User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Dec 06 2019 21:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Migrants in Bosnia refuse to move from forest camp 6.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Bowing to international pressure, Bosnian authorities agreed on Friday to dismantle a makeshift refugee camp of freezing snow-covered tents, but some migrants living there have been refusing food in protest at being resettled.
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India needs to rethink Master Planning – and Delhi can lead the way 3.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The case for a livelihood-centred approach.
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Garbage to gold: Shillong women’s group shows the way 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Ambitious, big-money plans remain on paper, but a women's self help group comprised of ragpickers-turned-recyclers could help the hill station solve its ugly waste crisis.
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Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: U.N. 13.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Southeast Asian countries, among the world's worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
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Eco India: A Mumbai-based company is ensuring that the least amount of garbage is sent to landfills 10.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
How India’s untreated garbage can potentially generate resource value through integrated waste management solutions.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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US Woman Wanted Free Dirt. Her Yard Was Buried By Over 100 Truckloads 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When Rosmery Vega's brother sent her Facebook ads exclaiming "Free dirt and Yard Leveling!" she thought she had found the perfect solution to shore up the sagging fence in the backyard of her...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Winter poses new threat to migrants in Bosnian forest camp 1.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia are short of food and bedding and at growing risk as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, aid workers say.
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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Two Wanted Criminals Arrested In Delhi 15.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two wanted criminals after separate encounters in the national capital on Monday evening, officials said.
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Plastics: How a material that was supposed to revolutionise the future became a dreaded pollutant 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hinted that restrictions on single-use plastic could be announced soon.
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Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers.
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Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns.
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Gujarat: Engineering students make bricks from mining waste 3.9.2019 DNA
Sustainable Living: This will address the problem of waste & prevent fertile soil being used
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Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles 29.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Residents around Bellahalli landfill protest | Slump in Ganesha idol sales | Flooding in Panathur 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around Thursday, garbage started piling up in Bengaluru, as the residents around Bellahalli landfill prevented the city's waste from being dumped there. Read more on this, and other news from the city, in our weekly roundup
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Garbage crisis in city | Complaints system for bad roads | Milk bank in Vani Vilas Hospital 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The city slips into a garbage crisis as Bellahalli dumpsite fills up, High Court orders BBMP to set up a complaints system on road conditions within six weeks, the first government-run milk bank in south India will start in Vani Vilas Hospital soon. Read more on what's happened in Bengaluru this week
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In Greece's Aegean Sea, divers find 'gulf of plastic corals' 31.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Like colourful corals, they swayed in the underwater current.
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