medical waste

HC sends notice to Delhi government, Centre over PIL plea against setting up bio-medical facilities

The HC issued notice to the respondents on the petition, which claimed that the 'request of expression of interest' in the tender document issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee is illegal.

published on : 8th October 2021

Police team accepts bribe to allow medical waste dumping beside NH

Incident comes to light after Chengamanad panchayat officials carried out an inquiry based on CCTV footage from the area; grade SI suspended, two CPOs transferred

published on : 3rd September 2021

Efforts on to stop flow of waste from Kerala into TN

Bio-medical & electronics waste entering State, rue activists; Tenkasi SP says police intensifying vehicle checks

published on : 12th August 2021

Odisha to barcode medical waste to check unregulated disposal 

The decision was taken after it was found that the waste collected from hospitals were disposed of hazardously instead of reaching the treatment plants. 

published on : 27th July 2021

Disposal of masks a cause of concern in Karnataka

Thanks to necessary awareness, most people are wearing masks now, but the issue before the waste handling agencies is regarding categorisation of used and thrown masks and their disposal. 

published on : 12th July 2021

Biomedical waste dumped near Retteri lake

Heaps of biomedical waste was found dumped near Retteri lake on Sunday.

published on : 12th 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

Biomedical waste including PPE kits dumped in the open in South Chennai suburb, MLA assures action

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Thiruporur’s VCK MLA SS Balaji said he would raise this issue with the Environment Minister and find a solution for it

published on : 18th June 2021

Tiruchy: Not workload, but carelessly disposed masks worry sanitary workers

Many sought the Corporation to come up with some system for ensuring the safe disposal of face masks.

published on : 14th June 2021

Biomedical waste tsunami during second COVID wave, most in Kerala and Gujarat

The five states that generated about 50 per cent of this waste include Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi and Karnataka.

published on : 13th June 2021

Pathapadu a haven of biomedical waste 

Pvt hospitals responsible for safe disposal, meeting in this regard will be held with them shortly: CMOH   

published on : 7th June 2021

The curious case of biomedical waste in Thrissur

City-based NGO to quantify the amount of biomedical waste being generated post Covid

published on : 7th June 2021

Over 2 lakh kilos COVID-19 biomedical waste generated daily in May, says report

It said the COVID-19 biomedical waste generated per day in May was 46 per cent more than in April when 1.39 lakh kg of such waste was produced daily.

published on : 4th June 2021

Medical waste units threaten to halt work over dues 

They say Covid hospitals run by govt, CCCs yet to make payments 

published on : 28th May 2021

COVID-19: Home isolation fuels biomedical waste concern in Odisha's Malkangiri

Sources said that with surge in cases, the amount of biomedical waste discharge from houses has increased significantly in the last couple of weeks.

published on : 24th May 2021
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