The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has published the draft “Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2015” to enable the prescribed authorities to implement the rules more effectively, thereby, reducing the bio- medical waste generation and also for its proper treatment and disposal and to ensure environmentally s

Solid and liquid waste management are becoming issues of great concern in rural India. The changes in consumption patterns including that of people living in rural areas have an impact on the quantity and kind of wastes generated.

Workers of private company ‘dump’ waste by the roadside causing chaos

NAGPUR: The Orange City — one of the cities selected to be developed as a smart city — has many shortcomings.

As Delhi grapples with its own waste and looks for efficient disposal, Supreme Court Judge Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said by 2025, India would be generating 300 metric tonnes of waste.

Breaking the three-month-old deadlock between villagers of Uruli Devachi and Phursungi and the civic body in Pune, they have agreed to allow dumping of 500 tonne garbage in the vicinity of the vill

Having received stick from the National Green Tribunal a few days ago over lack of proper facilities to treat and dispose of solid waste in municipal areas in Telangana, the state government propos

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) commitee has consented to revive Solid Waste Treatment Plant (SWTP) at Patvi. The project is expected to be revived by next month.

The Diamond City is set to have its own plastic treatment plant to dispose of over 200 metric tons of daily plastic waste.

The state-level environment impact assessment authority of the Ministry of Environment and Forests has recommended its expert appraisal committee to grant environmental clearance to the Municipal C