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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.
May 30, 2019
Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exportersMalaysia & the Philippines are threatening to ship 60 containers each back to exporting countries.
May 13, 2019
NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forcesThe 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
Apr 08, 2019
Heritage havelis, architecture in Rajasthan decaying from years of neglectIf quick action isn't taken to preserve these historic treasures, it may decay in two decades.
Mar 05, 2019
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.
Jan 29, 2019
Unhappy with Yamuna cleaning, NGT asks Delhi, UP and Haryana govts to deposit Rs 10 crore eachThe 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
Nov 13, 2018
Conditions in Jammu highlight the sewage crisis underlying our Swachh BharatIndia has the capacity to treat only 37 percent of the sewage generated in urban areas.
May 18, 2017
Ragpickers are critical to clean India's 62 mn tonnes waste: It's time to recognise their effortsRagpickers 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
Mar 22, 2016
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.
Jun 14, 2015
Man 'addicted' to trash collects and stashes garbage at homeBarely 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.