User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Jul 17 2018 12:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Wild West Innovation pledges to make India plastic-free 9.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 9 (NewsVoir): Plastic waste and its treatment is a growing concern globally, to the extent that the United Nations declared the theme for the World Environment Day 2018 to be 'Beat
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Cabinet approves Agreement between India and France on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development. 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of the Agreement signed between India and France in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in March, 2018. The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years.
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The Glaring Need for E-Waste Management in India 5.6.2018 Sify Finance
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There is a strong link between plastic and poverty: Heather Koldewey 5.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Environmentalist Heather Koldewey emphasises the need for finding a sustainable solution to protect marine life
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‘There is a strong link between plastic and poverty’ 5.6.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Environmentalist Heather Koldewey emphasises the need for finding a sustainable solution to protect marine life
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“Need to create an Adequate Funding Mechanism to Implement waste Regulations”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 4.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising the importance of documenting success stories in States that can be disseminated to other States across the country, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has stressed the need to create an adequate funding mechanism for implementing waste regulations, considering that one of the major issues faced by municipal corporations is the lack of financial resources.
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Where does the plastic waste in Indian cities go? 2.6.2018 Citizen Matters
A reality check on the plastic waste management practices of major Indian cities shows that there has been limited success of anti-plastic policies, even as the country gears up to host World Environment Day 2018, with the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution". »
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7-Star Rating Protocol meet to assess ‘Swachata’ quotient 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
First of its kind tool designed on SMART approach
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The packaging also matters 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
What you bathe with and what it is wrapped in can make a difference
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