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Indian Army clears 130 tonnes of garbage from Siachen Glacier

The garbage gets accumulated in the world's highest battlefield due to the deployment of Indian Army soldiers.

24 Sep 2019 8:11 PM

Parts of illegal waste sent from UK offloaded to India, Dubai: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's pushback comes as Indonesia and the Philippines also returned shipments of foreign rubbish to their ports of origin.

27 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

Apps, image recognition and more: How China is waging digital war against garbage

Shanghai began a compulsory garbage sorting program which requires households and companies to classify their wastes before dumping them.

06 Jul 2019 8:08 AM

Sherpas clean up 24,000 pounds of garbage from Mount Everest

A crew of 20 sherpas spent two months cleaning up the massive amounts of garbage on the Everest left by climbers.

07 Jun 2019 11:56 AM

Waste reduced to 7,200 MT

The BMC has made it compulsory for housing societies and bulk generators to segregate and compost waste.

05 Nov 2018 12:41 AM


Trash inundating city: Locals

Decision to reduce, reroute garbage-collection vehicles blamed.

05 Nov 2018 12:39 AM

Woman throwing garbage on the road caught off guard by biker's epic response

The woman was caught off guard and appeared angry as she got out of the car after the biker sped away.

23 Sep 2018 6:20 PM

Environmentalists raise alarm on sewage effluents pouring into sea

Solid waste experts said that despite there being Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

31 Jul 2018 1:58 AM

Bombay High Court demands solution to coastal pollution

Court termed the garbage washed ashore a ‘serious problem’.

31 Jul 2018 1:54 AM

2,15,000 kilos of trash from sea collected from city beaches

Marine Drive alone accounted for 9,000kg of the total accumulated trash on beaches.

20 Jul 2018 2:03 AM


Towards greener lifestyle

With very basic changes, three Mumbai citizens have created a zero-wastage lifestyle.

20 Jul 2018 12:08 AM

Why Stick to Plastic?

Niyati Shah, founder of Grow Bags, has come up with an innovation that can replace plastic pots.

24 Jun 2018 1:35 AM

Supreme Court modifies its March 6 order staying master plan changes

SC raps DDA, says you’re not able to do anything about pollution, garbage.

16 May 2018 3:06 AM

Himachal HC raps civic body as Shimla stinks of grabage piling

Garbage disposal system in Shimla is currently at a standstill because of sanitation workers' strike.

06 May 2018 11:24 AM

BMC’s Rs 600 crore garbage contracts raise a stink

Mr Shinde demanded that instead of hiking the rates, the BMC should have reissued tenders.

04 May 2018 2:25 AM


Here's a workout plan that can save planet

Plogging, which is a combination of jogging and picking up, is sweeping the globe and the streets clean of garbage.

29 Mar 2018 1:47 PM

Mangroves free of 500 tonne plastic

The participation by citizens too has risen from 720 to 14,400 within a couple of months time.

24 Feb 2018 6:40 AM

Private contractors to clear garbage: BMC

However, the opposition parties have decided to oppose the BMC’s decision to allot the garbage lifting works to private contractors.

13 Feb 2018 2:55 AM

Meet UP's 15-year-old garbage-collecting cart inventor

Sikanto Mandal's story is sure to inspire.

08 Feb 2018 3:08 PM

Smart homes, smarter gadgets

A kitchen without a microwave; a clean home without vacuum cleaners; man sans phone. Spot the odd one out.

07 Jan 2018 12:54 AM