It is important to understand the different types of waste if we are serious about addressing the increasing challenge of waste management.
Over the years, landfill sites in Delhi have become dumping ground for all kinds of waste materials such as leaves, metal, glass, plastics.
Do you get annoyed if you see garbage piling up in your house for more than a day if the waste collector is on leave? Maybe yes. But have you ever given a thought that does our trash really go away when we hand it over to the waste pickers? […]
Plastic recycling is a process of recovering different types of plastic material in order to reprocess them into other products.
Reusing plastic saves energy by using materials again without any changes and does not create environmental pollution.
The best way to reduce the amount of plastic waste entering our oceans is to cut it at source and reduce the use of single-use plastic.
Even as Delhi is struggling to manage its existing, overflowing landfills, a new Landfill has come up at Jahangirpuri and is rapidly rising.
Sai Apartments has maintained a closed structure near its entrance which is the site for collection and subsequent disposal of all wet waste.
Harit Umang Project will also work towards promoting the 5 Rs being Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle.
The Waste to Wonder Park includes a replica of some of the Wonders of the World, all of which have been made from waste.
InterGlobe Foundation partnered with Seva Mandir, a rural development NGO based in Udaipur, Rajasthan, to implement these projects.
Incorrect disposal and burning of solid waste results in carbon emission leading to climate change. Greenhouse gases like Methane and Carbon Dioxide are released as a result.