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Two tours done, another on cards for Pune or Nasik to study waste management

June 30, 2021 11:52 am

An agenda item of study tour report was discussed and as nothing conclusive was found, it was decided that there will be another study tour, that too to Pune or Nasik, the places the councillors have already visited.

Panchkula: Dumping of waste at Sector 23 ground partially stops; not enough, say residents

June 08, 2021 9:42 pm

The bio-remediation of the dumping ground at Sector 23 had been approved last year in February, with the National Green Tribunal later ordering that the project be wrapped up by April this year.

Beginning today, Chandigarh civic body to collect segregated waste from sectors 1-30

December 22, 2020 12:55 pm

The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will penalise people who give out mixed waste. As a symbolic inauguration, UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore will flag off five vehicles from Punjab Raj Bhawan on Tuesday.

First meeting of committee formed by NGT on waste management to be held on Nov 19

November 14, 2019 4:32 pm

The meeting is scheduled at 3.00 pm in the Niti Aayog building and it is to be held as per the NGT direction.

Bengaluru civic body to introduce animal waste collection to prevent unscientific disposal

October 22, 2019 5:28 pm

To enable efficient incineration of animal waste collected, the BBMP has proposed to begin three rendering plants with a capacity of 20 tonnes a day.

BBMP marshalls collect record Rs 14 lakh fines in a month

October 13, 2019 4:44 pm

The BBMP employed marshals to monitor waste segregation across the city from September this year.

Segregation of waste: There is a disturbing pushback against this effort

September 25, 2019 10:04 am

Today, New York plans near-zero waste to landfill by 2030, which is in line with our Rules 2000. The difference is that they are working towards it, while we are far from enforcing the Rules.

NGT expresses dissatisfaction over report on compliance of solid waste management in Agra

August 08, 2019 5:37 pm

The NGT had earlier said that major pollution is being caused in the Yamuna at Agra by dumping of garbage and sewage and directed the UP government to furnish a performance guarantee of Rs 25 crore for its failure in discharging duties.

Telling Numbers: In the processing of solid waste, Chhattisgarh, Telangana lead

July 23, 2019 8:09 am

Maharashtra generated the largest quantum of solid waste — 8,22,38,050 MTPA — and processed 44% of it. Delhi, Gujarat, and Karnataka generated 38,32,500, 37,02,925, and 36,50,000 MTPA, and processed 55%, 57%, and 32% respectively.

Rajkot Municipal Corporation to raze solid waste plant of blacklisted firm

July 09, 2019 3:02 am

The standing committee of the RMC cleared a proposal last week to raze the shed, site office and labour quarters constructed by HBEPL at the Nakravadi solid waste dumping site.


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June 22, 2020 6:57 pm