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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.
Dec 10, 2018
Firstpost Salon | Why India needs innovative methods to tackle its waste problem: In conversation with Binish Desai'Swachh Bharat' has been one of the primary campaigns of the current Indian government, focusing on the need to clean India of its waste. But does this campaign really understand the nuances of Indian waste management? We speak to Binish Desai, a social entrepreneur and innovator in industrial waste recycling and management, who tells us why India needs innovative methods to tackle its waste problem and how the government can help our young entrepreneurs work towards innovative businesses.
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.
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
Sep 05, 2018
Supreme Court allows Uttarakhand's plea seeking vacation of order to stay construction activityThe Uttarakhand government had on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking vacation of its order staying construction activities in the state. The top court allowed the plea.
Sep 01, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hourKerala already faces health hazards caused directly by the flood, but the situation will worsen if the wastes lie piled up for too long without management.