The study paves the way for generating wealth from waste
Plastic waste illegally imported into India, claims expose
Why NGT rap on Amazon, Flipkart on 16-yr-old's petition is significant
Coca-Cola yet again top global plastic polluter
Study identifies 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi operating without safeguards
That they can operate with such impunity highlights the failure of the system, it says
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 15, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
Why building sewage treatment plants in cities on the Ganga is a challenge
Flood-prone low-lying locations add to the difficulty
10 methods companies bet on to cut single-use plastic use
Several firms claim to have either started or plan to use eco-friendly cutlery, recycled plastic, biodegradable lids and other ...
Lignin from agro waste helps make useful nanocomposites
Lignin is a complex organic polymer rich in polyphenols with antimicrobial qualities
Zanzibar passes new regulation developed by CSE on solid waste management
The first of its kind in East Africa, the regulation will help Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago to tackle its burgeoning ...
Sustained focus, behaviour change needed to make people use new toilets: study
Adding a behaviour change component to sanitation programmes can motivate people to use toilets, it finds
Discarded solar panels can be used as building material
The usage of discarded solar panels in this manner will help to address the problem of solar photovoltaic waste
Absence of guidelines leaves organic waste management at the mercy of entrepreneurs
Government must identify this line before more instant composters churn out ash
States not complying with NGT orders to manage waste: CPCB
Lack a holistic way to manage waste and information gap were the main shortcomings
These teenage waste crusaders are cleaning up Delhi's mess
Two brothers run a non-profit that collects dry waste, segregates it and then delivers it to recyclers
Union Budget 2019-20: Focus shifts to SBM phase 2, women’s role in it
The mission will now aim to turn waste into energy and better solid waste management in rural areas
India drowns in construction, demolition debris
Waste is piling up across the country. Regulations are in place, but recycling is yet to gain momentum. Down To ...
Is the world ready to meet the SDG target on sanitation?
A closer look at the report by UNICEF and WHO tells you that this certainly not the case
Membrane made out of clay and tea waste can clean toxic effluents
The newly developed membrane has good thermal and chemical stabilities
Dog bites decrease in Srinagar but the fear remains
Though there has been a slight decrease in the incidents of dog-bites in recent years in Jammu and Kashmir’s ...
Tanzania bans plastic bags
All plastic carry bags are prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and used in the African ...
CPCB cracks whip on 52 firms for flouting plastic waste rules
This is the first time the pollution watchdog has held companies accountable for not holding their end of the ...
Imphal struggles to handle its waste
After a seven-month-long protest, the city’s municipal corporation reached a solution which too isn’t permanent
After NGT asks for stringent norms for STPs — a new dilemma
Switching to new norms for all existing and upcoming sewage treatment plants (STPs) is going to be a mammoth ...
Cutting the Gordian knot: Norway’s initiative to combat global plastic jeopardy
The Scandinavian country proposes stronger control of international trade in plastic wastes at the 14th Conference of the Parties ...