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Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, has received first place for the most polluted capital in Europe. It managed to solidify this position by having the highest air pollution registered in all major European towns. Bulgaria may still be far away from China's over 90% pollution of drinkable water and air thick enough to ...
The twin cities of Haridwar - Rishikesh have got their first fuel- free solid waste disposal system with its inauguration by the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in Parmarth Niketan on the occasion of army Day on Monday. Rawat said that the technology known as Waste to wealth Technology can prove a ...

If it seems as though public comment on the protracted failure of the Georgetown Municipality to competently manage the affairs of the capital bears the resemblance of a witch hunt, that is only because successive municipal administrations have, in myriad ways, proven themselves not nearly up to the task ...
NOIDA: UP chief secretary Rajive Kumar on Monday has directed Noida Authority to completely mechanize cleaning of city streets measuring about 250 kms. The senior bureaucrat also asked Alok Tandon, CEO Noida Authority to have a system for garbage disposal and segregation of solid municipal ...
"Sterilization drives have to be supported by adequate measures of garbage disposal as this is what stray dogs live on," he says. To this, panchayat bodies along the coastal belt say that collection of the garbage generated by shacks is the responsibility of the tourism department as it collects revenue from ...
As a visitor who has enjoyed staying on Grand Cayman with its impressive beaches and wonderful climate, you have to wonder how it is that an island, which relies on tourism, hasn't yet got to grips with its unsightly waste problems. On an island where everything is imported and packaged, the situation ...

Montclair, NJ - Showing continued commitment to more environmentally friendly and efficient waste collection practices, the Township installed 30 more Bigbelly smart disposal units this week. The purchase of the 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors follows the success of the initial rollout of 40 units ...
Karachi: The Central and Korangi District Municipal Corporations (DMCs) have agreed to a provincial government's suggestion to outsource solid waste management in their jurisdictions with a condition that the arrangement will not affect their revenue transfer from the provincial government, Daily Times ...
By Brajesh Dubey Segregation is one of the most important activities that we need to promote and enforce for effective waste management in urban area and to make landfills reduce in size gradually and finally come to no landfills in four-five decades from now. Even in Western Europe where they have ...
Showing continued commitment to more environmentally friendly and efficient waste collection practices, the Township installed 30 more Bigbelly smart disposal units this week. The purchase of the 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors follows the success of the initial rollout of 40 units in Montclair ...
Stung by criticism after The Echo of India exposed threat posed by a remote Panchayat in Middle Andaman to the nation's dream of a clean India by 2019, the Panchayat authorities swung into action to ensure 'Swachhta' in all villages under its jurisdiction. As per reports, the Pradhan of the Panchayat ...
DeKALB - With the city's solid waste contract set to expire this year, public works staff are planning to post a survey to evaluate current refuse and recyclable collection services prior to develope a proposal for a new contract. Since the city's contracted services under its current vendor, Waste Management ...
Granted, as explained, that the new Lagos initiative on refuse disposal is going to create about 25,000 jobs, as claimed by the state government, but a conservative estimate of companies operating under the former PSP may have almost the same number of staff, if not more than the 25,000 both directly and ...
A plea alleging that biomedical waste disposal facility was being set up in Agra without obtaining environment clearance has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek response from the Centre and the UP government. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice U D Salvi issued notices to the ...
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Bareilly Nagar Nigam to identify and acquire land for setting up municipal solid waste processing plants. A Bench headed by NGT acting chairperson U.D. Salvi said, "We direct the Bareilly Municipal corporation to place before us the complete ...
Superintendent engineers concerned have been directed to visit the waste processing plants regularly to monitor the situation, he suggested. KJ George (Photo: DC/File). BENGALURU: All zonal joint commissioner of the BBMP have been directed to ensure that Solid Waste Management (SWM) issue is ...
Officials said that there will be no change in garbage disposal fees, and that customers would likely save money by separating these recyclable materials. There is currently no fee for recycling anything except yard waste and clean wood (unpainted, untreated lumber, pallets and crates), and that fee is more ...

The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced the waste disposal and Recovery Facilities Statistics for 2016. According to the statics in line with the waste disposal and Recovery Facilities Survey, which was applied to all waste disposal and recovery facilities having a license or a temporary license, ...
An indoor trash pile at a Huntington Beach waste disposal plant caught fire Thursday evening, authorities said. Huntington Beach fire crews responded to Republic Services, formerly known as Rainbow Environmental Services, at 17121 Nichols Lane, after an automatic fire alarm sounded at the business at ...
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Is it really necessary to run the water while using the garbage disposal? 13News Now verified that you do need to have the water on while you are using your disposal. Ray McPhearson with A-1 American said if you don't, all of the food is going to stick to the inside of the garbage ...
First advising the county would soon see a possible $118,000 yearly increase in waste disposal charges, Jarrod Lovett, district manager for Advanced Disposal, offered Putnam County Commissioners the opportunity to "get out of the trash business" Dec. 1 with an offer to provide curbside service.
City administrators across the 21 cities identified solid waste management as the biggest challenge, with 80% of the survey respondents identifying municipal waste disposal as a key concern. Apart from waste management, the top 5 list of challenges were water supply, sanitation, pollution and affordable ...
#Radioactive uranium and plutonium waste disposal from San Onofre is a serious issue. Don Bauder's note about Orange County city council member Pam Patterson being removed from Southern California Edison's Community Engagement Panel for raising safety concerns regarding nuclear waste ...
Todd Anger hoists a discarded Christmas tree from his truck's trailer onto an accumulating pile on Thursday morning at the Eau Claire Green Waste Facility, 5710 Jeffers Road. The pile is part of the Merry Mulch program, which recycles used holiday trees into mulch. Staff photo by Lauren French
Report on solid waste disposal agency covering Ulster, Greene, Sullivan counties delayed at least a month ... officials expect it will be at least another month before they get a report on solid waste disposal options that could be put in place by a public authority covering Ulster, Greene and Sullivan counties.
Starting Jan. 1, solid waste disposal fees will increase $1 per ton at the central landfill in Milton. Rate increases will apply to residential garbage and construction and demolition debris waste, according to a news release from Santa Rosa County. The new rates will be $38 per ton for residential garbage and ...
ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has joined the state in an investigation into old tannery waste disposal in some western Michigan communities. Two teams of EPA scientists started testing wells Wednesday, WOOD-TV reported. Scientists have said the toxins are ...
Todd Anger hoists a discarded Christmas tree from his truck's trailer onto an accumulating pile on Thursday morning at the Eau Claire Green Waste Facility, 5710 Jeffers Road. The pile is part of the Merry Mulch program, which recycles used holiday trees into mulch. Staff photo by Lauren French
ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has joined the state in an investigation into old tannery waste disposal in some western Michigan communities. Two teams of EPA scientists started testing wells Wednesday, WOOD-TV reported. Scientists have said the toxins are ...
Report on solid waste disposal agency covering Ulster, Greene, Sullivan counties delayed at least a month ... officials expect it will be at least another month before they get a report on solid waste disposal options that could be put in place by a public authority covering Ulster, Greene and Sullivan counties.
Starting Jan. 1, solid waste disposal fees will increase $1 per ton at the central landfill in Milton. Rate increases will apply to residential garbage and construction and demolition debris waste, according to a news release from Santa Rosa County. The new rates will be $38 per ton for residential garbage and ...
An environmental sanitation firm, Visionscape Group, has advised Lagos residents on proper waste disposal as they celebrate the Christmas and New Year festivals. The firm, in a statement on Monday, noted that more wastes were usually generated during these festive periods. This, it said, should ...
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Is it really necessary to run the water while using the garbage disposal? 13News Now verified that you do need to have the water on while you are using your disposal. Ray McPhearson with A-1 American said if you don't, all of the food is going to stick to the inside of the garbage ...
First advising the county would soon see a possible $118,000 yearly increase in waste disposal charges, Jarrod Lovett, district manager for Advanced Disposal, offered Putnam County Commissioners the opportunity to "get out of the trash business" Dec. 1 with an offer to provide curbside service.
Antero Resources will conduct additional environmental monitoring at a new natural gas waste disposal site, as part of a settlement with two citizen groups that challenged a state Department of Environmental Protection permit for the operation. The settlement with the West Virginia Rivers Coalition and the ...
Vasco: The Mormugao Municipal Council took officials of the South Western Railways to task on Wednesday for accumulating catering waste. MMC has given the railways one month to clear the dump and start maintaining cleanliness. MMC chief officer Agnelo Fernandes said, "There were many ...
Hammond Sanitary District officials said this photo shows storm sewer material being dumped improperly behind the Munster Public Works facility. Munster officials believe they are disposing of the material properly. Provided. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. HAMMOND -- State environmental ...
CHILLICOTHE - It appears Dec. 20 will be D-Day for a decision on Chillicothe City Council's resolution opposing the creation of an on-site waste disposal cell on Department of Energy land in Piketon. The resolution, following more than 35 minutes of audience participation solely about the Piketon issue ...
The Supreme Court has brushed aside questions of 'judicial overreach' by saying that authorities who do nothing on governance cry hoarse about overreach when courts intervened. The observation came while the court set its sight on municipal waste segregation at household level as its next goal.
There are calls from the community to lower the prices for waste disposal fees. In reply, the Shire of Campaspe said in a statement that their waste disposal fees are low in comparison to other councils. ''These charges don't fully recover the cost of dealing with the material, it would be much more expensive ...
Later this week, an interim Legislative committee will be looking at a new bill draft concerning how the state responds when the Department of Energy nominates a site in North Dakota for a potential nuclear waste disposal site. This is in reaction to DOE's partnering with the Energy and Environmental ...
Law360, Philadelphia (December 11, 2017, 4:38 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania's attorney general on Monday announced felony charges against the president of a Chester County environmental testing company for illegally storing and disposing of hazardous waste. Thomas J. McCaffrey Jr., 68, of Cedar Grove Environmental ...
BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE: A city of Bettendorf spokesperson could confirm it was a work-related accident. We reached out to the company and no other details are being released at this time. Additional information should be released Tuesday morning. ORIGINAL STORY: TV6 Crews are ...
He said this is in breach of acceptable standards of medical waste disposal adding this can lead to infections. "We are considering entering a Memorandum of Understanding with the private health providers on the management of medical waste, ˮ he said in a statement. Medical waste include syringes, ...
STEVE STEIN/JOURNAL STAR In this 2016 photo, Morton Mayor Jeff Kaufman holds an aluminum tin filled with nails, screws, bottle tops and pieces of twisted metal, and an inch-thick drill bit. The metal was collected in fall 2016 during the village's twice-a-year yard waste disposal program. Kaufman ...
The Grays harbor Department of Public Services announced that the facility, located at the LeMay Transfer Station at 4201 Olympic Highway, just outside of Aberdeen, will now only be open to residents on the first Saturday and the first Wednesday of each month from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. They tell KXRO that ...
Some College Park residents are upset with students' waste disposal. University of Maryland students and residents of College Park should not dispose of recyclables in plastic bags as they will be thrown in with the trash (Photo Courtesy: Kathy Bryant). By Freelance reporter ...
BELMONT, Mich. (AP) -- Court records show that a shoe manufacturer reached an agreement with a Michigan township nearly 50 years ago that allowed the company to continue dumping tannery sludge in the area as long as the waste didn't contaminate water, according to a lawsuit. Attorneys ...
Post-Katrina garbage disposal lawsuit ends in settlement. Updated December 5, 2017 at 1:05 AM ; Posted December 4, 2017 at 10:46 AM. River Birch landfill in the Avondale area, photographed Sept. 13, 2012. (David Grundfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune). Comment. By The Associated Press. A civil lawsuit over ...
Lawyers Dig up 50 Year Old Case in waste disposal Suit. Lawsuit: Court records show shoe manufacturer reached agreement with Michigan township nearly 50 years ago allowing it to continue dumping tannery sludge as long as the waste didn't contaminate local water. Dec. 4, 2017, at 5:13 p.m.. Lawyers Dig up 50 Year ...


 

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