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Oct 27, 2018
As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collectionDelhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with
Jul 12, 2018
'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capitalThe bench directed the office of the LG to file an affidavit by 16 July indicating the time frame on the steps it is supposed to take to deal with the situation.
Jul 11, 2018
Bengaluru conservancy workers remain unpaid for 5 months; civic officials claim all authorised employees received wagesDistressed by the non-payment of wages for over five months, a 37-year-old conservancy worker consumed poison and killed himself in Bengaluru's Guttahalli area on Sunday
Sep 06, 2017
Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way outThe locality where breathing is always a struggle and life only means a fight against deadly diseases.
Jul 04, 2017
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: 1,100 towns, cities to be declared open defecation free by 2 OctoberAround 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2 October, the day the Centre launched the ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in 2014.
Jun 25, 2017
India needs New Delhi-size landfills for waste by 2050: Assocham reportWith India littering its waste without sufficient treatment, it needs to set aside about 88 sq. km of precious land—the size of New Delhi — for landfills by 2050, industry association Assocham said on Sunday, citing its study.
Mar 27, 2016
Waste management is imperative in Delhi as the national capital inches closer to another DeonarThe Deonar dumping ground fire in Mumbai has not just exposed the fast deteriorating living conditions in India’s financial capital but also rung the alarm bells for the most notoriously polluted city of India — Delhi.
Aug 21, 2014
Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India planGoa, one of the world's most popular beach tourism destinations, does not have a single efficiently functioning solid waste management plant