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  • ‘Delhi govt taking steps to reduce plastic waste’

    ‘Delhi govt taking steps to reduce plastic waste’

    "This change should significantly reduce the existing 550-tonne single-use plastic waste per day," the member secretary, Delhi Pollution Control Committee said.

    August 8, 2022
  • 10 Tips for Zero Waste wedding

    10 Tips for Zero Waste wedding

    It is estimated that more than 10 million weddings take place in India every year and all of these celebrations leave behind truckloads of trash in the form of discarded plastic cutlery, used flowers and a large amount of food, etc.

    April 3, 2022
  • EDMC & union Govt to inaugurate Decentralised Waste Management Technology Park at East Delhi

    EDMC & union Govt to inaugurate Decentralised Waste Management Technology Park at East Delhi

    The Technology Park is a pilot, providing end-to-end solutions for waste management, from semi-automated segregation of municipal solid waste to on-site compaction and treatment of the waste to demonstrate conversion of open dumpsites (dhalaos) to decentralized waste processing sites.

    March 28, 2022
  • Pharma pollution

    Pharma pollution

    The medical concept of care and cure appears to have been binned with the detection of anti-diabetic, anti-epileptic, and pain-relieving drugs in river water in Delhi and Hyderabad, thus making a mockery of the prognosis of an ailment. The canker is palpable no less in Iceland, Venezuela, New York, London, Glasgow, Bolivia, Ethiopia, and Lahore.

    February 18, 2022
  • Sand art showcases waste segregation initiative

    Sand art showcases waste segregation initiative

    The objective of creating this art piece is to alert the city residents to segregate waste on their own at home before handing it over to the BMC Safaiwalas.

    February 2, 2022
  • BMC and SBI organizes special e-waste drive

    BMC and SBI organizes special e-waste drive

    BMC’s safaigadis engaged in different wards did the awareness on Swachh Survekshan 2022 and Swachhata Pakhawada along with usual collection segregated waste , E waste and DHW. Recently BMC has sold six metric tons of E waste to the selected recycler certified by the State Pollution Control Board.

    January 30, 2022
  • US largest generator of plastic waste

    US largest generator of plastic waste

    "Plastic waste is an environmental and social crisis that the US needs to affirmatively address from source to sea," Margaret Spring

    December 5, 2021
  • Chinese firm to implement Bangladesh’s first waste-to-energy project

    Chinese firm to implement Bangladesh’s first waste-to-energy project

    As waste volume will decrease to one-third due to the initiative, officials said this project will help them reduce open disposal of waste.

    December 2, 2021
  • Discharge of waste into local water bodies raises concern

    Discharge of waste into local water bodies raises concern

    The residents of port city and environmentalists have expressed concern over discharge of waste water from port trust hospital to local water bodies causing environmental pollution. Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked the chief medical officer, Port Trust Hospital to comply with pollution rules as per the Biomedical Waste (Handling and Management) Rules, …

    February 7, 2018