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Chandigarh: Bio-mining of 55% legacy waste completed at Dadumajra dump

Chandigarh municipal corporation is planning to complete bio-mining of entire 12.67 lakh MT legacy waste by year end

A special House meeting on solid waste management has been scheduled on May 13, where approval to disburse <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>44 crore for the bio-mining project at Dadumajra landfill will be sought. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 12, 2023 07:11 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Sensors, cameras at Delhi landfills in MCD plan to prevent fires

With temperatures set to rise, the effectiveness of these measures will be put to the test in the coming weeks.

The efforts come a year after a massive fire broke out at the Bhalswa landfill in April 2022 when the site burnt for days on end. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2023 04:52 AM IST

E-waste park to come up in Delhi, but many miles to go

DSIIDC floated a tender for the park in February, which states that the facility should be run according to E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016

Delhi currently generates an estimated 200,000 tonne of e-waste each year, based on Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 11:27 PM IST
By, Alok KN Mishra

Forget wiping landfills, basics absent: Delhi voters around 3 trash mountains

In a bitterly-contested campaign for Sunday’s municipal elections, the three landfill sites came into sharp focus as parties traded barbs, insults and allegations.

People pose for a photograph near the Ghazipur landfill after casting their vote on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 05, 2022 12:38 PM IST
By, , Risha Chitlangia

BJP's Gambhir tweets old letter to Kejriwal amid Ghazipur row: ‘Chunav mendak…

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir, under whose constituency the Ghazipur landfill site falls in east Delhi, said on Twitter that he visited the venue eight times in the past three years since 2019 and despite asking Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal multiple times to visit there, he did not.

BJP's east Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir called AAP supremo and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 04:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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