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Advanced waste to energy plant will be set up at Kozhikode

Minister for Local Administration KT Jaleel said that a private company has come forward to set up an advanced waste to energy plant in the limit of Kozhikode Corporation. Addressing the gathering after commissioning the Plastic Recycling Plant and shredding unit set up by the Kozhikode Corporation… read more →

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Waste Management Guntur Municipal Corporation inks MoU with ITC

Guntur Municipal Corporation entered into an agreement with ITC to maintain zero level garbage in the 23 and 24 wards in Guntur city. At a programme held, GMC commissioner Challa Anuradha entered an agreement with the ITC. The ITC has taken up the programme under Public Private Community Partnership… read more →

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Focus on native waste management models

Environmentalist Sunita Narain has expressed disappointment over the reluctance of administrators to implement successful native models for waste management. Addressing a session on ‘My Journey through India’s Green Movement’ at the Kerala Literature Festival, the Director-General of the Centre… read more →

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Tepid response to waste segregation project

The Municipal Corporation’s project of segregation of waste at source, which was launched on a pilot basis in Sectors 70 and 71 in Mohali, has failed to take off. On June 5, 2017 (World Environment Day), Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu had launched the project in the district for segregation… read more →

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Kalyan and Dombivli: NGO, residents team up with civic body to recycle plastic waste

While the Maharashtra government has proposed a ban on various plastic items from March onwards, suburban residents and NGO Urjaa Foundation have been working with the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) for more than a year to create awareness among citizens about reducing plastic use. They… read more →

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MMRDA plans to recycle Metro waste into construction material

In a bid to become eco-friendly, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is considering a proposal to recycle the construction and demolition waste generated during Metro work into construction material. The waste generated can be recycled into reusable raw materials for building… read more →

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Madhya Pradesh achieves complete door-to-door garbage collection

The Madhya Pradesh government has claimed to have become the first state in the country to fully achieve the target of the door-to-door garbage collection in areas under urban bodies. The survey was completed in 26 urban bodies in the first phase so far while in the second phase rest urban bodies across… read more →

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PIL hurdle for Cuttack solid waste project

The implementation of civic body's integrated solid waste management project-2016 has run into rough weather again. A councillor has challenged in Orissa High Court the finalisation of tender with Delhi-based Metro Waste Handling Private Limited as the lowest bidder at Rs 147.26 crore for the five-year… read more →

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E-waste polluting Delhi’s groundwater, soil: study

Improperly-handled electronic waste may be contaminating sections of the city’s groundwater and soil, according to a study by researchers at Jamia Millia Islamia. The scientists analysed soil samples from Mandoli’s Krishna Vihar — which has several mounds of unprocessed electronic waste — and… read more →

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NGT wants action plan for waste disposal in Bareilly

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Bareilly Nagar Nigam to identify and acquire land for setting up municipal solid waste processing plants. Directing the civic body to provide details of the total municipal solid waste generated within its limits, the Bench in its order sought information… read more →

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