Solid Waste

GHMC to provide waste collection bags

Move aimed at addressing issue of increasing Garbage Vulnerable Points in Hyderabad

published on : 20th March 2023

Comply with rules or face action, GHMC tells BWGs 

The civic body also launches Re Collect for segregation at source

published on : 12th March 2023

CAG picks irregularities in Odisha government's waste management in urban areas

The audit report says Odisha govt did not initiate any strategy to minimise, reuse or recycle waste till March 2021

published on : 5th December 2022

MCD polls: Serious issues fail to move MLAs in Assembly

Solid waste management (SWM) was the highest discussed issue in MCD sessions in the last four years.

published on : 12th November 2022

Port Blair team studies Coimbatore's solid waste management

They also gave a detailed look to our door-to-door segregated garbage collection and garbage disposal works carried out by the sanitary workers across the city.”

published on : 9th November 2022

Conversion row: SCPCR bypasses State govt, submits report to Guv

Based on the SCPCR’s report, NCPCR also wrote to the chief secretary asking him to submit an action taken report.

published on : 14th September 2022

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board notifies new rules to check sewage disposal

Solid waste shall be properly collected and managed as per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, and banned single use plastic shall not be used on the premises, the release added.

published on : 14th September 2022

A new worry: After lights out, solar panel waste can be hazardous  

While the Karnataka State Government is promoting green energy, little or no thought has been given on handling the solar panel waste.  

published on : 29th August 2022

Kerala: Municipal Act amendment in plan to enforce solid waste management rules

Will add clause with subsections comprising rules for enforcement and penalty provisions

published on : 15th August 2022

Privatisation of Tiruchy city's solid waste management on the cards

Even as efforts are on by the city corporation to improve the efficiency of solid waste management, the civic body is mulling over its privatisation.

published on : 8th August 2022

Chennai Corporation to set up integrated waste plant at Kodungaiyur dump yard

While the corporation has initiated the plan, feasibility reports have to be prepared for the projects individually and also together which could be time-consuming, added sources.

published on : 25th July 2022

Solid waste management engineers for local bodies

The initiative is part of the Kerala Solid Waste Management Project (KSWMP).

published on : 22nd July 2022

Perumbakkam panchayat gets ASI notice for dumping solid waste at megalithic site

Sources said the Perumbakkam block development officer was told to stop the dumping.

published on : 26th June 2022

Pollution control body gives to-do list over landfills

The directions came following the April 26 fire at the Bhalaswa landfill site, which kept raging for over 10 days, said officials.

published on : 18th June 2022

Biomining at Rajapalayam dump yard remains a non-starter

The site is hardly 200 metre away from the seashore and it is surrounded by salterns.

published on : 13th April 2022

Centre approves State’s legacy waste dumpsites remedial plan

The State has been ailing with dumpsite issues, requiring immediate remediation of legacy waste from cities.

published on : 30th March 2022

GHMC to add another 400 Swachh Autos: KTR

While launching 40 Internet of Things-enabled pickup trucks, Rama Rao said the city’s waste collection system will be strengthened with the addition of 400 SATs to the current arsenal of 4,500.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Hyderabad ranked best capital city in solid waste disposal

For the first time, four cities including Greater Hyderabad from Telangana state found top place in Swachh Sarvekshan 2018 ranking announced by the Central Government on Wednesday.

published on : 17th May 2018