User: esg Topic: Issues
Category: Waste :: landfills
Last updated: May 19 2019 10:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eco India: Scraps from Delhi’s flower market have transformed these women waste-pickers into artists 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
How an alternate livelihood project changed the lives of waste-pickers sandwiched between Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill and the city’s largest flower market.
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Gautam Gambhir Promises Converting Ghazipur Landfill Into Green Space 9.5.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Conversion of Ghazipur landfill into a green space, utilisation of waste to generate energy, clean Yamuna project and a Delhi University campus in East Delhi are on the agenda of...
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What Bengaluru’s scientific waste management can teach the Swachh Bharat mission 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While the Government of India has time and again emphasised the importance of cleanliness, Bengaluru has kept up the spirit of swachhata with a number of initiatives. See how an innovative waste collection station, plastic tiles and a compost school are reimagining waste management in the city.
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"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump 2.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known....
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Cyclone Fani to have landfall in Puri, Odisha govt. deploys NDRF teams for relief and rescue operation 1.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhubaneswar, The Odisha government today deployed nine units of NDRF team as Joint Typhoon Warning Center of the USA (JTWC) warned that the extremely severe cyclonic storm cross near Balukhanda in Puri on May 3 afternoon. The JTWC sources said the landfill would be about 175 kmph and the cyclone Fani would pass through Jagatsinghpur, […]
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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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Green Court Asks Delhi Civic Body To Resolve Landfill Site Issue With DDA 12.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to entertain a plea by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) seeking land to manage garbage at the Ghazipur landfill site, saying that dispute of...
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Apple trained 17.3 mn supplier employees in workplace rights in 2018 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
Apple trained 17.3 million supplier employees in workplace rights and 3.6 million received advanced education and skills training globally in 2018, the company said on Wednesday.
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In India, e-waste recycling comes at a heavy cost to workers’ health and environment 19.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For as little as $4 a day, Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
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Plastics pose a developmental dilemma; We must use plastic responsibly and judiciously: Vice President 24.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
‘Plastics have to be used responsibly and judiciously and have to be recycled properly after use’, the Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said, in Chennai today. He was addressing the gathering at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET), an organization devoted to development of plastics and allied industries.
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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All eyes on biogas plants as cities continue to grapple with overflowing landfills 29.12.2018 Citizen Matters
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
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Now, a school in Bengaluru to learn composting solutions 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters
One can learn about basics of home gardening besides getting to know about over 20 types of composting solutions.
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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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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 Quality Falls, Inches Closer To "Severe" Category 26.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi's air quality fell this morning as it inched closer to the "severe" category, with a massive landfill in north-west Delhi's Bhalswa continuing to smoulder. The Central Pollution Control Board or...
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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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Delhi Struggles With Worst Air Quality Of The Season 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi's air quality remained "very poor" on Thursday as parts of the massive Bhalswa landfill site continued to smoulder. As the air quality showed no signs of improvement, South Delhi Municipal...
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Delhi Air Quality "Very Poor" Even As Bhalswa Landfill Blaze Continues 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi's air quality today remained very poor even as the blaze at the Bhalswa landfill site continued to smoulder.
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