User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Dec 06 2017 21:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Warrior of Wular 1.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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The Energy 202: Internal watchdog says Interior should focus on climate change. It isn’t. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The department controls one-fifth of U.S. land area.
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Small cities choke as India remains callous to rising bad air 15.11.2017 deccanherald.com
In the northern Indian city of Moradabad fumes from burning electronic waste blend with seasonal smog to create an even deadlier mix of pollutants than in Delhi, where filthy air has caused public outcry and made global headlines. Indias smog crisis has centred on the capital but pollution is as bad or worse beyond its borders, with millions in smaller cities like Moradabad barely aware of the harmful effects of the air they breathe. For more than a week toxic smog has hovered over densely populated regions of northern India and Pakistan, sending pollution levels soaring to many times the World Health Organization safe limit. Delhi, the worlds most polluted capital city, became the epicentre of the crisis as doctors declared a public health emergency and sent millions of students home from school. But in Moradabad, like many cities across northern India, air pollution was also off the charts. Yet few appeared fazed at their citys degraded environment despite the metallic taste hanging in the air. "There ...
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Bhalswa landfill fires, smog have residents in chokehold 13.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Most people living in a colony in the area suffer from respiratory ailments
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Plea against levy of separate cleaning charges 12.11.2017 Hindu: Home
PIL filed in High Court Bench
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Ahead of Mahamastakabhisheka, manual scavenging rears its ugly head 31.10.2017 Hindu: National
Alleged instances of forcible manual scavenging have come to light in Shravanabelagola, which is gearing up for the Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations in February 2018. Members of the Karnataka State Sa...
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Squeezing fuel out of plastic waste 30.10.2017 HBL: Home
Paterson Energy produces a cheaper alternative to diesel that can fire generators, kilns...
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After 7 hours, Ghazipur landfill fire extinguished 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Blaze exposes lax attitude towards waste management
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Narrow vision 11.10.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Swachh Bharat Mission, by focussing on cleanliness and toilet use, leaves out a wide spectrum of urgent urban sanitation issues such as solid waste management and clogged sewers. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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‘No incentives for waste segregation by RWAs’ 9.10.2017 Hindu: News
Private company manages waste now
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Rag-pickers to collect garbage 7.10.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Making rag-pickers part of the cleanliness campaign 500 of them will be involved in collection of door-to-door collection of domestic waste, Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan has said. At a rev...
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Discussed death of manual scavengers with Kejriwal: Hardeep Puri 1.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said he has taken up the issue of sanitation workers dying while manually cleaning clogged sewers in the national capital with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
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Campaign to salute ragpickers launched 1.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A campaign to salute millions of ragpickers, who collect used up plastic bottles from the trash for recycling, was launched on Sunday by a non-profit organisation here.
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The survival game: At the Ghazipur landfill, children defy death and disease 1.10.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Gandhi Jayanti Swachh Bharat Diwas 29.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Gandhi Jayanti Swachh Bharat Diwas
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Ragpickers urged to send their kids to Anganwadis 27.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Minister promises to consider their demand for govt. aid
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J&K ragpicker hailed by PM Modi for work on Wular lake 25.9.2017 TOI: India
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Types of garbage 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Wet: Biodegradable kitchen waste like fruit/vegetable peels, tea leaves, coffee powder, egg shells, meat and bones, food scraps; also leaves and flowers. Can be composted.Dry: Paper, plastic, metal, g...
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18-year-old ragpicker Bilal becomes example for Kashmiri boys 24.9.2017 TOI: India
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