Umerkote Municipality vehicles and staff will be engaged to collect the waste and each household has to pay Rs 50 per month as user fees.
In two days, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike will issue a notification to all its employees asking them to take up composting at home instead of giving their wet waste for collection.
CMC had planned to execute Integrated Solid Waste Management Project- 2016 through a five-year contract with a private firm but the process was delayed due to successive disputes raised in Odisha HC.
The new policy will mandate for compulsory compost pit in every household besides garbage cleaning and proper waste disposal in Odisha.
On a garbage-free mission, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation will penalise waste generators who don’t have on-site composting plants.
The National Green Tribunal has come to the rescue of residents of Electronics City Phase-II.
The civic body chief convened a meeting with CDMA officials at Command Control Room in the municipal corporation office premises and discussed the steps to be taken for improving sanitation.
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said Mizoram and West Bengal processed only 4 per cent and 5 per cent of the solid waste they generated.
Chief Secretary SK Joshi directed officials to prepare a comprehensive report on the municipal solid waste management to be submitted to National Green Tribunal (NGT) on April 29.
Residents have been suffering from cough, cold, respiratory issues and fever due to the polluted air since a long time.
Material Recovery facilitys act as a temporary storage and segregation area before transporting the materials for recycling.
The city was ranked 194 out of 425 Indian cities in cleanliness by the Swachh Sarvekshan.
The NGT made it clear that the chief secretary may not delegate the above function and the requirement of appearance before this tribunal to anyone else.
Last year, GHMC was awarded Best Capital City in Solid Waste Management (SWM) category.
Of the 27 constituencies, BBMP’s solid waste management cell has only 10 environment engineers. The remaining posts are held by civil engineers, who double up as environment engineers.