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Bombay HC seeks state, MPCB reply on plea alleging disposal of Covid waste at Kalyan dumping ground

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2020

The Bombay High Court has directed the state government, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) to respond to a public interest...

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Sun Pharma’s Initiative To Recycle Plastic

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd initiated setting up of treatment and recycling plants, through registered recyclers and engaged scrap vendors for materials like plastic and high-density...

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80% of 1.5 lakh metric tonne daily garbage remains exposed, untreated

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

India is getting buried under mounds of garbage as the country has been generating more than 1.50 lakh metric tonne (MT) of solid waste every day. Worse - approximately 90 per cent (1,35,000 MT...

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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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UP pollution board issues notices to 300 institutes for violation of waste management rules

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2018

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has issued notices to over 300 institutions— including schools, hospitals, hotels private colonies, government bodies and other commercial units...

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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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Soon, Tesla's BlackHOLE to gobble up waste in Ladakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

 Ladakh, often called the roof of the world because of its high altitude and windswept plateaus, is getting a 'BlackHOLE' to swallow the mountains of trash rising in step with a surge in tourist...

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Maharashtra Plastic Ban – Garbage disposal: Residents at loss

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 28, 2018

Even as the ban on plastic bags has caused inconvenience for shoppers and shopkeepers alike, residents of housing societies and traders in the city are facing ...

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Alappuzha model for waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Though it is home to Asia's cleanest village Mawlynnong, also dubbed God's own Garden, Meghalaya will take a leaf out of Alappuzha in far away God's own country to manage its waste....

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NGT fines four government hospitals over waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday imposed fines on four government hospitals for not complying with the solid waste management rules. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar imposed environment compensation of Rs 50,000 each on Lady Hardinge Medical...

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