waste management

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation proposes CCTVs to curb dumping of waste in open spaces

Many people are throwing garbage at open places instead of handing it over to swachh auto workers to avoid payment of Rs 50.

published on : 11th December 2019

Delay in garbage collection leaves north Chennai streets in stink 

Corporation sanitary supervisors cite that increase in garbage load and civic body being understaffed as reasons for delay

published on : 11th December 2019

Moments after winning bypolls, CM promises to tackle Bengaluru's garbage problem

Just minutes after winning 12 seats in the bypolls, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said that tackling the garbage problem in the city was his top priority.

published on : 10th December 2019

UP man invents bicycle-based shredding machine to avoid stubble burning

Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.

published on : 6th December 2019

Lack of treatment units reason for dumping biomedical waste in open, say experts 

After repeated reports, Pollution Control Board swung into action to remove biomedical waste dumped along Kundrathur-Porur road.

published on : 4th December 2019

Focus on door-to-door garbage collection in Odisha

Tripathy also reviewed progress in engagement of Swachh Sathis for carrying forward the campaign and pursuing behavioural changes in the community. 

published on : 30th November 2019

Seminar on plastic waste management held in Hyderabad

On average, every person in Hyderabad uses 500 gms of plastic daily, while people in the rest of municipalities generate 250 gms of plastic per day.

published on : 29th November 2019

GHMC team in Delhi to learn waste management

The committee visited collection point at GTB Nagar in Delhi to understand the technology used by Delhi for collecting the solid waste through portable compactor operations.

published on : 28th November 2019

Expo on waste management in Odisha

Officials of 114 civic bodies along with 21 manufactures of solid waste management equipment registered with the Government e-Marketplace portal took part in the expo. 

published on : 25th November 2019

Odisha to replicate Tamil Nadu model for composting and management of wet waste

Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said that Micro Composting Centres of different capacities, one to five tonne per day, are being set up at urban local bodies. 

published on : 23rd November 2019

Waste to compost plants to be put in Andhra Pradesh’s urban areas

According to the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, about 6,550 tonnes of solid waste is generated on a daily basis in urban areas of the State.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation, cement firm join hands to recycle plastic waste

As per an one-year MoU, the cement factory will process 50 MT of dry waste everyday supplied by the civic body and look after its transportation.

published on : 20th November 2019

This company make biodegradable bags from corn to fight environment degradation

Packman serves top organisations like Amazon, Samsung, Ferns N Petals, Sabyasachi, MTV Roadies, Country Delight and more

published on : 18th November 2019

Need to change ways of handling waste in Bengaluru: Ex-Karnataka HC judge Justice Subhash B Adi

The former Karnataka HC judge said that Bengalureans too should make waste disposal their responsibility.

published on : 18th November 2019

Dirtying Hyderabad? Be ready to receive penalty e-challan

An automated challan with the prescribed fine for the violation would then be generated and the violator penalised.

published on : 17th November 2019
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