User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Jun 21 2018 11:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula
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Meet Bandicoot, the robot 21.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
How robots may eradicate manual scavenging in India.
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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World Cup: Japan fans impress by cleaning up stadium 20.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Tokyo, After a heated World Cup match, the stands are usually left with food waste, cups and wrappers scattered in the heat of the moment. Japanese fans certainly had reason to go wild on Tuesday night. Their side won their opening game, beating Colombia 2-1, and securing the team’s first victory against a South American side. […]
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‘Micro compost yards will keep city green’ 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Tambaram Municipality aims at reducing quantum of trash reaching landfill sites
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BBMP plans to wean itself off garbage contractors 19.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Plans to invest ₹60 crore in 50 transfer stations where auto tippers will dump segregated waste
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Railways first waste-to-energy plant faces GST hurdles 19.6.2018 Sify Finance
Indian Railways' long-awaited and ambitious project to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur railway station has run into Goods and Services Tax (GST) hurdles, causing a delay in the commissioning of the first such municipal solid waste management centre on the rail network.
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No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath 19.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath
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Chennai Buzz: Preparing for monsoon, GCC to charge for trash collection, fire safety plan for T Nagar, and more! 18.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Roads to be monsoon-ready, trash pick up to be chargeable, city's canals choking with plastic!Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at the civic stories that made the headlines. »
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Wet garbage woe plagues Thane residents 18.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Though the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has extended its deadline by a month for bigger housing societies in Thane to manage their own garbage, the societies want the civic body to manage its wet waste. They say that they can manage dry waste but do not have the wherewithal to set up expensive bio compost machinery. On June 17 over 35 big housing societies from Thane had a meeting to discuss ways and means to manage their own waste. This was after the TMC on June 15 gave them one more month to adopt the waste management system. "After a lot of discussions we zeroed in on the idea to segregate the wet and dry waste of our societies," says Siva Kumar Vunnava from Bramhand phase VI, Ghodbunder road. "We will manage dry waste, but TMC should take care of the wet waste. Putting up a wet waste plant requires around Rs 10 to Rs 12 lakh," he adds. The residents also demand that TMC should put up a waste processing plant on vacant plots in the city since there's no dumping ground. "They have given a waste ...
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Mangaluru-based APD foundation launches website for waste management 17.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Mangaluru has been ranked as the best city solid waste management under the Swacch Survekshan initiative but the city has hardly reached any milestone in terms of waste segregation
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A Himalayan campaign against plastic 16.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
15,000 people across 12 States cleared the foothills of garbage left by tourists
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AMC to collect plastic waste from your door 16.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Want to get rid of your plastic waste? The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has offered to pick up plastic waste from doorsteps. Citizens can call the civic body helpline number, 155303, to avail the service. The AMC has banned plastic thinner than 40 microns and for plastic items in daily use, the civic body is making sure that they are recycled. "We want to make the city free from plastic litter, " said Mukesh Kumar, municipal commissioner, AMC. "We are expecting things to get streamlined in two months. Fo plastic trash, one can call the AMC helpline number 155303. AMC's vehicle will come and collected the trash." He said the AMC will collect plastic waste from residential and commercial units. "We have 12 dedicated plastic waste collection vans. In a few days, there will be a special category in the existing helpline number for plastic waste management," the municipal commissioner said. Kumar said that since the blanket ban on plastic cups/glasses, bags and water pouches, the city streets have ...
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Tiruchi among five cities chosen for NAMA project 15.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Selected based on its performance on solid waste management
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KTR urges citizens to participate in civic issues 15.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
‘GHMC alone cannot be expected to keep city clean’
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France decides to tackle cigarette butt pollution 14.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Orders tobacco industry to clean up
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Jayasree Kiran : Batting for hygiene 13.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
She is leading a campaign to ensure better hygiene among garbage collectors in Hyderabad
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Climate One: Net Zero Living 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ways to reduce trash generation and energy use at home.
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Lighting up the world 11.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
“I don’t know how not to advocate for the environment when it is so critically linked to our well-being,” says actor-environmentalist Dia Mirza, the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India
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2 municipal bodies in NE awarded 11.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
2 municipal bodies in NE awarded
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