Flies breed on waste dumped at the already saturated landfill sites and spread diseases in nearby areas. Waste remains uncollected from roadside dumps and even waste-to-energy plants pollute the air. Things would be worse if it was not for the informal ... Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
It has been 14 years since the Supreme Court ordered mandatory segregation of waste by households and asked the municipalities to collect only segregated waste. But it is one thing to lay down the law and another to ensure its implementation. Fourteen years ...Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
09:17 am Mumbai: A cold war between the BMC's two ruling parties intensified after a committee appointed by BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to probe pre-monsoon desilting work submitted its report earlier this week. The Shiv Sena had claimed that 99 per cent ...The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago
In a consumerist society, reduction is not always possible, but we can make our best efforts to reuse and recycle. Here are a few initiatives, which are true to the spirit of reusing and recycling, and have come up with interesting ways to create ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
The grey hill of Bhalswa, in the north of New Delhi, is first visible from the elevated platform of the final Metro station on the northern line. From that distance it looks like a natural feature, a sort of gloomy mess with black kites wheeling ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Waste segregation at source in the city is at a dismal 10-12 per cent. (Express Archive) Taxpayers in Mumbai have spent over Rs 13,000 crore towards cleanliness over the past decade. But the city has a lowly 140th rank to show for this massive ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
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