User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Apr 25 2015 06:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dhapa dumping ground ceases to exist 25.4.2015 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
It’s a place that is 70 feet above ground level. Several groups of rag-pickers are seen busy collecting plastic materials from heaps of garbage being transported every now and then by ...
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Students learn all about waste managment 24.4.2015 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
As part of environment awareness and conservation drive launched by UT department of environment and NGO Yuvsatta on World Earth Day, 50 girls of Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, participated in 'Garbage Run' on ...
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Earth Day: Bicycle rally from Open Hand today 22.4.2015 TOI: Chandigarh Times
The 45th Earth Day celebrations will begin with a bicycle rally in Chandigarh on Wednesday. To be organized by the department of environment and NGO Yuvsatta, more than 150 students from various schools in Chandigarh will participate in the ...
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Tech help to celebrate scrap dealers as recyclers 19.4.2015 TOI: Chennai
The scrap dealer at the street corner may present an unedifying sight, but technology has come to celebrate the importance of these people who spend their day with discarded stuff, including electronic ...
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Death comes calling for three in city 15.4.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Death comes calling for three in city
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Mumbai to celebrate Ambedkar’s birth anniversary today but where’s caste parity? 13.4.2015 TOI: Mumbai
A study of Mumbai’s garbage disposal system shows that over 80% of those involved in the process and 60-70% of those who clean the sewers are still ...
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KWA procures machines to clean sewerage lines 13.4.2015 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Equipment to give relief to manual scavengers
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No need for total ban on flexi layer plastic; can be recycled, says hygiene body 12.4.2015 HBL: Home
IBHA to look at sustainable, innovative solutions to recycle this type of plastic
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Now, they have a dignified life 11.4.2015 Hindu: National
15 people, who were into manual scavenging, get jobs in a hospital
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Naidu wants AP Official to Focus on Beautification of Towns 8.4.2015 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today directed the municipal administration officials to focus on modernisation and beautification of towns in the state.
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Dalit manual scavenger's unbelievable journey 5.4.2015 TOI: Home
As a child, the longest distance Usha had travelled was the two kilometre walk from Hazurigate Harijan Colony in Alwar (Rajasthan) to the houses where her mother worked as a manual scavenger.
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Once ‘untouchable’, now invited to speak in British University 5.4.2015 Hindu: National
Until recently, Usha Chaumar used to be a manual scavenger in Alwar, Rajasthan, but she is now presented as the changing face of Indian society.
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Dump yard a breeding ground for diseases 4.4.2015 Punjab News, Ludhiana News, Ludhiana City News | Times of India Punjab News
TOI citizen journalist Gauravdeep Singh takes a look at massive garbage problem in Jawahar Nagar, Jawahar Nagar dump yard has become a breeding ground for diseases.
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Gujarat leads in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission 3.4.2015 Hindu: National
Odisha leads in community toilet building
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Sell defunct computers, peripherals at your doorstep! 2.4.2015 Hindu: Vijayawada
Srikanth has been purchasing e-waste from people in the city for the last one year
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Heggeri playground sports ugly look with pools of slop 30.3.2015 TOI: Cities
The Dr BR Ambedkar playground at Heggeri on Karwar Road, which is used by locals and organisations, sports an ugly look with pools of drainage water.
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'30 kg Plastic Can be Found in Every Dead Cow, Buffalo' 29.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
Javadekar says a ‘plastic carry-bag free India’ campaign will be launched soon as 15k tonnes of plastic waste is generated of which only 9k tonnes is collected for recycling
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Shocking! 30-kg plastic can be found in every dead cow/buffalo in India, says Prakash Javadekar 28.3.2015 Oneindia.in: News
Hyderabad, Mar 28: At least 30 kilograms of plastic can be found from the stomach of every cow or buffalo which dies in India, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here today, adding that a 'plastic carry-bag free India' campaign would
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30-kg plastic can be found in every dead cow/buffalo in India 28.3.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
At least 30 kilograms of plastic can be found from the stomach of every cow or buffalo which dies in India, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday, adding that a 'plastic carry-bag free India' campaign would be soon launched.
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Javadekar says every dead cow in India contains 30kg plastic 28.3.2015 Hindu: News
A “plastic carry-bag-free India” public campaign will soon be launched with stricter law enforcement
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