Financiers can and must make the shift to circularity, ensuring the consumption and production patterns of the businesses they invest in make more efficient use of resources and minimize waste, pollution and carbon emissions, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

Report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the matter of CPCB Vs State of Andaman & Nicobar & Others regarding Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The NGT vide order September 10, 2020 directed the Chairman and Member Secretary, CPCB to hold periodic meetings with the Chairman and Member Secretaries of all the state boards/committees on the subject to work out enforcement strategies, including action plans in all the districts - involving educational, religious and other institutions.

Action taken report by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Original Application No. 29/2020 (Avani Mishra Vs Union of India on extended producers responsibility under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Report filed by the Environmental Engineer, Kerala State Pollution Control Board in application no. 439 of 2013 (SZ) (Chandran Pillai & Others vs Union of India & Others).

Matter and history of the case:

The catalog of technical options for managing Municipal Solid Waste has been produced by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Technical Assistance Hub for South Asia (TA-Hub SA) located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a steep hike in user charges for water supply, sewerage and solid waste management services in the urban areas to recover the cost incurred in providing these facilities as its revenue generation continues on the downward trend, according to a state government notification.

This report is aimed at profiling information on the existing ‘waste’ (solid and liquid) management in twenty municipalities or urban/LAs. While discussing the current scenario of the waste management in the selected local

Action taken report on behalf of Delhi Pollution Control Committee in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of May 20, 2020.

The matter related to management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. The NGT had directed that steps should be taken to ensure increase of off take and lifting of C&D recycling material. Capacity for processing of waste needed to be adequately enhanced within a specified timeline. Also, it was not desirable to allow dumping of C&D waste at Bhalswa landfill site, which had already crossed its capacity.

Written submissions by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board in the matter of Sus Road Baner Vikas Manch Vs PMC & Others in Original Application No. 34/2019 (Western Zonal Bench).

The matter relates to a segregation and crushing facility in Baner, Pune. The NGT vide order September 5, 2019 directed constitution of a committee comprising of the Central Pollution Control Board and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to inspect the plant and area in question and submit the report.

Report filed by the Chief Environmental Engineer on behalf of Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) dated 14/09/2020.

The matter relates to solid waste management in the municipalities of Aluva, Angamali, Kalamassery, Maradu, Thrikkakara and Thrippunithura and panchayats namely Cheranallur and Vadavucode-Puthencruz to ascertain the compliance of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

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