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NGT fines four government hospitals over waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday imposed fines on four government hospitals for not complying with the solid waste management rules. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar imposed environment compensation of Rs 50,000 each on Lady Hardinge Medical...

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Pune Cantonment Board mulls fuel pellet plant at trenching ground

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) is eyeing a cheaper and better alternative to disposing waste. It involves conversion of municipal waste into "energy-rich" fuel pellets.


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Green nod for Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation to lay waste pipeline

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2016

With the administrative approval in its kitty, MIDC is ready to float tenders to appoint a project management consultant for preparing a detailed project report for a 25km pipeline to discharge...

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NGT slams Chhattisgarh over negligence in waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Chhattisgarh government for gross negligence in the disposal of biomedical waste. It has said that the “non-compliance of rules and law in the...

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Surat's experiment with plastic roads

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2016

In a first, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has successfully devised a unique technique to deal with disposal of plastic waste. The plastic waste generated in the Diamond City will be used in...

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Kozhikode corporation to get roads made of plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2016

City corporation will get roads made of plastic waste before the end of current financial year. Engineering wing of the city corporation has been working on a proposal to execute the government...

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