Industry representatives attended the event, even as civil society was often not allowed at most closed door meetings
2022 too short, too far: Initial steps taken on tackling waste; long way to go still
No action plan by MoEF&CC to handle plastic waste, finds CAG
Polyester recycling: Sector largely informal; home furnishing makers in Panipat, Delhi found flouting norms
Talking trash: COP27 major sponsor Coca-Cola top plastic polluter for 5 years straight, shows report
Coca-Cola-branded waste accounted for 7.32% of all plastic waste collected globally in 2022, up from 3.6% in 2018
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (November 10, 2022)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
Swachh Survekshan 2022: Gurugram improves rank but long way to go for effective waste management
Most management efforts concentrated in city's newer sectors, while Old Gurugram struggles to keep pace
International E-Waste Day: Over 5 billion phones will become waste this year
One of six e-products in average european household is being hoarded, finds non-profit survey
Legacy Waste: Did mustard gas from World Wars dumped in Baltic cause Nord Stream explosions
The recent Nord Stream explosions in the Baltic took place northeast of Bornholm, a major dumping ground for German ...
NGT’s Rs 3,800 crore fine on Telangana is the biggest one yet over waste disposal
West Bengal government was fined Rs 3,000 crore in September 2022
Stop making plastic, green activists demand at Busan meet
Activists from Break Free From Plastic, a global movement envisioning a plastic-free future, also called on countries to stop ...
Most Indian villages do not have any waste management infrastructure: Study
With a changing consumer landscape, single-use, low-quality plastics are contributing to the growing waste problem in rural India
Neglect of sustainable, scientific waste treatment behind India’s unscientific landfills: CSE analysis
Management of legacy waste should be combined with integrated waste management facilities that can take care of both daily ...
Only 7% of total legacy waste in Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill is bio-mined: Report
More fresh municipal solid waste is dumped at the Ghazipur dumpsite than it is capable of processing, according to the report
Solid waste management: Why integrating informal sector is a must
Engagement of formal waste management system remains low in the cities due to funds crunch, low sectoral development & ...
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 18, 2022)
Down To Earth brings you top environmental cases heard in Supreme Court, high courts & National Green Tribunal
India’s ban on select single-use plastic items: A start but still a long way from blanket ban
Several items that fall within Centre's definition of single-use plastic not included
Gadgets not lasting as long as you would like them to? Welcome to planned obsolescence
Intentionally manufacturing products with short lifespan is dangerous amid rapid growth for the electronics industry
Kundapur rolls out clean beach after 6 years for Olive Ridleys
Two groups in Kundapur cleaned its best beach of trash and also initiated efforts to monitor turtle movements in ...
Microplastics detected in fish samples from Cauvery
The presence of microplastics causes growth defects, skeletal deformities
Ground report: How is Chhattisgarh’s ‘dung deal’ working
plan to purchase cow dung to boost rural economy, ensure clean villages and solve stray cattle problem saw initial success, but ...
‘Unscientific’ disposal, treatment of waste behind massive fire at Ghazipur landfill, say experts
Toxins from the fire will spread into adjoining habitations and public spaces
Plastic endgame: Did UNEA 5.2 start a new era
The world’s adoption of the resolution to end plastic pollution by 2024 is only the first step in a ...
UNEA 5.2: Circularity cannot work with plastics, experts say
The best way out of the plastic crisis gripping the world is by curbing its production and use and ...
Global Leaders Group call for action to tackle antimicrobial waste
Discharge management from food systems, manufacturing facilities and human health systems into the environment is key, says document