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This Mumbai housing society is close to becoming ‘zero waste’

By : editor_2, Aug 14, 2018

Within a span of two months, a housing society in Borivli has managed to segregate and treat all the waste that it generates, sending only a small fraction of its trash to dumping grounds....

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NGT orders FIR against 124 polluting industries in west UP

By : editor_2, Aug 9, 2018

In a strong-worded order on Wednesday, the National Green Tribunal directed the state pollution control board to register an FIR against 124 industrial units...

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Waste management: Delhi facing 'emergency situation', says Supreme Court

By : editor_2, Aug 7, 2018

The Supreme Court today said that Delhi was facing an "emergency situation" due to mountains of garbage as it expressed dissatisfaction over the response of authorities on waste management....

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IKEA will take back your old furniture, resell it and give you the money

By : editor_2, Aug 7, 2018

In some ways there is nothing new about buying second-hand furniture - antique stores have done it for centuries.

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Kerala: Bidders term waste-to-energy project risk-prone, impractical

By : editor_2, Aug 6, 2018

The state government seems to be grappling with lack of clarity over the waste-to-energy plants being proposed across various districts. The bidders who took...

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Landfills to help solid waste management plants cope with excess waste

By : editor_2, Aug 6, 2018

There is, more often than not, a price to be paid for cleanliness. There are, as the cliché goes, no free lunches. And...

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No hazardous waste unit in Delhi complying with rules; NGT gives states 3 months to set up TSDF

By : editor_2, Aug 3, 2018

All 1,100 units for disposal of hazardous waste in Delhi are operating without complying with the rules, the city government has told the National Green Tribunal which directed all states to set...

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MNRE Approves Program on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

By : editor_2, Aug 2, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved a program called “Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Waste/Residue” with modified terms and conditions from 2017-18 to...

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As NGT serves closure notice to 119 factories of West UP for causing water pollution, MSMEs ask for time & solution

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

As the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT’s) deadline to shut down as many as 119 industries in western Uttar Pradesh has arrived, the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are at distress....

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Smart City to be made a zero discharge zone

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

When Kochi is grappling with the issue of waste disposal, the city’s upcoming premier IT park Smart City-Kochi is setting an example by its plans to configure the park as a ‘zero discharge zone...

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