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189th Day Of Lockdown

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waste management

Smart dustbin system developed by IIT Madras start-up to prevent COVID-19 spread

The digital waste management system can generate alerts to sanitation teams at regular intervals on fill levels

27 Apr 2020 5:00 PM

Shanghai battles against China's rising mountain of trash

Shanghai launched Chiana's most ambitious garbage separation and recycling programme ever.

14 Jul 2019 12:02 PM

U'khand: Gupta family to pay entire cost of waste disposal in Auli

They have agreed to pay the entire cost of cleaning up after their mega wedding functions left Auli with major waste management problems.

25 Jun 2019 9:27 AM

FMCG steps up on World Oceans Day

On World Oceans Day, Nestlé India conducts cleanliness drive across locations in India.

08 Jun 2019 6:28 PM

Global framework to manage plastic pollution

UN states that nearly all of the world's countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the US being a notable exception.

11 May 2019 11:19 AM


European Union delegation takes tips from municipal body

As per Ms Sharma, the EDMC has been making consistent efforts towards better management of solid waste.

30 Jun 2018 5:03 AM

HC stays order that barred corporators

The bench said that the councillors deserved to have a chance to be heard and hence stayed the order.

30 May 2018 1:47 AM

Uttan residents call-off bandh planned in June

The decision to temporarily postpone the bandh came after an assurance by Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) officials.

29 May 2018 2:00 AM

Innovative technologies to help fulfil New India vision, says Gadkari

Under the challenge, grants of up to Rs 1 crore and mentorship will be given to the winning ideas.

26 Apr 2018 4:21 PM

Space study fashionable, waste management isn’t

A huge economic opportunity arises from incorporating good waste management.

17 Apr 2018 12:45 AM


PFC enters ‘Waste-to-Energy' segment, lends Rs 290 cr to Bawana proj

The country's largest WTE project of 24 MW is being operated by Ramky Group.

16 Apr 2018 3:02 PM

Best out of waste

We start with educating school children and societies about different types of wastes.

22 Mar 2018 12:18 AM

Errant housing societies can set own deadline to sort waste

Under the MRTP Act, of the 162 societies that were issued notices, 34 have complied, while 13 have sought an extension.

07 Feb 2018 5:49 AM

Sea of plastic: Bali announces ‘garbage emergency’

Often dubbed a paradise on earth, the Indonesian holiday island has become an embarrassing poster child for the country’s trash problem.

28 Dec 2017 2:00 PM

For misusing trash space, 103 CHS members may face prison

The BMC has asked them to set up composting unit within a month.

02 Dec 2017 1:29 AM


Manage waste efficiently

‘Improved consumerism’, enforcement of waste collection charge is need of the hour.

18 Sep 2017 3:15 AM

Don’t ‘waste’ your garbage

Another harsh reality peculiar to India is that managing or handling of garbage is seen as the job of certain people.

18 Sep 2017 3:02 AM

Kohinoor complex leads way in waste management

The complex has also started selling excess manure to nearby societies.

29 Jun 2017 1:27 AM

Toxicants linked to lipid metabolism

The study conducted in India focused on how poor waste management and sanitation practices impact public health and environment.

12 Jun 2017 9:16 AM

Why shouldn't you be fined: NGT asks major waste generators

NGT asked the defaulting bodies to reply within 2 weeks why they should not be asked to pay Rs 5 lakh for failing to manage waste.

10 Apr 2017 8:25 PM