User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 14:51 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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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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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 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: 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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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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Fire breaks out at garment warehouses in Delhi, 10 fire tenders at site 22.10.2018 Zee News : States
A fire broke out in two garment warehouses on Rama Road in Delhi on Sunday night.
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Plastic recycling firms accused of abusing market 19.10.2018 BBC: Business
The Environment Agency is probing claims exporters are abusing the recycled plastics market.
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Amazon invests $ 10 million to support US recycling infrastructure 17.10.2018 Sify Finance
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new investment of $10 million in Closed Loop Fund (CLF) to support recycling infrastructure in the US aimed at cutting the amount of waste treated at landfills.
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Why dumping rubbish is a waste of money 17.10.2018 BBC: Business
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
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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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Researchers invent biodegradable semiconductor, now a bendable smartphone display as powerful as super-computers 8.10.2018 Sify Finance
Larry Lu and Ankur Sharma develop biodegradable semiconductors at Australian National University. Their latest finding can result in bendable and recyclable display units. 
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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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Fast fashion is harming the planet, MPs say 5.10.2018 BBC: Business
The industry is blamed for damaging the environment, fuelling climate change and polluting water.
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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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