Waste

Waste in news on May 1

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around waste

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Tuesday 01 May 2018 | 07:10:44 AM

‘Zero Waste’ workshop in Chandigarh promotes recycling

The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh organised a workshop on Mission Zero Waste, wherein the employees of the civic body made various decorative and utility items out of waste material.

In Punjab, locals dump waste in canal; irrigation department releases water to push it into Sangrur

Instead of taking steps to prevent disposal of waste into a sub-canal passing through Dhuri or undertaking a cleaning exercise, the Irrigation Department released water in the sub-canal to push the waste towards Sangrur city.

Meghalaya ministers visit Kerala to understand Alappuzha’s waste management model

A delegation led by Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling visited Alappuzha town in Kerala to understand the unique waste management model, which received recognition for its sustainable model.

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