User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Feb 13 2018 19:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Beyond Padman: Biodegradable pads, sustainable manufacturing and disposal system are need of the hour 13.2.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
End-to-end solutions around sanitary pads need to be chalked out for a true menstrual hygiene revolution in India | #FirstCulture
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Centre Mulling Policy For Management Of Landfill Sites 11.2.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The government will soon come up with a policy on management of landfill sites in the country, a top official of the environment ministry has said.
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Runway to green: Sustainable fashion in India 9.2.2018 Hindu: Home
How viable is our sustainable fashion market? Can glamour without guilt become a trend for the masses? We ask three experts to weigh in
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‘India can fix air, water quality with Japanese tech’ 8.2.2018 Hindu: News
Indo-Japan Chamber hosts seminar on environmental technologies
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Examine relocating monkeys to alternative site: HC to AAP govt 4.2.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court has asked the AAP government's forest department to examine and file a report on relocating monkeys to an alternative site instead of Asola sanctuary as the area was saturated with simians who had moved to nearby colonies and farmhouses. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, while asking the forest department to examine availability of an alternative site, remarked that in time people would be out of Delhi, which would be taken over by landfill sites and monkeys. Directions were also issued to the Wild Life Institute of India (WLII) to expedite the conclusion of the National Institute of Immunology's (NII) project to research and develop an immune-contraception vaccine to control the population of monkeys in the national capital. The bench also issued a notice to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) asking for its response on the issue of importing the vaccine as its development would take over five ...
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For Heaven's Sake, Do Your Duty: High Court To Authorities On Dengue 2.2.2018 NDTV News - Latest
"For heaven's sake, do your duty," an exasperated Delhi High Court today told the AAP government and the municipal corporations in the national capital in view of the recent dengue cases.
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Why burn garbage when there are better alternatives 1.2.2018 Citizen Matters
While there is no single recipe for waste management, following waste segregation and scientific management will reduce the problem of trash burning. »
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How to buy an eco friendly toothbrush 23.1.2018 Hindu: Leisure
How to save the world, a toothbrush at a time
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Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban Launches Smart Star-Rating for Garbage Free Cities 22.1.2018 General News
Cities can be rated as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 star based on their compliance with the protocol conditions specified for each of the rating. Further city should be ODF(Open Defecation Free) before it could be given rating of 3 star or above. While cities may self-declare themselves as 1-star, 2-star or 4-star, MoHUA will carry out an additional verification through an independent third party to certify cities as 3-star, 5-star or 7-star. Cities will need to get recertified themselves every year to retain their star-status.
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Union Urban Ministry launches star rating for garbage-free cities 20.1.2018 General News
Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday launched a star rating protocol for garbage-free cities in the country, where cities will be rated from one star to seven stars on the basis of several parameters identified by the ministry under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM).
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Managing waste in Bengaluru: Incineration is avoidable 18.1.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru has set out on a journey of managing its waste sustainably. Going for Waste to Energy plants that use incineration may not be a solution for this city. »
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Towards cities free of landfills 16.1.2018 HBL: Home
Name of the company: Clean India Ventures Set up in: 2015 Based in: New Delhi Founder: Alok Gupta Funding received: Self funded What it does: Works in the field of waste to compost. It crea...
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Swachh Bharat: A public health crisis is upon us; here is how to avert it 9.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
A campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission says 'put away your waste, make your city clean', but where should it be put away? A proper disposal mechanism is the only way forward, says Isher Judge Ahluwalia
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Using 'digital Lego', communities redesign India's slums 8.1.2018 Hindu: Home
For the past five years, UN Habitat has used Minecraft in its Block by Block programme, which aims to encourage some of the poorest communities in the developing world to participate in upgrading their common spaces.
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Use Swachhata App to Make Imphal No. 1 For Swachh... 4.1.2018 Kangla Online
Use Swachhata App to Make Imphal No. 1 For Swachh...
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This Indian city is turning a mountain of trash into cash 2.1.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
India's cities are among the largest garbage generators in the world, producing about 62 million tonnes of waste every year
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Methanol economy to cut oil import bill by 20%: V.K. Saraswat 19.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Recommending a big push for "methanol economy", NITI Aayog Member V.K. Saraswat on Tuesday said it would not only curb the rising pollution level due to combustion of petrol and diesel, but would also cut India's oil import bill by at least 20 per cent over the next three years.
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Young designers shaping up fashion industry with new thoughts, ideas 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Padma Raj Keshri, Helena Bajaj Larsen, Mohammed Mazhar, Ayushman Mitra and Anvita Sharma along with Asit Barik are some of the young names in the design world who want to change the way fashion is perceived in India.
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The joke is on us: Rohan Chakravarty's Green Humour enlightens people about threat to ecology 10.12.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Rohan Chakravarty, who moved to Delhi from Nagpur not long ago, inherited his love for wildlife from his grandfather. He's particularly partial to birds.
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Delhi, you breathed 'normal' December air yesterday for 1st time in 3 years 8.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
Thursday was the first time that normal air quality was seen across Delhi-NCR since October 7 this year, while this is the first December to have normal air in the last three years, officials said.
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