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Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills
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Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills

The picturesque terrain of Kerala - Alappuzha apart from backwaters is known its effective waste management system, as India fight its waste battle, it's high time for other metro cities to take cue from the success of Alappuzha in dealing with its garbage ...
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Centre Approves Rs 300 Crore Action Plan To Solve Delhi’s Garbage Crisis

Centre's Rs 300 crore plan will be used to procure machines for collection, transport and storage of solid waste. Apart from that money can also be used by municipal corporations to set up decentralised treatment plants and special machines for the upkeep of drains and sewers ...
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Landfills Will Be Scrutinized During The ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ Campaign Marking Third Anniversary Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Parameswaran Iyer
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Landfills Will Be Scrutinized During The ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ Campaign Marking Third Anniversary Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Parameswaran Iyer

In a meeting on ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’, the Secretary of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Parameswaran Iyer said that in the fortnightly cleanliness drive leading to October 2, issues related to sanitation like waste management and open defecation will be taken up by the state officials ...
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Nearing 35 Years, Ahmedabad’s Pirana Landfill Is Infamous For Its Garbage Mountains And Frequent Fires

From 1982, Pirana has been Ahmedabad’s garbage dumping spot and has today become an unmanageable mess where frequent fires and unsegregated waste are regular occurrence ...
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The Green Court Directs Delhi Government To Ensure That There Is No Indiscriminate Dumping Of Garbage In The City
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The Green Court Directs Delhi Government To Ensure That There Is No Indiscriminate Dumping Of Garbage In The City

National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi government to take stock of Delhi’s landfills and ensure that the sites are working as per the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules and ensure no indiscriminate dumping of garbage is done ...
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Waste Management: A panel will manage 34 million tonnes of garbage at Delhi’s landfills
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National Green Tribunal Raps Delhi Government, Civic Bodies Over Shifting The Responsibility For Reduction And Recycling Of Waste At Ghazipur Landfill

The National Green Tribunal directed the East Delhi Municipal Corporation to take the help from Delhi government and ensure efficient treatment of waste by deploying trained staff with complete equipment and begin the process of segregation, compaction and bio-remediation of the municipal solid waste ...
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After Delhi’s Ghazipur Tragedy, Is 90-Year-Old Mumbai’s Deonar Landfill To Face The Same Fate?
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After Delhi’s Ghazipur Tragedy, Is 90-Year-Old Mumbai’s Deonar Landfill To Face The Same Fate?

Delhi oldest landfill – Ghazipur collapsed recently, took lives of two people and left several injured. If Deonar, the 90-year-old landfill in Mumbai, continues to get feed the way it is currently, then the day is not far when a similar incident will take place in Mumbai ...
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Central Pollution Control Board Issues Guidelines For Odour Management At Landfills

Odour is an important component of municipal waste and the CPCB’s report suggests methods which urban civic bodies can use to fight the problem of odour from landfills ...
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Industry Experts, IIT-Delhi Propose Permanent Solutions To Government On City’s Landfill Crisis
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Industry Experts, IIT-Delhi Propose Permanent Solutions To Government On City’s Landfill Crisis

After the Ghazipur landfill collapsed on September 1, the landfill was shut. In a bid to prevent Delhi’s other landfills- Bhalswa and Okhla from overflowing, experts made a presentation before Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal giving permanent solutions to tackle garbage crisis ...
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Kolkata’s Landfill Crisis: The City’s Dependency On The Sole Landfill Of Dhapa May Soon Result In An Unresolvable Crisis

At Kolkata’s sole landfill, more than 4,000 metric tonnes of waste go in every day, despite the landfill's lifespan being over decades ago ...
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Increase Capacity Of Waste-To-Energy Plants Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal Tells Delhi Civic Bodies
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Increase Capacity Of Waste-To-Energy Plants: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal Tells Delhi Civic Bodies

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal gave an assurance to the citizens residing near the Ghazipur landfill and said mountains of garbage will be cleared in the next two years. To ensure a speedy removal, waste-to-energy plants will scientifically treat the solid waste, according to officials ...
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No Dumping Udupi District Aims To Get Rid Of Its Landfill Through Zero Waste Policy
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Ghazipur Landfill Polluting Air, Water And Soil Since 1984

Ghazipur site is the oldest and one of the three "un-engineered" dumping grounds located in East Delhi and should have shut down in 2008 ...
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