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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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Kolkata Municipal Corporation to offer tax exemption for waste segregation and recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

Kolkata Municipal Corporation will offer tax exemption to residents of those housing complexes who will take the initiative of segregation and recycling of wastes generated in these complexes. Debabrata Majumdar, the member, mayor-in-council overseeing the KMC solid waste...

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MLA rewards housing societies solar panels and compost tumblers

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

In an attempt to encourage more residents to take up segregation of solid waste and compost garbage on their premises, an Andheri MLA has been giving solar panels and compost tumblers to housing...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: 23,000 housing societies get notice over waste segregation

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

With the plan of making waste segregation mandatory from October, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) solid waste management department (SWD) has issued notices to over 23,000 housing...

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M. Venkaiah Naidu launches waste segregation scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2017

Emphasising the importance of solid waste management, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday urged Delhiites to segregate garbage to prevent environmental degradation....

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