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Waste smart cities

The CSE survey revealed what cities must and must not do to address the challenge of managing waste
 

Reinvention is the key

What direction should India's waste management take? What does the future hold in store?
 

Unsustainably clean

Dumping waste in landfills is not a solution. These cities must learn to process waste
 
Waste Management

Africa's waste challenge

For Africa, solid waste management is becoming a major concern. The writer reports from Zanzibar and Swaziland on how two contrasting scenarios are offering solutions

Nursing infections

From selling infectious waste to flouting guidelines, hospitals in two major Jharkhand districts highlight the country's casual attitude towards biomedical waste management

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Lessons from two cities

Pune aims to become a zero-landfill city by 2015. With a range of solid waste management options, the target does not seem too ambitious. Bengaluru, on the other hand, is forced by a court order to do what Pune is already doing. Arnab Pratim Dutta reports from Pune and Aparna Pallavi from Bengaluru

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‘Tsunami’ of e-waste rolling out over the world

Annually, one million people die from occupational poisoning, says UNEP chief