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Sanitation will remain a mirage even after India stops defecating in the open
Although we will meet the target of an open defecation free India much before deadline, it is still the ...
Solving India's garbage problem
Segregation at source should be at the heart of municipalities’ solid waste management system
Of the 10 persons defecating in the open globally, six are Indians. By 2019, six will be from African ...
Plastics ban calls for deliberation, not draconian measures
While a plastic-free society may sound good, issues like lack of alternatives to banned products and potential threats to ...
The dirty truth
On the occasion of the World Toilet Day, we present some stark truths about sanitation challenges in India, including ...
Waste smart cities
A survey by the Centre for Science and Environment shows how Indian cities are turning over a new leaf ...
Urban shit: where does it all go?
India is staring at a big sanitation crisis and needs to reinvent its excreta disposal mechanism
Sri Lanka becomes first country in South Asia to recycle compact fluorescent lamps
At a time when developing countries are struggling with safe disposal of compact fluorescent lamps, Sri Lanka is leading ...
Textile mills of Pali district in Rajasthan and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu have an annual turnover of over Rs ...
Make wealth from waste
Residential societies can set up their own composting plants to tackle biodegradable waste profitably
Garbage gets attention
India is revising the way it manages solid waste. A manual for this, prepared by the urban development ministry, ...
Lessons from two cities
Pune aims to become a zero-landfill city by 2015. With a range of solid waste management options, the target ...
Electronic waste is a mine of precious metals, but poor regulations simplify its squandering away
Interstate dirty dumpers
Industrial units illegally dump hazardous waste in remote fields, often crossing state borders, to dodge the law and cut ...
Costs and benefits of India's waste disposal options
Urban India produces 120,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste each day. Businesses want to burn this garbage to produce ...
Taste for waste
Sewage, industrial effluent is the future
Tubelights give more than light to labs
Used tubelights can now be recycled into laboratory apparatus that are cheap and as good as those available in ...