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Policy & others
Karnataka to implement strict e-waste policy

Karnataka to implement strict e-waste policy

To ensure that electronic waste is managed in an organized way, the Karnataka state government is working on a strict separate policy. The new policy is supposed to be implemented as soon as possible, as…

News
IBA to MNRE: Double the CFA

IBA to MNRE: Double the CFA

The Indian Biogas Association (IBA) has urged the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) to double the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) under the Waste to Energy Scheme. The IBA wants it to be increased…

Company news
To mark its 50th anniversary, TOMRA releases white paper on EPR

To mark its 50th anniversary, TOMRA releases white paper on EPR

TOMRA has released its latest white paper, which examines ways to improve the effectiveness of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) initiatives, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. Through the white paper, TOMRA, a leading waste,…

Minister demands states to improve solid waste management

In a review of urban development programmes of the central government in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Puri, said that execution of the Waste-to-Energy and Waste…

Policy & others
Government cancels Green Clearance notice

Government cancels Green Clearance notice

In order to boost the faster implementation of new WtE projects all over the country, the Indian government has set aside the Green Clearance regulation, which had been an essential part of the approval process…

Policy & others
Conference on green power will be held in June

Conference on green power will be held in June

A conference on green power challenges and innovation will be held by the NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA) on June 8 and 9. According to the source, the subjects of the conference will be…

Landfilling
CPCB proposes change in landfill guidelines

CPCB proposes change in landfill guidelines

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has reduced the proposed gap of 300-500 metres between incineration power plants and residential areas to 30-100 metres, much less than what is defined by the Swachh Bharat Mission.…

Karnataka to unveil WtE plans soon

According to a government official, India’s state of Karnataka is to unveil a WtE policy soon. It was already announced that the scheme includes plans to set up 4 WtE plants, one in each of…

Tamil Nadu to establish new waste rules

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is expected to impose new waste legislation soon, following the union government’s 2016 Solid Waste Management Rule. The proposed policy includes a measure forbidding high calorific non-recyclable waste to…