Environmental hazards of synthetic surfactants (Chemical agents that reduce surface tension that are used in detergents, cosmetics etc) cause increased interest on bio surfactants, said Ashok Pande

NTPC Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station has launched a scheme for converting biodegradable waste into manure and distribution at Deepanjalinagar Township near Parawada for raising plants.

Environ, a city-based NGO working in the field of waste management, has launched an innovative garbage disposal system for the city’s households.

The Shyampur range of the Haridwar forest division, which should ideally be conserved, has turned into a dumping ground. Garbage from the entire Haridwar town is dumped here.

Deplored for being the biggest open toilet with tracks littered with human and municipal waste, the Indian Railways will now identify in three months areas vulnerable to dumping of waste, plastic a

Haze is not uncommon in this city, particularly in winter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Lalita Shinde & Anr Vs. Trimbakeshwar Mun. Council & Ors dated 14/10/2014 regarding shifting of bio-degradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated on account of ‘Pooja Vidhis’ at the site of Trimbakeshwar pilgrimage places to Nashik Municipal Corporation’s MSW plant.

Previous Orders

To be implemented in four wards on a pilot basis

To save Lake City from plastic waste, the administration has imposed a complete ban on storage and use of disposable plastic cups, plates and glasses and warned that those violating it could face a

Plastic waste collected in gunny bags and piles of other refuses could be seen stacked in many parts of the city roads.