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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation commissions new construction waste recycling unit

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 21, 2017

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commissioned a new facility at Rohini for recycling of construction and demolition waste generated by its construction works.

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Government exploring PPP model for handling e-waste in commercially viable manner

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 21, 2017

The Government is exploring the possibility of setting up an eco-park under public-private partnership mode to make research and development in e-waste recycling commercially viable, the...

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National Green Tribunal cracks whip on major waste generators, slaps hefty fines

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

The National Green Tribunal today cracked the whip on major waste generators in the city, including 5-star hotels and banquet halls, slapping fines of as high as Rs 7 lakh each on some of them...

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Subject Tags: NGT , waste management

CPCB given extended producer responsibility authorisation under the new e-waste rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

The Central Pollution Control Board has been given the Extended Producer Responsibility(EPR) authorisation under the new e-waste rules, diverting it from the state pollution boards, the...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation plans a plant to convert construction waste into bricks

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) B ward, that covers areas like Masjid, Sandhurst Road, Dongri, Mohammad Ali Road and Yusuf Mehar Ali Road, has been planning to set up a plant to...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: 23,000 housing societies get notice over waste segregation

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

With the plan of making waste segregation mandatory from October, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) solid waste management department (SWD) has issued notices to over 23,000 housing...

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Gurugram civic body and RWAs to install zero waste garbage plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

In order to keep a check on garbage generation the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) in collaboration with various Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) of Gurugram has decided to install...

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Delhi High Court demands report of bye-laws for solid waste management

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCD) on their efficacy to curtail the increasing cases of malaria, dengue and chikunguniya in the city...

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Subject Tags: waste , waste management

IoT helps Telangana automate urban waste recycling operations

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

Digitising waste management processes is one of the priorities for any state government developmental programme. A first of its kind by any state government, the Telangana government has decided...

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Bhandewadi waste to energy plant to be completed in 2 years: Nagpur Municipal Corporation

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Wednesday informed the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court (HC) that it would complete the much-needed waste to energy project at Bhandewadi within two...

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