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
With some hand-holding from local authorities, the world’s biggest technology manufacturers can transform e-waste management into a feasible revenue source.
Cities have been assessed based on their performance in the past six months, since the forum launch in December 2017
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.
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.
Inaugurated on Saturday by DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, the plant can also be used by other agencies for recycling their construction related waste
At present, most of the waste in India is dumped without proper treatment.
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.
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
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 â€˜upcycling‘ R
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 R
Home buyers today, especially the younger generation, are increasingly warming up to the concept of â€˜green homes‘. These homes offer multiple benefits, not only in terms of a healthy lifestyle, but also provide serious R
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 R
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.
Here‘s providing an overview of the various rules governing waste management in India and the issues faced in their compliance.
"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.
The minister said that though he wishes to have a dedicated television channel on environment but such a venture would require huge investment.
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.
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.
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.
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
A selection of ideas and projects that are helping fight climate change.