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Waste Management

National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB To Ensure Strict Compliance Of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB To Ensure Strict Compliance Of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench headed by its chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said that the standards of handling of Bio-medical waste need to duly comply ...
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In Last Seven Months, India Generated Around 33,000 Tonnes COVID-19 Waste, Maharashtra Biggest Contributor: Report

In Last Seven Months, India Generated Around 33,000 Tonnes COVID-19 Waste, Maharashtra Biggest Contributor: Report

According to CPCB, daily bio-medical waste generation in India has gone up by 25 per cent in 2020 due to COVID-19 ...
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Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

In the last six months, between June to November, India produced 28,468.85 tonnes of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) ...
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Thinking Beyond Toilets: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 Should Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Experts Say That’s The Need Of The Hour

Thinking Beyond Toilets: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 Should Focus On Faecal Sludge Management, Experts Say That’s The Need Of The Hour

At the India Sanitation Coalition, experts discuss Swachh Bharat 2.0 and what should it really focus on in order to meet total sanitation goals for India ...
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World Toilet Day 2020: Building Toilets Doesn’t Mean Total Sanitation, There Are Many Goals India Needs To Meet, Says Expert From Centre For Science and Environment

World Toilet Day 2020: Building Toilets Doesn’t Mean Total Sanitation, There Are Many Goals India Needs To Meet, Says Expert From Centre For Science and Environment

As India gears up for World Toilet Day with the theme Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change, NDTV speaks with Dr Suresh Kumar Rohilla, Programme Director - Water Programme, Centre for Science and Environment to know what is the status of sanitation in India and what the country should focus next ...
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India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate

India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate

The COVID-19 related bio-medical waste generation in India has increased from 3,025.41 tonnes in June to 5,490 tonnes in September ...
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Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19

Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19

According to health experts, tackling the issue of waste burning is even more pivotal now given the fact the nation is battling a coronavirus pandemic and both COVID-19 and air pollution essentially target respiratory system and lungs ...
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Promotes The Idea Of ‘Waste To Wealth’, For Development And Environment

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Promotes The Idea Of ‘Waste To Wealth’, For Development And Environment

At #SwasthyaMantra telethon, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari spoke about protecting the environment by adding value to waste ...
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Jammu Municipal Corporation Assigns 150 Autos For Door-To-Door Garbage Collection

Jammu Municipal Corporation Assigns 150 Autos For Door-To-Door Garbage Collection

According to Om Nath, a resident, the accumulation of garbage spread diseases and created a breeding ground for mosquitoes ...
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Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles

Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles

With an aim to contribute to reduction in air pollution, environmentalist uses waste plastic bottles to create vertical gardens at various places ...
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Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Broken System Of Bio-medical Waste Management; Experts Discuss The Issue And Solutions

According to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report, India generates about 101 Metric Tonnes per day (MT/day) of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste ...
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Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Gujarat’s Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has launched a pilot project in the district Morbi to raise awareness about waste segregation by offering household items of everyday use in exchange for plastic waste ...
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