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Swachh Bharat Mission Phase-II To Focus On Waste Segregation At Source

The Centre has launched the sixth edition of the annual Swachh Survekshan as the Urban Affairs ministry awaits the Cabinet's approval for the phase-II of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Specifically focusing on sewage management in cities below 1 lakh population, the SBM-II will lay emphasis on waste segregation at the source. While the Survey will also include districts for the first time, the SBM-II will target legacy landfills, single-use… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Swatchh Bharat, Swacch Survekshan, Housing and Urban Affair Ministry, Cabinet, waste segregation

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Surgery Reveals 71 Kg Of Plastic, Metal Wastes In Cow's Stomach

A 4-hour-long surgery performed on a cow in Haryana's Faridabad revealed an "alarming" concentration of 71-kg plastic waste and other non-biodegradable substances in its belly. The 4-year-old cow was brought to Devashray Animal Hospital, following a car accident in NIT-5, where veterinarians found the presence of the harmful substances, including glass shards and screws. Calling it a testimony of poor waste management, animal rights activist… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Cow, Plastic Waste, waste segregation, Faridabad