Confusion on collecting bio-medical waste puts MCD workers at risk

Home isolation patients complain that the MCD has not been collecting the waste regularly, while MCD workers have been using minimal protection on their rounds. New Delhi: After all three members of Sandeep’s family tested positive for Covid-19, they did not know they would have to take care of the piling garbage at their home along […]

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BBMP fails to follow guidelines, expenses skyrocket

A CAG report says that BBMP could have saved Rs. 8.2 million by adding waste plastic mix to road construction. Bengaluru: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) had to shell out more than Rs. 8.2 million since the municipal body failed to follow through on compulsory guidelines laid down for road construction.  A Comptroller and Auditor […]

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Waste generation in country goes down by 30 percent

With almost the entire human race caged up inside their homes, waste generation goes down drastically; Closure of industries and restaurants is considered as one of the main reasons. By Shubhangi Mathur Because of the lockdown, one would not just see clear skies due to reduced pollution levels but also cleaner roads as the generation […]

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