User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Oct 15 2018 10:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pollution control board to implement emergency plan as air quality worsens in Delhi 15.10.2018 Zee News : States
According to the AQI data, the air quality has been worsening in the national capital.
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A ‘green’ guide for RWAs striving to build sustainable apartment communities 6.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An apartment complex in the city has embraced a novel, DIY method of waste management that has helped them reduce the amount of waste generated and sent to landfills. Here are some key learnings from the experience of Ceebros Boulevard.
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Behavioural change and Citizen/Community Participation is key to Sustained Management of Municipal solid waste: Hardeep Puri 5.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing & Urban Affairs, has stated that from source of generation to segregation and scientific disposal of waste, modern and innovative approaches are needed which are environmentally sound, socially acceptable, technologically feasible and economically viable.
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Court orders ignored, money dumped in landfills: How Bengaluru is getting betrayed 1.10.2018 Citizen Matters
After six years of court-monitored efforts to set right garbage scenario in Bengaluru, what does the scene look like?
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Petroleum Minister launches SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship today launched an innovative initiative here, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants and make available CBG in the market for use in automotive fuels.
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Shri Hardeep Puri Calls for Self-Regulation for Industry & Society to Bring About Behavioural Change 28.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has called upon the Industry and the society to self-regulate  to bring about behavioural change for a greener and sustainable growth.
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Petroleum Minister to launch SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel 28.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi on 1st October, 2018, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e.
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Hyderabad homes and pavements made from used plastic bags 27.9.2018 BBC: Business
Businesses in India may have found a way to turn plastic rubbish into a golden business opportunity.
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With ‘upcycling labs,’ ‘safai banks’ and more, can environmental education save our planet? 18.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Right from pre-schools to online digital academies for adult practitioners, educators are coming up with many innovative programmes to promote sustainability and spread awareness about the environment. The question is whether these can really create impact in the long run.
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A massive floating boom is supposed to clean up the Pacific. Can it work? 12.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The giant, U-shaped tube is designed to form a garbage-corralling barrier propelled by wind and waves. Its creator hopes to remove half the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in five years.
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Door to door waste collection, mechanised road sweeping soon in Noida soon 7.9.2018 Zee News : India National
A Noida administration official said the contract has been awarded to the AG Enviro Infra Project Private Limited of Mumbai. 
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“Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency can provide solutions to challenges of reconciling Economic Growth with Environmental Sustainability”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 6.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that circular economy and resource efficiency can provide solutions to the challenges posed in the process of reconciling economic growth with environmental sustainability, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has pointed to the need for corporate participation in building resource efficiency and a circular economy.
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TNPCB to honour environment-conscious RWAs with green award 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Solid waste management, sewage management and reuse, plastic waste reduction are some of the areas that the TNPCB has identified for selection of deserving RWAs. Check more details here if your community has been following green practices and apply by October 31st.
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What can Bengaluru expect from BBMP’s 14.4-crore plan to send pourakarmikas to Singapore? 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP's plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
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CM calls for converting garbage into organic manures 5.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM calls for converting garbage into organic manures
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Door-to-door garbage collection still eludes thousands of households 3.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Door-to-door garbage collection still eludes thousands of households
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Deal with solid-waste management seriously, SC tells panel 31.8.2018 Sify Finance
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GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report 30.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report
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It’s a mountain… It’s a plateau… Oh no, it’s a garbage dump! 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Driving past the Bhalswa landfill, often described as Delhi's 'flaming hell', a Bengaluru resident is shocked, and urges all citizens to introspect and take immediate action to reduce waste and save our cities.
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What do Tiruvottiyur and Padur have in common? 24.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Distanced by location, differentiated in socio-cultural profile, the Chennai localities of Padur and Tiruvottiyur have something similar, which they can truly take pride in: two successful, citizen-driven waste management initiatives.
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