Pune: Farmer invents waste composting machine

Pune's local farmer, Sachin Bohr, invented a machine that can convert waste into compost and be used by farmers. He claimed that 100 KG of waste can generate 10 KG of fertilizer. Watch the full video to know more.

Solution for Union Carbide waste under consideration: Javadekar

The central government is considering ways to dispose of toxic waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Warrants against 7 Agra colonies for dumping waste in Yamuna

These seven colonies were found dumping concrete and debris waste and untreated sewage into the river.

Rs 5000 fine on those throwing waste, puja offerings in Yamuna

Rs 5000 fine on those throwing waste, puja offerings in Yamuna

 Ahead of the festive season, Delhi government has decided to strictly impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on those spotted polluting the Yamuna by throwing waste or puja offerings in it.

Waste management rules not followed at dumping ground: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court Tuesday expressed concern over failure of authorities in adopting norms of solid waste management and asked Maharashtra government to decide within a week the civic body's proposal to increase the capacity of Kanjurmarg dumping ground.

Panchayat in Theni to impose fine on those selling plastic

With a view to curbing use of plastic bags, Panchayats of this district have decided to impose fine on those selling banned plastic cups and bags and using them in roadside eateries and hotels.

AIB: Swatchh Bharat-Clean India reality check

We find India's 'Litter'-ates everywhere, we treat roads as dustbins, through waste on road, litter every time , do we do the same at home.It is high time All should stand together for a clean India so that it is not just in dreams but becomes a reality too!

Delhi cop invents grass cutting machine from waste!

Sukhvinder Singh, an ASI in Delhi Police, has invented a grass cutting machine using waste.

Garbage on streets: NGT notice to Delhi government, EDMC

Amid the looming 'garbage crisis' in the capital, the National Green Tribunal Friday sought the Delhi government's response on dumping of municipal waste on the streets.

Waste-carrying vehicles to be installed with GPS device: Maharashtra CM

 Stating that illegal dumping of waste is a matter of serious concern, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said all vehicles transporting waste will be installed with GPS devices.

Udaipur Eco hut: Converting waste and garbage to something useful

See how trash and garbage are utilised to create something beautiful in Udaipur's Eco haat.

'Hefty fines for throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna'

Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines

Throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna to attract hefty fines

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on people spotted throwing waste or religious items into the river Yamuna.

Concerned over disappearing dustbins, Delhi HC seeks MCDs response

Terming the "disappearance" of dustbins from various parts of the national capital as "daylight robbery", the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the municipal bodies here to inform whether they have installed dustbins in all areas under their jurisdiction.

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.

DRDO chief calls for turning waste into useful products

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander Thursday called for turning waste into useful products through affordable technologies.

99 per cent of Sweden's waste is now reused

Around 99 per cent Of Sweden's garbage is now recycled and the country is so efficient at managing waste they are importing it from other European countries.

HC asks authorities to expedite handing over sites for waste management

The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to expedite the process of handing over two sites, measuring about 200 acres, in the city to municipal bodies so that they can use the same for managing the garbage piling up.

Canada`s water: A paradox of pollution and waste

In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.

Everest climbers will be asked to bring down waste

In a bid to clean Mt. Everest of waste accumulated over decades of climbing, the Nepal government has introduced a new provision -- effective the coming spring season -- according to which every climber will have to bring down at least eight kg of garbage to base camp while returning from the expedition, an official here said Monday.