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Cases filed after two infants found in garbage; one dead

February 14, 2021 7:10 pm

According to police, the first case came to light around 10.45 pm on Saturday when a patrolling team found a newborn boy inside a municipality garbage bin near Pitampura Municipality School in Shahibaug.

No user charges to be implemented for garbage collection, discounts in license fee for parking contractors revoked

October 30, 2020 10:50 am

The MC had brought in the agenda of user charges that vary from Rs 200 to Rs 2,000 a month. Councillors stated that until there is development work in the villages by the MC, no additional burden will be put on the villagers.

Thailand national park sends garbage back to visitors who littered

September 23, 2020 3:00 pm

The trash that was left behind by campers at the UNESCO World Heritage site, mostly included plastic beverage bottles and chip bags. It was sent back to them with a note that read: "You have forgotten some of your belongings at Khao Yai National Park."

Madras Waste Exchange: In a first, Chennai launches online portal for recyclable scrap

December 25, 2019 6:36 pm

The first of its kind in India, Madras Waste Exchange is a web portal that facilitates the trade of recyclable waste, both scrap materials and recycled products in Chennai.

Bengaluru's ban on plastic and why it is tough to implement

July 19, 2019 6:06 pm

The Karnataka government had drafted notification to ban the plastic in the state in October 2015 and the cabinet approved the notification in March 2016 and the ban came into effect soon after.

Chennai's beaches now wear cleaner look, courtesy these machines

June 08, 2019 7:24 am

This year, the GCC acquired eight machines—two for Elliot's beach and six for Marina beach— to help collect the waste that was being generated on the beaches.

In Sweden, trash heats homes, powers buses and fuels taxi fleets

September 24, 2018 2:55 pm

However, garbage-fueled power plants are not a clean energy source. Some opponents claim these power plants are a “false solution” that greenwashes dirty incineration.

The Ocean Cleanup aims to clear Great Pacific Garbage Patch

September 09, 2018 10:14 am

A system created by The Ocean Cleanup, an organization founded by Boyan Slat, a 24-year-old innovator will send a trash collecting device to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch- an island of trash twice the size of Texas.

Supreme Court slams L-G for not tackling Delhi's 'mountains of garbage'

October 13, 2019 4:48 pm

On March 27, the apex court had observed that the days were not far when the mountains of garbage at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi would reach as high as the 73-metre high Qutub Minar.

AAP slams BJP in row over landfill

April 27, 2018 2:08 am

"Sonia Vihar and Ghonda are heavily populated. Disposing garbage here would risk the lives of lakhs of people. Manoj Tiwari, despite being an MP from the area, is lying to his own people,” AAP said in a statement.

GARBAGE VIDEOS

MCD workers protest outside Kapil Mishra's residence

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) workers staged a protest outside Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra’s residence on Tuesday. They raised slogans against Mishra over non-payment of dues. The protestors also threw garbage outside Mishra’s residence. The agitators raised slogans against Kapil Mishra and also carried placards with messages denouncing the minister.