User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
Last updated: Dec 17 2014 03:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Waste-to-wealth formula takes slumgirl to Lima 4.12.2014 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
A Kolkata slumgirl is travelling to Lima to showcase the Trash2Cash project at the Climate Change ...
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EU court fines Italy €40m for failing to clean up illegal waste 2.12.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Ruling underlines failure of Italian governments to deal with environmental scandal blamed for abnormal levels of cancer Continue reading...
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No ‘swachch’ municipal waste disposal in Rajkot 2.12.2014 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
An inspection of Rajkot Municipal Corporation’s (RMC’s) erstwhile municipal solid waste processing and landfill site revealed that none of the environmental laws were adhered to by the civic body.
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Prayers answered, say Mandur residents 2.12.2014 deccanherald.com
For residents of Mandur, Monday was a day to celebrate the end of garbage dumping at the landfill in their village. They offered prayers and closed the landfill gate with a huge sigh of relief. Residents said that it was a historic day for them and thanked the State government and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for keeping their word by not dumping the waste from December 1, the official deadline. Around 2,000 residents gathered at Bhuvaneshwari Temple in the village and offered prayers. They took out a procession and bursted firecrackers. Later, residents headed to the landfill area and again burst crackers atop the heaps of waste that resembled mountains. Finally, they closed the gates leading to the landfill area. Gopal Rao, a resident, told Deccan Herald "We will not forget this day as it marks the end of our miseries and symbolises our victory. We burst crackers worth Rs 50,000 and in the coming days we are planning to invite Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to Mandur so that we can felicitate ...
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Melting the trash mounds an uphill task 2.12.2014 deccanherald.com
Even as Mandur residents are happy that dumping of garbage has completely stopped at the landfill, there is no immediate end to their miseries. Huge quantity of garbage that has piled up at the landfill over the years has been a breeding ground for mosquitoes and flies. Besides, the accumulated waste has been attracting hundreds of stray dogs. Local residents said that despite the BBMP stopping the dumping of garbage, they had to use mosquito nets to protect themselves. "More than the mosquitoes, it is the flies that are making our lives miserable. The presence of several stray dogs around the landfill is scary," they added. People bound for Mandur and neighbouring villages fear to the take the Avalahalli Main Road that abuts the landfill. Locals also complain that garbage dumped at the landfill has been contaminating the groundwater. The problem will persist till the entire garbage at the landfill is cleared or processed. According to the BBMP officials, the total cost of the waste clearance project is ...
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Mandur residents to keep up pressure on BBMP 1.12.2014 Hindu: Cities
Residents of Mandur and those living in the neighbourhood are relieved as the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has stopped dumping garbage at the landfills days before the December 1 dead...
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Villagers: Gorur Won't Be Another Mandur 1.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
Pvt company says it has received nod from GP, govt departments
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What rubbish! 29.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
What rubbish!
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Politics in handling garbage 29.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Politics in handling garbage
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Neighbouring villages bound to live with stench of Kashi’s waste 29.11.2014 Varanasi - City - The Times of India
Swachha Bharat Abhiyan, the campaign initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being flouted in his own constituency where urban municipal waste is spoiling the environment of neigbouring villages.
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Politics in handling garbage 29.11.2014 Hindu: Karnataka
Garbage calls the shots in Bengaluru, if the manner in which it draws attention with a striking regularity and is being used to arm twist successive governments of the day, is any indication. <...
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Segregate or we won’t lift garbage, says BBMP 29.11.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Segregate or we won’t lift garbage, says BBMP
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Mandur's joy is now Mavallipura's sorrow 28.11.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Mandur's joy is now Mavallipura's sorrow
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Green initiatives showcased at IITF 28.11.2014 Hindu: Delhi
The India International Trade Fair (IITF) that ended on Thursday saw a number of entrepreneurs showcase innovative ideas that struck a chord with visitors. A start-up venture from the India...
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What rubbish! 27.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
What rubbish!
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Naidu Seeks Japan Support for Water Grid 27.11.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
AP Chief Minister studies environment-friendly waste management, flood control methods in Fukuoka City, which is one of the best 38 cities in the world
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Naidu eyes Japanese expertise to build capital 26.11.2014 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday sought Japan’s expertise in building the new capital city, three mega cities and 14 smart cities in the State on the third day of his visit to that...
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Andhra seeks Fuji Electric's help to build smart grid 26.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Japan's Fuji Electric will send a team of its representatives to Andhra Pradesh by December-January to do a feasibility study for a smart grid project in the state.
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Andhra seeks Fuji Electric's help to build smart grid 26.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
Hyderabad, Nov 26 : Japan's Fuji Electric will send a team of its representatives to Andhra Pradesh by December-January to do a feasibility study for a smart grid project in the state.
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What rubbish! 26.11.2014 Hindu: Society
Calls for Swachh Bharat notwithstanding, the country's Capital doesn't present a pretty sight
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