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CAG Slams BMC Over Its Sewage Collection System

The report stated that Mumbai generated 2,146 MLD (million litres) per day, of which only 1,098 MLD sewage was being treated per day and remaining 1,048 MLD was discharged into the sea/creeks without any treatment

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agri waste

The system will include floodplain filtration technique, which includes using plants and microbes, apart from rice husk, for purifying water

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‘Cities Require New Set Of Workforce’

IPE Global has been partnering governments at central, state and city level across India to help design, operationalize and implement a wide range of urban investment programmes, including AMRUT, SBM and the Smart City Mission. Manish Arora of BW Smartcities in conversation with Richard Slater, Director Research, Development & Learning, IPE Global

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Rs 5 crore for preparing Bhalswa landfill site for reuse as a

The Department of Environment Management Services (DEMS) of North Delhi civic body has earmarked Rs 5 crore for preparing Bhalswa landfill site for reuse as a garbage dump, during the financial year 2017-18.

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'Recycle, Reuse, Reduce Waste'

Sweden, where most of household waste is recycled, may have lessons for India in environmental-friendly practices

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Sweden runs out of garbage, imports from other countries!

Sweden has run out of garbage and the Scandinavian country has been forced to import rubbish from other countries to keep its state-of-the-art recycling plants going.

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Odisha to start awareness programme on e-waste from Dec 15

With above a billion mobile phones in use across the country, e-waste has emerged as a major challange for the government, which will launch an awareness cum sensitisation programme here from December 15 to March 31.

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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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New Delhi Railway Station To Produce Electricity From Garbage

Railways generate a substantial amount of solid waste by passengers, visitors, vendors and staff. The solid waste consists of biodegradable as well as non-biodegradable materials

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BMC's Door-To-Door Debris Collection Move Evokes Good Response

Of the 9,700 metric tonnes of waste generated daily in Mumbai, around 2,700 metric tonnes comprises construction waste and silt.

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