Co-disposal of the household orginated hazardous materials with municipal solid waste (MSW) into dumping sites is the usual practice in Bangladesh. In this paper, characterization of heavy metals in MSW in the open dumping sites in Bangladesh is presented.

In an effort to reduce the mounting pressure on capital Dhaka, the government will build modern and green satellite towns surrounding the city, said Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosha

Nearly 65 percent of people in the capital move on foot and pedal-powered rickshaws while only 3 percent on private cars, showing a gross social disparity, a planning commission member told a discu

Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, a Singapore-based company, has shown interest in investing in the project to be implemented under public private partnership (PPP) programme

Gradual adoption of greener fuels for transport vehicles over the last one decade is showing a prospect of reducing air pollution in the city, experts said.

A parliamentary body yesterday asked the forest and environment ministry to take punitive action against the owners who have failed to transform their brick factories through the use of environment

Dhaka division has the highest share of the country's poor population, followed by Chittagong, as people from impoverished areas have migrated to these economic hubs in search of employment.

The government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with WaterAid Bangladesh to construct and renovate public toilets in capital Dhaka.Representatives of Dhaka North City Corporati

Green activists and environmental experts on Tuesday criticised the government approval of 40 development projects ignoring the Detailed Area Plan of Dhaka city.

The overall flood situation in the northern region remained unchanged while the flashfloods inundated many places afresh in and outside the capital on Monday.

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