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Report on scenario of Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Dehradun

The report discusses the current scenario of solid waste management (SWM) in Dehradun. Dehradun, is the densely populated and growing urban city. The poor urban governance with low awareness of key health and sanitation issues among the public is creating huge problem in the city. 165 more words


5:00 PM thoughts.

The more we know about the environment, the better will be our capacity to conserve and manage these resources we have for the present and future generations. 381 more words

Deep Thoughts

Learning from Meethotamulla

A week ago disaster and tragedy struck Colombo’s Meethotamulla garbage dump. The images and stories depict a heartbreaking chronicle of poor management, environmental neglect and human misery. 871 more words

Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management

Around the world, waste generation rates are rising.

In 2012, the worlds’ cities generated  1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste per year, amounting to a footprint of 1.2 kilograms per person per day. 979 more words

WBG News & Reports

Uttarakhand High Court delivers landmark judgment on solid waste management problem in the state

“The zenith of civilization can only be gauged how clean the cities and towns are. Every citizen has a fundamental as well as human right to clean and hygienic environment. 656 more words


It’s plastic and fantastic!

If there is such an object which is as ubiquitous and omnipresent as God Almighty it is that translucent bag that has superpowers in the form of durability, resilience and an undying nature. 585 more words

Indian Innovation

Let's Talk Trash

We have a trash problem in my municipality. In fact, the Philippines has a trash problem in general, as 3rd highest global producer of plastic waste into the world’s oceans (behind China and Indonesia).  1,059 more words

Peace Corps