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Waste Nightmare: 20L metric tonnes of untreated garbage at Shivri plant stifle Lucknow

Garbage lying on road. (Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 12:18 AM IST

Gurugram residents aggrieved over solid waste mismanagement

Garbage dumped on the roadside in Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar/ HT)
Updated on Aug 21, 2023 01:06 PM IST

MCG to streamline solid waste management project

MCG to streamline solid waste management project
Updated on Jul 21, 2023 11:46 PM IST

LMC, Ecogreen trade charges over solid waste management in Lucknow

LMC accuses of Ecogreen of not performing its duty. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:48 PM IST

Recycling our poop to grow food more sustainably

Researchers say we shouldn't just dump our business in the toilets and forget it. They suggest using it to grow food.
Published on May 13, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Waste not collected for past two days, Gurugram turns a dump yard

Garbage dump on Civil Lines road on Wednesday. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 11:42 PM IST

December 2024 deadline for closing waste dumps in Delhi

MRFs will be used to store non-combustible solid waste on a temporarily basis to facilitate sorting of different items, the official said. (HT Archive)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 05:05 AM IST

Bada Mangal in Lucknow: Organisers for green, eco-friendly ‘bhandaras’ this year

Bada Mangal in Lucknow: Organisers for green, eco-friendly ‘bhandaras’ this year (HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 01:07 AM IST

PMC budget jumps 1K times in 159 years, but problems still abound

The old city area of Chowk lacking proper parking facility till date. (HT)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 12:59 AM IST

World Environment Day 2022: Easy fixes to make your house eco friendly

World Environment Day 2022: Easy home interior decor fixes to make your house eco friendly 
Updated on Jun 04, 2022 01:36 PM IST

BBMP's new rule in-house waste processing for bulk generators

BBMP mandates in-situ waste processing (HT File)
Published on Apr 01, 2022 08:05 PM IST

Biomedical waste a concern amid soaring Covid-19 cases

According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) guidelines, biomedical waste is to be disposed off in yellow bags meant for incineration at a common biomedical waste treatment facility (CBWTF). As are items in contact with Covid-19 patients. This waste is either taken to a CBWTF or a waste-to-energy plant, where it is either incinerated, autoclaved or burnt to produce energy. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)
Published on Jan 10, 2022 05:46 AM IST

Delhi civic bodies dispose waste at landfills, get more than they bargained for

The Okhla landfill in south Delhi is spread over an area of 46 acres (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 07, 2021 02:10 AM IST

Chandigarh MC to charge for NoC to eateries and schools

HT Image
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 12:06 AM IST

Amritsar second cleanest city in Punjab after Ludhiana

Amritsar city was ranked the second cleanest city in Punjab after Ludhiana, slotted 39 and 34, respectively, among 47 cities across the country with a population of more than 10 lakh in the Swacch Survekshan Awards 2020.
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 07:44 PM IST

Nanavati hospital under BMC radar following plaints of overcharging patients

Activists have highlighted the case of a 31-year-old man who got admitted at the hospital on April 11 after testing positive
Updated on May 02, 2020 03:56 AM IST

Pune sanitation worker’s parody song on waste disposal wins Twitter

Besides being a cleaning worker, Jadhav himself has composed different songs on cleaning, which he plays in front of people every day in the morning.
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 12:56 PM IST

Catering to needs of every child is crucial

Jasleen Kaur Sabharwal, principal, The New Public School, Sector 18, Chandigarh.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:53 PM IST

This Ukrainian eyewear label is making sunglasses out of coffee. Here’s how

Ochis eyewear is world’s first coffee-based sustainable eyewear brand.
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 08:28 AM IST

Noida’s sanitary landfill site not identified in a year

Noida’s waste management woes are unlikely to end anytime soon as a high-level committee, formed to identify a sanitary landfill site for the city, has failed to do so even after a year.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 01:06 AM IST

Dump waste into Ganga in Varanasi and pay 50,000 fine!

Varanasi district administration has decided to penalise those found dumping waste in river Ganga.
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 09:30 AM IST

Gupta family deposits 54k for waste disposal of 200-cr wedding in Auli

A general view shows waste left behind following the large-scale weddings of the brothers of the South Africa-based Gupta family, following days of celebrations in Auli on June 24, 2019.
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 01:32 PM IST

Circular economy: An idea worth emulating

Reducing the burden of economic development on our environment is no longer a matter of choice. Countries such as India face the tough choice of rolling out a well thought out reform or embracing chaos
Published on Jun 18, 2019 08:01 PM IST

Over 25 states face 1 cr environment compensation for no action plan on plastic waste disposal

That though 22 states have imposed complete ban on use of plastic carry bags but due to lack of proper regulation, plastic products are indiscriminately stocked, sold and used in majority of cities/towns across the country.
Published on May 26, 2019 01:52 PM IST

Alarmed at post-Kumbh mess in Prayagraj, NGT warns of epidemic

The NGT report predicted a rise in cases of acute diarrhoea, enteric fever, viral hepatitis and cholera. The tribunal said groundwater too had been polluted.
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 10:41 PM IST

Kalyan-Dombivli improved waste collection, and ranking

A plastic waste collection bin used by the KDMC.
Published on Mar 07, 2019 12:49 AM IST

Central water management system among measures to improve supply

Central water management system among measures to improve supplyPhoto by Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times
Published on Mar 04, 2019 04:16 AM IST

No stalls, but food hub at Girgaum Chowpatty by the end of February

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials will keep a check on the area’s cleanliness and will clear a small space near the hub for cultural events
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 07:46 AM IST

India needs environmental governance

Garbage is seen on the polluted banks of the river Yamuna near the historic Taj Mahal, Agra. Three in five monitored rivers across the country are polluted
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 10:07 PM IST

Dehradun, Haridwar ULBs flout waste disposal rules, says CAG

The CAG report says that 12%-22% of waste in Dehradun was not collected during 2014-2017.
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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