Used PPEs, gloves, masks pile up in Delhi crematoriums; lack of public awareness leaves city facing biomedical waste crisis
In Delhi, there has been no awareness building around COVID-generated biomedical waste and how to safely deal with it.
Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutions
Mismanagement rather than declining water resources is the main reason for the water crisis in Ladakh's Leh town. There is also the problem of waste disposal.
Versova Beach clean-up: Activist Afroz Shah decides to 'move on' from campaign, shares video of dramatic improvement
Afroz Shah, in a Twitter post on Sunday, showed the dramatic improvement in the condition of Mumbai's Versova beach after spearheading a clean-up drive for three years.
BMC is ready to setup underground smart bins with sensors in four spots in south Mumbai by 2018. An official said depending on the success of the project, it will be expanded to other parts of metropolis.
The issue of lack of solid waste disposal was taken up by the Delhi High Court after it was told that it contributes to the breeding of mosquitoes.
The retired military man expects the government to come up with smart colony concept where money should be granted to colonies to meet their demands.