What will the city do about its growing mountains of waste?

A ban on plastic carrier bags has come into force in Kenya, which means that from Monday anyone found selling, manufacturing or carrying them could face fines of up to $38,000 or prison sentences o

At least eight people have died and dozens more injured in Guinea when a rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital, Conakry, collapsed after heavy rain.

Delhi's citizens are exasperated at the lack of enforcement that has led to poor air quality, garbage heaps, traffic mess and other civic problems.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dwaipayan Sengupta Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change & Others dated 10/07/2017 regarding encroachment and filling up of a waterbody commonly known as Nayanjuli which extends from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing on the southern side of VIP Road covering four wards under the South Dum Dum Municipality viz. Ward Nos. 29,30,34 and 35.

GURUGRAM: The state government on Thursday asked the MCG to create a special cell for monitoring garbage burning and management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city.

With the garbage-collection system collapsing in the city in view of the Bhagtanwala dump row, heaps of waste are mounting at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, posing a serious health threat to the patients

Two local based non-governmental organizations, Christian Faith and the Living Water International have declared 12 rural communities surrounding Kakata, Margibi County as open defecation free.

Towards ensuring a hygienic environment for residents, the Lagos State Government has identified about 3,000 spots to drive its new Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Sujal Sahakari Gruha Rachana Sanstha Maryadit Vs Pune Municipal Corporation & Others dated 03/07/2017 regarding environmental pollution and degradation caused by various marriage halls and Mangal Karyalayas located on 100 ft DP road starting from Mhatre Bridge to Rajaram bridge in Pune. The Applicant alleges that the environmental degradation is caused due to the encroachment on the designated green belt area, being within the blue flood line marked along the river Mutha by such marriage halls.

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