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Waste segregation mandatory in Ahmedabad from today

By : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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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CSE launches forum of 20 cities to help segregate waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Tuesday launched a forum of 20 cities that have adopted or are willing to adopt waste segregation and management practices. The forum included the...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to set up dry waste centres in city, 5 of them in South Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to set up 35 dry waste collection and processing centres across Mumbai. Five of these will be in installed in south Mumbai in areas...

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Mumbai Port Trust to set up solid waste management facilities

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) has decided to set up a solid waste collection and segregation facility in areas controlled by them in south Mumbai. This facility will also include storage,...

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