Waste Management

Waste Management

Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government

Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government

According to the annual report on waste management by Ministry Of Housing And Urban Development, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Karnataka are few of the bigger states in India who are effectively managing their waste ...
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Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Plogging is a fitness trend that began in Sweden in 2016 that involves jogging and 'plocka upp' (Swedish for 'pick up') non-biodegradable waste on the way ...
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Indian-origin Researcher Finds A Way To Recycle Banana Plantation Waste Into Packaging Material

Indian-origin Researcher Finds A Way To Recycle Banana Plantation Waste Into Packaging Material

According to Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot from University of New South Wales, banana growing industry produces large amounts of organic waste, with only 12 per cent of the plant being used (the fruit) while the rest is discarded after harvest ...
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Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood

Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood

According to the residents of villages near Kanpur, eligible youngsters in the village are apparently not getting marriage proposals as they are afflicted with communicable diseases from the filth and malodour in and around villages due to the lack of proper waste management system ...
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Diwali 2019: Urging children and their parents to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, Pune Municipal Corporation administers an oath in over 90 schools to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali ...
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Indian Institute Of Technology Developing Solutions To Reduce And Use Part Of Waste From Municipal Drains In Delhi

Indian Institute Of Technology Developing Solutions To Reduce And Use Part Of Waste From Municipal Drains In Delhi

In a bid to tackle the problem of clogged drains in various parts of Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) along with East Delhi Municipal Corporation is working on developing technological solutions to reduce the waste ...
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Jal Shakti Ministry Prepares A Sanitation Roadmap To Focus On Toilets For All In Rural Areas

Jal Shakti Ministry Prepares A Sanitation Roadmap To Focus On Toilets For All In Rural Areas

The Rural Sanitation Strategy laid down by Jal Shakti Ministry is a framework to guide policymakers, implementers and other relevant stakeholders in their planning for ODF (Open Defecation Free) Plus, where everyone uses a toilet, and every village has access to solid and liquid waste management ...
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Army Removes 130 Tonnes Of Solid Waste From Siachen Glacier

Army Removes 130 Tonnes Of Solid Waste From Siachen Glacier

A total 130.18 tonnes of waste has been disposed till now which included 48.41 tons of bio-degradable waste, 40.32 tonnes of non bio-degradable non-metallic waste and 41.45 tonnes of non bio-degradable metallic waste, Army officials said ...
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Stop Littering: Use A Dustbin, It will Feel Good, Says Actor Kangana Ranaut

Stop Littering: Use A Dustbin, It will Feel Good, Says Actor Kangana Ranaut

In the latest advertisement of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Kangana Ranaut promotes waste management, urgeS people to use dustbins ...
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Heroes Of Swachh India: SWaCH Pune, A Cooperative Of Waste Pickers Is Keeping 1000 Tonnes Per Day Of Waste From Entering Landfills By Promoting Waste Segregation At Source

Heroes Of Swachh India: SWaCH Pune, A Cooperative Of Waste Pickers Is Keeping 1000 Tonnes Per Day Of Waste From Entering Landfills By Promoting Waste Segregation At Source

As the primary focus of Swachh Bharat Mission shifts from making the country open defecation free (ODF) to ODF plus which also includes waste management and tackling the problem of the increase in garbage in the country, SWaCH Pune is one of the warriors of Swachh India leading this shift ...
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Swachh Nagar App To Get Waste Picked By Civic Bodies Unveiled During Swachh Survekshan 2020 Launch

Swachh Nagar App To Get Waste Picked By Civic Bodies Unveiled During Swachh Survekshan 2020 Launch

During the launch the Swachh Sarvekshan 2020, the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey to rate the cities, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the country is on track to achieve 100 per cent open defecation free status in the country by October 2 this year ...
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Door-To-Door Solid Waste Collection In 91% Agra Households, UP Government To NGT

Door-To-Door Solid Waste Collection In More Than 91 Per Cent Of Households In Agra, UP Government Tells NGT

The National Green Tribunal had earlier said that the major cause of pollution in Yamuna river at Agra is dumping of garbage and sewage in the river and also noted that solid waste is being burnt in open on road, heaps of garbage is lying unattended and drains are being choked with garbage ...
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