User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Jun 14 2020 01:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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For countries like India, tackling antibiotic resistance is key to preventing the next pandemic 13.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The risk is higher in countries with inadequate basic water, hygiene and sanitation infrastructure.
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Pandemic lays waste to Portugal's recycling dreams 16.5.2020 Reuters: World News
One of the many victims of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be Portugal's nascent progress in recycling waste, environmental campaigners say.
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Piglets aborted, chickens gassed as pandemic slams meat sector 28.4.2020 Reuters: World News
With the pandemic hobbling the meat-packing industry, Iowa farmer Al Van Beek had nowhere to ship his full-grown pigs to make room for the 7,500 piglets he expected from his breeding operation. The crisis forced a decision that still troubles him: He ordered his employees to give injections to the pregnant sows, one by one, that would cause them to abort their baby ...
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Waste not, want not: Hong Kong cafe zeros in on reducing trash 17.4.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
A zero food waste cafe in Hong Kong is trying to tackle the financial hub's escalating trash problem by providing meals that are fully compostable, such as vegetables and herb flatbreads, and packaging that is turned into ...
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India's Air Quality Has Improved Due To Lockdown: Pollution Control Body 2.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide ''Janata Curfew'' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country with 91 cities recording air quality...
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Coronavirus lockdown has significantly improved air quality, says pollution control board 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Air Quality Index in Delhi at 4 pm was 69, in the ‘satisfactory’ category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
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Lockdown leads to lower air pollution levels 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The nationwide 'Janta Curfew' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country, with 91 cities recording air quality in the 'good' and 'satisfactory' category on March 29, a Central Pollution Control Board report has stated. Travel restrictions and the closure of industries have helped reduce the pollution level, it said.
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Corpn. to reclaim Perungudi land 17.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Skywalks planned at seven locations
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Pachchanady residents want allgarbage processed on daily basis 14.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
While expressing the urgent need to clear waste dumped at Mangaluru City Corporation’s landfill site at Pachchanady since long, a section of residents
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Helping authorities in waste management several households in Visakhapatnam take to home composting 13.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
Over 30, 000 households in the city have surged ahead with home composting and are reaping the benefits
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La Liga: Real Sociedad go fourth with win at Eibar's empty stadium 11.3.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Real Sociedad climbed to fourth in La Liga with a 2-1 win at Eibar on Tuesday, in the first Spanish match played without fans as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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Doddabelavangala residents demand closure of waste processing plant 9.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Allege that it is being mismanaged and contaminating their water sources
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A helping hand for the city’s waste collectors 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Not just providing the market avenue for the plastic waste they collect, Plastic For Change India Foundation has come forward to provide support to wa
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State to issue notice to BBMP to show cause on why it should not be dissolved 6.3.2020 Hindu: National
This for failing to enforce laws on Solid Waste Management: State tells HC
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Garbage-free streets still a distant dream for Guwahati 5.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Garbage-free streets still a distant dream for Guwahati
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Syringes, casts by the waterfront: Chennai flouts biomedical waste disposal rules 3.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Indiscriminate dumping of biomedical waste -- especially around waterbodies and in landfills -- is rampant and activists in the city are gravely concerned about its implications. What are the rules being violated and why are authorities unable to control this?
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‘Smart’ Pune’s garbage woes flare up again 2.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Residents continue to stop civic body’s garbage trucks from dumping in landfill near their villages
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Garbage slip: Families unhappy with restoration works 1.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj directs MCC to commence construction work of retaining wall
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Locals clean trash trail at Surajkund Mela venue 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
The 3-hour-long drive was carried out in parking, stall areas of the fair a week later
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City Buzz: Shaheen Bagh updates | Underwater Metro in Kolkata | Hope for Delhi pollution hotspots…and more 23.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Been busy during the week? Catch a recap of the most important news from our cities in our weekly round-up.
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