Solid Waste Management
Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.21

Still no recycling plant in Dhanbad

Even after almost two years of the launch of the door-to-door garbage collection campaign, the recycling plant of the Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is yet to be established.  As a result of this...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.20

Utilisation of BSL’s solid waste earns accolade

Steel major Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) is earning more than Rs 550 crore revenue annually by selling its solid wastes. Apart from earning this huge amount, the company is also saving around Rs 250-280 c...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Waste burning continues unabated

During winter, burning of dry leaves is common as most trees shed leaves during the season. Dry leaves are gathered on the corner of a road or a ground and burnt. The CMC is empowered to fine those f...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

Pet owners may be fined

The civic body can now fine a pet owner for not cleaning the pet’s poop, a civic official said on Saturday. The civic body has been empowered to impose spot fines on pet owners and a gazette no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.19

Dhanbad readies for swachh test

After its dismal performance in last year’s swachh survey, the civic body has initiated a host of steps to improve its ranking this year by ensuring on-site composting of trash and its segregation a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Odisha  /  Published 07.12.18

Waste disposal rules derail in Cuttack

Enforcement of a new set of regulations for better segregation and disposal of garbage in the city has been derailed with the cancellation of tender invited for execution of the Integrated Municipal S...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

‘Rs 2-crore green fine’ on Salt Lake civic body

The National Green Tribunal on Monday fined the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation Rs 2 crore for failing to comply with its order to cordon off a dumping site near Sector V to prevent contamination of...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.06.19

Solid waste plant in 2020

Dispur has set May 1, 2020, as the deadline for completion of solid waste management plant at Lekai, 5km from Dibrugarh town.On Tuesday, project director of the Assam Urban Infrastructure Investment P...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Alipurduar trash disposal stops

Alipurduar, the district headquarter, is in a mess, literally, with garbage strewn around in every nook and cranny.The civic authorities have not been able to clear garbage for fortnight for lack of d...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 29.12.19

5-month drive to clean Brahmaputra bank

The Midway Journey, an initiative which aims to create awareness on the hazards of municipal solid waste, is starting a five-month clean-up drive here from Wednesday.The six members of the organising ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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