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  • Medical waste piling up at Covid hospitals

    Medical waste piling up at Covid hospitals

    The Covid hospital authorities have brought the matter to the attention of the state health department, alleging that this was an outcome of“careless attitude” of the private agency which was entrusted with the responsibility of collection and clearance of the medical waste.

    August 10, 2020
  • Managing waste

    Managing waste

    According to one estimate, India may be generating more than 100 tonnes of Covid-related waste every single day, an addition by about a sixth to the already burgeoning waste tally of the country.

    August 7, 2020
  • Plastic bags contained medical waste, not skeletons of newborns: Kolkata officials

    Plastic bags contained medical waste, not skeletons of newborns: Kolkata officials

    In what came as a shocker to the residents of Kolkata’s Haridevpur locality, bags allegedly containing remains of newborns were recovered from an abandoned compound at Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani on Sunday afternoon.

    September 2, 2018