However, it must ensure fair practices to achieve environmentally-driven, economically viable expectations
These places in NCR are making zero waste a daily commitment
Faecal sludge and septage management key for a clean Ganga
Swachh Bharat Mission: We may be ODF, but not garbage free
No plastic ban: What it means for India?
Here are a few suggestions on how the country can handle the plastic menace
India needs a strategic direction on single-use plastics
There’s requirement of Mechanisms that will not only improve eco-consciousness among citizens but will also empower and encourage widespread ...
India’s plastic waste situation wasn’t created today
Let’s chart the issue and see what it’s made of
Plastic waste management: What can India learn from other countries
Some countries succeeded in tackling th eplastic problem, while some took a step ahead before slipping back
Sri Lanka Court of Appeal to intervene in UK waste trade scam
Since east Asian countries are closing the loopholes in their waste trade laws, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh seem ...
Can plastic packaging be avoided? This initiative shows the way
Interweaving sustainability, responsibility and social welfare, some enterprises offer and induce customers to choose and become eco-conscious
Delhi rubble diaries
A casual investigation by a CSE researcher reveals that most municipal employees in the national capital neither know, nor ...
Recycle waste 'In-my-Backyard'
The business of recycling only works when it discounts the costs of health and environment of poor people working ...
States now aspire to get ODF plus tag
Here’s a status update on how certain states are trying to promote holistic cleanliness
Was Goa’s burning Sonsoddo landfill a stunt or something else?
Uncannily, the fire at the waste treatment plant came just a day before Malaysia announced it was giving plastic ...
Waste trade: Is this right?
Waste is a resource for traders as they cannot afford to let it be burnt, but there is waste that ...
What Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 should be like?
While the mission got people talking about sanitation and cleanliness, its implementation needs a lot of work
My plastic marine litter or yours?
The issue of marine plastic litter warrants bold new answers and strong action and urgent measures if we want ...
Can India afford online food orders and takeaways?
The mineral water bottles we order, packaged food we buy and disposable cutlery we use are choking our planet. ...
Is waste on the govt’s mind?
The new government will need to prioritise this in the coming years, otherwise we will run out of resources, ...
Paradigm shift in transborder plastic waste trade
Agreement reached at 14th Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic scrap more ...
Recycling of e-waste in India and its potential
Since India is highly deficient in precious mineral resources while untreated e-waste goes to landfill, there is need for ...
What happens to our shit once we are done with it?
SFD Week: From treatment technologies to the genetics of faecal sludge
Open defecation in an ODF district in Rajasthan
Here's a travelogue to four tribal villages in Rajasthan's Sirohi district, which has been declared open-defecation free; but there are ...
A burning question
Waste-to-energy plants are being touted as a wonder solution for garbage management. But how feasible is this option?
What’s holding back India’s complete ODF status?
A few laggard states needing appropriate technology and behavioural intervention are the final hurdle in order to achieve 100% ...