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Telangana inks MoU with ISE Foods, Clean Authority of Tokyo for solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Telangana has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Clean Authority of Tokyo on Friday for solid waste management. The two sides will exchange expertise and build technical cooperation...

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Government seeks tech solutions for waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

The government is seeking technological solutions for managing the huge untreated waste across the country which is not only leading to poor sanitary conditions but also damaging the environment...

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Subject Tags: waste , waste management

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to finalize waste-to-energy plant’s tariff soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 8, 2018

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has completed the process to determinate tariff for electricity to be generated at the waste-to-energy project of the Nagpur Municipal...

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Manipur gets waste management plant to preserve green cover

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 8, 2018

In an endeavour to protect and preserve the green cover of northeastern state of Manipur, a solid waste treatment plant has been set up at Lamdeng at Lamdeng in Imphal West.

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No new landfill site: NGT slams agencies

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday rapped Delhi Development Authority (DDA), DSIIDC and other local authorities including the corporations for failing to identify alternative landfill...

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Indore Municipal Corporation introduces high tech garbage transpfer stations

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

In a move to optimize its garbage transfer system, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has come up with high-tech transfer stations that will help them reduce operation and maintenance cost....

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UN warns of severe health risks from electronic/electrical waste in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

The UN has warned about the health and environmental dangers from the processing of e-waste -- the discarded electronic and electrical material -- by the informal sector in India without proper...

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management

CSE launches forum of 20 cities to help segregate waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Tuesday launched a forum of 20 cities that have adopted or are willing to adopt waste segregation and management practices. The forum included the...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to set up dry waste centres in city, 5 of them in South Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to set up 35 dry waste collection and processing centres across Mumbai. Five of these will be in installed in south Mumbai in areas...

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Bihar: 571 private hospitals fail to dispose of biomedical waste properly

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Total 571 private hospitals in Patna, Nalanda, Buxar, Bhojpur, Rohtas and Kaimur districts in Patna division don't dispose their biomedical waste in the prescribed scientific manner set by...

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