Municipal Solid Waste Management Current Affairs - 2020

Sustainable Municipal Sold Waste Processing Facility developed by CSIR-CMERI

A sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Processing Facility has been developed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI). Solid Waste Processing Facility The facility will help to achieve decentralized decimation of solid waste. It will also help in creating value added products. The system has adopted the Read More…

How Bio-Decomposer Spray will Counter the Stubble Burning in Delhi?

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on October 6, 2020 that the Delhi Government will be doing the Bio-Decomposer spraying from October 11, 2020 in order to counter the stubble burning issue. Bio-Decomposer spraying have been prepared by the  scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, PUSA. It  is a low-cost and an effective way Read More…

Udit Singhal Named to 2020 class of Young Leaders For SDGs

The United Nations has named a 18-year-old Indian teenager Udit Singhal in the list of 2020 Class of Young leaders for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) along with 17 others. Young leaders for SDG The young leaders for sustainable development goal initiative is the highest profile recognition opportunity for the young people who raise their voices Read More…

NTPC Ltd, Indian Oil and SDMC signs MoU for Waste to Energy Plant in Delhi

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 30th June 2020 for setting up of a Waste to Energy Plant. The Waste to Energy Plant will be set up at Delhi’s Okhla. The MoU was signed between South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and two Maharatna Public Sector Undertaking’s (PSUs) Indian Oil and NTPC Limited. In Read More…

Ministry of Urban Affairs releases advisories on Waste Management

On June 5, 2020, the Ministry of Urban Affairs released series of advisories on Effective waste management. The advisories were issued as a part of World Environment Day celebration. Highlights The three advisories released are as follows Advisory on Material Recovery Facilities for Municipal Solid Waste Advisory on Landfill Reclamation On-site and Off-site Sewage Management Read More…