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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sacred Heart Public School Chopra Education Society Vs Municipal Council & Others dated 14/01/2019 regarding illegal dumping and burning of garbage near a school by the Municipal Council, Kapurthala. The smoke generated by the fires is causing hazardous pollution, threatening the public health, including the health of the children.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jitender Yadav Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 at Almora, State of Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chandran Pillai N & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding disposal of solid waste in Kollam, Kerala.

The government introduced amendments to the law banning plastic bags. Moroccan consumption of the raw material used in manufacturing plastic bags dropped by 50 percent since 2015.

The construction of the much-awaited Sh20 billion power plant at Dandora dumpsite to help manage the thousands of tons of waste generated daily in the city will begin in June.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Generation of Waste, 04/01/2019. According to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), 52.9 Million Tonne per Annum (MTPA) of solid waste is generated in the country,out of which 46% is processed. The State/UT-wise details are annexed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Thakur, Pradhan, Bageshwari Mahila Mandal, Sudher Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal dumping of garbage in village Sudher near Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) workshop affecting public health which is contrary to the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jang Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding allocation of dumping ground in the residential area of Shakti Khand 4, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad near DPS and Jaipuria School, near habitation.

A new report on how to eliminate plastic waste from the environment by a UK think tank has been informed by a diverse portfolio of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) research and innovation experts. The report proposes a way forward to reduce the amount of plastic waste into the environment produced by the UK.

Resource recovery and reuse (RRR) contributes to a range of social, economic and environmental benefits that affect human well-being in developing and emerging economies.

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