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Waste Management

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore’s Annual Earnings Through Waste Processing Go Up

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore's Annual Earnings Through Waste Processing Go Up
Environment Madhya Pradesh News Swachh Survekshan
Indore Municipal Corporation has set up an automated processing plant equipped with artificial intelligence for dry waste ...
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Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste
Environment Gujarat News Plastic Waste Waste Management
Gujarat’s Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has launched a pilot project in the district Morbi to raise awareness about waste segregation by offering household items of everyday use in exchange for plastic waste ...
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COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of

COVID-19 Waste: CPCB’s New Guidelines Advise Households To Cut And Store Waste Masks, Gloves For 3 Days Before Disposing Of
Coronavirus Outbreak Environment News Waste Management
To ensure that the biomedical waste generated due to the use of gloves and masks during the COVID-19 pandemic is not mixed with the general solid waste, Central Pollution Control Board has now come out with guidelines ...
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Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board

Over 1.60 Lakh Healthcare Facilities In Country Operating Without Permission: Central Pollution Control Board
Environment News Waste Management
Central Pollution Control Board told the National Green Tribunal that there is no Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facilities in Andaman and Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim to handle treatment and disposal of biomedical waste ...
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COVID-19: Delhi’s Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load

COVID-19: Delhi's Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facilities Under Pressure Due To Increased Load
Coronavirus Outbreak Delhi Environment News Waste Management
Municipal corporations in Delhi are responsible for collecting COVID-19 bio-medical waste from houses of patients undergoing home quarantine which goes to the waste-to-energy plants for incineration ...
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World’s E-Waste ‘Unsustainable’, Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.

World's E-Waste 'Unsustainable', Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.
Environment News Waste Management
As per the report, Global E-waste Monitor 2020, China, with 10.1 million tonnes, was the biggest contributor to e-waste, and the United States was second with 6.9 million tonnes and India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was third. Together these three countries accounted for nearly 38 per cent of the world’s e-waste last year ...
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Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres

Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres
Environment Kerala Plastic Waste Waste Warriors Of India
Named as Bottle Hub, the shed at the bus stop at Kinar near Thrippunithura in Kerala has been built by the members of a recreational club, BSB Arts and Sports Club ...
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Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level

Maharashtra’s Panchgani Is Fighting COVID-19 By Segregating Bio-Medical Waste At Household Level
Coronavirus Outbreak Maharashtra News Waste Management
Panchgani, a hill station in Maharashtra has modified its waste management practices by adding a separate bin for bio-medical hazardous waste to the wet and dry waste segregation system being practised at the household level in order to fight the rising COVID-19 medical waste ...
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World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts

World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts
Coronavirus Outbreak News Plastic Waste Waste Management World Environment Day
World Environment Day 2020 calls for action to stop the degradation of the natural world, which according to experts, is accelerating with the increased use of single-use plastic in the form of personal protective gears against COVID-19 ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: ‘Segregate Menstrual Waste, Mark It With A Red Dot’, Urge Pune Based SWaCH’s Sanitation Workers

Menstrual Hygiene Day: ‘Segregate Menstrual Waste, Mark It With A Red Dot’, Urge Pune Based SWaCH’s Sanitation Workers
Maharashtra Menstrual Hygiene News Waste Management
This Menstrual Hygiene Day, members of SWaCH Pune, a cooperative of waste collectors and waste pickers would like to bring the attention of people on the health hazards faced by them on a daily basis while handling erratically disposed sanitary and menstrual waste ...
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Government Announces Results Of Star Rating Of Garbage Free Cities, 6 Urban Local Bodies Get 5 Star Rating

Government Announces Results Of Star Rating Of Garbage Free Cities, 6 Urban Local Bodies Get 5 Star Rating
News Swachh India
Star rating of garbage-free cities 2019-2020: Six cities have been certified as 5-star, 65 cities have been certified as 3-star and 70 cities have got the 1-star rating ...
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Guidelines Issued For Handling Of Waste Generated During COVID-19 Patient’s Treatment

As precaution double layered bags will be used for collection of waste from COVID-19 isolation wards, to ensure adequate strength and no-leaks
Coronavirus Outbreak News Waste Management
According to the guidelines issued by the Central Pollution Control Board, healthcare facilities having isolation wards for COVID-19 patients need to keep separate colour coded bins and maintain proper segregation of waste ...
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