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
500 litres of water enough for this bio-toilet to serve a family of five for 15 years
Researchers from IIT-Kharagpur develop a bio-toilet that recycles water and turns waste to energy
Will the plastic carry-ban in Delhi be enforced this time?
In spite of separate bans ordered by both the court and the government, use of plastic bags has not stopped
Swachh Survekshan 2017: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh among cleanest states; UP at bottom
Indore, Bhopal, Surat and Vadodara are among the top 10 cleanest cities in India
Mandate for MRPL
Managing waste - the Chandigarh way
Le Corbusier's city is getting a face-lift. A unique programme of the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh (MCC), is ridding the city of the most …
CAG report shows how Karnataka's solid waste management is in disarray
Faultlines at urban bodies: Lack of segregation, no identification of dump sites, absence of GPS
Don't junk it
Waste can power vehicles
Ten zero-waste cities: How Seoul came to be among the best in recycling
Strong policy instruments and good implementation did the trick for South Korea's capital
Ten zero-waste cities: How Thiruvananthapuram cleaned up its act
Kerala’s capital popularised a model that minimised waste creation
स्वीडन कैसे कचरा मुक्त भराव क्षेत्र वाला देश बना
समान उद्देश्य के लिए काम कर रहे कानून, कार्यान्वयन और समीक्षा की दिलचस्प कहानी
Ten zero-waste cities: What makes Penang stand out in waste recycling?
It has the highest recycling rate in Malaysia at 43 per cent
Was Goa’s burning Sonsoddo landfill a stunt or something else?
Uncannily, the fire at the waste treatment plant came just a day before Malaysia announced it was giving plastic waste imports back to western nations
3D scanning technology can tell how clean Indian cities are
The new method is cost-effective and could readily be used by municipal bodies across the country to estimate the waste collection efficiency at …
Divide and Conquer: waste segregation is the key
Waste segregation at source improves collection efficiency and leads to better processing of waste
Protestors kick up a stink over landfill in Peshawar
Angry residents have brought rubbish collection to a halt in northern Pakistan’s major city – in protest against waste being dumped …
Panaji is one of India's cleanest cities. Why is it backtracking?
The City Corporation of Panaji wants to discontinue the decentralised waste management system that helped it become a bin-free city
Swachh Survekshan 2018 to incorporate sustainable waste management practices
Last year's survey encouraged unviable practices giving preference to centralised waste management
Plastic or no plastic?
Can an inventory help manage e-waste?
Better data on e-waste will help track the amount of e-waste generated, reduce e-waste, promote recycling and prevent illegal dumping and …
States commit to waste segregation at source, but decentralisation not yet a priority
Decentralised solutions will cut transportation costs and make households and institutions part of the solution
Book review: Garbage Wars: The Struggle For Environmental Justice By David Naguib Pellow
Sociologist David Naguib Pellow has come out with an engrossing account of Chicago from the perspective of what surrounds us all: garbage. It is …
Recycling the bin
Several initiatives are demonstrating how the informal e-waste recycling sector can be formalised