• February 24, 2020

Category: Landfilling

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RMC begins clearing solid waste at Nakravadi site

RMC begins clearing solid waste at Nakravadi site

Over six years after disposal of the ‘legacy’ waste of 4 lakh tonne solid waste at landfill site Nakravadi was halted, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has resumed work. The disposal of municipal solid waste…

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Surat’s Khajod Landfill transformed into lush green space

Surat’s Khajod Landfill transformed into lush green space

The toxic solid waste landfill site near the Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) at Khajod has now transformed into lush green lawns spread over 30 hectare land. SDB is coming up on 35 acres land at…

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Mangaluru’s initiative to recycle plastic at landfill a success

Mangaluru’s initiative to recycle plastic at landfill a success

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has found a new way to fight growing plastic pollution: by appointing an agency to segregate plastic from the landfill for recycling. The Times of India reports that MCC appointed…

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Kolkata civic body to clear Dhapa landfill in the next two years

Kolkata civic body to clear Dhapa landfill in the next two years

Following the National Green Tribunal’s directive, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is taking all possible measures to clear the landfill site at Dhapa completely by the next two years. The Solid Waste Management (SWM) department…

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Landfill site identified in Noida Sector 162 – 164

Landfill site identified in Noida Sector 162 – 164

The Noida authority has identified a permanent landfill site in Dostpur Mangraui village, facing sectors 162 and 164 between the Yamuna checkdam and the DFCC corridor that is under construction. The project proposal has been…

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Bio-mining of 50-year-old landfill in Sathangadu to be completed by 2022

Bio-mining of 50-year-old landfill in Sathangadu to be completed by 2022

The Greater Chennai Corporation has started biomining of the 50-year-old landfill in Sathangadu near Tiruvottriyur in North Chennai. The GCC says it will be wrapped up by early 2022. The New Indian Express reports that…

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BMC seeks extension on deadline to dump waste at Deonar

BMC seeks extension on deadline to dump waste at Deonar

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sought an extension (for the seventeenth time, as per some news reports) on a Bombay High Court deadline to stop dumping of solid waste at the Deonar site. The…

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Garbage dumping crisis in Bengaluru as landfill runs out of space

Garbage dumping crisis in Bengaluru as landfill runs out of space

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is facing a severe garbage collection problem with no space left to dump waste at the Mittaganahalli quarry landfill. The crisis came to a head on Wednesday when mounds of…

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Lucknow civic body faces penalty for Shivri SWM plant

Lucknow civic body faces penalty for Shivri SWM plant

The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) faces a penalty of Rs14.4 crore if it fails to revive the Shivri solid waste treatment plant within two weeks. The Times of India reports that a show cause notice…

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Capping at Jawaharnagar dump yard completed

Capping at Jawaharnagar dump yard completed

The seven-layer capping at Jawaharnagar dump yard, one of the biggest initiatives in the country in municipal solid waste management, has been completed, reports  Telangana Today. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had taken up…