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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Green Gene Enviro Protection & Infrastructure Private Limited Vs Pollution Control Committee, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Silvassa dated 09/09/2021.

The appeal was filed by M/s Gujarat Gene Enviro Protection and Infrastructure (DNH) Pvt. Ltd. located at village Mota Randha, Dadra & Nagar Haveli before the NGT against the order, July 19, 2021 passed by the Pollution Control Committee, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Silvassa.

The lifetime cost to society, the environment and the economy of plastic produced in 2019 alone has been revealed at US$3.7 trillion, more than the GDP of India according to a new report by Dalberg commissioned by WWF.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rita Sharma & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 01/09/2021. Grievance in the application was against violation of Air Act 1981 and Water Act 1974 in village of Dughneri, district Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, on account of failure to handle waste which is being burnt, causing air pollution, resulting in diseases, loss of livestock and contributing to forest fires and loss of wildlife. There is increase in population of monkeys, feral dogs and scavengers namely crows, vultures, etc.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of State of Haryana Vs Municipal Committee, Haily Mandi & Others dated 27/08/2021.

Grievance in the application was against unscientific disposal of waste at Khasra No. 129, 130, 143, Mirzapur Road, Hailymandi, tehsil Pataudi, district Gurugram. According to the applicants, the land in question is a public park but the same is being illegally used as a site for disposal of waste.

Tanzania , home to some of the fastest-growing urban centres in East Africa, produces 12–17 million tonnes of solid waste every year. Only 50 per cent of this is collected and sent to dumpsites. The focus on waste processing is low, while disposal of waste is common.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Village Adampur, PO Masodi Khera, District Dholpur Vs State of Rajasthan dated 17/08/2021.

The Department of Urban Development on August 13, 2021 has issued Draft Plastic Waste Management Bye-laws, 2021 for National Capital Territory of Delhi for Management of Plastic Waste.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change vide its notification dated 12th August 2021 has published the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021 which has proposed to ban the manufacture, use, sale, import, and handling of some single-use plastic items on a ‘pan India basis.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Poonam Yadav Vs M/s. Ecogreen Energy Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 19/07/2021.

Waste disposal sites across Jordan pose serious risks to the environment and to public health if not managed safely. Municipal waste decomposing in open landfills also takes an environmental and socio-economic toll on neighbouring communities.

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