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Not all gas: Waste to turn into electricity, compost in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

Aiming to minimise the amount of garbage ending up at landfills, EDMC has initiated the trial run of its first biomethanation plant at Geeta Colony. Spread over 600 sq metres, the plant will consume 5,000kg of wet waste daily to generate 250-300 units of electricity and 750kg...

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Environment minister launches plastic waste mgmt programme

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Energy and environment minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy launched the plastic waste management programme at the Ajith Singh Nagar dumping yard in the city on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the state government is committed to making the state plastic...

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NOIDA authority collaborates with HCL foundation for solid waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) Monday entered into a pact with the HCL Foundation for solid waste management in the city, which generates around 600 metric tonnes of...

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Waste segregation mandatory in Ahmedabad from today

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2018

From today the Ahmedabad municipal corporation (AMC) will only accept segregated waste. On the eve of the D-day on Sunday, 40,000 municipal employees — right from the municipal commissioner down to sanitation workers — got down on road, visited societies, 255 parks and...

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UP pollution board issues notices to 300 institutes for violation of waste management rules

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2018

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has issued notices to over 300 institutions— including schools, hospitals, hotels private colonies, government bodies and other commercial units...

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National Green Tribunal orders pan India audit on waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2018

Door-to-door collection and source segregation of garbage would be the top tick on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) pan India audit on the performance of urban local bodies (ULBs). The audit...

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Segregate waste at source or face Delhi corporation fines of up to Rs 1L

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2018

The three municipal corporations of Delhi have issued a public notice saying wastemust be segregated at source and failure to segregate, treat and dispose of waste scientifically would allow the...

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Vijayawada to have its own e-waste collection point

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2018

Over the years, segregating the e-waste generated in city has become a herculean task for Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC). To overcome the problem, the civic body is in talks with Guntur-...

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Waste management: Delhi facing 'emergency situation', says Supreme Court

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2018

The Supreme Court today said that Delhi was facing an "emergency situation" due to mountains of garbage as it expressed dissatisfaction over the response of authorities on waste management....

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New hi-tech automatic facility to segregate dry waste in Indore

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 20, 2018

Not getting complacent with its numero uno tag, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) seems to be on a mission to keep upgrading its Swachh initiatives. In order to improve the dry waste...

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