Solid waste

December floods expose Chennai's poorly designed waste management processes
The floods of December 2015 exposed flaws in Chennai's overall town planning and civic infrastructure management, bringing the city's archaic waste management system again to the forefront....
12.7 million tonnes of methane lies buried under layers of city garbage in the Deonar dumpyard: IIT-Bombay
Sanitary workers' strike turns Delhi into a dumpyard
As sanitary workers refused to budge, East Delhi resembled an open dump yard with waste accumulating in complexes and garbage strewn all over the streets. As a result, the...
Four manual scavengers die after inhaling poisonous gases in Chennai
Despite the 2014 Supreme Court ban on manual scavenging, the practice still continues in many pockets. In the most recent incident, four scavengers in Chennai lost their...
Chennai Corporation to extend an assistance of Rs. 8000 for constructing household toilets
Corporation of Chennai has decided to extend a subsidy of Rs. 8000 to help residents construct a toilet at home....

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