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Waste Management
Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Land trouble again for Dhanbad waste to energy plant

Dhanbad municipal commissioner Chandramohan Kashyap earlier wrote to state the Urban Development Department to ensure transfer of the JMADA land.. 30 acres of land in Sindri, belonging to the Fertili...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Land identified for Dhanbad waste to energy plant

The Dhanbad Municipal Corporation has identified 17.81 acres of land for establishing a garbage processing or waste to energy plant, under phase II of a Rs 274 crore project. DMC has been facing issu...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Discarded Covid gear adds risk: Specialists

The protective gear used by Calcuttans who have not tested positive for Covid-19 but could be asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus are being disposed of with other items in the absence of a waste ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.20

Civic thrust to bring best out of waste

The civic body of the steel city has decided to encourage students to creatively make the best out of waste during the lockdown.In a contest labelled Kabad se Juggad (non-conventional innovation out o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Technology  /  Published 27.04.20

IIT Madras start-up develops smart bin system

An IIT-incubated start-up has developed a 'smart bin system' to prevent the spread of Covid-19 through waste generated at hospitals, clinics, public places and quarantine zones.Called 'AirBin', the sy...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

DMC imposes user charges for door-to-door garbage collection

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) has imposed user charges for door-to-door garbage collection, a facility it had been providing for free for the last eight months, prompting traders to take the pro...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Search on for dumping ground site

Guwahati development minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya on Wednesday said the government has so far not found a suitable alternative site to replace the dumping ground at Boragaon on the outskirts here....
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.20

Words of wisdom

Sir — The prime minister of Bhutan was recently reported to have encouraged citizens to adopt a stray dog, plant a tree or participate in waste management procedures as a fitting birthday gift for t...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.20

Dhanbad solid-waste project hits cash hurdle

The integrated solid waste management project worth Rs 274 crore, launched by Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) on June 27 last year, is likely to hit a roadblock in the absence of funds and proper ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Earnings from trash

The New Town authorities have earned Rs 4.2 lakh by selling dry waste to recyclers over the past year. In March last year, New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) introduced solid waste segrega...
By Brinda Sarkar in


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