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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding waste management in Delhi.

NGT directs NCT, Delhi and all the four Municipal Corporations and Delhi Cantonment Board to be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and inform the court their proposal for dealing with the dumps of waste lying in various corners of Delhi particularly at Bhalswa, Ghaziapur and Okhla.

Pune: People residing in the fringes of the city continue to face problems due to the smoke from the burning of garbage.

PUNE: The Orchid Towers residential society in the Baner area has been dealing with daily waste through vermicomposting and bio composting successfully for more than four years now.

SURAT: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) proposes to issue legal notices to the managements of 62 housing societies that are yet to install organic waste converters on their premises despite ha

The Waste Transfer Station will help the transfer of the about 3000 tonnes of waste generated daily.

Apart from bulk generators, even households too can compost the waste, as all it takes is a container.

PUNE: While the city is struggling to manage its garbage effectively, Koregaon Park and its surrounding localities are recycling 16 tonnes of waste daily.

AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided to seriously consider waste segregation at the doorstep, and is thinking of not collecting waste from societies unless it is segregated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/05/2017 regarding waste management in hospitals, hotels, colleges, malls, railway stations, bus terminals, Waste to Energy Plant and residential societies in Delhi.

Questions have been raised about methodology adopted in Swachh Survekshan Report 2017. Instead of encouraging sustainable practices like segregation at source and recycle and reuse, the survey seems to have rewarded cities that are focussing on collection of unsegregated waste and transporting it to landfills.

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