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Give concrete proposal on solid waste management: SC to Delhi government

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

The Supreme Court today directed the Delhi government to submit “specific and concrete” proposals to deal with the issue of solid waste management in the national capital. A three-judge bench...

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Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said today, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year....

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National Green Tribunal orders immediate closure of industries near Bengaluru's Bellandur lake

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2017

The National Green Tribunal today directed an immediate and complete shutdown of all industries around Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake where a mound of garbage was set on fire in February this year...

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Subject Tags: NGT , solid waste

Penalty for bulk waste generators in Hyderabad

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2017

The Standing Committee of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has passed a resolution to collect user charges from those who generate more than 100 kg waste on a daily basis....

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Gujarat delegation to meet leading companies, govt officials in China, Hong Kong

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

A high-level delegation from Gujarat will visit China and Hong Kong to meet leading companies and senior government officials there to as part of the international outreach programme.The...

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NGT rebukes GDA over dumping of waste in Hindon

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2016

National Green Tribunal today took Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to task over indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste and garbage on the banks of river Hindon and said the civic...

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Solid waste plant to start functioning from October 4

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2016

The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, which is battling the issue of civic waste disposal, is all set to get its own solid waste treatment plant. According to GMC officials, the plant is ready at...

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