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By 2047, area equal to Mumbai, Chennai & Hyderabad will drown in garbage

We love our trash to the apocalypse. Let me illustrate why.

“The Position Paper on The Solid Waste Management Sector in India – 2009”, a study conducted by the Ministry of Finance, has this to say: India will need more than 1,400 square kilometer of land to dump its unprocessed garbage. 438 more words

Endlessly Green

Report: Asia Environment and Economic Forum, December 10-12, 2014, Japan

The forum focused on Green Technology and Green Economy. The objective of this forum was to facilitate acceleration of green growth in Asia (member-countries). The forum covered environmental and economic achievements from major green productivity activities and initiatives in member countries. 2,126 more words

Travel Reports

Puerto Princesa faces smelliest controversy over uncollected garbage

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 3 (PNA) — This city, once awarded as Hall of Famer for the “Cleanest and Greenest City,” is currently facing the smelliest controversy over alleged uncollected garbage, forcing Monday the Sangguniang Panlungsod to compel the City Solid Waste Management (CSWM) “to bring back its efficiency.” 224 more words

General News

May Day tribute: 15,000 waste-pickers save Rs 84 crore for BBMP every year

Yes, it’s true.

In all probability, this number might be an understatement as there maybe be more than 15,000 waste-pickers in the City going about their work every day—building new hopes and sometimes little habitats and hoping that one day, they will live to… 658 more words

Endlessly Green

Segregation at source in Germany

India is currently facing enormous challenges in terms of waste disposal. Collection systems are failing, scientific end disposal solutions are almost non-existent and waste is piling up within the city boundaries. 1,634 more words

Solid Waste Management