In an attempt to improve waste management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation has roped in NGOs that provide the manpower for door to door garbage collection. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Vipat Kumar Verma, the Project Coordinator for the NGO ‘The Carmelites of Mary Immaculate’ says, “We indirectly support the BMC by providing the required manpower for
Indian Railways is planning to develop a wet and dry heavy duty vacuum cleaner that can collect the garbage from the tracks and deposit in different containers. The machine being considered will not only cater to the need of clearing dry waste like plastics and bottles but also clear the night soil on the tracks.
In order to ensure better garbage collection services in slums, the civic standing committee has passed the resolution for a new garbage collection scheme for the city’s slums. The new scheme, Swachcha Mumbai Prabodhan Abhiyan, will replace the old one — Dattak Vasti Yojana — that was first initiated by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
The basic application of bins is directly associated with garbage or waste collection. But bins are also used for storage in industries like food and textile. Types of bins vary with its applications in various industries. Today, the characteristics of a bin are also influenced by the ambience and aesthetics of its surroundings. Shardul Nautiyal interacts with a...
• Time Technoplast Ltd has launched Dumpo Dome Lid garbage bins in different capacities with attributes like corrosion free, high resistance to UV radiation and acid. The Dumpo Dome Lid garbage bins are suitable for use with standard collection and cleaning systems. Available in Gray, Green & Blue colours with a poly bag holder, it
The Guntur Municipal Corporation is undertaking sanitation drives in all 50 divisions involving the departments of Public Health, Rural Water Supply and Health Departments. There are plans to promote zero waste policy. The major components of the drive include cleaning roads, desilting drains, movement of garbage to dumping ground, door-to-door garbage collection, enforcing ban on
With a total road length of 758km, 58 wards and a population of about five lakhs, Belgaum is the biggest district in Karnataka. By virtue of having some good tourist spots like Gokak falls, Veer Soudh and Belgaum fort, the city has a large floating population. Municipal Commissioner Priyanka Francis talks about the various programmes adopted towards effective management...
The brainstorming session of WTERT India noted that the status of MSW management in India has not improved substantially despite enormous finding from JNNURM and other governmental grants. Smaller cities conditions are even more of concern. The MSW Management and Handling Rules need reform. Some of these need to emerge from the areas of collection
In an initiative to better address the waste collection and recycling, the Mangalore City Corporation is working towards implementing a three-phase system in all its wards. Speaking to Clean India Journal at his office in Mangalore, Municipal Commissioner Harish Kumar said, “The three phase system begins with door to door collection and segregation in the
India has many heritage spots which attract tourists, but at many of these places one has to walk through a pile of garbage, including the Golden temple