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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.
Oct 13, 2019
Commerce ministry asks e-commerce firms to gradually slash single-use plastic in packagingThe commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms
Oct 07, 2019
Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometresIndia's green cover has increased by 15,000 square kilometres, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
May 26, 2019
Over 25 state govts face Rs 1 crore fine for flouting NGT’s deadline for submitting action plans on plastic waste disposalOver 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the CPCB as the 30 April deadline
Apr 22, 2019
Earth Day 2019: A reading list to better understand the climate change crisis facing IndiaOccasions like Earth Day provide an opportunity to reflect on the current state of the environment, and what we can do to improve it. What is the environmental reality that faces India? From an impending water crisis to waste segregation and climate change’s effects — what are the issues we need to tackle head on? What hope do we have of, combating them?
Mar 17, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutionsMismanagement 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.
Jan 18, 2019
Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Netherlands to sign 10 MoUs with focus on smart city, waste management; companies to develop Indian marketThe Netherlands delegation to Vibrant Gujarat Summit is being led by the Minister of Finance for Taxation and Customs, Menno Snel, representatives from 45 companies, three trade associations and government agencies.
Jan 17, 2019
Conservancy workers' two decade-struggle highlighted in photo series by Sudharak OlweConservancy workers — manual scavengers employed with urban municipalities — clean (often with their bare hands and few or inadequate tools) excreta and other waste, blocked sewers and drains. Since January 2017, one person has died every five days, on average, while cleaning sewers and septic tanks across the country
Jan 16, 2019
Waste of a Nation: Anthropologists Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey on garbage and growth in India“Never in history have so many people had so much to throw away and so little space to throw it as the people of India in the second decade of the 21st century,” write Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey in Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India.
Dec 27, 2018
Recycling all the world's plastic could buy you Apple, Microsoft and the NFLIf an individual recycled all the world's plastic, they would be the richest person on the planet.