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sc slams states for not taking adequate steps on solid waste management




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the supreme court on tuesday (april 24) slammed the secretaries of various states for unable to submit action plan on the solid waste management. the top court also said the states don’t bother about swach bharat campaign and their “callou...



dengue deaths: sc raps centre, delhi govt on going slow regarding solid waste ma




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the supreme court is hearing a case related to deaths due to dengue in new delhi and in other states. on the previous hearings, the court had taken cognizance of the steps which should be taken to avert the deaths caused due to dengue and had ...



taming the trash - india legal




solid waste management is a major challenge that urban india is confronted with. and the problem will only amplify with increased urbanisation. according to estimates of the union urban deve-lopment ministry, by 2050, half of india’s population will be concentrated in cities and towns. the 2011 ce...



india likely to generate 775.5 tonnes of medical waste daily by 2020: study




india is likely to generate about 775.5 tonnes of medical waste per day by 2022 from the current level of 550.9 tonnes daily, a study conducted jointly by industry body assocham and velocity has said.the study, which was released yesterday, said medical waste is expected to grow at a compounded annu...



we are not garbage collectors, sc slams centre for filing 895-page affidavit




the supreme court on tuesday slammed the centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing "incomplete information" about solid waste management across the country, saying that the apex court is not a "garbage collector".the top court declined to take the affidavit on record, saying the government ...



we are not garbage collectors, sc tells centre




the supreme court today came down heavily on the centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".the top court declined to take the affidavit on record and said the governme...



municipal solid waste: ngt imposes a cost of 50 lakhs on punjab for non-complian




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the national green tribunal on monday (march 19) dealing with collection and disposal of municipal solid waste imposed a cost of rs 50 lakhs on the state of punjab fornon-compliance of the order by the tribunal dated december 1, 2017 and janua...



eu funds to go toward attica waste facilities | news




alternate environment minister sokratis famelos announced wednesday that 150 million euros of available european union funds will be used for waste management projects in attica.the resources will be used for the construction of waste management units at grammatiko and schisto, the expansion of the ...



tenure-track assistant professor in urban environmental resource management (sol




department: school of civil & environmental engineering institution: nanyang technological university we invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of urban environmental resource management (solid waste). candidates must have a phd in civil / environmental / mechanical / ch...



bio-medical waste disposal: ngt issues notices to erring hospitals




above: photo courtesy tunza.eco-generation.orgthe national green tribunal bench headed by justice swatanter kumar on monday (december 18) decided to issue notice to sheela hospital & trauma centre ltd, as well as to the counsel appearing on behalf of the state of uttar pradesh, uttarakhand, haryana...



experts to present updated draft waste management bye-laws on nov 15




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: a heap of garbage piled up in geeta colony, east delhi. photo: anil shakya in its effort to control the spread of dangerous diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and others in the national capital region the delhi high court bench of act...



experts to present updated draft waste management bye-laws on nov 15




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: a heap of garbage piled up in geeta colony, east delhi (file picture). photo: anil shakyain its effort to control the spread of dangerous diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and others in the national capital region the delhi high cour...



ngt fines several hotels for flouting waste management procedures -india legal




the national green tribunal on thursday (aug 17) continued its hearing on solid waste management rules being flouted in delhi by bodies which are considered as major generators of such waste. in its last hearing on wednesday, the tribunal had slapped fines on some major hotels in the capital for flo...



ngt penalizes several hotels for flouting waste management measures- india legal




the national green tribunal on wednesday (august 16) set several conditions on hotels and even penalized those which did not adhere to solid waste management rules. this has become a major issue and the green regulator is strictly monitoring the situation.on wednesday, the ngt ruled that sewage trea...



ngt hears arguments against milk and solid waste being dumped on goverdhan parva




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: goverdhan parvat/photo: wikimediathe national green tribunal (ngt) on monday (january 8) was informed by giriraj parikrama sanrakshan during trial proceedings that in the name of tradition, a lot of milk was being flown into the drain...



development of compound that captures specific alkane gas molecule with its colo




image: n signifies repetition number; herein pillar[5]arene is depicted. the bond to connect benzene rings is at para position (diagonal); hence, the molecular structure is like a pillar. view more credit: kanazawa university[background]a ring-shaped molecule may possess a cavity because of its th...



ngt seeks report on 'mountain' dumps at landfill sites




noting that delhi generated over 14,000 tonnes of garbage a day, the national green tribunal has rapped the delhi government for lack of infrastructure to deal with "mountain dumps" of decaying garbage at various landfill sites in the city.a bench headed by ngt chairperson justice swatanter kumar di...



delhi hc tells edmc, sdmc and ndmc to file affidavits on compactors and treatmen




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the delhi high court on tuesday (may 22) directed all the three municipal corporations of new delhi — edmc, sdmc and ndmc – to file affidavits on the proposed action plan for compactors and treatment plants for converting municipal waste i...



microbes may help astronauts transform human waste into food




credit: cc0 public domainhuman waste may one day be a valuable resource for astronauts on deep-space missions. now, a penn state research team has shown that it is possible to rapidly break down solid and liquid waste to grow food with a series of microbial reactors, while simultaneously minimizing ...



microbes may help astronauts transform human waste into food




human waste may one day be a valuable resource for astronauts on deep-space missions. now, a penn state research team has shown that it is possible to rapidly break down solid and liquid waste to grow food with a series of microbial reactors, while simultaneously minimizing pathogen growth. "we envi...



hazardous and toxic waste import case comes up again in sc




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: toxic wastes strewn in a ship-breaking yard. photo: youtube  the supreme court bench of justices ranjan gogoi and navin sinha is hearing a petition by scholar and activist vandana shiva, director of research foundation for science tech...



how does municipal waste collection affect climate change?




researchers from universidad politécnica de madrid suggest a new methodology to assess the environmental impact of the containers used for the collection of urban waste. an inappropriate design of a container system might unnecessarily aggravate the impact on the environment when collecting and tra...



chintan: an ngo working towards improving lives of urban waste pickers




as the world debates issues of poverty, climate change and more, a larger problem has been quietly collecting under our noses, one landfill at a time. it is estimated that a time will come when the world will be enveloped by mountains of suppurating waste — unless we immediately reduce what we thr...



serious health risks from lebanon waste burning: report




smoke billows from a burning garbage dump on the northern entrance to the lebanese capital, beirut, on october 26, 2015the open burning of waste in lebanon poses serious health risks, human rights watch warned in a report released on friday, blaming decades-old, across the board government failure. ...



islands receiving migrants to get waste management help | news




the economy and development ministry has announced funding to the tune of 3 million euros for islands in the southeast and northern aegean that receive migrant and refugee inflows.the money, drawn from national and european funds, will be used to cover waste management needs, which have increased dr...