Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 15, 2023)
Kochi: Brahmapuram fire exposes outdated waste management practices in Kerala cities
Without new policies, plastic consumption across G20 countries to double by 2050: Report
Clean champions: This Himachal couple trains teachers and students to promote sustainable living practices
Shruti and Abhishek Taneja realised the need for such programmes after moving to Solan in 2014, having worked in Delhi ...
As told to Parliament (February 2, 2023): Tapovan-Vishnugad power project far away from Joshimath, claims minister
Experts are of the opinion that the 520 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad project is part of the reason for the soil ...
Discord from beginning: First round of talks for a global plastic treaty was not a success; here is why
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
Down To Earth recaps the primary environment, health and developmental news from 2022
No action plan by MoEF&CC to handle plastic waste, finds CAG
Coordination lacking with pollution control boards; Implementation of Plastic Waste Management Rules lacks teeth
Polyester recycling: Sector largely informal; home furnishing makers in Panipat, Delhi found flouting norms
Downcycled products made at Panipat factories cannot be recycled again; are sent to landfills or burned at the end ...
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)
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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 ...