waste management

Five thriving myths about waste management

Five thriving myths about waste management

The last few months, politicians of all colours have begun making all kind of pronouncements about waste management. It is therefore time...Read More

Green Delhi: Gautam Gambhir hopes to find permanent solution to Ghazipur landfill

Green Delhi: Gautam Gambhir hopes to find permanent solution to Ghazipur landfill

The former Indian cricketer asked the industry to help in green initiatives through corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds.

PM Modi to receive award from Bill & Melinda Gates for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

PM Modi to receive award from Bill & Melinda Gates for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

SB Mission was launched in 2014 and its components include the construction of household toilets, community and public toilets and solid ...Read More

Waste management: NGT directs Vrindavan municipal council to submit Rs 10L performance guarantee

Waste management: NGT directs Vrindavan municipal council to submit Rs 10L performance guarantee

The municipal solid waste site in Vrindavan has not been developed scientifically and no proper arrangement for leachate collection and t...Read More

MBMC flouting rules on waste segregation in own premises

MBMC flouting rules on waste segregation in own premises

Saddled with a daunting task of managing a quantum of nearly 500 tonnes of garbage per day, only 60 percent is segregated at source.

Government makes public Green Building Policy, invites suggestions, objections from citizens

Government makes public Green Building Policy, invites suggestions, objections from citizens

Mumbai: The Urban Development (UD) department of the Government of Maharashtra has approved the draft of Green Building Policy on Tuesday...Read More

Mumbai: BMC’s unisex e-toilets near Gateway of India

Mumbai: BMC’s unisex e-toilets near Gateway of India

Mumbai: After the launch of an integrated toilet at Marine Drive promenade,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are likely to lau...Read More

Mumbai: MBMC’s waste-to-energy project to illuminate streets from garbage

Mumbai: MBMC’s waste-to-energy project to illuminate streets from garbage

Bhayandar: Segregation of daily household garbage will now help light up your city. After chalking out an elaborate roadmap to switch ove...Read More

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Indore: IMC plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste

Indore: The industrial hub of Indore, popular for its mouth-watering ‘poha’ and other snacks, is in a spic and span form after bagging th...Read More

Father-son duo from Imphal take recycling in their own hands

Father-son duo from Imphal take recycling in their own hands

Imphal (Manipur): Recycling has practically become a household term with school children across the country being educated about the need...Read More

FPJ Interview: There’s nexus between waste contractors and civic officials, says Raaginii Jaain

FPJ Interview: There’s nexus between waste contractors and civic officials, says Raaginii Jaain

Waste management has been in the news recently with the Bombay High Court warning the civic bodies of Aurangabad, Kalyan, Dombivli, Thane...Read More

Mumbai: 7 housing societies from Chembur fined Rs 15,000 for defaulting on bulk waste

Mumbai: 7 housing societies from Chembur fined Rs 15,000 for defaulting on bulk waste

Mumbai: The Chembur Metropolitan court has imposed fine of Rs 15,000 on seven residential housing societies named RCF Colony, Saras coope...Read More

Mumbai: Dahisar Police get their hands dirty and convert biodegradable waste into compost

Mumbai: Dahisar Police get their hands dirty and convert biodegradable waste into compost

Mumbai: Policemen in Dahisar are soiling their hands — for a cause. The Dahisar Police Station has stepped forward to set an example for ...Read More

Bandra Reclamation societies turn green and do their bit for waste management

Bandra Reclamation societies turn green and do their bit for waste management

Mumbai: One of suburban Mumbai’s posh areas — ‘Bandra Reclamation’ — will be proud for their effort towards waste management. Bravo, the ...Read More

We are not garbage collectors, Supreme Court tells Centre

We are not garbage collectors, Supreme Court tells Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information abo...Read More

Mumbai: Rs 10,000 fine slapped on judges’ society for not segregating waste by BMC

Mumbai: Rs 10,000 fine slapped on judges’ society for not segregating waste by BMC

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court judges, who are so keen to cleanse the society on a daily basis, have glaringly failed to cleanse their own...Read More

Mumbai: Waste composting starts in ten wards

Mumbai: Waste composting starts in ten wards

Mumbai: After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) made a firm decision of no more waste collection from bulk generators who produ...Read More

Mumbai: Civic body ward office uses bio gas in canteen

Mumbai: Civic body ward office uses bio gas in canteen

Mumbai: Many Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ward offices along with the HQ has failed to start any mechanism to manage waste ti...Read More

FPJ Special: Captains of industry to discuss making Mumbai cleaner and less congested today

FPJ Special: Captains of industry to discuss making Mumbai cleaner and less congested today

Mumbai: With time, concerns about congestion and waste management for the country’s financial capital continue to grow. Despite various i...Read More

Mumbai: BMC holds waste compost exhibition

Mumbai: BMC holds waste compost exhibition

Mumbai: The Solid Waste Management (SWM) department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has conducted a three day exhibition ...Read More

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