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Will establish eco-friendly public transport infrastructure: BMC chief

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

Pardeshi says number of private vehicles on road will be reduced Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Praveen Pardeshi on Friday said the government is working on strengthening the...

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Environment Ministry plugs loophole that allowed plastic waste import

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The government has plugged a loophole that allowed the import of plastic waste into India for processing. ...

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Scientific disposal of waste should be carried out to check pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

Scientific disposal of construction and demolition waste should be carried out to check water and air pollution in the national capital, Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal said Monday. Baijal chaired a meeting, also attended by city e nvironment minister Imran Hussain, on...

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Garbage in water drains polluting Mumbai coastline: BMC

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2018

The Mumbai civic body told the Bombay High Court on Friday that garbage and solid waste thrown into open storm water...

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Give concrete proposal on solid waste management: SC to Delhi government

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

The Supreme Court today directed the Delhi government to submit “specific and concrete” proposals to deal with the issue of solid waste management in the national capital. A three-judge bench...

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Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said today, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year....

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National Green Tribunal orders immediate closure of industries near Bengaluru's Bellandur lake

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2017

The National Green Tribunal today directed an immediate and complete shutdown of all industries around Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake where a mound of garbage was set on fire in February this year...

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Subject Tags: NGT , solid waste

Penalty for bulk waste generators in Hyderabad

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2017

The Standing Committee of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has passed a resolution to collect user charges from those who generate more than 100 kg waste on a daily basis....

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Gujarat delegation to meet leading companies, govt officials in China, Hong Kong

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

A high-level delegation from Gujarat will visit China and Hong Kong to meet leading companies and senior government officials there to as part of the international outreach programme.The...

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NGT rebukes GDA over dumping of waste in Hindon

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2016

National Green Tribunal today took Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to task over indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste and garbage on the banks of river Hindon and said the civic...

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