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

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.

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

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


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

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

Cities at crossroads: Small town, cleaner future

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

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

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

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

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

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. 

Satara: Phaltan to show the way in waste management

In a first, a plan is underway to reclaim about 13.5 acres of landfill sites in the Phaltan municipal council in Satara district. Alongside, the authorities have mounted efforts to improve waste management across the 16 municipal councils in the district following the recent ban on plastic in the state. With the state government putting […]