Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit @ Bhima Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 01/06/2020.

The application sought direction against cutting of trees outside Anand Vihar Railway station, adjacent to the public toilet near out gate of the railway station. There was also complaint for treatment and cleaning of effluents before discharge in Anand Vihar drain.

These guidelines are based on current knowledge on COVID-19 and existing practices in management of infectious waste generated in hospitals while treating viral and other contagious diseases like HIV, H1N1, etc. These guidelines will be updated if need arises.

Over the last decade, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has explored the use of fecal sludge (FS) in combination with other organic waste sources to optimize FS treatment and composting for the production of a safe organic fertilizer, which can – depending on demand – be enriched with crop nutrients or pelletized for volume red

Black soldier fly colonies can produce about 100 times more protein per year than chicken or soybeans, not to mention cattle, on the same area of land. The flies can directly feed on different types of organic wastes, leapfrogging closed loop processes within a circular food economy.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the T. M. Umashankar Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2019 regarding direction for closure of Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) established by M/s Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd. and M/s Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. on the ground of violations of norms in operating the TSDF facility. The matter was transferred to the Tribunal by the High Court of Karnataka in January 2019.

In low- and middle-income countries, the management of fecal sludge from on-site sanitation systems has received little attention over many decades, resulting in insufficient or missing regulations to guide investments and management options.

A report released by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has revealed that out of the 4,635.79 tonnes of garbage produced in the state each day, only 17.5 per cent is successfully treated and recycled.

Plastic manufacturers from state who got closure notice for violating plastic waste management rules get relief

Panaji: Two years after former CM Manohar Parrikar laid out a roadmap to make Goa garbage-free by 2020, his successor Pramod Sawant pushed that target back by at least four years.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Praduman Tiwari Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/05/2019 regarding cancelling of authorization in favour of Ferro Build Hards (I) Pvt. Ltd., Naini, Allahabad, (Pragyaj), Uttar Pradesh. Grievance in this application is that the plant in question is very close to residential area, river bed, railway track and highway. In spite of unsuitable location, UPPCB has granted authorization under the provisions of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 in violation of guidelines issued by the CPCB in the year 2003.

Pages