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News  /  Published 20.03.22

New Town: Rs 50,000 fine for dumping construction materials

The New Town authorities will fine builders and contractors who stack up construction materials blocking pavements or dump construction waste and slurry on the roads. Construction materials like sand...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

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

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.22

Letters to the Editor: The mirage of yellow taxis in Calcutta

Cancelled ride Sir — Whether it is a film on Calcutta or a photograph of the city, one will be hard-pressed not to find a yellow taxi cruising down Howrah Bridge or speeding past Princep Ghat. ...
By The Telegraph

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

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Opinion  /  Published 07.03.22

Poisoned water: river pollution

The deteriorating quality of India’s rivers has been a long-standing concern. An estimated 40 million litres of wastewater enter rivers and other waterbodies every day of which only 37 per cent ...
By The Editorial Board

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

News  /  Published 24.02.22

Kolkata school opens collection centre for e-waste

A school has launched an e-waste collection centre on its campus to create awareness about proper disposal of electronic waste. Parents, students and teachers can drop their old phones, batteries, LE...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.02.22

Universal Business School, Mumbai, recycles campus waste

100% of the student housing and canteen waste is turned into manure that is used to grow more trees ...
By Agrima Tikader

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.22

Bio-medical waste glare on state

The eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal has slammed the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) for not taking any actions against defaulting hospitals and healthcare facilities ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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