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Waste Management

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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Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab Health Minister

Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab: Health Minister

To ensure a clean and green environment and prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19, in Punjab a bar code system is being used for scientific management of bio-medical waste ...
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COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of

COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of

To ensure that the biomedical waste generated due to the use of gloves and masks during the COVID-19 pandemic is not mixed with the general solid waste, Central Pollution Control Board has now come out with guidelines ...
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Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board

Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board

Central Pollution Control Board told the National Green Tribunal that there is no Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facilities in Andaman and Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim to handle treatment and disposal of biomedical waste ...
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COVID-19: Delhi's Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load

COVID-19: Delhi’s Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load

Municipal corporations in Delhi are responsible for collecting COVID-19 bio-medical waste from houses of patients undergoing home quarantine which goes to the waste-to-energy plants for incineration ...
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World's E-Waste 'Unsustainable', Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.

World’s E-Waste ‘Unsustainable’, Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.

As per the report, Global E-waste Monitor 2020, China, with 10.1 million tonnes, was the biggest contributor to e-waste, and the United States was second with 6.9 million tonnes and India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was third. Together these three countries accounted for nearly 38 per cent of the world’s e-waste last year ...
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Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level

Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level

Panchgani, a hill station in Maharashtra has modified its waste management practices by adding a separate bin for bio-medical hazardous waste to the wet and dry waste segregation system being practised at the household level in order to fight the rising COVID-19 medical waste ...
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