dow Corning Corporation, the us- based silicon-manufacturing major, has announced it will use the plasma-based gasification process to recycle hazardous chemical waste. This will be the first

the controversial move by the Madhya Pradesh government to incinerate some waste from the the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal has met with stiff opposition. Civil society groups have strongly

What would waste management do without waste incineration? For without incineration, nothing would actually work in waste disposal today. Waste incineration forms the backbone of waste management in Germany and its importance will grow in a sustained material management oriented to resource efficiency. July-Sep 2007

Construction work was stopped at a biomedical waste incineration facility in Rajasthan's Kota district following opposition from local people. Construction of the plant started in March 2007 without

villagers of Paonta Sahib tehsil in Himachal Pradesh have accused pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy of not complying with an order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court passed on July 27, 2006, staying its

Should public health be sacrificed to waste? Garbage incineration is a trench war with clearly drawn battle lines. The Union ministry of urban development (moud) has been sceptical of wte. Social

Goa plasma pyrolysis plant draws criticism

Is incineration the best option for Mumbai s medical waste?

Burn the waste: The Supreme Court (SC) on May 9, 2005, again ordered the SC monitoring committee (SCMC) on hazardous waste to immediately incinerate the hazardous waste oil lying at Nhava Sheva port

• A 2003 study by Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, compared the health of Delhi's ragpickers with that of control subjects from east Delhi's slums. Nearly 75.5 per cent