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Goa finalises plan for waste management, will start from March 31

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2020

Taking another step towards doing away with non-biodegradable waste, the state government has finalised an action plan for plastic waste management and set March 31, 2021, as the target for its...

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Kerala: Muhamma takes to biopod waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

A novel organic waste management project has been kicked off in Muhamma Grama panchayat, which involves conversion of organic waste to manure and fish and...

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Road cleaning, waste collection agencies fined over air pollution in Noida

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 20, 2020

The Noida Authority on Monday said it issued penalties worth Rs 5.65 lakh on private contractors and other entities that were found violating guidelines and rules to combat air pollution here....

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Coimbatore Corporation plans to open more MCCs to strengthen solid waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 13, 2020

Coimbatore Corporation will soon commission five more micro compost centres (MCCs) to strengthen solid waste management in the city.


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Dubai company plans India foray to help manage deadly winter smog

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2020

Dubai-based Averda is making an entry into India for managing municipal and farm waste in the northern city of Amritsar to offer a solution to the deadly smog caused by stubble burning....

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Subject Tags: India , smog , waste management

Dow India launches Rethink+, India's first digital waste management program to recycle plastic waste

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2020

Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd (Dow India) announced today the launch of its first digital waste management platform Rethink+. This is a unique plastics take-back program that aims to...

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Spanish company to manage Chennai’s wastes from Thursday

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2020

In a move aimed at benefitting 37 lakh people living across seven zones in Chennai city, Spanish firm Urbaser Sumeet is all set to take over solid waste management on an eight-year contract,...

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Uttarakhand to start disposing of over 28 lakh metric tonnes of legacy waste

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2020

The Uttarakhand government has now set a one-year deadline to dispose of around 28 lakh metric tonnes of ‘legacy waste’ that has been piling up over 20 years. The state government is opting to treat the waste in different ways, by using it to generate electricity, biogas, etc...

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Subject Tags: India , waste management

In absence of NGT directions on waste mgmt, biz goes on as usual

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 10, 2020

Though clear directions about the revised deadline for implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules-2016 are yet to be announced by the...

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Adequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan: NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2020

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday said adequate steps were not being taken against unregulated dumping of solid waste on the flood plains of the Yamuna in the temple town of Vrindavan....

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