Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.21

Puja platform for sanitation drive

An urban body of Jamshedpur, which was ranked the best among cities in Jharkhand in the Centre’s cleanliness survey in 2020, has taken up the cudgels to spread awareness on river pollution and w...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Campus stations to monitor air quality

The campus of North Bengal University (NBU) at Rajarammohanpur, on the outskirts of Siliguri, has installed a continuous air quality monitoring station in collaboration with the West Bengal Pollution ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 02.10.21

Portal to address India’s waste issue

“The @wasteto_wealth mission of #PMSTIAC aims to enable collaborations to validate decentralized scientific solutions: feasible, pragmatic, and implementable in resource/land constrained setting...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Speaker speaks out

Tamil Nadu Speaker M. Appavu on Thursday set aside convention to publicly oppose the proposed location of the nuclear waste repository for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project’s units 3 and 4 wi...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

News  /  Published 17.09.21

Building waste recycle plant to be set up in New Town soon

A construction and demolition waste processing plant will be set up in the city soon, a senior official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) said on Thursday. Anyone — from real estate de...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


People  /  Published 11.09.21

Activist & team collect 23,400 cigarette butts from Sector V in a day

Guinness attempt It took Nirit three days to count the butts and figure out that 70 per cent of them were products of the same manufacturer. He now wants to approach this company to put up specialise...
By Brinda Sarkar in New Town

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.21

Push for Ranchi waste plant construction

“In the first phase, we would set up a plant with a capacity of processing 150 tonnes per day which would be completed by November-December 2022. The cost of setting up the plant would be approx...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 13.08.21

Single-use plastic items banned

 The Centre has notified amended rules prohibiting manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single-use plastic items, including plates, cups, cutlery, and packing f...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

21 tonnes of plastic bags seized from godown

The drive against the use of plastic carry bags continued in Siliguri for the second day on Wednesday. Siliguri Metropolitan Police raided a godown and seized 21 tonnes of plastic carry bags. Authori...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

More waste disposal vehicles for Siliguri

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday introduced 22 vehicles which would be engaged by the conservancy department for prompt collection and disposal of waste across Siliguri and meet t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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