Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: Garbage

Garbage-sewage politics at heart of Delhi MCD poll campaigns as AAP-BJP blamegame continues

In run-up to civic polls, Kejriwal’s visits Ghazipur landfill, criticises BJP over ‘garbage mountain’. BJP hits back citing Yamuna foam ahead of Chhath Puja & sewage issues.

How floating garbage ‘seabins’ can clean up our dying oceans

Seabin Project is a clean tech startup on a mission to promote ocean conservation and plastic-free seas.

Human body’s housing ‘illegal garbage’ – Another public health crisis in developing countries

The convenience of plastic is no longer living up to its promise. Landfills overflowing and microplastics have entered the human body.

The ladies of Sector 47, an ex IAS officer-led group, are Noida’s greenies

Sector 47 in Noida is not only the cleanest sector of the city but has its own forest belt, developed by a group of enterprising women.

Don’t give up on recycling plastic. It’s going to help manage our trash, spur innovation

The global recycling industry has a history of transforming what was previously 'unrecyclable' into useful products and is poised to do so again.

Kabaadiwallas not enough to fix India’s garbage problem, but this national project could be

In ‘Invertonomics’, Goonmeet Singh Chauhan identifies eight problems plaguing India & how they can be inverted to be looked at as economic opportunities.

You clapped for them as they picked garbage. Respect them and Ambedkar would clap for you

It took a global pandemic for us to acknowledge the work of sanitation workers. Mere claps for them won’t ease their socio-economic troubles.

Mumbai plans to tax garbage collection as real estate slump hits revenues

BMC, India’s richest municipality, is exploring new ways of boosting revenue including tax on garbage collection & additional levies on services.

How the ‘world’s highest dumpster’ was cleaned and 10 tonnes of trash repurposed

Products made out of this trash, like drinking glasses and light-fittings, are being used in hotels, restaurants and homes in Kathmandu.

Converting waste to energy is great, but also disastrous if done as here in Delhi

Without proper waste segregation, we are staring at lung disease, reduced fertility and cancer.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.