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Telangana inks MoU with ISE Foods, Clean Authority of Tokyo for solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Telangana has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Clean Authority of Tokyo on Friday for solid waste management. The two sides will exchange expertise and build technical cooperation...

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No funds shortage but lack of willingness on part of states, says Supreme Court on solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 19, 2017

Terming solid waste management as a “huge problem” for the country, the Supreme Court has said that there was no shortage of funds under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ but there was “lack” of...

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Notify solid waste management bye-laws in 3 weeks: Delhi High Court to Lieutenant Governor

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

The Delhi High Court today asked Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to positively notify the Solid Waste Management bye-laws, framed jointly by the city's civic bodies and environmental experts,...

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Kerala govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Amid concerns about unscientific construction practises, the Kerala government is considering promoting a 'green habitat' concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials,...

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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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