Pune: People residing in the fringes of the city continue to face problems due to the smoke from the burning of garbage.

The Waste Transfer Station will help the transfer of the about 3000 tonnes of waste generated daily.

Environment secretary Judi Wakhungu has announced a looming ban on use of plastic bottles to curb environmental pollution.

One of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted.

Questions have been raised about methodology adopted in Swachh Survekshan Report 2017. Instead of encouraging sustainable practices like segregation at source and recycle and reuse, the survey seems to have rewarded cities that are focussing on collection of unsegregated waste and transporting it to landfills.

Urban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner.

PANJIM: In a first step towards making Goa garbage free by 2020, the recently constituted Goa State Waste Management Corporation (GSWMC) has decided to collect accurate data about garbage generatio

The state capital has fared poor with 269th rank in Swachh Bharat Ranking 2017, scoring only 43% marks in overall score of 2000.

The banned practice of garbage burning continues unabated in the city. Strangely, the Municipal Corporation chooses to ignore the banned practice.

Director of Waste Management at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Anthony Mensah, speaking on Eezy FM’s Morning Edition in Accra disclosed that the city of Accra generates 3,000 metric tonnes