The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has sent a proposal to the state government for entering into a power purchase agreement with two firms that have signed a contract with the AMC for converting d

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Electricity Generation from Waste, 16/03/2017. The combustible fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) including domestic garbage and toilet waste can be used in several processes to generate electricity.

Large tracts of land—vested or belonging to the municipality—in 14 urban pockets have been identified to develop landfill sites, where solid waste will be converted into compost or bio-gas.

Comments on Action taken Reports submitted by SPCBs/PCCs (In compliance of Hon’ble NGT Order dated 13.01.2017 in the matter of Almitra H. Patel Vs Union of India 199/2014).

Brexit presents a huge opportunity for the UK Government to develop a new approach to waste and resources policy. The report highlights significant shortcomings in the EU’s approach to waste and recycling: the objectives are increasingly unclear, the targets are badly designed, and the policies are not in the UK’s interest.

Policy Exchange argues UK should ditch EU Circular Economy package in favour of new approach to recycling and energy-from-waste plants .

A tempo loaded with plastic waste collected from neighbourhoods in Pune; Dr M Tadpatrikar and Shirish Phadtare

Planning applications for 'green' waste and recycling sites fall for second year running, according to data compiled by law firm EMW .

A new technology to convert waste to energy might help India deal with its mounting garbage woes

Indian cities are expanding with the increase in population and economic activities. Identification of landfill site in such cities has become a challenging issue for the municipalities. Non-existence of proper land use plan of Urban Authorities has aggravated the situation further leading to failure in solid waste management.

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