Waste Management

  • Satyamev Jayate 2: How the waste should not to be wasted March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The third episode of Aamir Khan's popular issue based show may not have been high on emotions, nevertheless it struck the right chord. A pertinent issue of how to clean up our city, Aamir Khan opened the show narrating that how we all laud foreign countries for being...
  • NDMC set to introduce new waste management system March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon be bringing in an integrated waste management system through which garbage will be collected from doorsteps and disposed of in a scientific and mechanised manner, NDMC Chairman Jalaj Srivastava has said. "A provision of Rs 100.09 crore has been made for public...
  • Rise in waste is sign of prosperity, says Tarun Gogoi June 16, 2013

    Guwahati: Accepting that waste management by civic authorities of the city is not uptothemark, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said "increase of waste is a sign of prosperity and high standard of living". Addressing a press conference here to express his optimism about Congress victory in the forthcoming...
  • NASA includes 2 Indian innovators on waste management July 21, 2012

    Washington: NASA, the US space agency has included two Indian innovators for its conference on waste management. Nitin Gupta from Attero Recycling and Anshu Goonj from Goonj are among nine innovators from across the globe that made it to the NASA conference on waste management, which started on Thursday. Supported...
  • Kerala: Green warriors make town disease-free July 9, 2012

    Changanassery: Be the change you seek. With this as his mantra, Mathews Mukkadan and his green warriors in the Changanassery town near Kottayam district in Kerala, work every single day to clean up the residential society they stay in. Following his footsteps are now 18 more colonies in the town. Armed...
  • Garbage generated around the world June 27, 2012

    Economic growth might be teetering across the world, but the amount of garbage generated by global cities is only going up. Together, urban centres generate 1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste a year and it is set to grow to 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025, according to projections by the...
  • Garbage generated around the world June 27, 2012

    Economic growth might be teetering across the world, but the amount of garbage generated by global cities is only going up. Together, urban centres generate 1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste a year and it is set to grow to 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025, according to projections by the...
  • Making waste management fun, Bangalore style November 4, 2011

    Bangalore: Trust Bangaloreans not to waste an opportunity to turn any effort into fun and a 'habba' (festival). Groups of residents of the IT hub are out to prove that the most neglected aspect of Indian cities - waste management - can be fun and a 'habba'. They are pretty...
  • Go green: Chennai launches Rs 70 cr project October 2, 2010

    It plans to turn a dumping ground into a park but will the ambitious project be successful? ...
  • MBA-grad mints money from garbage management August 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Manik Thapar, an MBA graduate turned his business into a mission and vice-versa. "When I was studying in the US people used to ask me how could I live in a dirty country. That's when I decided that I need to clean up,” says Thapar. It was then that Thapar...
  • Bangalore activist on the road to plastic success story April 14, 2008

    Bangalore: Nearly one-fourth of the waste generated in Bangalore everyday comprises plastic. But Ahmed Khan, Founder of KK Plastic Waste Management, discovered a unique and an innovative way to use the waste to make better and stronger roads. The plastic he collected has helped pave a 430-km stretch of road....