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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : editor_2, Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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Soon, Tesla's BlackHOLE to gobble up waste in Ladakh

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

 Ladakh, often called the roof of the world because of its high altitude and windswept plateaus, is getting a 'BlackHOLE' to swallow the mountains of trash rising in step with a surge in tourist...

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Maharashtra Plastic Ban – Garbage disposal: Residents at loss

By : editor_2, Jun 28, 2018

Even as the ban on plastic bags has caused inconvenience for shoppers and shopkeepers alike, residents of housing societies and traders in the city are facing ...

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Alappuzha model for waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Though it is home to Asia's cleanest village Mawlynnong, also dubbed God's own Garden, Meghalaya will take a leaf out of Alappuzha in far away God's own country to manage its waste....

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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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