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The waste collector lives in nearby Yamuna Bazaar, a north Delhi locality that is snuggled on the banks of the Yamuna. His
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 06:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Mayank Austen Soofi
The catalytic method serves a one-two punch by removing plastic pollution from the environment and contributing to a circular economy.
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 10:51 AM IST
Asian News International | , Washington D.c.Asian News International
File regarding the proposal has been forwarded to the F&CC for final approval, says MC superintending engineer
Published on Oct 07, 2019 10:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
While volunteers cleaned out most of the garbage manually, they borrowed a JCB from the civic body to weed out some plastic and debris buried deep in the sand, and around the area closest to the sea.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 02:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Eeshanpriya MS
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will now penalise citizens, with the maximum penalty up to ₹1,250, guilty of dumping trash in nullahs and public places around railway stations, tracks and slums.
Published on Jun 12, 2019 12:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiSteffy Thevar
Plastic waste has reached epidemic proportions in the world’s oceans with an estimated 100 million tonnes dumped there to date, according to the United Nations.
Updated on May 15, 2019 12:29 AM IST
New York |Reuters
To get the ball rolling, the MC adopted the slogan, ‘Throw trash, save cash’ and rewarded users with a 10-20% discount on seven food and shopping stores, including the famous Bharawan Da Dhaba and Punjabi Juttis stores.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 10:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, AMRITSAR |Mandeep Kaur Narula
Cardboard, cans, plastic bags - even a toilet roll - have all found their way into the designs of the group from Phnom Penh’s Royal University of Fine Arts.
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Reuters | , Phnom PenhReuters
By making catwalk-ready outfits from waste scooped off the streets of the Cambodian capital, the 24-year-old Sovannareach is now subverting that stereotype, along with a team of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender designers.
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 05:32 PM IST
The nets were installed a week ago as a month-long experiment to find whether it can work as a deterrent
Published on Oct 03, 2018 11:47 PM IST
Depending on the mood of Lucknow Municipal Corporation staff, the waste could be dumped at a plot in a nearby colony, inside a drain/big nullah, along a roadside or on the outskirts of the city. This happens because there’s no proper monitoring by the LMC officials.
Published on Jul 05, 2018 03:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Anupam Srivastava, Lucknow
From dried leaves to old books, here’s how to get imaginative and create conversation starter decor items at almost no cost.
Published on Jun 03, 2018 04:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Etti Bali
Officials from BMC’s storm water drains (SWD) department said pollution in Poisar was too much because of a large number of slums and cattle-sheds along the river banks.
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 01:32 AM IST
Paul Creado, a Juhu resident, shared pictures he took on Sunday evening of the trash that had washed ashore at the beach.
Updated on May 28, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Raazi actor Rajit Kapur reveals why he did not read the novel Calling Sehmat — on which the film is based — before he started shooting for Meghna Gulzar’s film, also starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal.
Updated on May 27, 2018 07:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , New DelhiRishabh Suri
Born in Lisbon in 1987, Portuguese artist Bordalo II he took his first steps as an artist in the studio of his grandfather.
Updated on May 25, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Agence France-Presse | , LisbonAgence France-Presse
‘Plogging’ is a Swedish term, which means picking up trash while exercising; more specifically, while running or jogging
Published on Apr 15, 2018 12:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai
Shirishkar, who was been an employee at the workshop since 1987, converted a dumpyard in the premises into a garden with over 200 plants.
Published on Apr 09, 2018 01:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Badri Chatterjee
Japanese artist Fuyuki Shimazu is a collector of cardboard and has travelled to 27 countries to pick up boxes destined to be discarded. From the refuse, he crafts wallets, business card holders and other products that have fetched praise from design critics.
Updated on Mar 16, 2018 02:24 PM IST
Reuters | HT Correspondent