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waste management


From April 1, UT civic body to take over waste collection across Chandigarh

March 26, 2021 8:24 am

Collection of segregated waste began in 12 of the southern belt from March 1. The drive was already in place in sectors 1 to 30 of the northern belt.

Pandemic’s other scourge

March 17, 2021 8:56 pm

Plastics and other medical waste created while dealing with COVID-19 could prove to be environmental hazards.

Plastic war: Delhi Govt to get stakeholders to table

March 13, 2021 3:10 am

Officials said the environment department, with the help of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), will soon begin mapping agencies, departments and associations that need to be roped in to ensure the burden of plastic waste is reduced.

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.

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 clingy habit

February 22, 2021 11:16 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.