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Submit action plan on landfill sites in 2 weeks: NGT to Delhi government

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the civic bodies to submit within two weeks an action plan for identifying alternative landfill sites and setting up waste-to-...

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Waste Management Guntur Municipal Corporation inks MoU with ITC

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Guntur Municipal Corporation entered into an agreement with ITC to maintain zero level garbage in the 23 and 24 wards in Guntur city. At a programme held here on Monday, GMC commissioner Challa...

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Telangana inks MoU with ISE Foods, Clean Authority of Tokyo for solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Telangana has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Clean Authority of Tokyo on Friday for solid waste management. The two sides will exchange expertise and build technical cooperation...

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No funds shortage but lack of willingness on part of states, says Supreme Court on solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 19, 2017

Terming solid waste management as a “huge problem” for the country, the Supreme Court has said that there was no shortage of funds under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ but there was “lack” of...

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Notify solid waste management bye-laws in 3 weeks: Delhi High Court to Lieutenant Governor

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

The Delhi High Court today asked Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to positively notify the Solid Waste Management bye-laws, framed jointly by the city's civic bodies and environmental experts,...

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Kerala govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Amid concerns about unscientific construction practises, the Kerala government is considering promoting a 'green habitat' concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials,...

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Government gives Bhandewadi land to Essel for waste-to-energy project

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

The state government has given 10 acre in Bhandewadi to Essel Infrastructure and Hitachi Zosen India for their solid waste-to-energy project. The general body of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation...

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Zero-waste drive in Kochi gathers pace

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

The government has plans to implement the zero-waste initiative across Ernakulam in a phased manner.


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Cities at crossroads: Don’t waste the possibilities. Use of plastic to lay roads shows the way.

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2017

Young Abhishek Gautam and his friends Deepak and Amit were out riding their bikes on the road beside East Delhi’s garbage dump at Ghazipur last September, when a garbage slide from the steep...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: Start waste management by Oct 10 or face action

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

The civic body, however, had given three months to start the waste management at source, provided they submit a detailed plan to the corporation

With no clarity on the nature of action to be taken...

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