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

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

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

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'

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

"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.

Pune: Plants to treat organic garbage not working for days, finds MPCB

5,000 tonnes of garbage found accumulated at the site of two vermicompost pits in the city; questions being raised on the efficiency of pits in housing societies


Stinking problem: Pollution board frames guidelines for database to tackle odour

The Centre’s Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, identified odour as a “public nuisance”.

At half the height of Qutub Minar, meet Delhi's garbage high-rises

At present, Delhi has four landfill sites and three of them operate beyond capacity.

Trucks a no-show, garbage stinks up south Delhi areas

One of the SDMC workers, Sanjay, said, “There is no safaikaramchari strike but the trucks, which collect garbage from here and take it to the landfill sites, have not come for three days”.

Take steps to clean up garbage, high court and NGT tell cops, civic bodies

The municipal corporations employ safaikaramcharis for jobs like sweeping roads etc, but the work of garbage collection has been outsourced.

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MCD workers protest outside Kapil Mishra's residence

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.