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Uttarakhand to start disposing of over 28 lakh metric tonnes of legacy waste

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2020

The Uttarakhand government has now set a one-year deadline to dispose of around 28 lakh metric tonnes of ‘legacy waste’ that has been piling up over 20 years. The state government is opting to treat the waste in different ways, by using it to generate electricity, biogas, etc...

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Subject Tags: India , waste management

In absence of NGT directions on waste mgmt, biz goes on as usual

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 10, 2020

Though clear directions about the revised deadline for implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules-2016 are yet to be announced by the...

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Adequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan: NGT

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 6, 2020

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday said adequate steps were not being taken against unregulated dumping of solid waste on the flood plains of the Yamuna in the temple town of Vrindavan....

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Recycling crucial in current scenario, say experts at climate change conference in Hyderabad

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 30, 2020

India is facing a huge waste management challenge, especially plastic waste, said experts at climate change conference hosted by the British...

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Haryana CM urges officials to set up model clusters for waste management

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 23, 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday directed officials to explore the possibilities of setting up clusters involving contiguous villages at...

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Bombay HC seeks state, MPCB reply on plea alleging disposal of Covid waste at Kalyan dumping ground

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 2, 2020

The Bombay High Court has directed the state government, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) to respond to a public interest...

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Recykal in pact with UNDP, HCCB for plastic waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Recykal, a digital technology company in the waste management space, has partnered with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) for Project Prithvi, a joint initiative for developing sustainable plastic waste management practices...

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Platinum Green tag for Kochi Metro wing

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 13, 2020

The Kochi Metro’s Operations Command Centre (OCC) at Muttom and six new metro stations have been awarded Platinum Green certification. Besides the OCC, the Ernakulam south, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytilla, Thykoodam and Petta stations have received the certification. Its...

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Blue Planet raises US$25 million from Nomura

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 26, 2020

Singapore-headquartered Blue Planet Environmental Solutions Pte Ltd (Blue Planet) today announced it has raised US$25 million from Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank. This strategic engagement by Nomura’s Loans and Principal Investments Area in Asia ex-Japan will help Blue...

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Dayananda Sagar University collaborates with Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog to establish AIC-DSU innovation lab

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2020

To promote the culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among students and researchers, Dayanand Sagar University in association with Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog has established the Atal Incubation Centre-Dayanand Sagar University (AIC-DSU) Foundation in...

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