Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Land identified for Dhanbad's waste-to-energy plant

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) has identified a 21-acre government plot at Govindpur for establishing a waste-to-energy plant, about which it has already sent a letter to the district administrat...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Green body glare on garbage

The National Green Tribunal has recently warned Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), New Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and the environment...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

BC Block’s garbage collection woes sorted

Residents of BC Block complained of a stoppage in the door-to-door collection of garbage in their block. Garbage was not collected for three days this week, they said, due to a protest by municipal sw...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Salt Lake turns Dhapa, a garbage dump

Garbage-lined streets and overflowing drains across Salt Lake have sparked fear of an outbreak of enteric diseases and are forcing residents to keep the windows and doors of their houses firmly shut. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

Dhanbad dispute over garbage disposal

The Dhanbad Municipal Corporation and Hyderabad-based agency, Ramky Enviro Engineers, were at loggerheads again on Tuesday when the agency’s trucks were not allowed to dump garbage at the Hirapu...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Let's manage our garbage, for starters

The parking lot of the big multi-story apartment building next door has a reasonably impressive collection of cars. Rubbing side view mirrors with mid- to high-end sedans are Mercedes and Audis, lower...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Bihar  /  Published 02.10.18

Hand over your trash, or cough up cash

Residents will themselves have to hand over household waste to the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) in the new version of the door-to-door garbage collection programme that chief minister Nitish Kuma...
By Our Correspondent in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.19

Tractor strike effect: Trash piles up

The civic body could not clear garbage dumped beside roads and near drains on Thursday as 150 tractors that are used to transport the trash to dumps remained off-road during duty hours — 8am to 2pm ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

The plastic 'carpet-bombing' of India

As soon as the Rajdhani leaves Delhi, a man comes around with our bottles of Rail Neer and a small bottle of hard plastic containing a thimble of spicy lassi. A bit later he comes back with the tea se...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.19

Coal town war on trash to pick up pace

Door-to-door collection of garbage in all the 55 wards of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) is set to begin from July 1 as part of the civic body’s comprehensive solid waste management project wor...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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