Nuance and law
The Supreme Court’s ill-timed order on a case of municipal solid waste that is affecting construction workers illustrates how Indian courts …
Link sanitation, solid waste to agriculture, Niti Aayog advises states
Govt policy think tank asks chief secretaries to extract nutrients from human excreta and use them in place of fertilsers
No plastic ban: What it means for India?
Here are a few suggestions on how the country can handle the plastic menace
Waste not the dissent
For so long we have used backyards of our cities as dumping grounds, but people in poor neighbourhoods are saying enough is enough
उत्तरकाशी में अब “कचरे का पहाड़”
हिमालय की ऊंची चोटियों के बीच बसा करीब साढ़े तीन लाख की आबादी वाला ये जिला आज अपने कचरे के पहाड़ को ढोने के ...
Supreme Court asks states to clean up their act
The apex court imposes penalty on states and union territories for failing to comply with its orders regarding solid waste management
States not complying with NGT orders to manage waste: CPCB
Lack a holistic way to manage waste and information gap were the main shortcomings
How Delhi’s waste-to-energy plants are way off the mark
The recent uproar against the Okhla plant highlights how none of three in the Capital is effectively doing what they are supposed to
Alappuzha gets recognised by UNEP for its solid waste management practices
This city in Kerala has adopted decentralised waste management and is pushing for 100 per cent segregation in all the 23 wards
Pune’s draft bye-laws threaten existing model of plastic waste management
The bye-laws not only threaten the existing SWaCH model but also lacks clarity on guidelines for extended producer responsibility
कूड़े से बिजली बनाने की योजना पर उठते सवाल
कूड़े से बिजली बनाने वाले संयंत्रों को कचरे के निपटान का चमत्कारी तरीका माना जा रहा है। लेकिन यह विकल्प कितना व्यवहारिक है?
World Environment Day in numbers: Waste
By-laws for solid waste management in Delhi were finally notified. What next?
The by-laws have remarkable provisions, which if implemented properly, should lead to transformational changes
Mr Modi, how about including garbage in your sanitation deadline?
India is the sixth largest garbage generating country, but has made provision to treat only 12.5 per cent of it
Globally, 23 cities pledge to reduce waste sent to landfills, incinerators by 50%
This commitment will avoid disposal of at least 87 million tonnes of waste by 2030
A clean miss
The new Swachh Survekshan ranking promotes cities with poor waste management practices
A first-of-a-kind campaign in Pune creates awareness about sanitary waste segregation
The Red Dot Campaign by SWaCH cooperative is sensitising people about the importance of proper handling and disposal of sanitary waste
CSE Clean City Award: Mysuru is one of the best solid waste managers in India
Mysuru boasts of door-to-door garbage-collection, segregation and recycling, making it one of the best managers of municipal solid waste. In 2016,…
भोपाल का कचरा लील रहा है अर्जुन नगर गांव को
अब तक गांव विकास योजनाओं या बड़े बांधों के निर्माण के कारण उजड़ते थे लेकिन अब गांवों के उजाड़ने का कारण शहरी कचरा बनता ...
Bengaluru orders compulsory waste segregation by households, but challenges remain
From reluctant citizens to unsold compost, Bengaluru municipal corporation faces hurdles on the way towards better waste management
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 22, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (September 9-13)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week&…
Delhi’s Solid Waste Management Bye-Laws focus on individual accountability
By emphasisng on segregating waste and making the generator accountable, the bye-laws have taken a stride towards improving waste management …
अब गीले कचरे का भी उपचार, आईआईटी खड़गपुर ने निकाला रास्ता
अब तक सिर्फ सूखे कचरे पर ही ध्यान था। अब विकसित की गई नई प्रकिया में गीले और नम कचरे का भी रिसाइकल होगा। ...
SC admonishes Centre for poor affidavit on solid waste management
The Supreme Court bench, which was hearing a PIL on Solid Waste Management Rules, came down heavily on the government counsel for not fully …