User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Dec 10 2018 17:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Walkers launches recycling scheme after storm over crisp packets 10.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Campaigners welcome the move, which comes after the snack firm was targeted over recycling.
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How Bengaluru’s garbage killed Mavallipura’s environment 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Mavallipura garbage dump got closed after the court order. It just led to a new 'scientific' landfill close by. That should technically help the village. What does a visit to Mavallipura reveal?
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Will privatisation of waste management make Chennai a cleaner city? 5.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Following the uproar among conservancy workers, the Chennai Corporation has postponed the invitation of bids for privatisation of garbage collection. But what does history say about the effectiveness of such a move?
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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JMB to set up solid waste management plant soon 2.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
JMB to set up solid waste management plant soon
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Why some see Chile's plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal 2.12.2018 BBC: Science
Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bengaluru has 3781 old buses | Belahalli quarry filling fast | 1800 hoardings yet to be removed 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BMTC buses end up paying heavy toll. Bangalore's present garbage dumping site is filling fast. These and other key developments from last week.
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Successful completion of Swachhta Pakhwada of Ministry in Civil Aviation 30.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As a part of the Swachhta Pakhwada of Ministry of Civil Aviation for the year 2018, the 15 day cleanliness drive, has successfully been observed in M/o Civil Aviation and all of its organizations from 01st November 2018 to 15th November 2018.
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Fertilize crops with human waste? Let me explain, researcher says 28.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Jeremy Guest, a professor at the University of Illinois, is visiting the Twin Cities to talk about technologies that turn human waste into fertilizers similar to the synthetic fertilizers many farmers use to grow corn and soybeans.
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To tackle India’s growing waste problem, some companies are changing the way they package products 24.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The demand for sustainable packaging, made of paper, jute, cloth and even plants, is increasing around the country.
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Elk River garbage-burning power plant to close 22.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Great River Energy says it will close a plant in Elk River that converts trash into energy after failing to find a buyer willing to take it over.
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Trash plan opponents announce plan to sue St. Paul 21.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The group says the city denied their right to put the trash ordinance to a public referendum.
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Minnesota gross: Don't pour that turkey fat down the drain 20.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Thanksgiving may be a time of joy for you, but for sewer workers it's the season of dread — a holiday when clogged fats, oil, grease and disposable wipes can lead to sewer backups.
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NMCG brainstorms on G-governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial technology 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organized a brainstorming session on World GIS Day 2018 in New Delhi yesterday, with the theme ‘G-Governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial Technology’.
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In documentary ‘Good Guy, Bad Guy’, a rag-picker, a jail sentence and movie dreams 14.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Indu Krishnan’s film explores Bangalore through the hunt for Zakhir, a street dweller jailed in a murder case.
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Municipal solid waste management in urban areas 8.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Municipal solid waste management in urban areas
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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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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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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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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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