Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

Delhi Civic Bodies Given Two Weeks To Submit Draft By-laws For Solid Waste Management Rules

Delhi High Court
News Waste Management
All the three municipal corporations of Delhi have a poor record of waste segregation and management, and face an uphill task in solving the problems ...

A Workshop In Bhubaneswar To Spread The Idea of Waste Management Among Children

A Workshop In Bhubaneswar To Spread The Idea of Waste Management Among Children
Odisha Waste Management
Bhubaneswar is a potential smart city, but is yet to manage its waste properly, which earned it the 94th rank in Swachh Survekshan 2017 ...

Inspired by Chhattisgarh’s Ambikarpur, Meerut Steps Up Its Waste Management Initiatives, Will Hire More Than 2,000 Sanitation Workers

Garbage collection
News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
Meerut’s poor rank of 336 in Swachh Survekshan 2017 has prompted the city’s civic body to adopt a model waste management system, inspired by Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur ...

Taxes On Glass Waste And Scrap Materials: The Adverse GST Impact On Waste Collectors

Goods and Services Tax (GST)
A high tax charge of 18% on glass waste and 12% on cardboard and plastic waste is resulting in waste collectors not getting enough for the waste they are selling ...

Telangana Government Prohibits Burning Of Waste In Open; Fines Range Between Rs. 5,000 And Rs. 25,000

Biomass Energy Could Be An Effective Solution To Waste Disposal, Burning Crop Stubble: Punjab Chief Minister
News Telangana Waste Management
A ban on open burning of waste takes immediate effect in Telangana. The government has prohibited open burning of waste on lands and has imposed hefty fines on the defaulters – Rs. 5,000 for simple burning and Rs 25,000 for bulk waste burning ...

NGT Directs Delhi Government To Take Immediate Action For Reducing And Utilising Dumped Wastes At Various Landfills

National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Mechanisms Adopted To Discard Seized Plastic
National Green Tribunal News
National Green Tribunal demands report from Delhi Government and the civic bodies over untreated waste lying at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla landfill sites ...

After Taking Full Responsibility Of The City’s Civic Problems, Bengaluru’s Civic Body Is Restarting Dysfunctional Waste Management Plants

Bengaluru's waste treatment plants are making a comeback
Karnataka News
Bengaluru slipped to 210 from 38 in this year’s Swachh Survekshan due to BBMP contractors’ ineffectiveness in waste management ...

National Green Tribunal Directs Civil Aviation Ministry To Prove Why It Is Impossible To Dump Human Waste Mid-Air

National Green Tribunal Questioned Director General Of Civil Aviation On Emptying Aircrafts’ Waste Tanks Mid-Air
After hearing a plea which claimed that aircrafts waste tanks are being emptied mid-air, National Green Tribunal directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to substantiate their point that it is impossible to do so ...

This 24-Year-Old Is Cleaning The Streets Of Shillong, And Is Requesting Others To Do The Same

Nangjop Thabah
Meghalaya Swachh Warriors
Once a clean and popular hill station, casual disposal of garbage by people has resulted in many parts of Shillong becoming laden with litter ...

This Social Enterprise In Bengaluru Is Recycling E-Waste

Saahas Zero Waste: A Social Enterprise In Bengaluru Is Recycling E-Waste
Karnataka News Waste Management
In this urban landscape where waste disposal has become a huge issue, Saahas Zero Waste, a social socio-environmental company in Bengaluru is aiming at making maximum social impact in the area of sustainable urban development by converting e-wastes into resources ...

A Landfill In Size Of Delhi Will Be Needed To Dump India’s Waste By 2050: Study

Haryana To Set Up Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, Plant Expected To Generate 100 MW Of Electricity Daily
Issues like poor planning for waste management, complex institutional setup, constraints in capacity for waste management and lack of funds with urban local bodies are responsible for India’s waste management crisis ...

From Delhi High Court To Urban Development Ministry, The National Capital’s Garbage And Sanitation Crisis Is Receiving Much Needed Attention

Delhi News
The garbage and sanitation crisis in the national capital has reached a saturation point and drew a lot of flak from Delhi High Court ...