waste management

Major govt offices remain without proper waste management facilities in Thiruvananthapuram

The condition at many other major government offices, including guest houses, rest houses, public office and Vikas Bhavan, is also the same.

published on : 28th November 2023

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

Din over the bin

Corporation mulls intensifying enforcement as many city residents snub source-level waste management project

published on : 23rd November 2023

Garbage turns gold mine, Haritha Karma Sena workers in Kerala strike it rich

The department move came in the wake of the fire at the Brahmapuram dumpsite, which left Kochi in a toxic haze for weeks, and subsequent High Court interventions. 

published on : 11th November 2023

Guntur Municipal Corporation aces 100% door-to-door waste collection 

Implements major projs with Jindal Waste Plant and Synthetic Fuel Plant for effective plastic waste management 

published on : 1st November 2023

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

Entreprenuers’ help sought to aid waste management in Kerala

The LSGD, jointly with the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, organised an entrepreneurs meeting to roll out the plan on Monday.

published on : 20th October 2023

Karnataka government unable to recover penalty from polluters

Khandre said the government has also informed the courts that Rs 500 crore has been set aside with KSPCB for setting up an STP and improving Chandapura Lake.

published on : 17th October 2023

Tackle illegal dumping of waste on lake bund, say Veppampattu residents

Based on a complaint by social activist Anbu Kumar, a letter was sent from the Water Resource Department to the Tiruvallur District Rural Development Agency.

published on : 16th October 2023

Bins left to rust as garbage continues to be dumped in the open: Perambalur residents

The bins were meant for the public to dump their garbage into in the event of sanitation workers not turning up to undertake regular house-to-house collection.

published on : 15th October 2023

Review meet on bio-medical waste held in Andhra Pradesh's Bapatla

 Bapatla district collector also enquired about the 40 hospitals that are running without proper permissions and instructed the officials to serve notices to them immediately.

published on : 10th October 2023

Sweep, swab more for a swachher India

Of the millions of tonnes of garbage India generates, precious little is segregated, treated and responsibly disposed of.

published on : 8th October 2023

2.5 lakh Bengalureans take part in cleanliness campaign

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation conducted a cleanliness drive at 15 stations and at project sites, said an official release.

published on : 2nd October 2023

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

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation plans to turn floral waste into incense sticks

End products of zero-waste approach will be donated to temples

published on : 21st September 2023

What a waste: CAG report highlights lapses in Thiruvananthapuram corporation’s waste management programmes

The much-highlighted Thumboormuzhi model of management and decentralised waste treatment plants are ailing due to lack of maintenance and carelessness of officers, said the CAG report.

published on : 16th September 2023

Government plans to make Ernakulam district garbage-free in a year

In the meeting, which was attended by presidents and secretaries of the local bodies in the district, the working report of the ‘Maalinya Muktha Nava Keralam’ project was presented.

published on : 12th September 2023

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

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

Pollution Control Board to strictly implement EPR conditions

Brands such as Muralya, Milma, Siso Cosmetics, Kerafed, Malabar Cements, Pothys and Lulu participated in the workshop and completed the necessary steps for the EPR registration.

published on : 4th September 2023
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