User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Jul 17 2019 18:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Bio-Gas Production 15.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Biomass and organic waste sources like paddy straw, farm stubble, agricultural residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud, distillery spent wash, municipal solid waste, sewage treatment plantswaste, etc. offer huge potential for biogas production.
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Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem
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China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media 9.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests.
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Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup 8.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Diseases, food shortages plague migrant "jungle camp" in Bosnia 26.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.
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50 Dogs Killed By Municipal Agency In Telangana, Some Buried At Landfill 23.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Over 50 dogs were killed by a municipal agency at Vikrabad in Telangana, the police said. Some of the carcasses of the dogs were found buried at a landfill on the outskirts of the city, 75 km from...
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Pioneering RWAs felicitated with Green Awards 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Five Resident Welfare Associations across the city have been recognised by the TNPCB for their adoption of environment-friendly practices. This is what they've been doing.
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Waste mounds in open landfills grow higher as Kolkata brazenly ignores SWM rules 6.6.2019 Citizen Matters
In Kolkata's Dhapa and other neighbouring municipalities, open landfills lie filled to the brim with unsegregated waste. Biomedical waste disposal too does not uniformly conform to the rules formulated. A lax administration merely looks on and introduces token measures in select pockets.
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Nagaland puts together waste management policy 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland puts together waste management policy
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The big news: Indian Navy and ISRO join search for missing IAF AN-32 plane, and 9 other top stories 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: Giriraj Singh mocked a BJP leader and others for attending an Iftar party, and Ashok Gehlot blamed Sachin Pilot for his son’s election loss.
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Delhi: Garbage mountain at Ghazipur landfill will be taller than Taj Mahal by 2020, says report 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An unidentified Delhi municipal official told news agency AFP that 2,000 tonnes of garbage are dumped at the landfill every day.
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India's Tallest Rubbish Mountain May Rise Higher Than Taj Mahal 4.6.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The country'stallest rubbish mountain in Delhi is on course to rise higher than the Taj Mahal in the next year, becoming a fetid symbol for what the UN considers the world's most polluted capital.
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Eco India: Scraps from Delhi’s flower market have transformed these women waste-pickers into artists 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
How an alternate livelihood project changed the lives of waste-pickers sandwiched between Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill and the city’s largest flower market.
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Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei 17.5.2019 Reuters: World News
I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102.
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Cancer, lung ailments are on the rise in Kolkata. Yet the city is doing little to curb air pollution 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
It has the highest age-adjusted incidence of lung cancer among major Indian cities and 4 out of every 10 persons suffer from obstructive airways diseases.
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Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
From flawed solid waste management to vehicular emissions, Kolkata's abysmal quality of air has many causes. When will the government wake up?
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Compost plant starts working in Adampur Chhavani again 13.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) dumps the waste in landfill site situated in Adampur Chhavni and now it has been decided to use the waste again, to convert it into organic fertilizers and with it, electronic weight system and for security point of view CCTV’s are also installed. It is notable that earlier the […]
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Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management, but how? 11.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In an interview with Citizen Matters, Corporation Commissioner G Prakash talks about the plan to decentralise the handling and management of 100% of wet waste generated in the city, and the efforts under way to implement the same.
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