Waste Management

Waste Management

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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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation

As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saw a 25 per cent reduction in its budget allocation for the FY 19-20, a scheme called ODF Plus has been launched to ensure effective waste management in rural areas ...
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India’s Second Cleanest City Ambikapur To Open One-of-a Kind ‘Garbage Café’ That Will Help Managing City’s Plastic Waste Effectively

In Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur, Municipal Corporation decides to introduce India’s first Garbage Café wherein food to the poor and homeless will be provided for free of cost in return they have to give plastic or waste from the city ...
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Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

In December, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) from dumping any kind of waste at the city’s Pratap Vihar landfill and since then the waste management is giving the city corporation a hard time ...
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Deposit Rs. 250 Crore For Removing Waste At Landfill Sites: NGT To Delhi Government And Civic Bodies

Deposit Rs. 250 Crore For Removing Waste At Landfill Sites: NGT To Delhi Government And Civic Bodies

The National Green Tribunal observed that the waste rotting at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla landfill sites is contaminating the groundwater with heavy metals which is reaching and polluting the Yamuna river ...
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Clear 25 Lakh Tonne Waste At Bandhwari Landfill Site In 6 Months: National Green Tribunal To Haryana Government

National Green Tribunal Directs Haryana To Clear 25 Lakh Tonne Waste At Bandhwari Landfill Site In Six Months

The National Green Tribunal had earlier criticised Haryana government and its civic bodies for the disposal of industrial waste and construction debris in the Aravalli forests along the Gurgaon-Faridabad road ...
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Five Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Living In A Sea Of Garbage, A 25-Year-Old Waste Picker’s Take On Life In A New Delhi Slum

India’s waste woes continue unabated despite five years of the biggest clean-up campaign, Swachh Bharat Abiyan. Here’s a glimpse of the next big challenge from a slum in capital’s posh South Delhi area ...
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Waste Management: Bhaderwah Valley Of Jammu And Kashmir To Get A Task Force To Deal With Increasing Solid Waste

Waste Management: Bhaderwah Valley Of Jammu And Kashmir To Get A Task Force To Deal With Increasing Solid Waste

Bhaderwah Development Authority has decided to ban the use of polythene and disposable plastic products to tackle the garbage problem in its valley ...
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New Age Dustbins Deployed By New Delhi Municipal Council To Modernise Waste Collection

New Age Dustbins Deployed By New Delhi Municipal Council To Modernise Waste Collection

The New Delhi Municipal Council has installed 40 sensor based underground bins to manage the waste effectively while maintaining aesthetics of the city ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Gujarat To Deposit Rs. 75 Crore To Clear Waste In Ahmedabad Landfill

National Green Tribunal Directs Gujarat To Deposit Rs. 75 Crore To Clear Waste From Ahmedabad Landfill

The National Green Tribunal said that after clearing the garbage from Pirana landfill in Ahmedabad, the state of Gujarat may consider using a part of the recovered land for waste treatment and some other part for building a bio-diversity park to improve the air quality ...
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