User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Jun 21 2019 02:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes 20.6.2019 Reuters: World News
La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste.
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As ratings drop, Putin defends record, says better life awaits Russians 20.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
President Vladimir Putin told Russians on Thursday that there were signs that years of falling real wages, which have dented his popularity, were drawing to an end and that a government programme would deliver higher living standards.
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Mumbai Citizens Can Now Complain To Civic Body On Revived Twitter Handle 20.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Be it an open manhole or garbage lying unattended or a leaky pipeline, residents in Mumbai can now directly complain on the twitter handle of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which has...
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As More Trinamool Leaders Join BJP, Mamata Banerjee's Swipe At Defectors 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Stung by Trinamool Congress leaders defecting to the BJP after the Lok Sabha Elections, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched an attack on them by calling them "greedy and corrupt" even...
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Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists 18.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok.
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Man Allegedly Kills Neighbour For Objecting To Dumping Garbage On Road 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A 22-year-old man was killed and his friend was critically injured on Tuesday when they were allegedly attacked by their neighbour during an argument over dumping of garbage in Mahagaon village in...
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In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany...
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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Could the plastic ban in Jammu and Kashmir revive its traditional wicker industry? 16.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The promotion of local products can help save the environment from plastic waste and revive a dying handicraft industry.
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G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste 16.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting.
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Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US 15.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip
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Cleanliness drive by NDRF at Kamakhya 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cleanliness drive by NDRF at Kamakhya
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'Party capital' tag not helping Goa tourism: White Paper 14.6.2019 Sify Finance
Brand Goa needs reinvention and the tag 'party capital' is simply not a good enough calling card, says a white paper prepared by local tourism and travel industry stakeholders, which cites harassment by traffic police, taxi operators, touts and lack of infrastructure, public transport and garbage management as problem areas for promotion of quality tourism.
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801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief 13.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday.
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Dry taps, blocked sewers, garbage mess and more: Koyambedu market cries out for better infrastructure 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Koyambedu market has Asia's largest perishable goods complex. But with heaps of garbage, water scarcity and serious sanitation issues creating really sorry conditions on the ground, authorities really need to act urgently.
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G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia 13.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution.
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Setting up of Solid Waste Management Plant reviewed 13.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Setting up of Solid Waste Management Plant reviewed
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Readers’ comments: Sharad Pawar’s remarks on surgical strike are politically motivated 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
A selection of readers' opinions.
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