Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has redesigned the garbage clearance procedure to make the streets litter-free. Armed with 101 route managers to track the movement of dumper placers and tippers, the Corporation has devised a plan so that each route manager could supervise two to three routes in the city. A log book would be maintained by
In order to address the issue of garbage collection and disposable operations in all zones other that Zone IX, Zone X and Zone XIII, which are already under a private contractor’s charge, the Chennai Corporation Council gave the go-ahead to the civic body to take steps to outsource conservancy operations in all zones. Over 20
With the motive of reducing the amount of garbage generated in Pune’s civic ward, the Swach Seva Sahakari Sanstha (SWaCH) and Deccan Gymkhana Parisar Samiti (DGPS) announced a special drive to collect, reuse and recycle unwanted household items. As a part of the drive, residents from the ward can dump unwanted items into large bins
The Chandrapur Municipal Corporation (CMC) in Maharashtra has proposed a solid waste management project for disposal of its 100 tonnes garbage daily. The Corporation, with its effective garbage collection mechanism, collects over 80 tonnes of garbage from the town every day. The civic body has roped in a German Company to construct garbage disposal plant
If the enthusiasm and commitment of the Minister of Tourism, Subodh Kant Sahai to make select tourism destinations in India clean & hygienic bears fruit, 2012 will definitely be the “Year of India” as envisaged by him. In an exclusive interview with Clean India Journal’s Jayaraman Nair and Mangala Chandran, the Minister explains how focusing on the upkeep...
After carrying out an intensive drive for efficient garbage disposal, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is now working on a project for a waste-free city. The project supported by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) will also analyse the process of making garbage management a people’s affair by involving private sector, research institutions, the
Kochiites have started earning a few bucks by selling the garbage generated from their households, thanks to the Wealth out of Waste project which helps them in not only disposing off the garbage but also in getting a reasonable price for the waste. Launched by Sree Sakthi Papers Ltd in association with the ITC Ltd
People who visited the beaches of Chennai during ‘Pongal’ festival in January this year left behind more than 100 tonnes of garbage on the sands. More than 125 conservancy workers of the Chennai Corporation and Neel Metal Fanalca worked very hard to clean both the beaches– Marina and Elliots. Around 15 compactor bins and 25
The Delhi government has decided to install 68 deep collection system bins at 20 locations in the national capital to ensure cleanliness during the Commonwealth Games in October. The MCD will install these bins which will be partially above and partially below the ground level. Rag-pickers, stray dogs and cattle will not be able to
Recently, group of 20 foreign tourists, including four women, could not stand the sordid sight of a garbage ridden Puri beach. They braved the morning chill, turned up at the beach with gloves & bins and cleaned up the beach in four hours, much to the embarrassment of the local authorities.