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The global recycling industry has a history of transforming what was previously 'unrecyclable' into useful products and is poised to do so again.
In ‘Invertonomics’, Goonmeet Singh Chauhan identifies eight problems plaguing India & how they can be inverted to be looked at as economic opportunities.
It took a global pandemic for us to acknowledge the work of sanitation workers. Mere claps for them won’t ease their socio-economic troubles.
BMC, India’s richest municipality, is exploring new ways of boosting revenue including tax on garbage collection & additional levies on services.
Products made out of this trash, like drinking glasses and light-fittings, are being used in hotels, restaurants and homes in Kathmandu.
Without proper waste segregation, we are staring at lung disease, reduced fertility and cancer.
Asian countries are rejecting tainted garbage from countries that export them. Those ships could now head to Africa, it is feared.
The 45-day Everest Cleaning Campaign began on April 14 and will conclude on May 29.
Pollution watchdog CPCB launched multiple complaint portals ahead of Diwali, including an app.
The stalemate over local governance continues even as waste dumping situation at the three major Delhi landfills worsens. New Delhi: Weeks after the Supreme Court slammed Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal for inaction over the growing piles of untreated garbage in landfills, the situation at the sites in the national capital remains grim. Referring to the landfills as "mountains of garbage", the Supreme Court called for immediate action in the national capital. A bench comprising justices M.B. Lokur and Deepak Gupta expressed anguish over the blame game that the L-G, state and Central governments had been playing. The stalemate over local governance continues even as waste dumping situation at the three major landfills — Ghazipur in the east, Okhla in the south and Bhalswa in the north — hasn't got any better. Ghazipur Spread over 70 acres on the Delhi-Meerut highway, the Ghazipur landfill is the largest dumping site in the national capital area. With an existing...
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