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PH is Canada's new garbage dumpsite

After its failed negotiations with the Canadian government to take its garbage back, the Philippines has made a decision to dispose of the tons of trash that were illegally shipped to the port in Manila from Canada two years ago. 245 more words


Bangalore must emulate D K Ravi’s Kolar waste management model

We do not yet know the truth behind the demise one of the finest IAS officers, D K Ravi. But what we do know is his stellar performance that earned him the wrath of his detractors and the love of the people he worked for. 813 more words

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Solid waste management: Between 'cleanliness' and godliness lies hypocrisy

When Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan was kicked off on October 2 last, one of my Facebook friends reacted to this post and said, “Let’s first learn to put all the waste into one bin and then think of segregating it.” 395 more words

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Why segregation at source is failing

“After doing segregation for hours, I feel awkward with myself. I find it difficult to even eat with my own hands.”

“Forget soap, they don’t even provide us water to wash our hands, after making us do segregation” 1,226 more words

Solid Waste Management

Is it safe to Reuse your Plastics? or Just Dispose them for Recycling

There has been a lot of discussion about hazards of using plastic, especially related to bisphenol A, or BPA. We try to avoid buying anything in plastic, but over the years we have acquired plastic containers, like one-quart yogurt containers, which we use to store food in the refrigerator. 475 more words