Waste management

Waste management is all those activities and action required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework that relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling etc.

The term usually relates to all kinds of waste, whether generated during the extraction of raw materials, the processing of raw materials into intermediate and final products, the consumption of final products, or other human activities, including municipal (residential, institutional, commercial), agricultural, and special (health care, household hazardous wastes, sewage sludge). Waste management is intended to reduce adverse effects of waste on health, the environment or aesthetics.

Waste management practices are not uniform among countries (developed and developing nations); regions (urban and rural area), and sectors (residential and industrial).

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New waste collection agency advises Ggm RWAs against paying unauthorised vendors

Hindustan Times 19 Jul 2024
The new door-to-door waste collection agency in Gurugram has asked various resident welfare associations (RWAs) on Thursday across the city not to pay any user charges to unauthorised vendors who are illegally collecting money for waste management services....
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Environmentalists decry debris dumping in Aravallis, authorities set to crack down

Hindustan Times 19 Jul 2024
The city has been grappling with C&D waste management for years, as debris is dumped on roads, empty plots, and footpaths along the Southern Peripheral Road, Faridabad Road, Rajesh Pilot Marg and in new Gurugram....
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RWMC completes Ashura’s cleanliness drive

The News International 19 Jul 2024
Rawalpindi Waste Management Company workers perform their duties. — Facebook/Rawalpindi Waste Management Company/File....
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PCX Markets sees sharp rise in demand and impact from recycling, upcycling projects

The Manila Times 19 Jul 2024
The jump in demand for credits issued by recycling and upcycling projects, which channel much-needed funding into the waste management sector, illustrates how the Philippines' new Extended Producer Responsibility Act is fueling the effective and economically viable development of a circular economy....
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Noida authority to rope in consultant to make city clean and green

Hindustan Times 19 Jul 2024
The consultant will create a timebound action plan for implementing projects related to solid waste management, sanitation, and other complementary activities supporting the mission ... It will design policies for public grievances and complaint redressal and recommend best practices to address gaps in the current solid waste management system....
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Detroit area diners find cheap eats are in the bag with this app

Detroit news 19 Jul 2024
A new app called Too Good to Go is changing the game for cheap eats and food waste in Michigan ... Launched in Copenhagen in 2016, Too Good to Go’s mission is to reduce food waste — a problem long plaguing the food industry ... “We’ve seen a 25% reduction in food waste,” said Anna Boyer, communications manager at Detroit Institute of Bagels....
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Urban flooding

Dawn 19 Jul 2024
Urban flooding is not a phenomenon specific to Pakistan ... Pakistan is among the top countries most impacted by climate change, which is another reason why we should be instituting ‘preventive measures’, such as investing in urban governance, storm-water drainage, storage and management systems, as well as solid waste disposal management ... ....
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Bear shot and killed in Deep Cove after biting woman

North Shore News 19 Jul 2024
B.C ... According to a statement, the incident happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday ... The incident came just days after the District of North Vancouver was given Bear Smart Community designation by the BC Conservation Foundation for the municipality’s role in reducing conflicts with bears through its bylaws and waste management practices ... ....
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Vietnamese, Indian firms discuss co-operation in various sectors

Vietnam News 19 Jul 2024
Organised by ITPC in collaboration with the Indian consulate general in HCM City, CII and HAMEE, the event sought to connect Vietnamese and Indian businesses in industries such as paints and chemicals, agriculture and services, waste management, concrete equipment, ......
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US announces $325 million in funding to boost Puerto Rico solar projects as power outages persist

Springfield News-Sun 19 Jul 2024
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S ... territory struggles with chronic power outages. The program, funded by the U.S ... rate ... Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority faces crumbling infrastructure, with various local agencies including the waste management authorities and entities such as hospitals owing more than $11 million in total accumulated debt ... 1....
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US announces $325 million in funding to boost Puerto Rico solar projects as outages persist

NBC Bay Area 19 Jul 2024
The U.S ... territory struggles with chronic power outages. The program, funded by the U.S ... Puerto Rico Jun 12 ... Dec 23, 2023 ... Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority faces crumbling infrastructure, with various local agencies including the waste management authorities and entities such as hospitals owing more than $11 million in total accumulated debt ... ....
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TDEC ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO BOOST RECYCLING EDUCATION, COMBAT FOOD WASTE

The Knoxville Focus 18 Jul 2024
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced $332,953 in grants for Education and Outreach and Organics Management for projects to help reduce landfill waste and increase recycling education in Tennessee ... The grants are administered by TDEC’s Division of Solid Waste Management....
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New Book “What Every Property Manager Needs To Know About Effective Pet Waste Management” Released ...

GetNews 18 Jul 2024
Cover image of the book "What Every Property Manager Needs To Know About Effective Pet Waste Management" by Anthony Salazar ... Salt Lake City, UT - Anthony Salazar, the visionary founder of Salazar Scoops, is proud to announce the release of his latest book, "What Every Property Manager Needs To Know About Effective Pet Waste Management."...

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