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Hotel industry opposes BMC plans to collect use fee for garbage disposal

February 04, 2022 9:17 pm

The solid waste management rules of 2016 define “user fee” as a charge imposed by the local body on a waste generator to cover full or part of the cost of providing door-to-door solid waste collection, transportation, processing and disposal services.

Five easy steps to start your journey to a zero waste kitchen

June 05, 2020 7:25 pm

Kitchen is that part of the home where there is constant activity happening.

Covid waste overburdens common incineration facility

May 22, 2020 12:01 am

On a daily basis, the incineration facility at Kailash crematorium deals with minimum 2,200 kg of Covid-19 waste, which mainly consists of PPE. In addition to the solid waste generated at quarantine centres, its capacity has gone down by 40 per cent.

Sustainable living: An eco-friendly appliance to flush your kitchen waste down the drain

December 10, 2019 1:21 pm

Installed just below the kitchen sink, the appliance allows any type of raw or cooked food — wet or dry — including vegetables with tough skins, egg shells and bones, to be disposed of in minutes.

Maharashtra state govt issues own by-laws for disposal of waste

December 29, 2018 7:47 am

As per the state government’s by-laws, residential properties would have to pay Rs 60 per month user charge for collection of waste from home. while the PMC had fixed Rs 50 as the user charge.

Mumbai: BMC seizes three debris dumpers for littering roads

November 18, 2018 12:27 am

In a letter dated October 25, the civic body directed the project manager to immediately stop transportation of debris through Ward A, until necessary arrangements were made.

Try dumping garbage outside Raj Niwas: Supreme Court

August 07, 2018 1:43 am

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.

Firm writes to PWD: Construction recycled waste not being used

August 06, 2018 3:30 am

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.

Reused and Reborn

July 10, 2018 8:58 am

An ongoing group exhibition in Mumbai questions the nature of waste and whether discarded objects can ever be given new dignity.

Waste disposal site in Sector 38 poses threat to surface, groundwater aquifers, says study

February 23, 2015 3:47 am

There is a necessity of routine monitoring of the groundwater quality and also a need to identify remedies.