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Solid Waste Management
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

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.06.19

Doorstep garbage collection push

The local corporation will launch door-to-door garbage collection facilities, in 14 of 55 wards to begin with, from Thursday and introduce a toll-free number for registering complaints.The comprehensi...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Divide and throw

Sector V offices will now have to segregate their waste before dumping. While some companies have already gone green vis-a-vis waste management, the authority has now assigned one agency to educate ot...
By Brinda Sarkar 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

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.19

Coffee is a survival issue – quite literally

Sir — Switzerland might soon lose its tag of being heaven on earth. The country has announced plans to abolish its emergency stockpile of coffee — a measure taken between the two World Wars — as...
By The Telegraph in

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 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


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