MCD to clear all illegal garbage points in eight days

Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has identified 158 garbage-prone locations across all 12 zones in the first phase.

published on : 30th September 2023

NGT order no bar, waste threat for Chitlapakkam lake continues

Dhayanand Krishnan, an activist based in Tambaram told TNIE, “The NGT had ordered to demolish the encroachments and transfer the entire garbage facilities from the lake.

published on : 29th September 2023

MCD to hire agencies to work on waste-processing at landfill sites

With the deployment of additional agencies at Bhalaswa, Ghazipur and Okhla landfill sites, 90 LT of additional garbage is expected to be processed.

published on : 16th September 2023

‘Ab Dilli Hogi Saaf’: Mayor warns MCD officials against apathy, seeks citizens’ help

The visit is related to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi’s (MCD) year-long campaign ‘Ab Dilli Hogi Saaf’, which started last month, to make the city clean and garbage-free.

published on : 14th September 2023

Stinky affair for locals as sole dumpyard lacks space in Odisha's Jeypore municipality

It has meanwhile come to light that the locals do not segregate solid and liquid waste while handing over to the sanitation workers which are then dumped without further treatment at the plants.

published on : 11th September 2023

Tiruchy City Corporation sifts through garbage to identify litterbugs

According to officials, the sanitation team segregating the waste would look for material that will help them identify the offenders.

published on : 28th August 2023

DK Shivakumar, BJP MLA share dais, listen to woes of residents

On residents of Banashankari 6th Stage complained about the wet waste processing unit in the area, the minister said he would look into the matter.

published on : 27th August 2023

New bio-waste unit in Andhra Pradesh to dispose 60,000 tonnes of garbage

The new unit will convert around 60 tonnes of bio-waste into CNG and manure for vermiculture as byproducts on a daily basis.

published on : 21st August 2023

Eliminate garbage vulnerable points: Ronald Rose to officials

The GHMC Commissioner inspected the places where GVP points were removed in Madhapur and Ayyappa Nagar on Friday.

published on : 19th August 2023

HC asks MCD to ensure no illegal garbage dumping

The high court also directed the MCD to ensure strict compliance with the statutory provisions under the environmental laws.

published on : 19th August 2023

Madurai traders to stage protest against garbage tax imposition

While speaking, the president of the traders federation R Ponraj said, "There are thousands of traders in the city running smaller provisional shops and sweet shops. 

published on : 9th August 2023

Grievance petitions, RTI queries dumped in sewer in TN's Palladam

When we stepped out of the office, locals informed us that the letters were found behind the taluk office.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Sanitation workers need not fear job loss: Coimbatore Corporation

Several sanitary workers associations condemned the decision to outsource work and flagged concerns regarding job loss, and salary cut among others.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Kerala to stink as LSGs fail to pay G30-crore dues to firm

Payment to Clean Kerala Co, engaged in transporting waste, was delayed. Ekm, and Thrissur owe dues to the tune of over I3 crore & I2 crore, respectively

published on : 25th July 2023

Garbage in Hogenakkal exposed as inflow drops; foul smell irks visitors

The Cauvery River beds have been found littered with food waste, plastic waste, clothes and other commodities that have also been dumped into the river.

published on : 23rd July 2023

BMC struggles with garbage hill amid locals’ ire

Absence of adequate solid waste processing facilities in the city has also emerged as a headache for the civic body.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Hyderabad’s garbage problem: A thought for waste?

One could think that it is the attitudes of the citizens who do not take ownership of their own city. CE talks to experts on how to conceptualise the problem of waste management in cities.

published on : 20th July 2023

Fire at Ariyamangalam dump yard in Tiruchy contained, but locals caught in smoke

A senior civic body official, who inspected the firefighting operations at the yard, however, dismissed such fears.

published on : 20th July 2023

Scuba diver leads ocean cleanup movement in Vizag

Subhash Chandran, a professional scuba diver, has embarked on an inspiring journey to restore the pristine beauty of Rushikonda Beach in Visakhapatnam.

published on : 8th July 2023

5 days after volunteers clean Bengaluru's Vibhutipura Lake, youths dump garbage

A video of the confrontation between the volunteers and youths went viral on social media.

published on : 7th July 2023
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