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This case study looks at the approaches and innovations of private sector waste management companies, including in relation to their access to finance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rita Sharma & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 16/01/2024.

The matter related to disposal of municipal waste within the Municipal Council, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Islampur Municipal Council Vs Madhukar Shankar Sutar & Others dated 16/01/2024.

The Supreme Court expressed its dissatisfaction with the affidavit of compliance filed by the Islampur Municipal Council pursuant to the order of October 3, 2023. The SC noted that "basic facts such as average daily generation of solid waste in the municipal limits have not been set". Even the capacity of MSW referred to in the affidavit has not been set out.

Judgment of the Kerala High Court in the matter of Suo Motu Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 08/01/2024.

The Special Commissioner, Sabarimala has filed this report regarding the presence of unauthorized hawkers/sellers of articles including plastic toys, plastic articles and drinking water in PET bottles at Nilakkal.

The Kerala High Court by order dated December 9, 2015 had ordered that there shall be a complete ban of plastic bottles including PET bottles, packed drinking water bottles in Sannidhanam, Pamba, Chalakkayam, Nilakkal and Erumeli, from February 1, 2016.

Reply by Thane Municipal Corporation in response to a news item appearing in Mid-Day dated October 15, 2023 titled "How residents of Maharashtra's Chauda Gaav are battling the ills of a temporary dumping ground".

Highlighting how plastic impacts climate change, this brief considers the anticipated Global Plastics Treaty (GPT) and shows how ADB can help Asia and the Pacific implement circular economy solutions to help meet low-carbon goals.

Report by the Municipal Corporation, Meerut in Original Application No 108 of 2023 (Lokesh Khurana Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others).

Report filed by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board on the status of implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in Mangalpady Grama Panchayat.

The report was filed pursuant to the order of the NGT, December 7, 2023.

Kubanoor, the waste processing facility had a waste processing, processing and recycling unit in Mangalpady Grama Panchayath, Kasargod district owned by the local body. The waste treatment plant had a facility for processing wet waste and dry waste. Though the plant was operational for quite some time, later it became inoperative.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 'Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016  and Other environmental issues' dated 07/12/2023.

The Original Application deals with the issue of solid and liquid waste management which is being monitored by the NGT in terms of the orders of the Supreme Court in the matter of Almitra H Patel Vs Union of India & Others and Paryavaran Suraksha Vs Union of India.

Action taken report on behalf of Delhi Cantonment Board dated 05/12/2023. The matter related to management of municipal solid waste generated within Delhi Cantonment area.