Waste Management

Waste Management

IIT Madras, University Of Southampton And British Council Join Hands For Waste Management Solutions

The UK India Social Entrepreneurship Education Network is organizing the event in collaboration by the IIT Madras' Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE) find, fund and support innovative and sustainable solutions that provide efficient ways to manage waste ...
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Durga Puja 2018 A pandal in Thane spreads the message of waste management in a unique way

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Theme In A Thane Durga Puja Pandal Grabs Attention Of Devotees

To spread the message of waste management, more than 12 lakh discarded peanut shells are reused to decorate a pandal in Thane district's Ulhasnagar area ...
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National Green Tribunal Terms Condition Of Water Supply, Waste Disposal In Agra As Shocking, Seeks Report

National Green Tribunal Terms Condition Of Water Supply, Waste Disposal In Agra As Shocking, Seeks Report

The National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee to ascertain the factual position with regard to drinking water supply, sewerage, drainage system and solid waste disposal and sought a report on the issue within two months ...
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Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection

Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection

The people of Chandigarh heaved a sigh of relief as private waste collectors resumed door-to-door collection from households after three weeks of strike to protest Chandigarh Municipal Corporation's move to take over waste collection duties from private players in the city ...
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Agriculture Waste: Haryana Government Inks Pact With Indian Oil Corporation To Set Up Bio-CNG Plants

Agriculture Waste: Haryana Government Inks Pact With Indian Oil Corporation To Set Up Bio-CNG Plants

The first-of-its-kind biogas plant to be set up in Kurukshetra, will be based on paddy straw and other agri-waste in the state and the government is hoping that this will provide additional sources of revenue to farmers ...
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Solid Waste In Himachal’s Industrial Hub, Baddi, Is Potential Health Hazard: Environmental Watchdog

Solid Waste In Himachal’s Industrial Hub, Baddi, Is Potential Health Hazard: Environmental Watchdog

Baddi Barotiwala Nalagarh Development Authority is covering the dump and violating the Solid Waste Management guidelines instead of cleaning it up even after several petitions from the local villagers, says Environmental Watchdogs ...
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Global Waste Management: World Waste Could Grow 70 Percent As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

Global Waste Could Grow By 70 Percent By 2050 As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

With an increase in urbanization and size of population, the world, especially the South Asian and Sub-Saharan African countries are set to produce the biggest proportion of the global waste which may grow by 70 per cent by 2050, says a World Bank Report ...
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Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering

Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering

Maharashtra government said that the offence of open defecation would invite a fine of Rs. 500 while that for littering and spitting in public would be Rs.180 and Rs.150 respectively. ...
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A CNG plant will be constructed in Kolkata's Dhapa landfill

Kolkata’s Dhapa Landfill To Get A Relief As Civic Body Clears Construction Of CNG Plant

To unburden Kolkata’s already exhausted Dhapa landfill, the city’s civic body has begun work on manufacturing CNG and bio-fertilisers from wet waste ...
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Visakhapatnam’s Sole Landfill To Breathe Easy As City Starts Composting 200 Tonnes Of Kitchen Waste Daily

Visakhapatnam’s Sole Landfill To Breathe Easy As City Starts Composting 200 Tonnes Of Kitchen Waste Daily

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation uses around 200 tonnes of wet waste to produce 30-40 tonnes of compost daily ...
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In These Mumbai Temples, Offerings Of Faith Get A Green Turnaround As They Are Turned Into Compost

In These Mumbai Temples, Offerings Of Faith Get A Green Turnaround As They Are Turned Into Compost

Offerings in Mumbai’s Shree Parleshwar temple, Mahalakshmi temple, Datta mandir and Ram mandir, are no more considered as waste, instead they are converted into compost and used for gardening ...
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NGT asked Kerala government to submit a report on waste management within a month

NGT Raps Kerala Over Waste Disposal, Seeks Action Plan In A Month

The NGT bench said that if Kerala did not prepare an action plan within a month, stringent action will be taken against civic officials across the state ...
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