Waste Management
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.21

New Year celebrations on wasteland

More than a thousand people, out to celebrate new year, marked the day by visiting a mine wasteland situated 170 feet above the ground at Gondudih Colliery of Kusunda area of BCCL, on Friday. The cel...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Covid: campaign against waste burning

A group of Calcuttans is running awareness campaigns in the city urging people to refrain from burning waste, which damages lungs and can have serious impact on people who have recovered from Covid-19...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.20

Utilisation of BSL’s solid waste earns accolade

Steel major Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) is earning more than Rs 550 crore revenue annually by selling its solid wastes. Apart from earning this huge amount, the company is also saving around Rs 250-280 c...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Rs 20 lakh a month: Waste fine on CMC

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to pay Rs 20 lakh a month as environmental compensation for failing to scientifically manage waste at a dumpsite in Garden Reach and segregate waste, the state p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Waste burning continues unabated

During winter, burning of dry leaves is common as most trees shed leaves during the season. Dry leaves are gathered on the corner of a road or a ground and burnt. The CMC is empowered to fine those f...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

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 04.09.20

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 30.08.20

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 22.08.20

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


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