NOIDA: With garbage strewn on the roads, overflowing dhalaos (garbage dumps) and indiscriminate digging across the city becoming a common sight, residents in Noida are a worried lot, especially with the Met department announcing more rain in the next few days.

KOLKATA, 16 JUNE: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has got permission from the Pollution Control Board for sanitary land filling in the Ramsar area, member, mayor-in-council (Solid Waste Management), Mr Debabrata Majumder, said today.
Mr Majumder said around 52 hectare has been earmarked for setting up the second Dhapa dumping ground in the Ramsar area but the KMC will only use 17.75 hectare of

MUMBAI: After earning a handsome advance on the delivery of carbon credits from 'scientifically' closing down the Gorai dump yard, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hoped to pocket a three times bigger amount once the curtains went down on Deonar, the city's oldest waste site.

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of leachate recirculation on stabilisation of  municipal  solid  wastes.  The  study  was  carried  out  by  using  two  lab­  scale  landfill bioreactors  containing  approximately  10  kg  of  waste  each,  in  order 

RELIGIOUS rituals may have to make some compromises for the sake of environment.

New Delhi: With Commonwealth Games a litle more than two months away, when all efforts are on to project Delhi as the face of a resurgent India, the 30-metre-high garbage dump at Ghazipur growing every day in the absence of an alternative sanitary landfill (SLF) site, is making the city civic body jittery as it does not want it to catch the attention of visitors.

The newly elected Mayor has expressed apprehension about the three landfill sites of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) as they are already full beyond their capacity.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the inaction of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in addressing the absence of a boundary wall to prevent the flow of waste from a 70-acre landfill site next to the Ghazipur abattoir.

Ridge Board Says Clearance Never Given To Landfill At Bhatti Mines
A member of the Ridge Management Board (RMB) on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has given no green clearance to Municipal Corporation of Delhi

The Corporation of the City of Panjim (CCP) can finally go ahead with setting up a state-of-the-art, no-nuisance integrated sanitary landfill and solid waste management site at Bainguinim, now that the Bombay High Court at Goa has dismissed the writ petitions that challenged the land acquisition at Bainguinim. The CCP must now move fast to take the garbage treatment project ahead.