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India’s megacities, Mumbai and Delhi, are currently sitting on a huge pile of waste
India

India’s megacities, Mumbai and Delhi, are currently sitting on a huge pile of waste

Mumbai and Delhi are India’s top two megacities in terms of the solid waste generated every day.

Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exporters
science

Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exporters

Malaysia & the Philippines are threatening to ship 60 containers each back to exporting countries.

NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forces
India

NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forces

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Ministry of Defence to submit a report on a plea seeking scientific disposal of waste generated by weapons, hospitals and other establishments of the armed forces

Heritage havelis, architecture in Rajasthan decaying from years of neglect
India

Heritage havelis, architecture in Rajasthan decaying from years of neglect

If quick action isn't taken to preserve these historic treasures, it may decay in two decades.

Of all the many kinds of waste, what's the most toxic garbage that humans produce?
science

Of all the many kinds of waste, what's the most toxic garbage that humans produce?

Here are five top-of-the-line forms of waste that experts think the world is buckling under.

Unhappy with Yamuna cleaning, NGT asks Delhi, UP and Haryana govts to deposit Rs 10 crore each
India

Unhappy with Yamuna cleaning, NGT asks Delhi, UP and Haryana govts to deposit Rs 10 crore each

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the cleaning of river Yamuna and directed Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to submit a performance guarantee of Rs 10 crore each within a month

Conditions in Jammu highlight the sewage crisis underlying our Swachh Bharat
science

Conditions in Jammu highlight the sewage crisis underlying our Swachh Bharat

India has the capacity to treat only 37 percent of the sewage generated in urban areas.

Ragpickers are critical to clean India's 62 mn tonnes waste: It's time to recognise their efforts
India

Ragpickers are critical to clean India's 62 mn tonnes waste: It's time to recognise their efforts

Ragpickers help clean up a significant proportion of the 62 million tonnes of waste generated annually in India, but despite that they are ill-treated often work without any job security or help from the government

The Deonar fire: Why can't Mumbai be smarter and manage its waste like the Swedes do?
India

The Deonar fire: Why can't Mumbai be smarter and manage its waste like the Swedes do?

Deonar fire: Mumbai could do much better, since this city alone produces much more waste than Sweden does.

Man 'addicted' to trash collects and stashes garbage at home
India

Man 'addicted' to trash collects and stashes garbage at home

Barely days after Kolkata woke up to the horror of a man living with his sister's corpse for months, another man has been found in the city 'addicted' to stashing his house with trash collected from dustbins and garbage containers.

Photos: Delhi's cows and garbage stay put a month after Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
India

Photos: Delhi's cows and garbage stay put a month after Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

After a month of the PM campaigned and swept the streets of Delhi, the city saw no change in it's cleanliness situation.

Alternate ways for waste disposal key for cleaning Ganga: Netherlands
India

Alternate ways for waste disposal key for cleaning Ganga: Netherlands

Netherlands said that finding alternate ways for waste disposal was key for cleaning up river Ganga.

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next
Tech

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

A USD 5-million project to develop environment friendly toilets in China, which is being funded by Bill Gates, is expected to be replicated in India.

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next
News & Analysis

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

A USD 5-million project to develop environment friendly toilets in China, which is being funded by Bill Gates, is expected to be replicated in India.