User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Jun 19 2016 22:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Innovation at its worst 19.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Innovation at its worst
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Soon, Clean-up Marshalls to catch litterbugs on streets 17.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Think before you spit and litter in public. 'Clean-up Marshalls' are watching you. In an attempt ensure clean neighbourhoods, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has planned to deploy these 'marshals' to keep vigil and penalise those who lack civic sense. The new concept was mooted by palike Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad here at the "Hasiru Habba" programme, which was hosted by Hasiru Dala and Clean City Recyclers Association (CCRA) for ragpickers. He later told Deccan Herald, "The BBMP would rope in retired army personnel, who would be deployed in all the wards. These 'marshalls', in uniforms, will be empowered to penalise those littering public spaces. "There are more than 25,000 pourakarmikas going door-to-door and roughly 30,000 ragpickers. In spite of all this, a few continue to throw garbage from windows and also from vehicles leading to blackspots. This must come to an end," he said. He added there was already a discussion to introduce the Clean-up Marshal concept with Bengaluru ...
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An effort to promote biodigester in city 14.6.2016 Hindu: News
An innovative, low-cost technology for treating human waste – developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – can aid in putting an end to the current situation of manual scave...
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No laughing stork 10.6.2016 HBL: Home
The loss of wetlands and tree cover pushes an endangered species to roost in a dumping ground near Guwahati
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Photospeak | Scavenger in danger 6.6.2016 Hindu: Home
On World Environment Day, we look at an endangered species in India that mostly feeds off Guwahati's garbage dumps — the greater adjutant stork
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The waste-side story 6.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
The waste-side story
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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Shuddha 5.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shuddha
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The waste-side story 4.6.2016 Hindu: Society
Fact and fiction met poignantly at an event organised to discuss the concerns of waste pickers
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Child labour law violated 3.6.2016 The Telegraph : North East
A section of scrap dealers in the district are engaging children below the age of 14 years as rag-pickers in violation of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
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Suchitwa Mission to rope in ragpickers 30.5.2016 Hindu: Home
The Suchitwa Mission is in the process of setting up a resource recovery centre (RRC) in every district as part of its mammoth task of segregating plastic and other non-biodegradable items from solid ...
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Change comes from a cup after puberty 30.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
After puberty hit, and for a long time thereafter, all discussions on menstrual hygiene, both at home and school.
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Segregation process, new headache of solid waste management facility 29.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
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Change comes from a cup 28.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, City Express finds out that most napkins are not disposed the right way.
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Scavenger birds suffer due to improper disposal of garbage 25.5.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
Improper waste disposal methods have a devastating impact on scavenger birds.Many of these birds get hurt and some even die.
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Wait for releif gets longer for manual scavenger's family 25.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
A compensation of Rs10 lakh must be paid for the families of manual scavengers who lose their life during work.
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