In a bid to fight plastic pollution in the city, Bhuvneshwar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has inaugurated its “Meal for Plastic” initiative under the state’s Aahar scheme. A beneficiary launched the programme from the Aahar Center near Kalpana Square in presence of Municipal Commissioner Prem Chandra
The Indian state of Chhattisgarh has opened a unique café, where people get free food in exchange of plastic waste. In the middle of this year, Garbage Café was inaugurated in Ambikapur city in Chhattisgarh. Apparently, Ambikapur has been tagged as the second cleanest city after
Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India, has been struggling with the poor waste management system for a while now. Given the popularity of town among the tourists, a lot of waste generation and lack of a dumping site, the town authorities have taken up a
Failure of Dhanbad’s Smart Bins Questions Lacklustre Approach of Authorities for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Last year, a firm RVM Recycle from Delhi installed three recycling machines in the coal town of Dhanbad, in Jharkhand, India. The machines, or as they are called smart bins, were installed under the brand name Zeleno on three different locations provided by Dhanbad Municipal
Poor internet and garbage all around the streets and corners are two problems India faces (amid a host of other major ones, let’s not go there). As a ‘catalyst for people in India to change their behaviour and stop littering,’ two Mumbai-based engineers have devised
‘Sanitary products’ including condoms defined as non-biodegradable waste, new rules for disposal drafted
How India dispose of condoms and sanitary napkins? The answer is too ugly to mention. Most of Indian society is very uncomfortable to answer such questions.