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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest and Environment (SAFE) Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/03/2021.

The issue for consideration was compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 and Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 in the city of Agra as well as the areas coming under the Cantonment Board, Agra and eco-sensitive zone of Taj Trapezium Zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Purva Pravin Bora & Others Vs MoEFCC & Others dated 12/03/2021.

The matter related to enforcement of Rule 17(3) of the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016, requiring the manufacturers and brand owners of sanitary napkins and diapers to provide a pouch or wrapper for disposal of each napkin or diapers along with the packet of their sanitary products.

The environment ministry unveiled a set of draft rules that propose to ban several categories of single-use plastic items. The proposed prohibition on their manufacture, use, sale, import and handling is in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in 2019 on phasing out single-use plastic by 2022.

Action cum progress report on behalf of the Municipal Corporation Gurugram in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order September 30, 2020 in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others. The report talked about the updated action taken for treating legacy municipal solid waste at Bandhwari.

Report by the state of Uttarakhand in the matter of Manoj Negi Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 02/03/2021.

Status report by the state of Uttarakhand in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order June 29, 2020 regarding dumping of solid waste on the forest land at village Sirar, P.O. Nainipatal, tehsil and district Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand resulting in pollution and affecting the health of the inhabitants.

This report presents the challenges faced and opportunities revealed through a study of two cases of source-segregated waste collection by local authorities in Sri Lanka; Moratuwa Municipal Council, in Colombo, and Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha, in Monaragala for the purpose of raising planning and decision making capacities not only in Sri Lanka

The recent study conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal in 2020 shows that, urban areas altogether generate above 350 tons of plastic waste every day, threatening the natural ecosystem and human health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. Gokulraj Vs Government of Tamil Nadu dated 15/02/2021.

The matter related to compliance of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in Thiruvallur municipality, Tamil Nadu.

Compliance of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of November 27, 2020  in Original Application No. 168/2013 in the matter of Karan Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others. The matter related to the solid waste dumping site at Salogra, Solan district.

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