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Waste Management
Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

CMC budget focus on solid waste, water

Solid waste management and water supply were allocated the maximum share of funds in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation budget presented on Tuesday. Solid waste management has been allocated Rs 606 c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Waste compactor must in new big complexes

Upcoming housing projects with a built-up area of at least 200,000sq ft have to mandatorily create space for a waste compactor station on the plot, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation has decided. The...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Yellow bins not meant for kitchen waste

The yellow bins put up across Calcutta to collect Covid waste have been filled with food, vegetables and construction waste. Cleaners of the private agency that has received the contract to clean the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Waste land: Disposing bio-medical trash

One false move can foil grand stratagems, especially in the battle against a deadly virus. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and healthcare organizations have directed their attent...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Land trouble again for Dhanbad waste to energy plant

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation’s plan to establish a waste to energy plant has hit another roadblock.  Part of  Phase II of the Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, the undertaki...
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

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

Need a garbage collector? Call Tinsukia minor

A 12-year-old boy has been hired at Rs 1,500 per month for door-to-door garbage collection by a NGO in partnership with the Tinsukia Municipal Board in various wards here.“I am 12 and I come with a ...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Ranchi station to get eco-smart

The South Eastern Railway has started preparing an action plan to make the A-category Ranchi railway station eco-smart.Sources said besides Ranchi, Digha — an A-category station that falls under Kha...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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