Tag: Waste Management

Ragpickers to help study plastic waste management: PPCB

For the detailed study of waste management, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided on engaging with rag pickers. The instructions to assistant environmental engineers (AEEs) and junior environmental engineers (JEEs) have already been issued by PPCB chairman Kahn Singh Pannu. As per instructions concerned person will speak to ragpickers and will see the present waste management scenario.

Tap the potential of waste its urgent now!

India is one of the world’s fastest urbanising countries. It has its advantages and disadvantages. But if we are also the dirtiest then obviously there’s a problem. The solid waste generated in big cities and small towns is acquiring humongous proportions, notwithstanding the admirable “Swachh Bharat “ campaign, the pet project of PM Narendra Modi.

Facts & Figures

Cleanliness must begin at home then spread to neighborhood and then become a community movement. But data shows that we are abysmally lagging behind on all three parameters which is killing thousands every year. A right strategy needs to be put in place along with execution and purpose to achieve the desired

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From city of gardens to city of garbage

Bengaluru, the fifth largest city of India, has seen an exponential rise in its population in the last 20 years. The city is considered one of the most liveable cities owing to its wonderful climate and the lucrative employment opportunities it offers. However, the civic amenities in the city have gone from bad to worse; turning the once City of Gardens into a City of Garbage

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