Home isolation fuels biomedical waste crisis in State Capital

With the rising number of coronavirus cases in the State Capital, biomedical waste generated from people in home isolation has raised serious concern.

published on : 12th May 2021

Waste piles up in Warangal's MGM Hospital as officials and staffers lock horns

Sanitation workers allege hospital has not been providing them PPE kits, N95 masks

published on : 12th May 2021

With new government order, waste treatment in Kerala panchayats likely to go for a toss

An order issued by Additional Chief Secretary Sarada G Muraleedharan on April 5 directing VEOs to draft a comprehensive plan for sanitation and waste treatment programmes.

published on : 10th May 2021

Waste is just used less  

Retired government employee Geetha Mani is stubborn that no waste ever goes to waste under her watch 

published on : 4th May 2021

Activists raise red flag over transferring of waste to dumpyard near reserve forest

The mountains of garbage in the waste transfer station along the Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam Radial Road were causing severe health issues to commuters and residents nearby.

published on : 1st May 2021

Waste menace haunts Tripunithura

The recently renovated Anhakarathodu is once again being threatened by the unrestricted waste dumping on its banks.

published on : 1st May 2021

QR code-based solution to monitor waste collection in Hyderabad

The new system will allow for the GHMC to monitor the efficiency of the collection and transportation system, regularity of its staff and the cleanliness of the GVPs.

published on : 30th April 2021

Disposing mounting medical waste a hazard

As per the government guidelines, hazardous waste has to be disposed of scientifically, without risking the environment and human health.

published on : 29th April 2021

Brahmapuram under fireagain

Although the officials admitted that the roof of the plant had collapsed, they demanded more scientific data on river pollution.

published on : 29th April 2021

Smart bins to reduce Kochi’s waste woes

Despite stellar infrastructural growth, waste management has been a roadblock for the city all these years.

published on : 28th April 2021

Kochi to unlock Breakthrough 3.0

Operation Breakthrough was born in 2019, on an election day, when the entire city came to a standstill owing to a flash flood. 

published on : 23rd April 2021

How to solve the problem of biomedical waste?

Experts on how we are headed towards a badly polluted earth with huge generation of Covid biomedical waste

published on : 22nd April 2021

Wasted food is choking the earth

On Earth Day 2021, we speak to chefs and experts about the actual cost of our food and the far greater cost of wasting it

published on : 22nd April 2021

Karimnagar hospitals violate bio-waste disposal rules

Even as Covid-19 cases are escalating across the State, government and private hospitals in the district are not disposing of biomedical waste properly.

published on : 21st April 2021

Seven Kerala natives booked for trying to dump medical waste in TN

The family which owns the hospital bought the land in Tamil Nadu allegedly to bury their medical waste. 

published on : 9th April 2021
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