The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre on a PIL which has challenged the municipal solid waste rules to the extent they hold individuals and not local bodies liable for non-segreg

Aurangabad: Experts have stressed the need to spread public awareness about waste segregation at source despite Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) announcing door-to-door garbage collection of

The 2016 Rules supersede the Municipal Solid Waste Rules, 2000 and expand the ambit of application to every urban local body, including outgrowths in urban agglomerations, census towns, areas under

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Management, 07/02/2017. As per Annual Reports submitted by State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) /Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) till December 2016, the quantity of solid waste generation is estimated to be about 1.43 lakh tons per day in the year 2015-16.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhumangal Shukla Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 23/08/2016 regarding Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh. It has been pointed out that Municipal Solid Waste of Vrindavan was being dumped on different places and even on the banks of River Yamuna. The unregulated dumping of MSW on the floodplain area of River Yamuna is a new development and is playing havoc with the floodplain.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Angul district Collector to identify an alternative dumping site in 30 days’ time to sort out the garbage disposal problem in the Angul Municipality.

HC sets April 20 deadline to obtain CRZ clearance for the boundary wall, or face demolition

Behind the glitz of new and tall buildings in the city is a trail of chunky construction debris with no accountability for its management or disposal -until now.

Varanasi: The city is suffering insanitation woes as the municipal waste has not been transported to the dumping site in Ramna locality for last four days.

NGT on March 16, 2016 ordered the Municipality of Almora and all its members to ensure that the municipal solid waste is properly collected and dumped.