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A model wearing one of Mariel’s creations.(Valentin Giacobetti)

Meet the Swiss fashion designer who makes cocktail dresses out of garbage

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:53 PM IST
Mariel Manuel creates products out of waste- in her exhibitions, the dresses, both geometric and organic, are presented as wall textiles which tell their own tale.
Mayor Raj Bala Malik and MC commissioner KK Yadav at the garbage dumping ground in Dadumajra on Wednesday. They were there to inspect the adjoining garbage processing plant, and came down heavily on its management, putting the blame on them for the city faltering in Swachh Survekshan.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Mayor Raj Bala Malik and MC commissioner KK Yadav at the garbage dumping ground in Dadumajra on Wednesday. They were there to inspect the adjoining garbage processing plant, and came down heavily on its management, putting the blame on them for the city faltering in Swachh Survekshan.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Jaypee Group offers to hand over garbage processing plant to Chandigarh MC

Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 12:59 AM IST
Poor solid waste management remains a key reason for the City Beautiful slipping in the Swachh Survekshan 2020 rankings in the past couple of years
The dump has become a breeding ground for flies and mosquitoes and the stench emanating from there is causing inconvenience to children, pedestrians and residents alike.(Keshav Singh/HT)
The dump has become a breeding ground for flies and mosquitoes and the stench emanating from there is causing inconvenience to children, pedestrians and residents alike.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Garbage dumped at plot rankles Sector 33 residents

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 01:18 AM IST
Heaps of garbage can be seen even lying in front of vacant land near Tender Heart Schooland Government Model School
HT Image
HT Image

Staff burn garbage, Dera Bassi MC chief fined 5,000

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 01:36 AM IST
HT Image
HT Image

Mohali village suffers in absence of garbage dumping yard

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Idrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2019 01:19 AM IST
Over 3,000 residents of Kansal village are forced to dump around five tonnes of garbage on roadsides daily
Local residents say the waste dump is causing air pollution in the area.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Local residents say the waste dump is causing air pollution in the area.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Road dust and garbage dumped near Mehrauli Archaeological Park riles tourists, residents

New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhy
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 09:05 AM IST
The 200 metres -250 metres stretch of the garbage pile, lying adjacent to the archaeological park is located at a distance of about 100 metres from the ASI-protected Qutub complex.
Goa ‘s only airport in Dabolim functions from the Indian naval airbase of INS Hansa.(HT PHOTO)
Goa ‘s only airport in Dabolim functions from the Indian naval airbase of INS Hansa.(HT PHOTO)

Navy says garbage near Goa airport drawing stray dogs to runway

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 05:41 PM IST
The Indian Navy has blamed increasing garbage in the vicinity of the airport for the proliferation of stray dogs..
People eating at the ‘Garbage Cafe’ in Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur, where people can give garbage and eat food.(ANI photo)
People eating at the ‘Garbage Cafe’ in Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur, where people can give garbage and eat food.(ANI photo)

Give garbage, eat food in this Chhattisgarh café

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 11:37 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur has set up a ‘Garbage Café’ that provides free food to all those who deposit plastic waste with them.
The management of a private hospital in Pune has been booked for allegedly dumping a 16-week-old foetus in a garbage van on Thursday. (Representative Photo, Shutterstock)
The management of a private hospital in Pune has been booked for allegedly dumping a 16-week-old foetus in a garbage van on Thursday. (Representative Photo, Shutterstock)

Hospital directors booked in Pune after foetus found in garbage

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 02:35 PM IST
A woman, Pratiksha Sunil Salunke (20), had delivered a still born at Jivan Rekha hospital, a complaint filed by Dr Yamini Adbe of Dehu Road Cantonment Hospital said. As the health department van did not visit the hospital, the hospital staff gave the bag containing the foetus to the driver of the garbage van for disposal, it said.
According to a member of Nagar Palika, the wedding has created a waste problem in the hill station and the garbage has surpassed 40 quintals.(ANI photo)
According to a member of Nagar Palika, the wedding has created a waste problem in the hill station and the garbage has surpassed 40 quintals.(ANI photo)

Rs 200-crore Gupta weddings leave Uttarakhand’s Auli with mounds of garbage

Auli (Uttarakhand) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Many celebrities, including chief ministers, B-Town stars like Katrina Kaif, yoga guru Baba Ramdev had attended the wedding. Ramdev also conducted a two-hour yoga session at the wedding. Choppers were hired to ferry the guests.
Just 50 metres away from Ghitoni Metro station, the track has turned into a dumping ground with stray cattle feeding on the waste. Pedestrians cover their face as they walk on the uneven pavement next to it.(HT Photo)
Just 50 metres away from Ghitoni Metro station, the track has turned into a dumping ground with stray cattle feeding on the waste. Pedestrians cover their face as they walk on the uneven pavement next to it.(HT Photo)

Encroachments, debris and garbage take over cycling track on Delhi’s MG Road

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 04:59 AM IST
At a time when the Delhi government and other agencies are making efforts to develop cycling tracks in the city to promote the use of non-motorised transport, the continuous, dedicated tracks on MG road are a picture in contrast.
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees. Image for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees. Image for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)

Citizens’ group starts clearing garbage from peepal trees, helps them breathe

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 06:31 AM IST
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees.
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)

Nepal finds 4 corpses, tonnes of garbage in cleanliness drive on Mount Everest

Kathmandu | By Pres Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 09:39 PM IST
Of the total 11,000 kg rubbish, 1,000 kg was brought down from the Everest on the first day of the cleaning campaign.
The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on Tuesday directed the Lucknow Cantonment Board chief executive officer (CEO) to file an affidavit (reply) elaborating the steps taken and those which are to be taken for making Cantonment area free of garbage and stray-cattle.(HT Photo / Representative Image)
The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on Tuesday directed the Lucknow Cantonment Board chief executive officer (CEO) to file an affidavit (reply) elaborating the steps taken and those which are to be taken for making Cantonment area free of garbage and stray-cattle.(HT Photo / Representative Image)

Spell out steps to make Cantonment free from garbage, stray cattle: HC

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 08:35 AM IST
The order was passed by a division bench comprising chief justice Govind Mathur and justice Jaspreet Singh on a writ petition filed by local lawyer Prashant Agrawal.
More than a year after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) made it mandatory for bulk generators to process waste at source, 50% of them are yet to follow the rule.(Vidya Subramanian/HT PHOTO)
More than a year after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) made it mandatory for bulk generators to process waste at source, 50% of them are yet to follow the rule.(Vidya Subramanian/HT PHOTO)

Bin there, not done that: 50% hotels don’t process garbage

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 09:54 AM IST
In 2017, the civic body had issued a warning to bulk waste generators, threatening to stop collecting garbage from them after October 2.
A pile of garbage (top) and the remains of a felled tree (right) inside Jahanpanah City Forest in south Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
A pile of garbage (top) and the remains of a felled tree (right) inside Jahanpanah City Forest in south Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Tree felling, garbage dumping, threaten Delhi’s Jahanpanah forest

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:05 AM IST
In a report prepared after an inspection in January this year, the department said illegal activities such as felling of trees, dumping of garbage, encroachment and open defecation by locals were rampant.
The SDMC waste power plant, at Okhla, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The SDMC waste power plant, at Okhla, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Most of Delhi’s garbage unfit for waste-to-energy plants: CSE Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2019 11:06 AM IST
A new assessment by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has revealed that only 13% of Delhi’s waste is of high calorific value and can be incinerated to generate energy— the rest can either be treated biologically or recycled.
A Tamil filmmaker, working as an assistant director in Chennai’s Kollywood film industry, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of murdering his wife last month and dumping her body parts in garbage bin.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A Tamil filmmaker, working as an assistant director in Chennai’s Kollywood film industry, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of murdering his wife last month and dumping her body parts in garbage bin.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Tamil filmmaker kills wife, chops her and drops pieces in garbage bins: Cops

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 11:36 PM IST
A Tamil filmmaker, working as an assistant director in Chennai’s Kollywood film industry, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of murdering his wife last month and dumping her body parts in garbage bin.
The areas such as Kharghar, Kalamboli and Kamothe which have been the worst-hit be dealt with extra caution.(HT PHOTO)
The areas such as Kharghar, Kalamboli and Kamothe which have been the worst-hit be dealt with extra caution.(HT PHOTO)

Panvel civic body to start collecting garbage from tomorrow

Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 12:16 AM IST
It has also set March 31, 2019, to make the region zero-garbage area.
Congress activists said they were brutally cane-charged at the behest of the minister for protesting peacefully against him after he had allegedly referred to Congress as “garbage”.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Congress activists said they were brutally cane-charged at the behest of the minister for protesting peacefully against him after he had allegedly referred to Congress as “garbage”.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Congress leaders cane-charged for throwing garbage at minister’s house in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 07:49 AM IST
Congress workers threw garbage inside minister Amar Agarwal’s house and manhandled a policewoman and some male constables, following which a case was registered against them.
Bags of trash being deposited with a garbage collection man in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
Bags of trash being deposited with a garbage collection man in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)

ULB chief directs civic body to collect garbage every day

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 07:38 AM IST
The August 6 letter comes over a month after a local resident complained of poor waste collection in the Gandhi Nagar area in Ward 22.
The Pink Line Metro network, which was thrown open for public use earlier this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Pink Line Metro network, which was thrown open for public use earlier this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

With Metro network growing, it’s time Delhiites took a hike

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shivani Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 12:15 PM IST
Those willing to walk to and from Metro stations can save money spent on the last-mile commute and, at the same time, ease congestion and air pollution.
A garbage pile outside Ram Mandir Railway station in Mumbai in August, 2018.(HT Photo)
A garbage pile outside Ram Mandir Railway station in Mumbai in August, 2018.(HT Photo)

Spending money on garbage

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 12:18 AM IST
Mumbai is expected to spend around 280 crore in the current financial year – almost 1% of its municipal budget – on disposing of its garbage
Zirakpur residents clicking selfies with garbage.(HT Photo)
Zirakpur residents clicking selfies with garbage.(HT Photo)

Zirakpur residents click selfies with garbage, post on social media

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 10:26 PM IST
Residents have been complaining to the municipal council regarding waste littered across the city. However, the Zirakpur municipal council has only assured them, but the result has been lacking, say the residents. The garbage has been piling up at various collection points.
The Solid Waste Management Rules came into force on or about April 8, 2016 but even after two years, more than two-third of the States and UTs in the country have not yet complied with the basic requirement of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.(File photo)
The Solid Waste Management Rules came into force on or about April 8, 2016 but even after two years, more than two-third of the States and UTs in the country have not yet complied with the basic requirement of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.(File photo)

Delhi getting buried under garbage, Mumbai sinking but govt does nothing, says SC

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 08:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy.
File photo of mountaineers walking near a camp of Mount Everest.(AFP photo)
File photo of mountaineers walking near a camp of Mount Everest.(AFP photo)

China retrieves 8.5 tonnes of garbage from Mount Everest

Reuters, Beijing | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 02:11 PM IST
A team of 30 people has cleared about 5.2 tonnes of household waste, 2.3 tonnes of human faeces, and one tonne of mountaineering trash in the cleanup by Tibetan mountaineering officials.
Residents have been raising the issue of garbage burning in Wagholi area for the past five years.(HT Photo)
Residents have been raising the issue of garbage burning in Wagholi area for the past five years.(HT Photo)

Garbage-burning issue: Central board raps state pollution control body to inaction in Wagholi

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 05:36 PM IST
Move comes after complaint from Wagholi residents’ group.
On May 12, a herd of deer spotted the garbage bags near the SGNP office and started feeding on it.(HT Photo)
On May 12, a herd of deer spotted the garbage bags near the SGNP office and started feeding on it.(HT Photo)

Herd of deer spotted eating garbage at Mumbai’s Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 12:42 PM IST
SGNP officials blame film crew, say they have fined them Rs 5,000 for leaving trash at the site.
A garbage dump in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
A garbage dump in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Garbage rots on road for 5th day on Noida roads, meeting with residents ends in stalemate

Hindustan Times | By Snehil Sinha, Noida
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 10:54 PM IST
The highly charged discussion saw loud protests from about 300 residents when the authority once again mooted the proposal to set up a centralised landfill and waste-to-energy plant in Sector 123
Cidco resumed garbage collection in the area after three days.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose only)
Cidco resumed garbage collection in the area after three days.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose only)

Panvel residents relieved as Cidco starts clearing garbage, after 3 days

Hindustan Times | By G. Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Cidco had not cleared garbage since March 28; it resumed collection after orders from the Maharashtra government
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