solid waste management

Odisha's Umerkote municipality holds meet on solid waste management 

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. 

published on : 18th June 2019

Bengaluru municipal body to ask its officials to compost waste at home

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.

published on : 14th June 2019

Cuttack Municipal Corporation’s solid waste plan caught in legal tangle

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.

published on : 13th June 2019

Odisha panchayats to implement Solid Waste Management Rules soon

The new policy will mandate for compulsory compost pit in every household besides garbage cleaning and proper waste disposal in Odisha.

published on : 12th June 2019

Erring bulk waste generators in Vijayawada to face music

On a garbage-free mission, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation will penalise waste generators who don’t have on-site composting plants.

published on : 5th June 2019

NGT asks pollution board to look into solid waste management issue

The National Green Tribunal has come to the rescue of residents of Electronics City Phase-II.

published on : 12th May 2019

VMC chief calls for action plan for better solid waste management

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.

published on : 8th May 2019

India processed 53 per cent of solid waste generated till February 2019: RTI

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.

published on : 5th May 2019

Telangana Chief Secretary SK Joshi asks for a report on municipal solid waste management

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.

published on : 21st April 2019

Waste management plant a threat to health: Electronics City residents in Bengaluru

Residents have been suffering from cough, cold, respiratory issues and fever due to the polluted air since a long time.

published on : 11th April 2019

Central Pollution Control Board seeks report on Material Recovery Facility from Tamil Nadu

Material Recovery facilitys act as a temporary storage and segregation area before transporting the materials for recycling.

published on : 4th April 2019

Only a handful of Bengaluru residents compost waste at home, says BBMP

The city was ranked 194 out of 425 Indian cities in cleanliness by the Swachh Sarvekshan.

published on : 2nd April 2019

NGT directs chief secretary to submit report on solid waste management

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. 

published on : 15th March 2019

Hyderabad finds no place in Swachh Awards this year

Last year, GHMC was awarded Best Capital City in Solid Waste Management (SWM) category.

published on : 6th March 2019

BBMP looking for qualified officials to fill vacant posts

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.

published on : 11th February 2019
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