Waste management

Govt hunts for Solid Waste Management CEO, officials get hands dirty

They are also looking for someone without much political connection.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Vizag firm to set up recycling plants in Vijayawada

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has allocated 756 sq yards of land to set up plants for treating floral and electronic waste at Mutyalampadu, Ajith Singh Nagar.

published on : 19th July 2021

Bhubaneswar's garbage piles up as crores on management go waste

A BMC official said the budget has remained nearly the same for 2020-21 and 2021-22 financial years.

published on : 18th July 2021

Soon, Thiruvananthapuram to have a waste collection calendar

The company is bringing out a calendar to aid the collection procedure. 

published on : 17th July 2021

Ensure waste management rules are implemented well: Karnataka HC tells state

The court granted a last chance to the State Government and KSPCB to comply with the directions issued for effective implementation of SWM Rules.

published on : 7th July 2021

Very high non-compliance of e-waste rules at 72 collection centres in Delhi: Pollution control board

The apex pollution control body has also been asked to cancel Extended Producer's Responsibility authorization granted to the producers attached with these non-compliant collection centres.

published on : 4th July 2021

Biomedical waste plagues SCB Medical College and Hospital

The stench emanating from unattended heaps of biomedical waste and garbage is also creating an unpleasant situation at the hospital.

published on : 4th July 2021

Vijayawada to get five garbage transfer stations

The civic body chief explained that waste is not dumped indiscriminately in the station while executing the process.

published on : 30th June 2021

VMC set to collect user charges from July for garbage clearance

Civic body will charge fee of Rs 30 from slum areas and Rs 120 from non-slum areas of the city; three options including online mode being explored for payment

published on : 28th June 2021

NGT order continues to be flouted in Chitlapakkam

According to the order, the town panchayat must shift the SWM resource recovery park by June 30 and set up a resource recovery centre.

published on : 25th June 2021

INTERVIEW| The history of composting is fascinating: 'Endlessly Green' author Savita Hiremath

Hiremath has gone through the history of composting and looked at this environment-friendly act through a range of philosophical and ethical intricacies.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Chennai Corp earns praise for waste management, health services 

The Chennai Corporation is becoming a role model in Solid Waste Management and health services to other States in the country. 

published on : 20th June 2021

CM likely to launch Jindal waste-to-energy plant

He instructed the municipal officials to make sure that the garbage collected is properly segregated.

published on : 18th June 2021

More vehicles to be added in Vijayawada Municipal Corporation waste collection fleet

Commissioner V Prasanna Venkatesh directed officials to come up with a plan of action for maintaining cleanliness and effective implementation of solid waste management.

published on : 16th June 2021

Classics win the war against waste

Not just clothes, but in all aspects of our daily life, reuse is a mantra the world needs to adopt. 

published on : 13th June 2021
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