Waste Management

Waste Management

China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

Tourists who do not have a climbing permit will not be allowed at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to curb the garbage problem and to protect the environment at the site, decides the government of the Republic of China ...
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National Green Tribunal Orders Uttar Pradesh Government To Submit 25 Crores For Failure To Curb Pollution In Agra

A bench headed by National Green Tribunal Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the state government to deposit the amount with the Central Pollution Control Board ...
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Interim Budget 2019: Building Toilets Is Laudable But Waste Needs To Be Managed Effectively, Say Experts

While the government gives credit to the people for making Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a national movement, experts have raised concerns over some important factors like waste management that needs urgent attention ...
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Samsung Electronics To Follow Sustainable Route By Ditching Plastic Packaging In All Their Products

In order to comply with the company’s sustainability policy, Samsung Electronics plans to minimise plastic use and replace product packaging with environment-friendly materials by the first half of 2019 ...
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Garbage A Ticking Time Bomb In India, Will Have ‘Disastrous Consequences’ If Not Checked, Say Researchers

One of the authors of the book, Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, during a visit to outskirts of Delhi once was horrified to see the manner in which old mobile phones and other e-waste was being treated ...
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50 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste Discarded Each Year: United Nations Report

The report, "A new circular vision for electronics - Time for a global reboot", launched in Davos, suggests that technologies such as cloud computing and the internet of things support gradual "dematerialisation" of the electronics industry ...
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) N-Ward in Mumbai will convert 150 kilos of waste into cooking fuel every month

Mumbai Civic Body Produces Cooking Gas From Waste For Its Canteen In N-Ward

In a bid to set an example for the citizens in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s N-Ward is converting five kilos of wet waste into 2.5 kilos of cooking fuel daily ...
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Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal Reviews Delhi’s Air Pollution Situation

Lt. Governor Baijal chaired a meeting convened by EPCA Chairman at Raj Niwas to review air pollution, waste management and sealing of industries operating in non-conforming areas ...
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In October 2017, waste treatment was made mandatory in housing societies of Mumbai generating more than 100 kilos of garbage

After Facing The Wrath Of Municipal Corporation, This Housing Society In Mumbai Takes Up The Challenge To Treat Their Own Waste

The Greenfield Rocks End Housing Society located at Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road composts around 300 kilos of wet waste daily and produces manure every 45 days ...
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Global Alliance Of Companies To Eliminate Plastic Waste Launched With Thirty Member Companies

The Global alliance, aimed at beating plastic pollution, is a not-for-profit organisation that includes chemical and plastic manufactures, consumer goods companies, retailers, converters and waste management companies among others ...
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Bihar’s Muzaffarpur Is Changing The Face Of Waste Management And State’s Other Cities Are Following Its Lead

Muzaffarpur has become the cleanest city of Bihar and the first city in North India to follow waste segregation at source, the waste management model of the city is being adapted by the other local bodies in the state ...
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Noida Authority, HCL Foundation Ink Pact For Solid Waste Management

As per the Noida authorities, the city generates around 600 metric tonnes of solid waste on a daily basis and if not managed it can lead to a heightened risk of vector borne disease apart from increase in pollution ...
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