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Waste Management

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India Likely To Generate 775.5 Tonnes Of Medical Waste Daily By 2020: Study

According to recent report there is need for stringent monitoring and evaluation framework to ensure safe and effective management of waste
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Not A Single Dry Leaf Should Be Burnt In India, Envisions This Pune Women Who Collects Dry Leaves For Composting

The pollution caused due to the burning of leaves and the rich organic matter that is lost always bothered Aditi Deodhar
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Pune Leads The Way In Slum Waste Management, One Lakh Homes Now Diligently Practice Waste Segregation

40-50% of Pune’s slum population now leads a healthy and clean life by effectively practicing waste management
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Residential Societies And Commercial Establishments In Bengaluru May Get A Rebate On Garbage Cess On Practicing In House Composting

Residential Societies And Commercial Establishments In Bengaluru May Get A Rebate On Garbage Cess If They Practice Composting On Premises

A rebate in garbage cess may see more bulk waste generators in Bengaluru take up in-house composting
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PM Modi Lauds Varanasi’s Kachra Mahotsav, Says It Is A Symbol Of Nation Moving From Waste To Wealth

Organised by Varanasi Municipal Corporation, this unique fest displayed exhibits made from city’s waste products
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Despite Current Problems With Waste Management, Mysuru Aims For Zero Waste To Landfills

Mysuru City Corporation plans to start all of the nine zero solid waste management (ZSWM) plants in the city to treat the waste at source and make compost
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Cleaning Up Mumbai: Nearly ₹8 Crores Collected From Fines On Littering In 10 Months

As Composting Gathers Steam In Mumbai’s Housing Societies, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Decides To Reduce Waste Transport Fleet

Waste generation in Mumbai has come down to 7,200 metric tonnes daily from 9,500 metric tonnes daily due to adoption of composting by housing societies
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Bengaluru’s All Women Trio Teaches Composting Via WhatsApp To Learners Across The World

From 50 attendees in the first tutorial session to over 150 attendees in the third, the WhatsApp group run by three Bengaluru women has been teaching the art of composting
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East Delhi Civic Body’s New Technology To Convert Waste To Energy May Bring Big Breakthroughs In Urban Waste Management

If used successfully, the gasification technology will produce up to two megawatts of power from 100 metric tonnes of solid waste
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Submit A Report On ‘Segregation, Compaction, Disposal Of Waste At Ghazipur: National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation

Union Environment Ministry Will Soon Come With A Policy To Manage Landfill Sites In The National Capital

As three out of the four landfill sites are running out of space to manage Delhi-National Capital Region’s waste, the Union Environment Ministry recently said that a new policy to manage these sites will be out soon
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Supreme Court reprimands Centre for incomplete affidavit on solid waste management

Supreme Court Reprimands Centre For Affidavit On Incomplete Information About Country’s Solid Waste Management Status

The apex court’s reprimand came after the Centre filed an affidavit with incomplete information about solid waste management
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National Green Tribunal Asks Haryana State Pollution Control Board To Permit Operation Of Waste-To-Energy Plant At Bandhwari

The NGT order came as a response to public complaint regarding water contamination caused by waste disposal in their locality
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