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Latest Articles in Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management Bigger Concern Than Toilets: Minister

The Ministry has earlier this week approved a Rs.300 cr action plan for procuring modern equipment and systems for making a visible impact on solid waste management by which 670 ton per day waste processing capacity would be created by the end of December this year.

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Sweden Keen To Collaborate With Maharashtra Govt On Smart Cities

The country is looking on areas of collaboration such as waste management, smart cities, and renewable energy

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RA Mashelkar to head committee on tech solutions for solid waste, water supply

R A Mashelkar, former director general of CSIR, has been named as the head of an expert committee tasked to identify and recommend sustainable technologies for solid waste, sanitation, sewerage and water supply management aimed to achieving clean India goals.

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Kerala Govt to survey 60 lakh households on waste management

With disposal of solid waste emerging as a great concern in the state, Kerala government is getting ready to conduct a survey, covering 60 lakh houses, to collect data about existing waste management systems in the state.

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Kolkata first in south Asia to be part of C40 cities

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group is a network of the world's mega-cities committed to addressing climate change

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Waste not, want not

Much like selling old newspapers, a decentralised model of organic waste management can help organisations and households save money and effort while helping them reduce their carbon footprint

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Varanasi, Kyoto collaborate on sanitation, water conservation

JICA has extended around Rs 580 crore to the Ganga Action Plan project for construction of sewers, community toilets, pumping stations and sewage treatment plants in the city

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Environment Ministry launches new website of NCDMA

The new website of National Clean Development Mechanism Authority (NCDMA), which gives approval for CDM projects like energy efficiency and solid waste management, will help capture the entire life cycle of projects

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19 Maharashtra cities become free of open defecation

The Government of Maharashtra has set a target to achieve a complete open defecation-free status by 2018

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Haryana divides ULBs into clusters for solid waste management

The government has divided 79 Urban Local Bodies of the state into 15 clusters to adopt an integrated approach for solid waste management

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