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Waste Management
News  /  Published 02.07.22

New Town community market’s biodegradable effort from 2021

According to an NKDA official, they hand out brown paper bags, degradable plastic bags that are made out of vegetable starch and clay pots to the shops in the market and the temporary stalls. Everyone...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation nudges big housing complexes to manage waste

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is writing to residential complexes that produce more than 100kg of waste daily, asking them to prepare for managing the waste by themselves because the civic body ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: KMC, police, PWD, NDRF brace for fallout with dedicated teams

Disaster management  Two teams from the National Disaster Response Force are being kept ready.  Dedicated team A 13-member team of mayoral council members from the KMC will be coordinati...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Style  /  Published 21.04.22

A #ConsciousEffort towards sustainable fashion

In terms of the Clean Tech challenge, what are some things that this conclave has highlighted in the past and which are the new things we can look forward to? For the first time this year, we ran the...
By Anannya Sarkar

News  /  Published 25.03.22

KMC fines Rs 5000 for burning waste on roadside

Both the violators have to pay the fine within the stipulated time of 14/15 days from the day the notice was issued. If the fines went unpaid, the same can be recovered as arrears on property tax...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

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West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Siliguri gets 5 borough chiefs

The chairpersons of five borough committees — clusters of municipal wards — of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) were elected uncontested at the civic body here on Monday. Siliguri may...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 15.03.22

IIT Kanpur-incubated start-up’s composting machine converts waste to manure in 10 days

Agnys Waste Management, incubated by the Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur, developed the automatic composting machine...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 15.03.22

Municipal workers burn dry leaves along Ballygunge road despite ban since 2016

Many residents of Ballygunge Circular Road woke up on Monday to a strong smell caused by burning of fallen leaves by waste collectors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) along the thorough...
By Anasuya Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

News  /  Published 07.03.22

Kolkatans, get ready to segregate your household waste by October

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to roll out waste segregation at source across the city by October, an official of the civic body said on Sunday. The segregation at source will mean t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Waste disposal gets top priority in Kolkata Municipal Corporation 2022-23 budget

The solid waste management department of the city civic body received the highest allocation in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s 2022-23 budget presented on Wednesday. The water supply and r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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