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F&CC gives nod to transport of legacy waste for Rs 48 lakh

November 21, 2020 11:48 am

The waste will be transported from from garbage processing plant to the dumping ground at Dadumajra.

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.

France bans supermarkets from thowing away unsold food, encourages to donate instead

May 27, 2015 10:01 am

The bill would require big supermarket chains to donate goods no longer fit for sale to charities or to farms for use as animal feed or compost.

You can make a difference by managing your garbage better

September 29, 2014 5:59 pm

Have you ever noticed or cared to think how this garbage is disposed off? What is the price you pay for your laxity at home?

To handle 1.63 lakh kg waste during Games,OC to spend Rs 21 crore

September 01, 2010 4:19 am

Figure this: Over 1.63 lakh kg waste will be produced per day during the Commonwealth Games fortnight,all the venues put together.

Dirt wave

July 26, 2010 1:17 am

The beaches in the island city may be the favourite hangout spots for Mumbaiites but one cannot expect clean waves lashing the shore or children playing with sand castles anymore.

Proper disposal key to waste management

April 13, 2010 1:47 am

Unlike other Indian states and countries,over 7,000 tonnes of Delhi’s waste is either recycled or send to landfill sites.

Finding a voice: waste collectors come up with demand charter

March 17, 2010 2:50 am

March has been a month of hectic mobilisation for the waste pickers of the city. Today,around 100 waste pickers will go to Mumbai to meet policy makers and chart out their future.

Children eking out a living from waste get help

December 28, 2009 2:56 am

In a move likely to provide opportunities of education to numerous child-labourers,a city-based organisation Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat...