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National Green Tribunal Directs Andhra Pradesh Government To Examine Waste Dumped In Agricultural Lands Near Polavaram Project

National Green Tribunal Directs Andhra Pradesh Government To Examine Waste Dumped In Agricultural Lands Near Polavaram Project
Andhra Pradesh News
A petition filed by economist, Dr Pentapati Pullarao alleges that huge quantum of garbage is dumped in agricultural lands thereby violating environmental norms near the Polavaram project ...
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Draft Fresh Guidelines For Streamlining Waste Collection In Dwarka: High Court Tells South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Draft Fresh Guidelines For Streamlining Waste Collection In Dwarka High Court Tells South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Delhi News
The High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to put its draft guidelines of waste management on the website and invite feedback from the citizens within a specified period of time ...
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Delhi High Court Slams Civic Bodies For Lack Of Cleanliness Maintained In City Schools

Delhi High Court Slams Civic Bodies For Lack Of Cleanliness Maintained In City Schools
Delhi News
As per a PIL filed by an NGO, the garbage discarded by students in government schools isn’t cleared on a regular basis by the civic bodies because of which the standards of cleanliness and hygiene are very poor ...
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Are Solid Waste Management Charges Levied By Urban Civic Bodies Effective?

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As many urban civic bodies begin to follow the trend of levying cess for solid waste management, the effectiveness of extra charges depend on the civic body’s ability to spend the amount properly ...
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In Meghalaya’s Nongstoin, Hundreds Of School Students Are Bringing In A Swachh Revolution

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The district administration of Nongstoin brought together students from 25 schools and colleges to conduct weekly cleanup drives ...
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Gandhi Chhadi: The Innovative Stick That Picks Waste Without Hand Contact

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Named as ‘Gandhi Chhadi’, this waste collection tool, recognized by Ministry of Urban Development, provides an efficient and hygienic way of collecting plastic, paper and similar waste ...
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National Green Tribunal Bans Waste Disposal, Burning Plastics On River Ravi Plains

Delhi’s Plastic Ban: Authorities Seize 8,000 Kilos Of Plastic Bags In Two Weeks
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National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of municipal solid wastes and burning of plastics on the flood plains of river Ravi as it is leading to serious water and air pollution ...
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Delhi High Court Slams Delhi Municipal Workers’ Poor Handling Of Garbage Disposal

Delhi High Court Slams Delhi Municipal Workers’ Poor Handling Of Garbage Disposal
Delhi News
Delhi High Court observed, there seems to be an unholy nexus between people disbursing salary and those deputed to collect and dispose of garbage ...
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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Promises To Resolve Garbage Dumping Woes In Maharashtra’s Village

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Residents of Phursungi and Uruli in Maharashtra had protested against the garbage dumping at the designated dump yard which has polluted the groundwater and posed several health hazards to the villagers ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa Waste Management Corporation To Collect Data On Garbage Generation

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa Waste Management Corporation To Collect Data On Garbage Generation
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The newly formed Goa State Waste Management Corporation has decided that the first step would be accurate data collection, as the government lacks data due to involvement of multiple garbage collection holders ...
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Pune Fights With Piles Of Garbage Despite Being Ranked 13th Cleanest City In Swachh Survekshan 2017

Pune Fights With Piles Of Garbage, As It Does Well In #Swachh Survekshan2017
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Citizens of Uruli, Devachi and Phursungi villages located near Pune's main landfill have refused to let their homes become a dumping ground. Villargers have demanded that the garbage depot managed by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) be shifted to some other location ...
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Impressed By Goa’s Waste Management Technology
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Goa’s new garbage treatment plant at Saligao processes and recycles around 120-180 tonnes of garbage on a daily basis and even provides generates its own compost and electricity ...
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