Today the world faces unprecedented challenges in waste management while the state of the municipal waste management sector globally is a matter of concern.

The NGT, September 14 directed the Executive Officer, Municipal Council, Manali, Himachal Pradesh to file a fresh status report regarding the illegal dumping of solid waste by the solid waste processing plant in the gram panchayat area of Shallen, village Rangadi, post Kalath, tehsil Manali, district Kullu. Municipal Council was also directed to file action taken report against the service provider, if they are not performing as per norms.

This Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended 31 March 2021 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of the State of Kerala under Article 151(2) of the Constitution of India for being placed in the State Legislature.

How can Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships manage plastic pollution in developing countries? See what learnt from Indonesia, Ghana, and Vietnam about National Plastic Action Partnerships (NPAP) in this report.

The case study aims to take a snapshot of the municipal waste management ecosystems of certain countries in the Global South, particularly focusing on private sector-led good practices, inclusive growth and sustainable financing. The countries were selected upon criteria such as GDP, total waste production and geographic variety.

India is among the top five leading countries in solar power installed capacity. Of India’s ambitious target of 500-GW RE capacity by 2030, over 292 GW is likely to be generated using solar power. This increase in installed capacity, while promising, also opens doors to massive waste streams and increased emissions.

Reply by Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur in Original Application No 613 of 2022 in the matter of Ram Milan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 28/08/2023.

The matter related to waste management in the city of Gorakhpur.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Apurba Biswas & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 28/08/2023.

The petitioners, through a public interest litigation alleged that a plot of land measuring 117 decimals in L.R. Plot No.323, R.S. Plot No.252 of Mouza Chithaliya, Police Station Gopalnagar, District North 24 Parganas is being illegally converted into an organic fertilizer plant.

Joint Committee report in the matter of Chandra Prakash Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 25/08/2023. The committee visited the portable and compact transfer station for municipal solid waste, Shaheed Path South City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The portable and compact transfer station for municipal solid waste, Shaheed Path South City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh having capacity of 40 TPD of MSW. The portable and compact transfer station (PCTS) machines were not operational at the time of inspection.

Erode City Municipal Corporation report to the National Green Tribunal dated 22/08/2023.

Implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 and Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 has been enforced in the Erode City Municipal Corporation. The target of 100 per cent processing and disposal of wet waste, dry waste and construction and demolition waste has been achieved. In addition, bio-mining in Vendipalayam and Vairapalayam dumping yard has been completed.