News  /  Published 02.02.22

Study led by IIT Delhi professor guides hospitals in selecting firms for waste disposal

The research paper was published in the Journal of Environmental Management...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.21

1,500kg trash cleared from Everest

More than 5,500 mountaineers have climbed Everest in the past 68 years. In 2019, Nirmal Purja, a climber from Nepal, had taken the famous photograph of a “traffic jam” at Everest showing m...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Campus  /  Published 21.12.21

The Maker’s Connect: Winter Edition showcases innovative projects created by students

Wonders of Waste, The Maker’s Collaborative and Karkhana Kolkata came together for the winter edition of the exhibition...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 07.12.21

Roads in Kolkata flooded after overnight rain

According to an official of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, the 2.5sqkm area that includes Chinar Park and Haldirams resembles a saucer.  “Water from adjoining areas accumulates here. W...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.21

Living in a racist environment

Environmental racism, an emerging phenomenon, needs to be remedied. It refers to the practice of forcing minority communities to live near industrial waste disposal facilities, landfills and other pol...
By Abhinav Narayan, Parth Raman


Lifestyle  /  Published 04.12.21

Twelve essentials for a zero-waste travel bag

Amala Earth If you’re packing for a weekend trip, invest in an eco-friendly travel box by Amala Earth that has all the essentials — from paper pen and straws to bamboo hand towels and cut...
By Ujjainee Roy

News  /  Published 21.11.21

Waste extortionists stay away from Russell Street

The CMC had on Thursday evening transferred the overseer of solid waste management department of Ward No. 63. The overseer is responsible for ensuring that waste collectors were doing their job prope...
By Subhajoy Roy

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Bid to tackle plastic waste better

Legislators from the mountain states of India have decided to strongly advocate that the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) be made more feasible for better plastic waste management in these fragi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Business  /  Published 13.11.21

St Xavier’s boy at helm, Hulladek bets big on e-waste

Hulladek Recycling, a city-based electronic waste management firm, plans to recycle 50,000 tonnes of e-waste by 2025. The company was established in 2015 by Nandan Mall, a commerce graduate from St. ...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata

World  /  Published 10.11.21

Books for trash in Java

A librarian in Indonesia’s Java island is lending books to children in exchange for trash they collect in a novel way to clean up the environment and get the kids to read more.  Each weekd...
By Reuters in Purbalingga, Indonesia


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