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NGT order changes everything about cleaning river Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

In a significant order seeking a fundamental change in strategy in cleaning the river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed that 100 meters from the edge of Ganga between...

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Commerce Ministry to help coordinate solid waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 23, 2017

National Productivity Council (NPC) under the commerce ministry will act as a programme coordinator for implementing Solid Waste Management Rules.


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Haryana finalises additional floor area ratio for projects with solar, waste plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2017


The Haryana government on Monday said additional floor area ratio (FAR) will be granted to builders who install...

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Mumbai waits for upgrade to waste treatment plants matching global standards

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

A city known to have a strong olfactory connect with its people, Mumbai, is really an exercise in sensory overload. Exhaust fumes on traffic-jammed roads, the smell of stagnant water rising from...

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Haryana government to set up 15 solid waste management clusters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2017

The Haryana government would set up 15 integrated solid waste management clusters to deal with solid waste in urban areas in the state.


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Swachh Bharat: Funds for treating solid waste cut 46 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2017

As Swachh Bharat Mission reaches the halfway mark of implementation, the Centre has decided to halve the expenditure on solid waste management, the biggest head of the cleanliness drive. ...

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Varanasi waste management project to be operated by private firm

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017

The solid waste management (SWM) project of Varanasi will be operated by a private company, which has expertise in generating power by using solid waste as fuel.


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Innovative mobile machinery to resolve the issue of solid waste management

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

Though politicians and officials of the Local Bodies Department have been endlessly trying to resolve the the issue of getting a suitable chunk of land for setting up a solid waste management...

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Noida and Greater Noida authorities to select agency for processing solid waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2017

The Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Monday started the process of selecting a private agency for processing solid waste to make compost and bricks at the Astoli landfill site....

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68 crore earmarked for solid waste management by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2017

While the city waits for the March 17 announcement of the results of the Swachh Sarvekshan, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's draft budget for 2017-18 has seen an allocation of Rs 68 crore...

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