User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 14:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why this man will fix your broken stuff for free 14.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Volunteers are trying to stop broken items ending up in the bin by fixing them instead.
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Rs 80 Lakh Pollution Fines Imposed In 2 Days In Delhi NCR 3.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi Pollution: A total penalty of Rs 80 lakh was imposed on violators in the last two days by the teams deployed to monitor implementation of measures to combat pollution in the Delhi NCR under the...
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East Delhi Municipal Body Trucks Caught Flouting Anti-Pollution Rules 3.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
At least 10 trucks of East Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), going to a landfill, were found allegedly violating the norms.
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Children choke on toxic air in the shadow of Delhi’s burning mountain of garbage 3.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
A fire broke out at North Delhi’s Bhalswa dump last week, compounding the health crisis faced by residents due to air pollution.
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What should I do with my broken kettle? 31.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Our household appliances could have much longer lives if they were designed to be easily repaired.
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Photos: Burning mounds of garbage at Delhi’s Bhalswa landfill exacerbate air pollution crisis in NCR 30.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Fire at dumping ground is still burning nine days after it started.
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Plastic waste elimination pledge by 2025 attracts more big firms 29.10.2018 BBC: Business
Some 250 major organisations join Coca Cola and H&M promising to stop using single waste plastic.
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Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste 29.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Big brands - from Coke to Kellogg - pledged on Monday to cut all plastic waste from their operations in what the United Nations called the most ambitious effort yet to fight plastic pollution.
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Delhi`s air quality slides towards `severe`, experts say may worsen in next few days 26.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The air quality in the city on Friday recorded the worst on the pollution index this season
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Delhi's Air Quality Falls, Inches Closer To "Severe" Category 26.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi's air quality fell this morning as it inched closer to the "severe" category, with a massive landfill in north-west Delhi's Bhalswa continuing to smoulder. The Central Pollution Control Board or...
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Delhi`s air turns lethal, PM 2.5 levels 10 times beyond safe in many areas 26.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The raging fire at Bhalswa landfill site, along with the burning of stubble in neighbouring states and existing weather pattern over NCR are being blamed for the toxic cocktail of pollution.
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Rising seas will swamp homes, report says 26.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Climate advisors say coastal communities must "get real" about the possibility of 1m sea level rise.
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Delhi Struggles With Worst Air Quality Of The Season 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi's air quality remained "very poor" on Thursday as parts of the massive Bhalswa landfill site continued to smoulder. As the air quality showed no signs of improvement, South Delhi Municipal...
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Delhi Air Quality "Very Poor" Even As Bhalswa Landfill Blaze Continues 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi's air quality today remained very poor even as the blaze at the Bhalswa landfill site continued to smoulder.
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Delhi: Air pollution worsens again as fire at Bhalswa landfill continues to burn for fourth day 24.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Firefighting operations continued at the garbage dump site on Wednesday.
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Delhi Air Quality Slips To Very Poor, Firefighting At Bhalswa Landfill 24.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 312 at 11 am.
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Government Plans To Go Into "War Mode" As Delhi Air Quality Remains Poor 23.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As Delhi's air quality continues to be in the 'poor' category on Tuesday, Environment minister Imran Hussain directed all officers and agencies to be in "war mode" to combat air pollution.
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Delhi's Air Quality Index Stays In 'Poor' Category 23.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The air quality in Delhi had shown signs of improvement Monday as it moved from 'very poor' to 'poor' category.
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Commissioners skip Delhi environment minister’s review meet on landfill sites 23.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Monday expressed serious concern over the fire at Bhalaswa landfill site and directed civic authorities to ensure such incidents do not recur. The minister convened a meeting of senior officials of the environment department and the three corporations, representatives from various agencies, including the Delhi Fire Services and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), to review the preparedness of the municipal corporations in handling the incidents of any fire at the sanitary landfill sites at Bhalaswa, Ghazipur and Okhla. “The commissioners of the three municipal corporations did not attend the meeting,” the environment department said in a statement. “The minister expressed serious concern at the fire breaking out at Bhalaswa, since Delhi is already bracing itself with the adverse impact of stubble burning in the neighbouring states which is likely to aggravate air quality of Delhi in the coming days,” the statement said. Hussain emphasised ...
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Delhi air quality improves to ‘poor’ from ‘very poor’ but expected to worsen over next few days 22.10.2018 Scroll.in
The overall Air Quality Index of the city was recorded at 251 on Monday evening.
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