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With population on rise, Greater Noida takes multipronged approach to manage waste

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2020

Anticipating an exponential population growth in the next decade, the Greater Noida Authority has adopted a multipronged strategy for solid waste management. Officials hope the new strategy will...

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2021: New deadline for 100% door-to-door waste collection

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

The state government on Thursday approved a new solid waste management (SWM) policy and strategy, which set 2021 as the deadline for segregation of waste at source and 100% door-to-door...

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QR Code Based House to House Garbage Collection Begins at Mangaluru Smart City

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2020

The Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) has recently begun the implementation of its QR code-based Solid Waste Management System (SWMS), which is set to cover...

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Uttarakhand govt starts process of setting up six plants for generating electricity from solid waste

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2020

Working towards better solid waste management, the Uttarakhand government has now started working on the process of generating electricity from solid waste in the state.


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REC commits Rs 24 crore to Shri Kedarnath Utthan Charitable Trust

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2020

State-owned REC on Tuesday said it has committed a financial assistance of Rs 23. 52 crore to Shri Kedarnath...

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Burnt and dumped': Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Unilever and Nestlé plastics waste fuelling climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2020

A new report by international development and relief agency Tearfund claims that single-use bottles, sachets and packets produced by the companies are being burnt in developing countries at an alarming rate and contributing to the climate crisis in the process. The Burning...

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Concern over waste management in rural areas

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 23, 2019

Piled-up garbage in residential areas and conservancy workers setting fire to it is a common sight in many places located on the city outskirts where disposal of solid waste continues to be a concern. Rapid growth in households led to development of residential areas on the...

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Bio-methanation plant commissioned in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

In yet another addition to measures taken to process solid waste, the city on Saturday got a bio-methanation plant, thanks to funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Swiss Federal Councillor and Head, Federal Department of Environment, Transport and...

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Dabur launches Plastic Waste Collection drive with East Delhi Municipal Corporation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Moving forward on its commitment towards becoming a Plastic Waste Neutral Company by 2021, India’s largest Science-based Ayurveda major Dabur India Limited today Joined hands with East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to launch a unique Plastic Waste Collection drive in the...

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State govt looks to adopt Japanese tech for converting waste to energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

The state Municipal Affairs department will explore Japanese technology for conversion of solid waste to energy, with all the landfill sites across the state overburdened with wastes. "The people in our country and those in Japan have different food habits but I have learnt...

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