User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Jun 24 2017 01:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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FoodCloud ends the culture of waste 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Project to re-distribute food from retail outlets close to sell-by date is a success in Ireland, and is catching on in Britain
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E-books and pulp(ed) fiction 23.6.2017 HBL: Home
If print books are such a burden on the environment, why are titles about conservation and eco-criticism still printed? Because the alternative is worse
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Relief plan: Rs 1,442 crore proposal to shut down dump yards in Chennai 23.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The end is in sight for the city's major landfills at Kodungaiyur and Perungudi as Greater Chennai Corporation finalised a multi-crore proposal for their remediation, including revamp of the existing conservancy process and set up of two waste-to-energy units.
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Firm shuts waste plant, lands civic body in a fix 22.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Private company Jaiprakash Associates Limited running the Dadumajra garbage processing plant shut down the unit on Wednesday, inflaming its tussle with the municipal corporation (MC) just few days after it moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against the cancellation of its contract.
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Naidu to discuss Capital's sanitation issues with mayors 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu will soon meet the three mayors of Delhi to discuss issues pertaining to sanitation and solid waste management in the national capital, an official release said on Wednesday.
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Banyan Nation wins Intel-DST Challenge 20.6.2017 BusinessLine - News
Of all the start-ups, the ones that attend to the social problems attract the eyeballs of investors most. Banyan Nation has won the accolades as it won the Innovate Digital India Challenge 2.0. The s...
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BBMP pulled up for failing to produce power from debris 20.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
BBMP pulled up for failing to produce power from debris
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HC seeks Delhi civic bodies, government reply on drain de-silting 19.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked civic bodies, the city government and Delhi Jal Board to inform it the steps taken to de-silt the drains to ensure to ensure free flow of water and sewage during the monsoon.
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More land at Kanjur will solve garbage issues: BMC 19.6.2017 DNA: Top News
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a fresh affidavit before the Bombay High Court regarding its new proposal of waste disposal. The solid waste management department of BMC claimed that it has received 60 hectares of additional land at its Kanjurmarg landfill site, and this will help the civic body resolve its current waste management problems. According to a Bombay HC order, from June 30, the civic body cannot dump waste at the city's two largest dump yards — Deonar and Mulund. The HC order came after frequent fires were reported at the Deonar dumping ground earlier this year. In the first week of June, the civic body filed a fresh affidavit before the court stating that it will be able to manage waste disposal at its Kanjurmarg landfill as it has received additional land from the state. "At present, the civic body has been using only 67 hectares land of Kanjurmarg landfill of the total 127-hectare land available. Now, we have received the remaining land which will increase the ...
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Open drains, filthy plots and bad roads: How Delhi will welcome monsoon this year 17.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation claims that desilting has been successfully carried out across Delhi, but a reality check by Mail Today paints a grim, grime and filthy picture.
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Sustainable living 16.6.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Climate change is a reality no one can ignore. This year architects are focusing their energies on creating homes that good for the environment.
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Reining in all that waste 15.6.2017 Hindu: News
Divya Ravichandran’s venture helps companies and events manage their waste and send less garbage to landfills
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Hong Kong wastes away as rival Asian cities clean up 13.6.2017 BusinessLine - World
From syringes and television sets strewn on its beaches to brimming landfills, Hong Kong is struggling to keep pace with a growing waste problem in one of the world's most densely populated cities.
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Police: Suspects in Manchester bombing freed without charge 12.6.2017 Latest News
Suspects arrested under terrorism laws can be held for 4 days before are charged or released
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Delhi’s small, faltering green steps 6.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Environmentalists say government needs to make large, systemic changes to battle air pollution
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A collaborative solution to manage India's solid waste challenge 5.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The community, local bodies, government & the private sector should collaborate for effective SWM
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Sec 48 to fight waste war from the pits 5.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
A clutch of housing societies in Sector 48 have offered to compost their waste as the city launches segregation of garbage at source on World Environment Day on June 5 (Monday).
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South corporation fleet to make west zone dump yard-free 5.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
South corporation fleet to make west zone dump yard-free
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation launches hi-tech waste disposal machine 5.6.2017 DNA: Popular News
South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has introduced new technology wherein waste can be carried away to the dumping sites seamlessly saving almost Rs 461 crore within a span of eight years. On the eve of World Environment Day on Sunday, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal flagged off a new fleet of Mobile Transfer Stations and auto tippers that will transport waste seamlessly from dumping sites to landfill sites. Appreciating the corporation's bid make the Capital a dust free city, the L-G said, "The scientific collection, systematic segregation of the garbage, compressed volume of the garbage, dumping of less quantity of garbage and providing enough scope for recycling will provide an excellent opportunity to convert waste to wealth to the SDMC." Stating that the new technology was an important step towards achieving a Swacch Bharat, SDMC Commissioner PK Goel said "The new fleet will also facilitate an A to Z waste management in West Delhi thus adding to the cleanliness in the city. Furthermore, ...
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Grow food at home to save environment, says food expert 4.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
When it comes to issues of global warming, green house gases and pollution, even the smallest efforts made by different individuals count, but where to start always remains the big question.
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