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Oct 15, 2019
India’s megacities, Mumbai and Delhi, are currently sitting on a huge pile of wasteMumbai and Delhi are India’s top two megacities in terms of the solid waste generated every day.
Aug 26, 2019
India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental expertsIt will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half
Jun 26, 2019
A year after plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 3.47 crore as fine, lodges 489 FIRs; activists term move a farceA year after the Maharashtra government enforced a state-wide plastic ban, civic officials in Mumbai have collected Rs 3.47 crore as fine from offenders besides lodging 489 FIRs against them in the metropolis
May 15, 2019
With no waste disposal plan, India’s solar power programme may lead to loss of biodiversityIndia's solar power programme has no policy to address waste. Leaching of these hazardous chemicals into the ecosystem can result in loss of biodiversity.
Apr 22, 2019
A hidden treasure in tonnes of floral trashFloral waste has a tremendous and largely unexploited potential of being converted into pigments, biogas and organic acids by using simple and inexpensive technologies
Dec 25, 2018
Biodegradable plastic developed from microorganisms that feed on seaweedAccording to the United Nations, plastic accounts for up to 90% of all the pollutants in our oceans.
Aug 20, 2018
Towards clean energy: Ethiopia inaugurates plant to convert waste into energyNamed Reppie, the first of its kind facility will turn 1,400 tons of waste per day into energy.
Aug 17, 2018
Supreme Court says Delhi's solid waste problem is very critical, asks L-G to set up experts committeeA bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said this committee should go "in-depth" into all aspects relating to management of solid waste, including cleaning up of landfill sites at Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa, as the situation in Delhi was "very critical".
Jun 11, 2018
City of Waste: A French researcher finds caste, class and stories of humanity in Delhi's dumping groundsThrough City of Waste, Remi De Bercegol hopes to start a conversation about the sheer amount of waste we create, as well as our attitudes towards those who manage it
Mar 05, 2018
Did you know that you create a grizzly amount of waste annually?Array