User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 07:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tired of promises, Delhiites seek an end to garbage crisis 23.3.2017 DNA: Popular News
With municipal polls round the corner, Delhiites have made it clear that they are in no mood for any more empty promises as far as the garbage crisis in the city is concerned. The problem of solid waste management has been haunting the residents for far too long, and people now want some concrete solutions. "There is no proper garbage collection system. In most areas, garbage is overflowing from dhalaos (landfills), leading to unhygienic and unhealthy living conditions. The overall cleanliness of our area has severely deteriorated," said BS Vohra, a resident of Krishna Nagar and President of the East Delhi Residents Welfare Association (RWA) Joint Front. In the last two years, the municipal sanitation workers in east Delhi have gone on a strike for as many as five times, over issues such as delayed salary payment. The entire region is dotted with dhalaos bursting at the seams and roads are lined with garbage. The overflowing dhalaos in residential colonies have given birth to a stray animal menace as ...
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Residents choke as Bhandewadi fire continues to rage on Day 2 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Transport dept cracks whip on errant PUC centres 22.3.2017 Hindu: News
Officials say 48 facilities providing Pollution Under Control certificates are ‘flouting norms’
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14 more Delhi pollution monitoring stations by October 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday ordered the setting up of 14 more pollution monitoring stations by October and directed all agencies concerned to strictly implement measures to tackle air pollution in the national capital.
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‘Swachh’ Delhi a distant dream 21.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Despite promises of the BJP-led civic bodies, the Capital is more or less as dirty as it was five years ago
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A touch of recycling, Japanese style 18.3.2017 Hindu: Home
There are no trash cans in Tokyo. Or at least none when you really need to get rid of that increasingly insipid wad of chewing gum. One reason for this litter bin lacuna is that the Japanese are acute...
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BJP report card ahead of Delhi civic polls 18.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Nearly five years after the BJP released its manifesto for elections to Delhi’s municipal corporations, over half the promises laid out in the document remain unfulfilled.
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Pirana poison leaching into groundwater: Panel 17.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Ethiopia trash dump landslide death toll rises to 115 16.3.2017 Zee News : World
Emergency workers in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa searched through a mountain of garbage for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the death toll from a landslide at a rubbish landfill site rose to 115.
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PAWS brings mangroves’ destruction to govt. attention 16.3.2017 Hindu: News
Urges State mangrove cell to stop debris dumping near Manori-Gorai belt, Charkop
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Phoenix rising 14.3.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
How construction & demolition waste is being used for new products and reconstruction
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Death toll reaches 72 in Ethiopia landfill collapse 14.3.2017 Zee News : World
The death toll has risen to 72 after Saturday's collapse of a mountain of garbage in a landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, state broadcaster EBC reported today.
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Ethiopia landfill collapse: Death toll reaches 65 14.3.2017 India Today| Must Read
A mountain of garbage in a landfill just outside the capital, Addis Ababa, collapsed on Saturday.
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Death toll reaches 65 in Ethiopia landfill collapse 14.3.2017 All International Stories
Many victims were women and children as makeshift homes inside Koshe landfill were buried in debris
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Death toll reaches 65 in Ethiopia landfill collapse 14.3.2017 TOI: Home
Ethiopian officials say the death toll has risen to 65 after Saturday's collapse of a mountain of garbage in a landfill just outside the capital. ​A mountain of garbage in a landfill just outside the capital had collapsed on Saturday.
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Ethiopia garbage dump landslide toll soars to 65 14.3.2017 BusinessLine - World
The disaster on Saturday at the dump flattened dozens of homes of people living in the Koshe dump
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48 people killed in garbage dump landslide in Ethiopia 13.3.2017 BusinessLine - News
At least 48 people, 15 of them children, were killed in a landslide at a huge garbage dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the city's spokesman said on Monday. Hundreds of pe...
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Dump landslide killed 46 people in Ethiopia 13.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Dump landslide killed 46 people in Ethiopia
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Ethiopia: At least 48 die in rubbish landslide 13.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Ethiopia: At least 48 die in rubbish landslide
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Dump landslide killed 46 people in Ethiopia 13.3.2017 Zee News : World
A landslide on Sunday killed at least 46 people at a waste dump outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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