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Sustainable Cities Must Be Inclusive

Our current city planning processes are definitely not assessing the carrying capacity of a region, leading to tremendous pressure on existing resources

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Kochi Kick-starts E-Waste Management In Schools

The E-waste disposal programme started with a removal Of 12,500 Kg waste in a single day under an initiative aiming to clear accumulated junk, reportedly estimated at over one crore kg

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NGT Slapped Hefty Fine On 5 Delhi Hotels For Waste Generation

The green panel imposed a penalty of Rs 3 lakh each on Hotel Leela Venture Ltd, Fraser Suites, Royal Plaza and Mahagun Hotels Pvt Ltd, Rs 2 lakh each on Chhatarpur-based Radiance Motel and Golden Petal Hotel and Banquet and Rs 2.50 lakh on Park Inn

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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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