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Government gives Bhandewadi land to Essel for waste-to-energy project

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

The state government has given 10 acre in Bhandewadi to Essel Infrastructure and Hitachi Zosen India for their solid waste-to-energy project. The general body of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation...

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Zero-waste drive in Kochi gathers pace

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

The government has plans to implement the zero-waste initiative across Ernakulam in a phased manner.


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Cities at crossroads: Don’t waste the possibilities. Use of plastic to lay roads shows the way.

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2017

Young Abhishek Gautam and his friends Deepak and Amit were out riding their bikes on the road beside East Delhi’s garbage dump at Ghazipur last September, when a garbage slide from the steep...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: Start waste management by Oct 10 or face action

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

The civic body, however, had given three months to start the waste management at source, provided they submit a detailed plan to the corporation

With no clarity on the nature of action to be taken...

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NGT order changes everything about cleaning river Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

In a significant order seeking a fundamental change in strategy in cleaning the river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed that 100 meters from the edge of Ganga between...

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Commerce Ministry to help coordinate solid waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 23, 2017

National Productivity Council (NPC) under the commerce ministry will act as a programme coordinator for implementing Solid Waste Management Rules.


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Haryana finalises additional floor area ratio for projects with solar, waste plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2017


The Haryana government on Monday said additional floor area ratio (FAR) will be granted to builders who install...

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Mumbai waits for upgrade to waste treatment plants matching global standards

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

A city known to have a strong olfactory connect with its people, Mumbai, is really an exercise in sensory overload. Exhaust fumes on traffic-jammed roads, the smell of stagnant water rising from...

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Haryana government to set up 15 solid waste management clusters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2017

The Haryana government would set up 15 integrated solid waste management clusters to deal with solid waste in urban areas in the state.


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Swachh Bharat: Funds for treating solid waste cut 46 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2017

As Swachh Bharat Mission reaches the halfway mark of implementation, the Centre has decided to halve the expenditure on solid waste management, the biggest head of the cleanliness drive. ...

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