Ahmedabad: In its continuing drive against hospitals not following waste disposal norms, Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) served notice to VHP international general secretary Praveen Togadia's Dhanvantri hospital in Bapunagar among others on Friday for improper waste segregation and not possessing the mandatory no-objecion certificate (NOC).

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has gathered first visible evidence against four pharma and packaging firms in Narol and Isanpur whose names figured in the list of 26 firms recycling medical waste. A raiding team found boxes containing used medicine bottles with their cartons that were supplied by a scap dealer to these companies.

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Ahmedabad: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has gathered first visible evidence against four pharma and packaging firms in Narol and Isanpur whose names figured in the list of 26 firms recycling medical waste. A raiding team found boxes containing used medicine bottles with their cartons that were supplied by a scap dealer to these companies.

Ahmedabad : The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has finally got into action and plans to fix responsibility and accountability
of illegal recycling of hospital waste on the point of generation of the waste the Doctor's clinic.

Ahmedabad : The city crime branch will now probe the racket of illegal trading and recycling of medical and hospital waste. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) authorities submitted a list of 28 suppliers found from a diary during a raid at Ambika Bottle godown in Asarwa, to the crime branch.

Rahul Mangaonkar | TNN

Surat: Following a TOI expose on how quacks flourished fearlessly in the city, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Sunday shot off notices to 952 organisations demanding details of their infrastructure and biomedical waste disposal mechanisms.

Ahmedabad: This is why infected syringes find their way into the recycling market putting countless lives at risk. A 15-member committee consisting of state health and pollution control board officials which was to monitor that every medical waste produced anywhere in Gujarat is disposed off according to norms has not met for the last three years.

The PIL filed by INFORSE-IDL in Madras High Court, asking for a complete ban on manufacture, trading and use of 'use & throw plastic products & carry bags upto 150 microns thickness (both virgin & recycled) and kudams/containers made of recycled plastics.

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