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Category: Waste :: landfills
Last updated: Mar 12 2019 18:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Delhi Air Quality Slips To Very Poor, Firefighting At Bhalswa Landfill 24.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 312 at 11 am.
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Delhi's Air Quality Index Stays In 'Poor' Category 23.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The air quality in Delhi had shown signs of improvement Monday as it moved from 'very poor' to 'poor' category.
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NGT Summons Delhi Government Official Over Action Plan On Climate Change 12.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal has summoned an official of the Environment Department in Delhi to explain the proposed amendments made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the State Action Plan on...
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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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GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report 30.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report
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Delhi’s Qutb Minar has competition … from tower of garbage! 18.8.2018 Citizen Matters
46 percent of municipal solid waste generated in the capital is left unprocessed. Landfill sites are filled beyond capacity, with the height of Ghazipur dump now just eight metres less than that of the national monument. A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the inaction of the environment ministry and the Delhi government.
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Solid Waste In Delhi A "Very Serious Problem", Says Supreme Court 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Supreme Court today said that solid waste in Delhi is a "very serious problem" and asked the Lieutenant Governor to constitute a committee to deal with the issue.
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