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Panaji Corporation’s Awareness Programme

The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) is inviting Associations and like-minded activist to step up and spread awareness on waste-segregation in the city. Panaji started a ‘binless city’ campaign almost a decade ago, and achieved success in door-to-door ... Read More »

It’s a ‘Four Bin System’ at Panaji

In order to ensure no recyclable/dry waste end up at the landfill, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) had taken an initiative to segregate every possible waste not just in two bins but in four different bins. This ... Read More »

Municipal Waste Management Models Outsourcing Under Scrutiny

It is less than a decade since the Municipal Corporations across India began outsourcing their support services like collection, processing and disposal of waste. The tried and tested methods of waste management through outsourcing have helped create models at various levels. In an exclusive round table meet, civic officials from five Corporations discussed the successes and failures in handling waste. Read More »

Getting mechanised

While the municipal corporations across India are slowly adopting mechanized cleaning methods, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has recently obtained heavy duty road sweepers to keep their newly-made concrete roads clean. The Pimpri-Chichwad Municipal Corporation has recently purchased three heavy duty ... Read More »

Youth cleanliness drive

Youth from across the country undertook a cleanliness drive to preserve tourist spots in Jammu & Kashmir recently. Youngsters participating in the nine-day camp under a National Youth Camp was organised by the National Youth Project, New Delhi, in association ... Read More »

New Exnora branch

Exnora International has expanded the reach of its environmental campaign and activities by starting its first branch at a village in Ariyalur district, with the support of Tiruchi District Exnora. The Founder of Exnora International, Chennai, M. B. Nirmal, inaugurated ... Read More »

Students take the lead

Morning walkers at Rabindra Sarobar, Kolkata, were greeted by an unusual, yet inspiring sight on a Sunday after the election excitement. There were about 50 schoolchildren cleaning the surroundings and urging others to follow their lead. As part of a ... Read More »

Clean up campaign by students

Two hundred students from more than 20 schools and colleges recently volunteered for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s cleanliness campaign for clean and green city. The students were appointed as Cleanliness Marshals by the Municipal Corporation with the aim of making Ahmedabad ... Read More »

Hi-tech coastal cleaning

The Maharashtra government has expedited the process of procuring hi-tech garbage collection boats from Turkey to clean the coastal waters. The state environment department is coordinating with the administration at Turkey to seek details about costing and formalities for procuring ... Read More »

Mobile toilet on rent

The Chennai Corporation is continuously introducing ways to improve garbage collection in the city. Recently, Mayor M. Subramaniam handed over the keys of specially fabricated mobile toilet vehicles to the civic body drivers. Each vehicle has eight toilets and two ... Read More »

BMC’s big plans to keep city clean

In a move to keep the city clean, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has bought 26 stationary compactors with dual purpose devices from Hyva, Holland. These compactors have been commissioned at four sites – Grant Road (East & West), Bombay ... Read More »

A Clean Beginning

Cleaning streets or collecting garbage has seldom been glorified, but for these women, it is a matter of self-respect… Read More »

Chennai’s Cleaning Challenges

Though uncontrolled urbanisation in Chennai has placed a heavy stress on solid waste management, studies reveal that the City is among the few urban local bodies in the country which have prepared long term plans for effective solid waste management. Shobha Menon reports. Read More »