Solid waste management

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

Solid waste management engineers for local bodies

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

published on : 22nd July 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