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Sustainable living: After Air New Zealand's edible cups, French pastry chef serves sugary receipts

January 31, 2020 1:38 pm

French pastry chef Ludovik Gerboin in Bavaria has started printing edible sales receipts made of sugar and surmounted them on every pastry.

Odisha: Waste management, Rs 10 per home in Ganjam district

September 09, 2019 7:14 am

The GPs included in the initial phase are Chamakhandi in Chhatrapur block, Malada in Ganjam, Nandika in Hinjili, Langaleswar, Pathara, Kanheipur, Keshpur, Srikrushnasaranpur, Kairasi and Bikrampur in Khallikote block.

To make city garbage-free, Chennai Corporation authorises 21 companies to recycle waste

July 28, 2019 6:56 pm

The companies have been granted authorisation to process and recycle waste generated by bulk waste generators for a period of one year.

Thailand is addicted to plastic, but here's how it can kick the habit

August 12, 2019 11:22 am

This story is the second of a four-part series on documenting plastic pollution in Southeast Asia.  

Cities at crossroads: Small town, cleaner future

February 27, 2019 12:06 am

Big cities should learn how to implement waste separation effectively from small, mid-sized Indian cities.

BMC serves notices to 500 families in C ward for throwing garbage on streets

December 17, 2018 3:06 am

C ward has many two and four-storey structures in areas like Abdul Rahman Street, Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, Kumbharwada, C P Tank, Nanubhai Desai Road, B J Road and Anandilal Poddar Marg. Chawls in these localities are separated by narrow spaces called house gallis.

EPCA chief fumes over open waste burning

October 23, 2018 1:03 am

Ordering the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to carry out night patrolling, EPCA chairperson Bhure Lal said that most people in the area were dumping waste illegally on roads and empty plots at night. “Patrolling is the only way to catch culprits and solve the problem,” he said.

Framing policy on waste management SC stays construction in some states

September 01, 2018 4:19 am

The court imposed a cost of Rs 5 lakh on Andhra Pradesh for not filing an affidavit as per the court’s July 10 direction and observed that even the Centre was not aware whether the state had framed the policy.

Supreme Court stays construction in some states, UTs till they frame policy on waste management

August 31, 2018 8:38 pm

Slapping varied fines on some state governments and union territory (UT) administrations, a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and S Abdul Nazeer said "if they want the people to live in dirt, filth and garbage, what can be done then."

Delhi facing 'emergency situation', says SC on waste management

August 07, 2018 4:04 pm

The issue of waste management had cropped up when the court was dealing with a matter in which it had in 2015 taken cognisance of the death of a seven-year-old boy due to dengue.