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Government wants ‘100 per cent waste segregation’, civic bodies across Maharashtra say will take time

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

While the government has asked all urban local bodies to initiate programmes to achieve 100 per cent waste segregation at source from May 1, civic officials across the state say it would be a...

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Saligao waste plant in Goa produces 7,000kW daily

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

The state-of-the-art solid waste treatment plant at Saligao on Wednesday began supplying surplus power generated by it to the state electricity grid.


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CPCB issues draft norms to tackle odour from solid waste disposal sites

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

Recognizing the urgent need for abatement of odour from municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal facilities in urban India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has proposed guidelines to...

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Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to generate power from municipal waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2017

 Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), India’s largest steel maker in public sector, will set up a processing plant for generating power from municipal solid waste generated in Bhilai township,...

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Surat Municipal Corporation seeks community help in waste sorting project

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2016

In order to seek community participation in solid waste management, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has begun identifying residential societies in all the seven municipal zones for...

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Waste management programme launched in Dimapur, Assam

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

Parliamentary secretary for municipal affairs R Tohanba launched a waste management project in Dimapur on Wednesday.


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Burning of municipal waste discolouring Taj Mahal: study

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

Burning of municipal solid waste in the vicinity of the iconic Taj Mahal is significantly contributing to the discolouring of the world heritage monument, an Indo-American research team has...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation awaits nod for compost plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2016

The civic administration has sent the proposal for upgrading the municipal solid waste plant to the standing committee for its approval.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Western Zone,...

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