Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Management, 14/12/2016. As per the assessment made by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 2015, the sewage generation in the urban areas of the Country is estimated to be about 61,948 MLD (approx.) and sewage treatment capacity is for 23,277 MLD, which is about 37.6% of the total sewage generation. Further, as per the data available till Oct. 2016, the total amount of solid waste generated in the urban areas of the Country is about 1,58,878 MT/D, of which only 21.45% is being treated, currently.

The Municipal Corporation’s decision to install a weighing bridge at the garbage dumping site in Sector 23 has not gone down well with Panchkula residents.

KOCHI: To tackle the mounting biomedical waste crisis in Southern Kerala, especially in Kochi, the Kerala Enviro Infrastructure Ltd (KEIL) has proposed a treatment plant at Puthencruz in Ernakulam.

GURGAON: The MCG believes that constructing a wall around the defunct Bandhwari waste treatment plant is enough to prevent leachate from contaminating the groundwater.

The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 mandate CPCB to prepare guidelines on implementation of E-Waste Rules, which includes specific guidelines for extended producer responsibility, channelisation, collection centres, storage, transportation, environmentally sound dismantling and recycling, refurbishment, and random sampling of EEE for testing of

KOCHI: Amid apprehension over the smooth functioning of the Brahmapuram waste treatment plant, a representative of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) will visit the plant on Tuesday and Wednesday, f

The civic authorities plan to start 22 waste segregation points in as many divisions - before the national green tribunal (NGT) panel visits Brahmapuram waste treatment plant next week - is unlikel

The proximity of Shishambara area to a water body and possible environmental hazards were the key issues discussed on Monday at the meeting of nagar nigam officials with the district administration

Target based approach for implementation of EPR has been adopted in the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

GURGAON: Concerned over continuous formation of leachate from Bandhwari landfill and waste treatment plant, National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG