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National Green Tribunal Forms Panel To Look Into Green Capping Of Landfill Sites Issue In Delhi

National Green Tribunal Forms Panel To Look Into Green Capping Of Landfill Sites Issue In Delhi
Delhi National Green Tribunal News
Centre for Wildlife and Environmental Litigation has filed a petition raising issue of rehabilitation and illegal green capping of landfill sites of the national capital ...
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Global Waste Could Grow By 70 Percent By 2050 As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

Global Waste Management: World Waste Could Grow 70 Percent As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank
News Waste Management
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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On Ghazipur Landfill Fire, NGT Asks Why Action Should Not Be Taken Against Erring Officials

Delhi Landfill Crisis News
In September 2017, a portion of the Ghazipur landfill had collapsed, resulting in the death of two people ...
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In A Massive Congregation Of State Urban Departments And Pollution Control Boards, Central Pollution Control Board To Address Waste Management Issues

Municipal Solid Waste Has Become A Serious Health Issue, Says NITI Aayog And Recommends Setting Up Waste To Energy Plants
News Waste Management
The meeting will take into account the performance of states which have not been able to address waste management concerns properly ...
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Landfill Site At Noida: The Green Court Asks Residents To Approach UP Government

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National Green Tribunal News
National Green Court has asked Noida-based association of homeowners to approach Uttar Pradesh government with their request on for not setting up a landfill for municipal waste ...
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Panchkula’s Garbage Problems Mount Despite A Proposed New Landfill Site

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Haryana Waste Management
Panchkula’s existing landfill site is an exhausted dump yard of unsegregated dry and wet waste, while the newly proposed one may bring the garbage crisis closer to the city’s homes ...
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Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills

Tackling Garbage Crisis, The Alappuzha Way: This Kerala City Shows How To Get Rid Of Landfills
Kerala Landfill Crisis
The picturesque terrain of Kerala - Alappuzha apart from backwaters is known its effective waste management system, as India fight its waste battle, it's high time for other metro cities to take cue from the success of Alappuzha in dealing with its garbage ...
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Centre Approves Rs 300 Crore Action Plan To Solve Delhi’s Garbage Crisis

Landfill Crisis News
Centre's Rs 300 crore plan will be used to procure machines for collection, transport and storage of solid waste. Apart from that money can also be used by municipal corporations to set up decentralised treatment plants and special machines for the upkeep of drains and sewers ...
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Nearing 35 Years, Ahmedabad’s Pirana Landfill Is Infamous For Its Garbage Mountains And Frequent Fires

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Gujarat Landfill Crisis
From 1982, Pirana has been Ahmedabad’s garbage dumping spot and has today become an unmanageable mess where frequent fires and unsegregated waste are regular occurrence ...
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After Delhi’s Ghazipur Tragedy, Is 90-Year-Old Mumbai’s Deonar Landfill To Face The Same Fate?

After Delhi’s Ghazipur Tragedy, Is 90-Year-Old Mumbai’s Deonar Landfill To Face The Same Fate?
Landfill Crisis
Delhi oldest landfill – Ghazipur collapsed recently, took lives of two people and left several injured. If Deonar, the 90-year-old landfill in Mumbai, continues to get feed the way it is currently, then the day is not far when a similar incident will take place in Mumbai ...
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Central Pollution Control Board Issues Guidelines For Odour Management At Landfills

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Landfill Crisis News
Odour is an important component of municipal waste and the CPCB’s report suggests methods which urban civic bodies can use to fight the problem of odour from landfills ...
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Industry Experts, IIT-Delhi Propose Permanent Solutions To Government On City’s Landfill Crisis

Industry Experts, IIT-Delhi Propose Permanent Solutions To Government On City’s Landfill Crisis
Delhi Landfill Crisis News
After the Ghazipur landfill collapsed on September 1, the landfill was shut. In a bid to prevent Delhi’s other landfills- Bhalswa and Okhla from overflowing, experts made a presentation before Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal giving permanent solutions to tackle garbage crisis ...
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