Category: Other waste

Construction
Mysuru City plans new C&D waste recycling plant

Mysuru City plans new C&D waste recycling plant

The Mysuru City Corporation, Karnataka, is proposing a new C&D waste recycling plant in Mysuru. It is to be set up in Sathagalli on a 9-acre plot. The future plant should extract metal from construction…

Construction
C&D waste recycling plant proposed in Tiruchirappalli

C&D waste recycling plant proposed in Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation plans to set up a 50 tpd C&D waste recycling plant at the landfill in Ariyamangalam in Tiruchirappalli (also called Tiruchi or Trichy), Tamil Nadu. The project has been under consideration…

Construction
New C&D waste plant to open soon in Langadiyawas

New C&D waste plant to open soon in Langadiyawas

A new C&D waste recycling plant is under construction in Langadiyawas, Jaipur District, Rajasthan. According to the source, works are in their final stages and the plant is to become operational soon. The new facility…

Construction
Construction start of C&D recycling plant in Nashik

Construction start of C&D recycling plant in Nashik

The construction of the C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik, Maharashtra, has reportedly started after a delay of more than 3 years. Commissioning is scheduled for March 2024 already. The plant is worth INR 70…

Construction
New C&D waste recycling plant inaugurated in Jahangirpuri

New C&D waste recycling plant inaugurated in Jahangirpuri

The Chief Minister of Delhi has inaugurated a C&D waste recycling facility in Jahangirpuri, Delhi. The plant is expected to process 2,000 tpd on an area of 7 acres. Waste collected from across Delhi is…

Medical
Patalganga medical waste plant should start in 2 years

Patalganga medical waste plant should start in 2 years

The Bombay High Court has now requested that the biomedical waste (BMW) plant in Patalganga, Maharashtra, should be completed within 2 years. As of August 2023, the High Court asked the state and civic authorities…

Construction
New C&D waste recycling plant in Pathuriaghata lacks input

New C&D waste recycling plant in Pathuriaghata lacks input

Kolkata Municipal Corporation has directed the Public Works Department to send waste from buildings demolished by the Municipality to the Pathuriaghata C&D waste recycling plant in Kolkata, West Bengal. The facility was commissioned in April…

Construction
Three new C&D processing plants to be set up in Telangana

Three new C&D processing plants to be set up in Telangana

According to the Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister of Telangana, three new C&D waste processing plants are planned to be set up in the state. They are to be located in Nalgonda, Sangareddy, and…

Agricultural
Goyla, Nagnli, and Ghogha plants enter test phase

Goyla, Nagnli, and Ghogha plants enter test phase

In the municipality of Delhi, three AD plants are operational for a testing phase. The plants are located in Goyla, Gogha, and Nangli and should have a processing capacities of 200 tpd of livestock manure…

Construction
Indore plans C&D waste recycling plant

Indore plans C&D waste recycling plant

The Indore City Government has announced the set up of a Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste plant in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The facility is planned to process 200 tpd of waste. The planned construction was…

Construction
Madurai to have a new C&D waste treatment plant

Madurai to have a new C&D waste treatment plant

The Madurai Corporation is planning to build a construction and demolition waste processing plant at the Vellaikal dumping yard, which will be able to process 100 tonnes of waste per day. The estimated cost of…

Construction
Kolkata gets a new C&D recycling plant

Kolkata gets a new C&D recycling plant

Kolkata has inaugurated its first Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste recycling plant, spanning across 5 acres in New Town with a capacity of 1600 tonnes per day. The facility is being operated by Re Sustainability…

Agricultural
ADB’s massive loan to SAEL for agriculture waste management

ADB’s massive loan to SAEL for agriculture waste management

SAEL Industries on Friday said it has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of up to Rs 754 crore to promote agricultural waste-to-energy plants in India. Each year farmers…

Construction
New deadline for C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik

New deadline for C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik

The proposed C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik, Maharashtra, is now scheduled to become operational within 6 months. A corresponding deadline was set by the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC). The NMC also identified a site…

Agricultural
MoEFCC: Financial assistance for new ex-situ pelleting plants

MoEFCC: Financial assistance for new ex-situ pelleting plants

Addressing participants at a workshop in Chandigarh, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mr Bhupender Yadav commended the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders to substantially bring down the paddy farm fire counts during…

Bhubaneswar civic body to set up C&D plant

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has announced that it will build a facility to treat 100 tonnes of construction and demolition (C&D) waste each day. The civic body has issued a tender to select a company…

Construction
Mumbai civic body to clear C&D waste

Mumbai civic body to clear C&D waste

The BMC is preparing to address the issue of construction waste removal proactively. A request for proposals has been made by the Solid Waste Management (SWM) division to hire 16 JCB machines, 35 dumpers, and…

Construction
Navi Mumbai MC directs C&D plant to start operating at full capacity soon

Navi Mumbai MC directs C&D plant to start operating at full capacity soon

The Navi Mumbai municipal commissioner Rajesh Narvekar inspected the Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Treatment Project in Turbhe and directed the Solid Waste Management (SWM) department to make the project fully operational at the earliest.…

Construction
Supertech C&D waste clearance delayed

Supertech C&D waste clearance delayed

Three months after the Supertech twin towers in Noida were demolished, about 60 percent of the construction and demolition (C&D) waste has been removed from the site, even though the final day to collect the…

Construction
Plans for new C&D waste plant in Vellalore

Plans for new C&D waste plant in Vellalore

Another C&D waste facility is being planned in Vellalore, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. The location has been chosen by Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC). The facility should cost INR 60 million (EUR 700,000). The Tamil…

Medical
Bihar PCB warns 1800 health facilities for flouting BMW Rules

Bihar PCB warns 1800 health facilities for flouting BMW Rules

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) has said that it will issue closure notices to 1800 healthcare facilities in the state for failing to adhere to biomedical waste (BMW) disposal rules. The BSPCB said…

Hazardous
NGT establishes committee to investigate hazardous waste in Ganga

NGT establishes committee to investigate hazardous waste in Ganga

A committee has been established by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to investigate a complaint that industrial units in the Uttar Pradesh town of Muzaffarnagar’s Bhopa Thana are dumping coal ash and hazardous waste along…

Construction
Clearance of NOIDA twin tower demolition debris continues

Clearance of NOIDA twin tower demolition debris continues

Exactly one month after the demolition of the Supertech twin towers, the Noida authority met with Edifice Engineering to discuss the ongoing debris removal work. It instructed Edifice Engineering to remove the debris by November…

Construction
Delhi organizes a campaign to clear C&D waste

Delhi organizes a campaign to clear C&D waste

The Najafgarh zone of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has organized a two-day cleanliness drive to dispose of non-hazardous construction waste. The drive will conclude on Sunday. The civic body has organized the pilot…

Construction
Construction waste plant nears completion in Rajarhat

Construction waste plant nears completion in Rajarhat

The development of a construction waste recycling plant in Rajarhat, West Bengal, is nearing completion. As further announced by an official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), it should start operating in late October 2022.…

Construction
Nagpur to set up new facility to recycle C&D waste

Nagpur to set up new facility to recycle C&D waste

Waste from construction projects and debris across Nagpur will be recycled. These materials are now being gathered by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). For this project, NMC has hired Re Sustainability (formerly known as Ramky…

Construction
NMC’s C&D waste plant to be relocated

NMC’s C&D waste plant to be relocated

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC), Maharashtra, is relocating its proposed C&D waste plant. The location will change from an existing garbage depot at the city outskirts in Pathardi to Makhmalabad. This decision was made, according…

Construction
Ansal builders fined by NGT for C&D waste rules violation

Ansal builders fined by NGT for C&D waste rules violation

Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd has been ordered by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to pay environmental damages of up to Rs 153.50 crore for violating waste managament rules at its property in Sushant Lok…

Construction
Bhubaneswar to take tough measures to tackle C&D waste and plastics

Bhubaneswar to take tough measures to tackle C&D waste and plastics

Beginning July 1, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will step up its campaign against accumulated construction and demolition (C&D) debris as well as single-use plastic in public areas. The action was taken in response to…

Construction
Hyderabad to get its third C&D waste plant

Hyderabad to get its third C&D waste plant

M/s Soma Srinivas Reddy Engineers and Contractors will build a new construction and demolition (C&D) waste plant on its own land in Kothwalguda, covering the eight circles of Chandrayangutta, Charminar, Falaknuma, Rajendranagar, Mehdipatnam, Karwan, Goshamahal,…

Construction
New C&D waste recycling plans in Pathardi

New C&D waste recycling plans in Pathardi

A C&D waste recycling plant is to be constructed in Pathardi, Maharashtra. The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has been planning this project for some time but just recently, an agency was finalised to set up…

COVID Waste
Delhi civic bodies resume separate collection of household COVID waste

Delhi civic bodies resume separate collection of household COVID waste

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has resumed separate waste collection for COVID homes following a rise in cases. SDMC has hired a tipper for four to five wards and provided residents with a phone…

Construction
Trichy to get new C&D plant

Trichy to get new C&D plant

Trichy Corporation has proposed to develop a 100 tpd capacity recycling plant at Panjapur. The factory, which is being planned as a public-private partnership (PPP), will collect demolition waste from all across the city and…

Medical
Telangana: 100 percent scientific BMW treatment achieved

Telangana: 100 percent scientific BMW treatment achieved

Telangana claims to have become among the few states in the country that has been ensuring 100 per cent scientific treatment of biomedical waste generated in the state. In all years from 2016-17 to 2020-21,…

Construction
Nagpur to set up C&D plant with REEL

Nagpur to set up C&D plant with REEL

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will collect and repurpose construction and demolition (C&D) trash generated across the city on a daily basis. This is reportedly the first time in 158 years that the NMC is…

Medical
WHO report recognises India’s COVID waste treatment strategy

WHO report recognises India’s COVID waste treatment strategy

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new report which quantifies the additional COVID-19 healthcare waste generated from 2019 onwards. It outlines present healthcare waste management systems and their flaws, as well as developing…

Medical
IIT Delhi designs framework to select hospital waste management firm

IIT Delhi designs framework to select hospital waste management firm

A group of IIT Delhi researchers have designed a decision-making framework integrated with mathematical model to help hospitals identify medical waste disposal firms that can dispose hazardous and infectious healthcare waste in a sustainable manner.…

Other waste
Delhi civic bodies awaiting clearance to dump inert waste at mine

Delhi civic bodies awaiting clearance to dump inert waste at mine

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) is awaiting a decision from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) regarding the dumping of inert civic waste in the capital’s abandoned Bhatti mines. The WII will conduct a…

Construction
A 3D printer that uses C&D waste to print furniture? Yes, it’s possible!

A 3D printer that uses C&D waste to print furniture? Yes, it’s possible!

Researchers at IIT-Guwahati have developed a 3D printer that uses construction waste to print furniture. The concrete printer, jointly developed by IIT-Guwahati and Deltasys E-Forming, is capable of printing components up to 1 m long, 1 m…

Construction
Chandigarh tackles C&D waste

Chandigarh tackles C&D waste

Chandigarh has stepped up efforts to mechanize its upcoming Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste plant following the finalization of the Union Territory’s (UT) new C&D management policy. The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation recently cleared public objections…

Other
Pune to set up waste treatment plant for sanitary napkins

Pune to set up waste treatment plant for sanitary napkins

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has sanctioned the setting up of a waste treatment plant to process used sanitary napkins and diapers at Uruli. The plant will have the capacity to treat 8 metric tonnes…

Medical
Gurugram: Showcause notice to healthcare units without NOC for BMW handling

Gurugram: Showcause notice to healthcare units without NOC for BMW handling

Nearly 50 out of over 550 healthcare facilities in Gurugram have been sent show-cause notices for not obtaining required authoritization to handle biomedical waste (BMW) from the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB). These include…

Construction
New rules for construction sites in Kolkata

New rules for construction sites in Kolkata

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has proposed that construction projects which generate more than 20 tonne of waste daily will have to set up a recycling plant where the waste will be converted into aggregates…

Construction
New C&D waste proposal in Warangal

New C&D waste proposal in Warangal

Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) plans to set up a C&D waste recycling plant in the village of Kakkiralapally, Warangal, Telangana, reports Telangana Today. The facility shall be erected at five acres owned by the…

Medical
Maharashtra generated highest biomedical waste volume in one year

Maharashtra generated highest biomedical waste volume in one year

Maharashtra generated the highest volume of biomedical waste (BMW) in the country between June 2020 and June 2021, according to a recent document submitted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in Lok…

Construction
Pune to focus on C&D waste collection

Pune to focus on C&D waste collection

The Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) Solid Waste Department has turned its attention to Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste, which was being dumped haphazardly across the city. The PMC has started debris collection centres in 10…

Other
Clean Kerala Co. to handle non-recyclable waste in Thiruvananthauram

Clean Kerala Co. to handle non-recyclable waste in Thiruvananthauram

The Thiruvananthapuram Corporation is planning to hand over collection of certain non-recyclable wastes such as thermacol and rexine to the Clean Kerala Company Ltd. In the absence of an official collection mechanism by the Corporation,…

Medical
CSE: Misleading data on COVID waste and BMW infrastructure poses serious problems

CSE: Misleading data on COVID waste and BMW infrastructure poses serious problems

A recent study by Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found significant mismatch in government data on COVID-19 biomedical waste and infrastructure for managing this hazardous waste.  Mr Atin Biswas, programme director, Solid…

Hazardous
Gujarat approves five new plants for hazardous waste

Gujarat approves five new plants for hazardous waste

The Gujurat state government has granted permission for the development of five new Treatment Stabilization Disposal Facilities (TSDF) for the treatment of hazardous waste. This decision was made, as further reported, against the background that…

Construction
Hyderabad gets a second C&D waste plant

Hyderabad gets a second C&D waste plant

Hyderabad has a new Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Recycling Plant at Fathullaguda. The facility is equipped to recycle 500 metric tonnes of debris a day. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao inaugurated…