As per the Indian Census of 2011, 31.16 per cent of the Indian population, i.e. about 377 million people, live in cities and towns. Trends suggest that 50 per cent of India’s population will live in the urban areas by 2050. Large urban agglomerations face challenges of effective waste management, with the quantities being beyond the assimilative capacity of the indigenous infrastructure and management capacities of environmental sinks. A staggering 81 per cent of the total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in India is generated in the Class-I cities of the country. Perspectives on Solid Waste Management Solid Waste Management Rules in India Read More


Bangalore generates 3,000 tonnes   of waste every day from households and commercial establishments. Around 70% of this waste is organic. The balance is accounted for by inorganic and hazardous waste. The collection and disposal systems in the city can best be described as dismal. Read More



International Conference on Environment and Life Science is being organized on 11 Aug 2019 at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, India. With a special emphasis on environmental waste, the primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Environment and Life Science. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners  Read More

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