विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस 2020: कब सुधरेगा भारत की ग्रामीण महिलाओं का स्वास्थ्य?
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What happens to our excreta? Shit Flow Diagrams will help you track
Open-defecation free status is fine, but ensuring sustainable management of our faecal sludge is crucial
Building toilets in rural schools is not enough, they have to be usable too
Around 23 per cent of rural schools have unusable toilets and 11.5 per cent have no separate toilets for girls, finds the 13th ASER report
A zero waste toilet to achieve a clean India
Locals in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh consistently choose evapotranspiration toilet, a zero waste model which requires no human intervention over …
'78% of sewage generated in India remains untreated'
Analysis and reporting by Centre for Science and Environment and Down To Earth magazine reveal how Indian cities are disposing of excreta in an …
Back to toilet school
On August 15, the government announced it had achieved the target of building toilets in all schools in India. But are these toilets functional?
UN highlights importance of water in maintaining global peace
Stresses the need for better water management techniques worldwide
An artistic solution
Junk stops here
Meet bureaucrat Yishey D Yongda, determined to turn Sikkim into a zero-waste zone
Housing and toilets: exclusions
Who gets access to toilets, and how, is linked to their position in the hierarchy of citizenship
कोविड-19 के कारण गरीबी की दलदल में धंसे 15 करोड़ बच्चे: यूनिसेफ
यूनिसेफ का कहना है कि आने वाले महीनों में यह स्थिति और बदतर हो सकती है
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2019 में भारत ने करीब 32.3 लाख मीट्रिक टन ई-वेस्ट उत्पन्न किया था जोकि अफ्रीका के कुल ई-वेस्ट से भी ज्यादा है
25% healthcare centres lack water facilities, 20% sanitation facilities: WHO
The report highlights that each year 17 million women in least developed countries give birth in centres with inadequate facilities for water, …
Growing dissent against ‘successful’ economic growth model
A new de-globalising world order means that to find equitable and affordable growth, we need to challenge the polluted model that has pushed us …
Swachh Survekshan 2017 encouraging unsustainable approaches for waste management: CSE
Says the survey should give preference to waste segregation and recycle and reuse over centralised approaches like landfill and waste-to-energy plants
Roadblocks for bio-toilets in India
Bio-toilets are gaining ground. But emerging challenges could defeat the purpose
Costs and benefits of India's waste disposal options
Urban India produces 120,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste each day. Businesses want to burn this garbage to produce electricity, using …
Faecal sludge management gets world attention
Meet on in Hanoi to identify new waste handling and treatment technologies and sustainable business models
Looking beyond privatisation
Book>> Privatizing water: Governance failure and the world's urban water crisis • by Karen Bakker • Orient BlackSwan • Rs 695
Another opportunity lost
This year's UN Commission on Sustainable Development meet provided no roadmap to attain Millennium Development Goals on water, sanitation and …
Review of film 'Wasted'
Film>> Wasted Swecha Productions directed by Anshul Uniyal and Vimalendu Jha 16 minutes
Green cussedness, anyone?
They did the impossible on land that held no hope
Another plague in the offing
The rash of leptospirosis cases in Mumbai during the current monsoon points towards the gradual breakdown of health services in burgeoning …
A fluid right
Campaign to make water and sanitation a right gathers momentum