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Chennai-based environmental group seeks more norms for disposal of COVID-19 medical waste in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2020

Poovulagin Nanbargal, an environmental group, has requested the Tamil Nadu government that a few more recommendations, in addition to the regulations released by the Central Pollution Control Board for disposal of medical, and other waste used in treating COVID-19, be...

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Hospitals flout biomedical waste disposal rules, fined

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has imposed fine on two hospitals for mixing biomedical waste with household waste, which consequently was being taken to...

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Delhi-NCR generates 5900 tonnes of medical waste per annum: ASSOCHAM

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2018

With a increase in the number of healthcare facilities, Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad collectively generate over 5900 tonnes medical waste annually, most of which remain...

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Bihar: 571 private hospitals fail to dispose of biomedical waste properly

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Total 571 private hospitals in Patna, Nalanda, Buxar, Bhojpur, Rohtas and Kaimur districts in Patna division don't dispose their biomedical waste in the prescribed scientific manner set by...

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Hussain orders Delhi Pollution Control Committee to action against biomedical waste disposal facility

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2017

Environment Minister Imran Hussain today directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take strict action against a private biomedical waste management facility at Karnal Road for...

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Odisha keeps keen eye on biomedical waste facility in hospitals

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2017

With the State extending the biomedical waste management programme to all Government-run hospitals, the health facilities have been asked to obtain authorisation from the Odisha State Pollution...

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Environment ministry releases new Bio-medical waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2016

The Environment ministry today released the new Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 which will bring in a wider and more comprehensive regime for bio waste management.

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Waste-to-energy is a wonderful concept, but it is a costly affair

By : Roselin Dey, Mar 2, 2012

Atul Malhotra of Ramky Group shares about the group’s diverse activities, their foray into Municipal Solid Waste to Electricity space and the opportunity and challenges in waste management field in India.

The Ramky Group is a dynamic, large scale organization...

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