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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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Varanasi waste management project to be operated by private firm

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 17, 2017

The solid waste management (SWM) project of Varanasi will be operated by a private company, which has expertise in generating power by using solid waste as fuel.

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Innovative mobile machinery to resolve the issue of solid waste management

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 30, 2017

Though politicians and officials of the Local Bodies Department have been endlessly trying to resolve the the issue of getting a suitable chunk of land for setting up a solid waste management...

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Noida and Greater Noida authorities to select agency for processing solid waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

The Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Monday started the process of selecting a private agency for processing solid waste to make compost and bricks at the Astoli landfill site....

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68 crore earmarked for solid waste management by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 7, 2017

While the city waits for the March 17 announcement of the results of the Swachh Sarvekshan, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's draft budget for 2017-18 has seen an allocation of Rs 68 crore...

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Solid waste management plant to get functional at Shekhupura village

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 7, 2017

fter seven months, the solid waste management plant at Shekhupura village is all set to get functional. The municipal corporation has hired an agency to get it working.

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Use Solid Waste In Constructing Highways: Delhi Governor

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 3, 2017

Concerned over all three landfill sites in the national capital running out of their capacity, Lt Governor Anil Baijal has pitched for use of solid waste in constructing highways....

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Kolkata Environment Impact Investment Project's Second Phase To Start Soon

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 3, 2017

The second phase of Kolkata Environment Impact Investment Project (KIIP) will start shortly, state Urban Development minister Firhad Hakim said on Thursday.

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Central Pollution Control Board proposes buffer zones around landfill sites

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

To prevent people living in areas around landfill sites from impact of high pollution from them, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has now proposed guidelines to keep and maintain a...

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Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar readies steps to address e-waste burden

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 20, 2017

After solid waste management, it is now e-waste as the No. 1 Smart City and Temple City is coming under the ambitious Eco-Cities programme, in which, efficient and scientific handling of e-waste...

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