User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Aug 30 2018 12:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report 30.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report
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Delhi’s Qutb Minar has competition … from tower of garbage! 18.8.2018 Citizen Matters
46 percent of municipal solid waste generated in the capital is left unprocessed. Landfill sites are filled beyond capacity, with the height of Ghazipur dump now just eight metres less than that of the national monument. A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the inaction of the environment ministry and the Delhi government.
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Solid Waste In Delhi A "Very Serious Problem", Says Supreme Court 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Supreme Court today said that solid waste in Delhi is a "very serious problem" and asked the Lieutenant Governor to constitute a committee to deal with the issue.
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Delhi's Solid Waste Issue "Very Critical", Set Up Committee: Top Court 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The problem of solid waste in Delhi is "very critical" and the cooperation of citizens was needed to deal with it, the Supreme Court today said and asked the Lieutenant Governor (LG) to set up an...
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"Dump Garbage Near Delhi Lt Governor's House": Supreme Court's Outburst 6.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today said that Delhi was facing an "emergency situation" due to mountains of garbage as it expressed dissatisfaction over the response of authorities on waste management.
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Ban on single-use plastic won't help 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
Plastic bags are but one aspect of India's growing waste management crisis, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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In 1.5 years, bE-Responsible helps process 15 tonnes of e-waste scientifically 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Keeping e-waste away from landfills and making sure they aren't processed unscientifically is a challenge. This programme has been able to achieve some success in the issue. »
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Why shunning thermocol needs to be an essential mandate of every plastic ban 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Thermocol is a threat to the environment and poses serious health hazards for everyone. It is high time we considered more eco-friendly and safer alternatives. »
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Is a blanket ban on use of plastic really necessary? 21.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The problem, say experts, is not so much the use of plastic as the lack of effort to recycle and reuse it.
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Chennai’s growing tribe of cloth-diapering moms doing their bit for the planet 17.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
They are convenient, have a relatively friendly environmental footprint and work out to be cheaper than you'd think. And a good number of Chennai moms are saying 'aye' to these modern cloth diapers. Would you make the switch? »
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After Top Court's Garbage Rebuke, Lt Governor's Office Says Work Underway 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Days after the Supreme Court castigated Lt Governor Anil Baijal for doing nothing to get the "mountains of garbage" cleared, his office today said that work is already underway to address these...
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3 Pilot Projects To Be Launched To Tackle Air Pollution In Delhi 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ahead of the critical months of November and December when air quality dips to severe levels in Delhi, the Environment Ministry has lined up a host of measures to tackle dust pollution, including...
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SC slams 'superman' LG for inaction in clearing Delhi's 'mountains of garbage' 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Referring to the "mountains of garbage" at the three landfill sites -- Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa-- the court said no action has been taken by authorities, including the office of the LG due to which Delhi was facing the serious problem.
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On Delhi Garbage, Supreme Court's 'Superman' Snub To Lt Governor 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Supreme Court slams Lt Governor over Delhi garbage: "You say I have power, I am superman, but don't do anything"
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Supreme Court comes down hard against garbage mess in Delhi, waterlogging in Mumbai 10.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Supreme Court slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy.
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"Delhi Buried Under Garbage, Mumbai Sinking": Top Court Slams Government 10.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Delhi is getting buried under mounds of garbage and Mumbai is sinking under water, but the government is doing nothing, the Supreme Court said today. It fined 10 states and two union territories for...
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Mumbai sinking, Delhi being buried under garbage, but govt does nothing: SC 10.7.2018 Rediff: News
'When the courts intervene, we are attacked for judicial activism'
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Chennai Buzz: Updates on plastic ban, new sewage well in Besant Nagar and more 9.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Had a very busy week? Weren't able to catch all the news from your city? Never too late. Here's our quick wrap of some interesting headlines from the week gone by. »
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Beat plastic: Yes, but how? 16.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Despite rules and bans in place, attempts to beat plastic use and pollution in our cities have been hardly effective. Experts weigh in on what could be done to change that. »
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