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SPML Infra bags orders worth Rs 8000 crore

January 2017

New orders worth Rs 800 crore were received by SPML Infra Ltd for power substation, rooftop solar power plant, water & wastewater treatment and munic...

SPML Infra Ltd, Power substation, Rooftop solar power plant, Water, Wastewater treatment, West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company, Jharkhand Urja Sancharam Nigam Limited, Municipal solid waste management, Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd

Around 15percent of waste is being segregated at various levels

October 2016

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) receives approx 9,000 tonnes of municipal waste on a daily basis at three locations, namely Deonar...

MCGM, Municipal Solid Waste, Bio-Reactor Technology, Electricity generation, MPCB, Wastewater, PPP model, Development Plan

Waste to wealth

June 2016

Solid waste management (SWM) is becoming an area of acute concern in India. A recent report submitted to the National Green Tribunal by the Union Min...

Solid waste management, National Green Tribunal, MoEF, Union Ministry of Environment, Municipal solid waste, MCGM, Swati Singh Sambyal, CSE, Ajoy Mehta, NSWAI, Dr Amiya Kumar Sahu, SWM Rules, Prof Rajnikant Patel, Dr Vivekanand, Centre for Energy and Environment

In India, about 1.3 per cent of its land gets converted into waste land every year

October 2015

The connection between solid waste and polluted groundwater is ominous. Suhas Dixit, CMD, Pyrocrat Systems LLP, analyses some trends in solid waste m...

Suhas Dixit, Pyrocrat Systems LLP, Municipal Solid Waste, Waste Management Project, RDF

3,000 MW renewable energy to be produced in Odisha by 2022

August 2015

Odisha Government has set a target to produce 3,000 megawatt (MW) renewable energy by the year 2022 under Odisha Renewable Energy Policy....

Odisha Renewable Energy Policy, Municipal Solid Waste, MSW

Over 90% urban areas practice open dumping

November 2012

According to some reports, over 90 percent of cities and towns in India practice open dumping because of negligence, administrative mismanagement and...

Municipal Solid Waste, MSW, management, urban, amenities, infrastructure, civic, garbage, Warangal

Board urges civic body to implement rules

November 2012

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board asked Coimbatore Corporation and district administration to implement Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules...

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Municipal Solid Waste Management, Coimbatore Corporation, rules, norms

Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

July 2012

Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health ma...

municipal solid waste, Worldwatch Institute, public health management, MSW, Vital Signs Online service, OECD, United States, Urbanization, Recycling, UNEP, World Bank
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