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India’s ‘Mount Everest Of Trash’ – Ghazipur Is Set To Grow Taller Than The Taj Mahal, Here’s How You Can Help

India’s ‘Mount Everest Of Trash’ – Ghazipur Is Set To Grow Taller Than The Taj Mahal, Here’s How You Can Help
Delhi Features Waste Management
In New Delhi, the dump site has been nicknamed 'Mt. Everest' due to its massive and increasing size, yet authorities and citizens fail to understand the importance of following rules of waste management ...
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Goa Pollution Board Expresses Concern Over Garbage Dump Fire

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is monitoring the crisis on a day-to-day basis
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Triggered by combustible methane gas pockets, a garbage dump in South Goa's Sonsoddo area caught fire this week, resulting in major pollution in the nearby areas ...
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Over 10,000 Kg Of Garbage Collected From Mount Everest

The mega Everest clean-up drive was conducted in coordination with the government and non-government agencies for the first time in the history of Everest climbing
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The 45-day-long 'Everest Cleaning Campaign' concluded on Monday, as the team was successfully able to collect over 10,000 kilograms of rubbish from the Mount Everest region ...
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Muzaffarnagar Ups Its Swachh Quotient, Deploys Two Moving Vans With Video Cameras To Stop People From Littering

Muzaffarnagar Ups Its Swachh Quotient, Deploys Two Moving Vans With Video Cameras To Stop People From Littering
News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
In a bid to reduce the piling waste on the lanes of Muzaffarnagar and to make the citizens mindful of their habit of littering, the district administration has deployed two mobile vans to capture the garbage sites and litterers ...
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Nepal Clean-Up Campaign: 3,000 Kilogram Garbage Collected From Mount Everest

Nepal Clean-Up Campaign: 3,000-Kg Garbage Collected From Mount Everest
News Waste Management
The 45-day "Everest Cleaning Campaign", led by Solukhumbu district's Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality began on April 14 with the Nepali new year and aims to collect nearly 10,000 kilogram of garbage from Mount Everest ...
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High Court Allows Dumping Of Solid Waste At Mumbai’s Deonar Ground Till December 31 Due To Lack Of Space

The judges took note of assurance given by the BMC that it would use only 70 hectares of the Deonar site to dump solid waste
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: In 2013, the Bombay high Court directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to close the dumping grounds at Deonar and Mulund within three months due to the lack of waste treatment plants at these places ...
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Need To Reduce Waste At Household-Level To Minimise Burden: Environment Experts

The conference was organised by UN-accreditenisation Chintan, working on the issue of waste management in partnership of EPIC India
News Waste Management
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs states that the total municipal solid waste generation in urban areas of the country is 52.97 million tonnes per annum, out of which 46.03 per cent is processed ...
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste
India's Garbage Crisis
Waste segregation in India is mandatory - be it by the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 or the Two-Bins nation-wide campaign launched in 2017 on World Environment Day by the government. To check on the ground reality, NDTV visited different localities of the New Delhi, here is what we found ...
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 Rs – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle
India's Garbage Crisis Waste Management
Out of 62 million tonnes of waste being produced by urban India, mere 11.9 million tonnes is treated – it is time to rethink the way we have been generating and managing waste ...
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#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral ‘Garbage’ Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!

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The #TrashTag challenge has millennials all over the world cleaning dirty areas and posting before and after pictures on the internet  ...
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China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis
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Tourists who do not have a climbing permit will not be allowed at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to curb the garbage problem and to protect the environment at the site, decides the government of the Republic of China ...
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Parliament Panel Recommends Law To Penalise Spitting, Throwing Garbage At Public Places

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The Parliament Panel report also stated that merely bringing in behavioural change and self-regulation may not be sufficient and a central law to enforce the cleanliness drive will help the Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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