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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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Solid Waste Management: BMC goes hi-tech to monitor trash

By : editor_2, Aug 28, 2018

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to go hi-tech to keep a close watch on vehicles transporting waste in the city. The move comes in the wake of criticism of the Solid...

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Hospitals flout biomedical waste disposal rules, fined

By : editor_2, 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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City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

 This police station has been awarded green building status by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). In fact, Harni has become the first police station in the country to get a silver rating...

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