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Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' to be plastic-free

By : editor_2, Nov 15, 2018

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has said the stretch showcasing Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' from December 1-10 will be a "plastic-free zone".

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BBMP plans to convert waste to energy on a trial basis

By : editor_2, Nov 14, 2018

Following an inordinate delay in developing waste to energy plants to address municipal waste issues of Bengaluru, the city corporation has now planned to install these plants on an experimental...

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Ultralight ‘supermaterial’ made using plastic bottle waste

By : editor_2, Nov 5, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to convert plastic bottle waste into flexible and durable aerogels that could be used for heat and sound insulation in buildings, oil spill cleaning, and as a...

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Segregate waste at source or face Delhi corporation fines of up to Rs 1L

By : editor_2, Oct 22, 2018

The three municipal corporations of Delhi have issued a public notice saying wastemust be segregated at source and failure to segregate, treat and dispose of waste scientifically would allow the...

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Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection

By : editor_2, Oct 12, 2018

The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries.

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Mango peel waste can help clean oil pollution

By : editor_2, Oct 1, 2018

Nanoparticles derived from green mango peels could be used to remove oil sludge from contaminated soil, scientists say.

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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : editor_2, Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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Assurance on solid-waste handling: SC lifts ban on construction in Maharashtra, Uttarakhand

By : editor_2, Sep 6, 2018

In a major relief to the real estate sector, the Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted a ban on construction activities in Maharashtra and Uttarakhand. The top court had on Friday imposed a ban on...

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Vijayawada to have its own e-waste collection point

By : editor_2, Aug 30, 2018

Over the years, segregating the e-waste generated in city has become a herculean task for Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC). To overcome the problem, the civic body is in talks with Guntur-...

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High Court directs Bihar to ban plastic bags

By : editor_2, Aug 28, 2018

The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.

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