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Leh Gets One Of The First Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants In The World At An Altitude Of 11,400 Feet

FSTP in Leh
Features
The Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant In Leh, one of the first in the world at such a high altitude will be instrumental in treating faecal sludge from commercial establishments which were gradually polluting Leh’s groundwater ...
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Central Pollution Control Board Issues Guidelines For Odour Management At Landfills

Landfills
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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Sourav Ganguly Bats For Waste Segregation At Gurugram As City Launches A Programme To Popularise The Three Way Segregation System

Sourav Ganguly bats for waste segregation
Haryana Waste Management
Former Cricket Captain, Sourav Ganguly launched Gurugram’s city-wide initiative of segregating waste into three differently coloured bins ...
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Kolkata’s Landfill Crisis: The City’s Dependency On The Sole Landfill Of Dhapa May Soon Result In An Unresolvable Crisis

Dhapa landfill in Kolkata
Landfill Crisis
At Kolkata’s sole landfill, more than 4,000 metric tonnes of waste go in every day, despite the landfill's lifespan being over decades ago ...
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Trashonomics, A Book That Teaches Children How To Turn Waste Into Wealth

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Waste Management
With fun facts, graphics and pictures, the book 'Trashonomics' explains young minds the importance of waste management ...
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E-Waste Generation May Increase By 1800 Per Cent, Says ASSOCHAM-KPMG Report

E-waste production in India can go up by 2020
News Waste Management
Only 2 per cent of India’s 18 lakh metric tonnes of e-waste is recycled, making India one of the worst performers globally, in terms of e-waste recycling ...
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Madras High Court Directs Coimbatore Official To Appear In Court Over Illegal Dumping Of Hazardous Waste

Madras High Court Directs Coimbatore Official To Appear In Court Over Illegal Dumping Of Hazardous Waste
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A petition alleges that that chemical waste, e-waste, and medical waste transported from Kerala is illegally dumped in the border district in Tamil Nadu causing pollution ...
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Unpaid For Three Months, Forced To Work When Sick, Bengaluru’s Civic Workers Protest Against Deteriorating Work Conditions

Bengaluru's powrakarmikas
Karnataka News
Nearly 20,000 of Bengaluru’s civic workers have not received their due wages for the past three months and allege that the contractors have been withholding their payments ...
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Bengaluru Repair Café’s Mantra: Cut Down Waste Generation By Repairing Items

Bengaluru’s Repair Café's Mantra Cut Down Waste Generation By Repairing Items
Features Karnataka Waste Management
A simple art of repairing has given a new life to more than 600 items and has helped Bengaluru save nearly 1,200 kilos of garbage from going to its landfills, all thanks to an initiative taken by Repair Café ...
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Embracing Technology To Tackle Waste: The Bengaluru Municipal Corporation Is Testing Apps To Ensure Better Waste Management In The City

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Bengaluru Mayor disappointed over Bengaluru’s ranking
Karnataka Waste Management
Bengaluru’s civic body is extensively using technology to bring in change in the waste management scenario of the city ...
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National Green Tribunal Pulls Centre, Uttar Pradesh Government Over Reckless Dumping Of Garbage On Temporary Dumping Site

National Green Tribunal Pulls Centre, Uttar Pradesh Government Over Reckless Dumping Of Garbage On Temporary Dumping Site
National Green Tribunal News Uttar Pradesh
As per a plea filed by a resident of Noida, the authorities have been dumping its municipal solid waste in Sector 138-140 which is a temporary garbage site ...
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National Green Tribunal Summons Top Officials Of Karnataka Government Over Action Taken To Clean Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake

National Green Tribunal Seeks Action Plan From Karnataka On Removal Of Silt And Waste From Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake
Karnataka National Green Tribunal News
Heavy rains in Bengaluru have caused the frothing foam from Bellandur lake to spread on to the streets in the nearby residential areas. A few months back indiscriminate dumping of wastes near the lake had led to fire breakout ...
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