Waste Management

Waste Management

48 Healthcare Facilities Not Following Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, Delhi Pollution Committee To Green Court

48 Healthcare Facilities Not Following Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, Delhi Pollution Committee To Green Court

Responding to a plea filed by NGO Forum for Transparency in Public Life, Delhi Pollution Control Committee told the National Green Tribunal all healthcare facilities in Delhi have been issued letters to implement Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 and guidelines of Central Pollution Control Board ...
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With the help of the new waste-to-energy plant, East Coast Railway can contribute in the efforts to carbon footprints of Indian Railways

East Coast Railway Commissions Indian Railway’s First Waste-To-Energy Plant In Bhubaneswar

The waste-to-energy plant commissioned by East Coast Railway can convert all kinds of waste into diesel oil which is used to light furnaces ...
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Be A Responsible Citizen And Learn The Art Of Composting: Durga Shanker Mishra

Be A Responsible Citizen And Learn The Art Of Composting: Durga Shanker Mishra

Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs urges everyone to adopt the art of effective waste management - composting ...
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New Initiative In Bhubaneswar Offers Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste

New Initiative In Bhubaneswar Offers Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste

With an aim to address the problem of increasing plastic waste, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has started an ‘Aahar Scheme’ under which people can go to any of the 11 centres established in Bhubaneswar city and give half a kilogram of plastic waste in exchange for a meal ...
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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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