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How Gurugram went back on its waste segregation promise

A year after chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the integrated solid waste management plant, the project hangs in uncertainty amid controversies. The crux of the solid waste management disaster facing the city, it has emerged, is that the contractor is not implementing “segregation at… read more →

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Smart cities let transport take lead, put safety & waste disposal in back seat

While urban transport is the topmost investment priority for cities selected under the government's Smart City Mission, safety and solid waste management issues are at the bottom of the list. In a presentation made to the parliamentary standing committee on urban development, the housing and urban affairs… read more →

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Aligarh Municipal Corporation makes bricks using garbage

The Aligarh Municipal Corporation in collaboration with a waste management company is making 'eco-friendly' bricks. These bricks are made using garbage, concrete and cement. The authorities are even looking forward to decrease the weight of the bricks for better results. read more →

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Now, focus to be on achieving 100% waste segregation in Navi Mumbai

After being adjudged the best in solid waste management followed by the overall nationwide cleanliest rank (9th), NMMC chief has charted out plans to improve its cleanliness standard. The Navi Mumbai civic body has topped among the civic bodies in Maharashtra and in western India in Swachh Survekshan,… read more →

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Mumbai plastic ban: After this, next focus will be e-waste management

Even as the state prepares for the ban (despite its implementation), Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has already started working towards their next focus area — e-waste management. After plastic ban, they will focus on e-waste. It will again be the extended producer’s responsibility here… read more →

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Smaller Indian Cities Better At Managing Waste Than Larger Ones

Some of India’s smallest cities, such as Vengurla and Panchgani in Maharashtra, and mid-level cities, such as Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, are more efficient in managing waste compared to similarly populated or larger cities, according to a recently released report on 20 cities across… read more →

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Mangaluru-based APD Foundation launches website for waste management

A unique website dedicated to waste segregation, recycleindia.Org, has been launched by the city-based Anti-Pollution Drive (APD) Foundation. APD founder Abdullah A Rehman said in a release that recycleindia.Org was developed after the foundation received an award from the UN-Habitat and Narotam Sekharia… read more →

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Pali hill residents inaugurate waste-to-energy plant to cut down city’s garbage load

The plant, set up on 100 sqm of the Pali Hill Water Reservoir on Nargis Dutt Road, will use anaerobic digestion technology to treat 800 kg of wet waste daily and produce biogas. This energy will be used to power 68 streetlights and eight bulbs on a 1-km stretch. The dry waste will be sent to a recycling… read more →

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MC of Bathinda to take up garbage collection on its own

Starting May 1, the Municipal Corporation of Bathinda will start the door-to-door garbage collection on its own. It will take over the work from JITF, which is bound by the contract to do the work till April 30. The MC will continue the collection according to a slightly modified plan. The MC will collect… read more →

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MCB still to decide on new garbage collection firm

With the last date, April 30, for JITF company to leave the door-to-door garbage collection work in the city is drawing close, the Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) is still groping in the dark whether it will get this work done from its staff or will outsource to a contractor. Even the Municipal… read more →

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