The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned the use of plastic bags in the city from Saturday.

Acting on directions from the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), officials from the Tiswadi mamlatdar's office and Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) accompanied by police personnel be

Even as Delhi has imposed a blanket ban on the use and manufacture of plastic carry bags, environmental action groups have expressed grave concern over the total lack of prohibitive measures for su

Agencies To Monitor Big Stores First, Come Down Hard On Manufacturers From Friday

With piles of waste mounting in Alappuzha town, the municipality has decided to act tough by imposing a fine on those found throwing waste in public places.

Waste dumps have been mounting in the town for the last few days following suspension of transportation of waste to the waste processing plant at Sarvodayapuram from May 16. The municipality's attempt to transport waste to the plant this Monday was strongly opposed by the local people.

The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, pulled up State Governments for tardy performance on sewage treatment and asked them to take action against industries polluting the river on Tuesday.

BHUBANESWAR: As the anti-polythene consciousness has begun to take root with cities like Cuttack and Bhubaneswar prohibiting use of such hazardous items, an environment friendly bio-polymer alterna

IMPHAL, Feb 7 – Manipur- based Centre for Research on Environmental Development (CRED), an NGO, has been awarded the Green Globe Foundation award 2012 for outstanding contribution at the grass root

The present yard poses a threat to residents of Nagercoil Municipality

It is high time the district administration explored ways to ensure safe and scientific disposal of garbage collected from the Nagercoil municipal limit and other extension areas either in the existing compost yard at Valampurai Vilai, situated in the heart of the town or in some other places.

Meet on waste management calls for total ban on plastic

Implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) that makes manufacturers responsible for disposal of non-biodegradable waste generated by their products is among the recommendations made to the government by heads of urban local bodies at a workshop on ‘Decentralised waste management,' organised by the Suchitwa Mission, here on Monday.