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Across the world, poor communities bear a disproportionate burden of the environmental cost of development. Harmful projects such as polluting industrial units, municipal disposal sites or mining projects are usually situated close to poor neighbourhoods.

The second edition of its groundbreaking 2012 report, the NRDC’s Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill provides updated statistics on the environmental, economic and social impacts, analyzes areas of progress at the government, business and consumer levels in the last five years and offers polic

This report provide a summary of international best practice experience in the cement sector and focus on specific technical measures that could be implemented by cement plants to reduce their operating costs and improve their carbon footprints.

Brexit presents a huge opportunity for the UK Government to develop a new approach to waste and resources policy. The report highlights significant shortcomings in the EU’s approach to waste and recycling: the objectives are increasingly unclear, the targets are badly designed, and the policies are not in the UK’s interest.

European countries are improving their methods to prevent household trash and other municipal waste from ending up in landfill sites. Recycling rates, in particular, have increased considerably across Europe over the past decade, due in part to European environmental policies, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment.

European countries are improving their methods to prevent household trash and other municipal waste from ending up in landfill sites. Recycling rates, in particular, have increased considerably across Europe over the past decade, due in part to European environmental policies, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment.

This week on Urban Reality, we focus on Delhi mounting garbage problem. How can Delhi tackle this mess? We speak to Additional Solicitor General Of India Pinky Anand, Chitra Mukherjee of Chintan & Swati Sambyal of CSE

Take a look at the desperate state of our national capital engulfed as it is by trash. Just a few days back lives were lost after the monstrous Ghazipur dump collapsed. It is more than 50 metres high, it is not supposed to be more than 20 metres high; and with no other dump easily available, Delhi stares at a disaster in the making. Why now, in 2017, are we finally waking up to this ridiculous situation? Who is responsible and is there a real solution? We debate on The Buck Stops Here.

NDTV डेटॉल बनेगा स्‍वच्‍छ इंडिया कैंपेन का चौथा सीजन जारी है और इस सीजन में एक बार फिर 'मेरे दस गज' मंत्र पर गौर किया जा रहा है. यानी सब लोग मिलकर अपने 10 गज के दायरे की सफाई का प्रण लें. ये एक ऐसा बदलाव ला सकता हे जो हम सालों से नहीं ला पाए हैं. इसी सिलसिल में पर्यावरणविद सुनीता नारायण ने NDTV से बात की.

https://www.ndtv.com/video/environment/banega-swachh-india/three-steps-to-clean-india-464688

Fire from a burning garbage dump, which has been on for days, is resulting in high pollution levels in Mumbai. Lakhs of people are breathing in toxic air; more than 70 government schools in affected parts of the city have been shut down. There is an acrid smell in the air, say many residents of India's commercial capital. The government appears to have gone into lockdown. Apart from a tweet from the Chief Minister, no one seems to want to say anything. There is of course the standard response, we have ordered an inquiry and will wait for the results.