A bench of Justice M B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta noted that Delhi generates 3,600 tonnes of solid waste every day and the city was facing an “emergency situation” as a result.
Delhi was the first city in the country to get a C&D waste plant in Burari in 2009. Since then, two more have started functioning. The three have a capacity to produce 2,650 metric tonnes of recycled waste daily. So far, the facilities have produced 40 lakh metric tonnes.
An ongoing group exhibition in Mumbai questions the nature of waste and whether discarded objects can ever be given new dignity.
There is a necessity of routine monitoring of the groundwater quality and also a need to identify remedies.
Civic administration has submitted proposal to standing committee
The seminar discussed models particularly “clean house, clean city’’ project currently under way in wards of Alappuzha, held by the CPM.
The East Municipal Corporation will become first corporation in the capital to track its garbage collection vehicles