Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

solid waste management


Societies allege PCMC issued completion certificates to builders in violation of norms

September 25, 2022 6:48 am

The PCMC said that it will not collect “wet garbage” from big housing societies from October 2 as they are supposed to have installed wet waste processing plants.

'Create memories, not trash': Why green weddings are the need of the hour

June 13, 2022 11:42 am

A green wedding is a celebration where a couple and the organising families try to reduce the effect of the event on the environment by employing eco-friendly practices

BMC to tie up with NGOs, local groups to prevent littering in Mithi River

May 10, 2022 8:46 pm

Officials from the Solid Waste Management (SWM) department said that from May 17, the BMC will start training NGOs and local groups so that they can start convincing residents not to throw garbage in Mithi River.

PMC to review waste transition centre project in Bavdhan after protests

May 10, 2022 1:03 am

A delegation of local residents led by state BJP chief and legislator Chandrakant Patil and former mayor Murlidhar Mohol submitted a memorandum to Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar to oppose the solid waste management project in Bavdhan.

Mumbai: Committee to decide on capacity of second waste-to-energy plant at Deonar dumping ground

May 01, 2022 7:28 am

The work on the first waste-to-energy plant coming up at Deonar, which was approved last December, is yet to see the light of day as the project is awaiting consent order from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB).

Extracting useful things from waste and making a social impact on the ground

April 28, 2022 4:06 am

In the final part of The Indian Express series on Pune’s garbage crisis, Partha Sarathi Biswas takes a look at some initiatives aimed at safer urban waste disposal

NGT panel directs Punjab officials to fix deadline for waste management projects

March 29, 2022 2:32 pm

According to an official release, the committee held a meeting with top officials of the district administration, including Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal, ADC (D) Amardeep Singh Bains, ADC (UD) Amit Sareen and heads of the Punjab Pollution Control Board and other key departments.

After dip in Covid graph, Mumbai sees lesser penalties for not wearing masks

March 29, 2022 1:49 pm

A source in the BMC also said that since the daily Covid-19 cases have been decreasing, senior officials have been discussing whether to stop penalising citizens for not wearing masks.

Contract with clean-up marshals over, BMC stops fining those without masks

March 23, 2022 11:58 pm

During pandemic, marshals could penalise people not wearing masks in public places

Delhi: Deadline passes, waste segregation remains on paper in several areas

November 12, 2021 2:31 am

Welfare associations and residents of localities such as Chandni Chowk, Wazirpur, Model Town, Rana Pratap Bagh, Gandhi Nagar, Krishna Nagar, New Ashok Nagar said they haven’t been segregating waste.


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