The Municipal Corporation will be holding meetings with hotel owners and grain market members for segregation of garbage at source in order to tackle the problems being faced in solid waste managem

Decision pending on allowing civic body to use dumping yard
Conflicting positions aired by different stakeholders threaten to worsen the waste management problems faced by the Thrikkakara municipality.

The municipality is obviously relaxed over the State government's decision to allow it to use the garbage yard of the Kochi Corporation at Brahmapuram.

Lab tests show not all green bags self-destruct or get dissolved in soil.


The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) will launch a massive campaign against use of plastic carry bags of thickness below 40 microns. The campaign will be launched at Gariahat market of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) by the state environment minister, Dr Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, on 1 July.

CHENNAI: The State government will impose a ban on the use of plastic carry bags made of virgin plastics or recycled plastics of less than 60 micron thickness and 8x12 inches size.

In his address in the Assembly on Friday, Governor Surjit Singh Barnala said the government would lay special emphasis on protecting the environment.

Treatment plant proposal awaiting government nod

Kudumbasree units to revive, garbage collection, Ward-level awareness, meetings planned

KANNUR: The Kannur municipality has taken steps to resume garbage disposal, Municipal Chairperson M.C.

No plastic carry bags will be seen in the city from July with the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation imposing a complete ban on the use of plastic carry bags in the city.

A decision to this effect was taken on Monday by the Mayor, Ms B.

Over 10,000 people clean 20 beaches in 43 km coastline

Mangalore beaches were buzzing with people, this time not to party but to clean the coastline.

The district administration as a part of Clean, Green and Progressive Mangalore launched

New Delhi: With its earlier efforts failing to put an end to use of plastic bags in the city, the Delhi cabinet on Monday passed a bill to do away with the very root of the problem. It banned manufacturing of plastic bags.