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  • COVID-19 | Is India prepared to tackle the plastic waste the pandemic produces? Jul 23, 2020 09:42 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Is India prepared to tackle the plastic waste the pandemic produces?

    Along with fighting the outbreak and resuscitating the economy, the focus on protecting the environment — mainly the indiscriminate use and disposal of single-use plastic — must be kept

  • Antony Waste Handling Cell: A long-term play in waste management Mar 04, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Antony Waste Handling Cell: A long-term play in waste management

  • Podcast | Digging Deeper - From trash to cash: Can India manage its e-waste responsibly? Oct 30, 2018 05:57 PM IST

    Podcast | Digging Deeper - From trash to cash: Can India manage its e-waste responsibly?

    With some hand-holding from local authorities, the world’s biggest technology manufacturers can transform e-waste management into a feasible revenue source.

  • Gurugram worst performer in waste management; small Maha town Vengurla tops CSE assessment Jun 18, 2018 01:10 PM IST

    Gurugram worst performer in waste management; small Maha town Vengurla tops CSE assessment

    Cities have been assessed based on their performance in the past six months, since the forum launch in December 2017

  • Government to soon come up with landfill management policy Feb 11, 2018 11:40 AM IST

    Government to soon come up with landfill management policy

    The development assumes significance after the cave-in incident at the Ghazipur landfill site in east Delhi in which two persons were killed, triggering a debate on safety concerns and waste management.

  • Centre sanctions Rs 300 crore for improving solid waste management Sep 16, 2017 10:15 AM IST

    Centre sanctions Rs 300 crore for improving solid waste management

    This initiative will add a treatment capacity of 670 metric tonnes of bio-degradable waste, and prevent the release of foul gases, smell and proliferation of germs, an official said.

  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation commissions new  waste recycling unit Aug 20, 2017 05:02 PM IST

    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation commissions new waste recycling unit

    Inaugurated on Saturday by DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, the plant can also be used by other agencies for recycling their construction related waste

  • Waste to require landfill as big as Delhi by 2050: Study Jun 25, 2017 02:14 PM IST

    Waste to require landfill as big as Delhi by 2050: Study

    At present, most of the waste in India is dumped without proper treatment.

  • Thermax forays into fly ash management, in pact with European companies for technology Apr 19, 2017 01:43 PM IST

    Thermax forays into fly ash management, in pact with European companies for technology

    According to a study, power plants in India generate up to 280 million tonnes of fly ash every year. Long inhalation of fly-ash causes various serious diseases like silicosis, fibrosis of lungs and cancer.

  • How realistic is India‘s Smart Cities Mission? Nov 04, 2016 12:21 PM IST

    How realistic is India‘s Smart Cities Mission?

    Urbanisation in India, is increasing at a rapid pace. It is estimated that by 2030, over 40% of Indians will live in cities, accounting for a population of 600 million people. Consequently, it is R

  • Don‘t recycle! Upcycle Aug 16, 2016 11:05 AM IST

    Don‘t recycle! Upcycle

    Amishi Shah‘s work involves using discarded materials, to create beautiful new products which are of higher value than the original product. The 24-year-old creative entrepreneur‘s main aim, is to popularise the concept of ‘upcycling‘ &#82

  • ‘Trash happens one bag at a time, we dispose one bag at a time‘ Aug 09, 2016 01:40 PM IST

    ‘Trash happens one bag at a time, we dispose one bag at a time‘

    Poonam Kasturi, a Bengaluru resident and an independent entrepreneur, has set up Daily Dump, an organic business venture that transforms garbage into valuable compost. The business, established in 2006, started off as a small &#82

  • Tips to make a house a green home Jul 21, 2016 05:15 PM IST

    Tips to make a house a green home

    Home buyers today, especially the younger generation, are increasingly warming up to the concept of ‘green homes‘. These homes offer multiple benefits, not only in terms of a healthy lifestyle, but also provide serious &#82

  • Kolkata city to lower its carbon footprint Jul 20, 2016 11:51 AM IST

    Kolkata city to lower its carbon footprint

    With the aim to make Kolkata a low-carbon city, companies from the United Kingdom specialising in urban design and planning, met West Bengal government and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) officials, for collaboration in the &#82

  • Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities Feb 10, 2016 02:55 PM IST

    Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities

    Addressing a Global Partnership Summit on Smart Cities here, the Ministers rued that cities "have been converted into slums" in the last seven decades and said it is more challenging to transform them into smart cities then building new ones.

  • Handy guide of waste management regulations Aug 25, 2015 03:00 PM IST

    Handy guide of waste management regulations

    Here‘s providing an overview of the various rules governing waste management in India and the issues faced in their compliance.

  • Housing scheme can give Rs 15 trn boost to GDP: Report Jul 22, 2015 09:23 PM IST

    Housing scheme can give Rs 15 trn boost to GDP: Report

    "The direct benefit of the housing for all scheme to the economy is estimated to be Rs 15 trillion in a seven-year timeframe (FY16-FY22)," according to a report prepared by India Ratings.

  • Govt plans to launch online channel for environment Jul 03, 2015 02:11 PM IST

    Govt plans to launch online channel for environment

    The minister said that though he wishes to have a dedicated television channel on environment but such a venture would require huge investment.

  • Domestic firms to be encouraged into defence manufacturing Apr 13, 2015 02:53 PM IST

    Domestic firms to be encouraged into defence manufacturing

    Addressing a seminar here last weekend, he stressed the importance of involving rural people in this movement as it will facilitate their joining the mainstream of development.

  • PM woos Hannover investors, seeks strong Indo-Germany ties Apr 13, 2015 07:53 AM IST

    PM woos Hannover investors, seeks strong Indo-Germany ties

    Inaugurating the Hannover Messe, a business fair, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Prime Minister said India is working on a "predictable and transparent" environment to open up investments.

  • India's IT plans suffer from power, congestion and monkeys Apr 02, 2015 03:41 PM IST

    India's IT plans suffer from power, congestion and monkeys

    The clash between the old world and the new is sharply in focus in the crowded 3,000-year-old holy city of Varanasi, where many devout Hindus come to die in the belief that doing so will give them salvation.

  • Garbage generated around the world Jun 27, 2012 10:50 AM IST

    Garbage generated around the world

    The amount of solid waste generated by global cities is growing each year. Not managing it efficiently now could lead to environmental and social problems

  • Eco-Success Stories Jun 26, 2012 01:35 PM IST

    Eco-Success Stories

    A selection of ideas and projects that are helping fight climate change.

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