India’s rapid urbanisation will lead to more and more city waste.
India’s rapid urbanisation will lead to more and more city waste.

Waste but not wasted

Meera Siva

India’s solid waste heap is growing. It can contain anything from tonnes of broken concrete block... »

Coming home

S Ronendra Singh

Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste category, increasing at 10 per cent annually. Prod... »

Construction debris still finds the landfill

Captive plant: NBCC’s waste recycling unit for East Kidwai Nagar.

Navadha Pandey

With land being a scare resource and recycling centres few and far in between, many realtors, an... »

Steel scrap is steel, after all

Workers select steel scrap for recycling.

Maulik Tewari

If there’s one waste the country wants more of, it is steel scrap. With domestically generated s... »

Seeking the right medicine

Meera Siva

The usual mantra of waste management – reduce, reuse, recycle – is infeasible for hospitals. Bot... »


Lavasa: first-mover advantage lost

Alka Kshirsagar

That first movers don’t always have an advantage is something Lavasa Corp has painfully disco... »


How much landfill area do we need?

The approximate area necessary for the installation of a sanitary landfill can be calculate... »


Mohammed Dawood at the vermicompost yard in MRC Nagar.

The challenge of waste enrichment

Tanya Thomas

Mohammed Dawood S, 27, slaps on his gloves and digs through layers of compost-in-the-making to s... »
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