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If the current trend of dumping fresh waste continues, Delhi will have to deal with an additional 1 crore tonnes ...
How one social enterprise is working to make Ladakh waste-free
Ladakh has progressed a lot in recent years in developing a sound waste recovery mechanism, but there is still ...
Supertech: It is essential to mitigate pollution, waste post-demolition; here is why
Huge amounts of construction and demolition waste in a residential area is hazardous for human health and warrants immediate ...
Manipur’s Ukhrul faces a gargantuan waste problem; here is how it can solve it
If long-term ecological planning involving all the stakeholders is not taken up urgently, this paradise may turn uninhabitable
Single-use plastics: A make or break ban
Plastic items difficult to collect or recycle should be eliminated from use. This is where the current ban, however ...
How one Gram Panchayat in Himachal built a waste-free, water-surplus village
Pappla village constructed water-harvesting structures, soak pits and a plastic waste processing plant to transform itself
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Third dumpsite fire in a month points to systemic failure of waste management in Delhi
Recent fire at Bhalswa raging for 72 hours; previous two fires at Ghazipur led to spike in air pollution
Reuse of reclaimed land after biomining of legacy waste: What needs to change
Urban local bodies need a comprehensive policy for reuse of reclaimed land
Ghazipur, Delhi: Just why has this landfill been simmering for so long
The reality is that all kinds of waste is being dumped at landfill sites since the system of segregation ...
False solutions, green washing may put dampner on historic global plastic treaty
The real fight now is to develop a treaty without the negative influence of the conglomerates.
United Nations Environment Assembly 5.2: Five aspects of plastic pollution that needs focus
The 5th meeting of UNEA will be held February 28, 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.
E-fasting can minimise e-waste
Turning off notifications, turning our phone off while working and setting limits for the amount of time we spend ...
Time’s running out: Is India ready to handle 34,600 tonnes of solar waste by 2030?
With India’s ambitious solar target of 280 GW by 2030, it is time to formulate a sound solar waste management ...
COVID-19 & children: Unmasking the reality
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Draft extended producer responsibility policy: How gaps in achieving fundamental goals can be closed
The draft incorporates important objectives but leaves out some fundamental ones
Why Ghaziabad’s waste management is in the dumps
The city is still grappling with source segregation, door-to-door collection, waste treatment and processing and on-site organic waste management
COVID-19: How bio-medical waste poses challenges to urban solid waste management system
With the potential onset of the third wave, it is important to prioritise a separate collection of infectious and ...
Why new rule allowing recycled plastic in food packaging raises concerns
As recently as in 2018, the FSSAI had banned the use of recycled plastic or newspaper for packaging of ...
Conserving Chitkul: Why the ‘last village of India’ cannot be allowed to drown in plastic
The pristine hamlet has heaps of plastic waste lurking in its inconspicuous corners