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…

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…

Swacch Survekshan 2020

On August 20, 2020, the results of Swachh Survekshan, 2020 were announced. Highlights For the fourth consecutive time, Indore, Madhya Pradesh bagged the cleanest city in the country. It was followed by Surat of Gujarat and Navi Mumbai of Maharashtra. Varanasi bagged the best “Ganga Town” in the survey. Mysuru won the award of cleanest Read More…

What is Swachh Bharat Kranti?

“Swachh Bharat Kranti” is a translated copy of the book “Swachh Bharat Revolution”. Swachh Bharat Kranti is a Hindi version and Swachh Bharat Revolution is the English version. On August 5, 2020, the Hindi version of Swachh Bharat Revolution was launched by the Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smt Smriti Irani 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…