To promote the market for city compost in India, the Government of India came out with a fixed subsidy under its policy on promotion for city compost. But this failed due to lack of implementation and has seen very dispersed stakeholder participation. There is clearly a demand for city compost in the agrarian sector in India, but the acceptability of the product has been marred by poor quality and low return of investment.

Cities of low and middle-income countries face severe challenges in managing the increasing amount of waste produced, especially the organic fraction.

Step taken to ensure proper disposal of garbage

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee in collaboration with a leading environment think-tank will undertake a pilot study to monitor the pollution level of Delhi-NCR dynamically and identify specif

China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling “bases” by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.

The Dhapa dumping ground has been burning for nearly a month and the thick smoke billowing out of the site is making the city’s polluted air even more toxic.

CHANDIGARH: Waste dumped in landfill sites is contaminating surrounding groundwater in the Tricity, according to a PGI study published recently in an international journal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri V. Eswaran, Coimbatore Vs. The District Collector, Coimbatore & Others dated 03/10/2018 regarding dumping of solid waste in the Vellalore dump yard and landfill site falling with the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation area which, as per the applicant, has been a cause of serious health hazard for the people of the area as the soil is getting contaminated due to leachate and the air pollution being caused by emission of foul smell.

Thanks to rapid changes in technology and falling prices, millions of tons of high-tech electronic devices are becoming obsolete in the developed nations every year, making e-waste one of the top e

AHMEDABAD: Six years ago, on September 13, 2012, even before Swachhta Survekshan rankings were born as buzzwords, Ahmedabad had committed itself to becoming a zero-waste city by 2031.

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