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Soon, trash bins will be removed from Kovai roads

“As per the plan, we have provided details of manpower, machinery equipment and vehicles to the contractors in five zones.

published on : 23rd November 2023
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Bengaluru’s Solid Waste Management company gets GST exemption

This decision of exemption was taken at the 52nd GST council meeting held on October 7, in New Delhi.

published on : 22nd October 2023
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Policy on use of urban waste for road construction soon

Besides minimising environmental pollution and protecting public health, the move aims to reclaim 10 hectares of land, which has been rendered useless, across states.

published on : 9th October 2023
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Cleanliness drive at 398 places on October 2

An action plan has been prepared and on October 1, an hour will be dedicated to clearing waste from near tourist places, bus stands, schools/colleges and health institutions.

published on : 28th September 2023
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Need to penalise violators of SWM rules: Karnataka High Court to BBMP

The court also said that BBMP may also take steps to implement the user fee collection system for solid waste management as early as possible, as there is no pre-requisite to obtaining permission.

published on : 12th September 2023
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MCD set to get 5 acres of land in Okhla to enhance city’s waste management facilities

The 20-acre land parcel was originally allocated to the NDMC on a perpetual lease basis. This transfer will adhere to the provisions outlined in the Master Plan for Delhi 2021, the officials said. 

published on : 6th September 2023
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Rs 2,400-crore urban waste management system on the cards in Kerala

Kerala is a rapidly urbanising state, and it is estimated that by 2035, 90 per cent of Kerala’s population will live in cities.

published on : 21st August 2023
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CM Pinarayi to launch Rs 2,400-crore solid waste management project

Cutting-edge waste management units such as bio-methanation plants, which convert waste into bio-CNG, and windrow compost plants will be established.

published on : 20th August 2023
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Corporation to chart out long-term solid waste management plan

As the first step of the project, a public consultation meeting was held at the Town Hall on Monday to garner the views of the public.

published on : 1st August 2023
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Tiruchy Corporation to set up solid waste management innovation hub at Sengulam Colony

Senior officials said the corporation was planning to establish the facility at Sengulam colony.

published on : 12th July 2023
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Tiruchy residents question corporation's inaction on disposal of waste without segregating

"Anyone going for a morning walk through the city streets can see non-segregated waste kept in front of restaurants and shopping complexes.

published on : 23rd June 2023
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DK Shivakumar seeks details on solid waste management from Bengaluru officials

The minister suggested visiting places like Indore, Singapore and cities in Tamil Nadu to study the best practices adopted in garbage management, and replicate it in Bengaluru, if it works.

published on : 21st June 2023
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Third tender for solid waste management floated in Madurai

The city corporation had floated a third tender for outsourcing management of solid wastes. The tender valued at Rs 134.99 crore is for a period of three years.

published on : 12th June 2023
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Man wins Green India award for solid waste management

On the occasion, managing director of Andhra Hospitals Dr Paturi Venkata Ramana Murthy and staff congratulated Subba Rao.

published on : 8th June 2023
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