Dhapa Landfill
News  /  Published 29.09.22

Environmental concern over Durga Puja banners made of single-use plastic

Green activists worry about lack of recycling and volume of waste after the festival...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Tribunal rap for Dhapa clearance pace

National Green Tribunal ordered the formation of a panel that would ‘propose means to accelerate the pace of bio-remediation of legacy waste’...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Biomining at Dhapa to free up space

This will naturally extend the life of the waste-dumping site...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

When did the pope last visit a beauty salon?

He recently told beauticians not to gossip, but perhaps he had the salons of yore in mind...

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Dhapa waste burns, emits pollutant-rich smoke

Dhapa, where Calcutta’s waste is being dumped since the late 1980s, predates the concept of engineered landfills...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.18

Dhapa okay for Bagree waste

Tests on debris samples didn’t reveal toxic content, a reason why the wastes can be dumped at Dhapa, a board official said...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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