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Mumbai: BMC to give solution for waste disposal in sea by August 10

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2018

The High Court has recently asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the state government to come up with a solution to stop disposal of untreated solid waste into the sea. Both...

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Avadi set to be no-waste municipality

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2018

The Avadi Municipality is all set to become a zero waste area with the launch of its micro compost centres in partnership with Bharat Petroleum. The Rs 6.05-crore project, which kicked off a...

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75% of municipal garbage in India dumped without processing

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2018

Barely 35,600 metric tonnes (MT) or a quarter of the 1.43 lakh MT of garbage generated every day in Indian cities gets processed. The remaining three-quarters...

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Gujarat govt launches 'zero waste' policy

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 27, 2018

Gujarat government has launched a policy with the aim to make all civic bodies "zero-waste" cities in the state. The policy was launched on Thursday after the chief minister approved the same....

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McDonald's to power its trucks by recycling used cooking oil

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 27, 2018

 Hardcastle Restaurants, the master franchisee for McDonald's in the western and southern markets, is planning to recycle the used cooking oil and covert it into biodiesel for powering its...

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Haryana government defines cleaning rules; focus now on 2-way segregation of waste

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2018

The state department of urban local bodies has notified the Haryana Solid WasteManagement Policy...

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Government’s plan to scrap old, polluting vehicles runs into roadblock

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2018

The Union road transport and highways ministry’s ambitious vehicle scrapping policy, which proposed a mandatory cap of 20 years on the life of all commercial vehicles starting in 2020, has hit a...

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MPCB ties up with 2 cement factories to use plastic waste as fuel

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2018

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has tied up with two cement factories to use plastic waste generated across the state as fuel for their...

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Haryana govt to explore possibilities to re-use treated waste water in agriculture

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2018

The Haryana government would explore possibilities to re-use treated waste water from various sewage treatment plants in agriculture, horticulture, thermal power plants and other places, state...

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Marriott International Eliminating Plastic Straws Next Year

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2018

Marriott International announced a plan to remove disposable plastic straws and plastic stirrers from more than 6,500 properties across 30 brands globally by July 2019. The company says the move...

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