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    Govt must manage railway, waterway septage

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of septage and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped on...

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    Zero waste: the global plastics crisis

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on June 21, 2019

    PLASTIC pollution is everywhere. It litters beaches, clogs up oceans, chokes marine life, is ingested by seabirds that then starve to death, and has even...

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    Stop discharging wastes into rivers: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all, particularly mills and factories, to stop discharging wastes into rivers as water pollution has appeared to be...

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    DNCC additional chief waste management officer suspended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on March 19, 2019

    Dhaka North City Corporation’s additional chief waste management officer (acting) SM Shafiqur Rahman was suspended on Monday for ordering staff to throw wastes on a...

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    DSCC, Kolkata corp deal over waste management

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:46am on February 10, 2019

    The Dhaka South City Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kolkata Municipal Corporation to exchange the best practices of the two cities This...

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    Govt gets new deadline

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 30, 2018

    The High Court Division on Sunday gave a new deadline to the government time create separate Medical Waste Management Authority in each division by October...

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    Enforce law to prevent recycling of toxic tannery waste

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    UNREGULATED use of toxic feed for poultry and fish farming, fertilizer for agricultural production, and rampant adulteration of food proved to be a major public...

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    Power generation from waste underway, Nasrul tells JS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:59pm on November 15, 2017

    The government has already taken an initiative to produce electricity from waste through scientific environment friendly waste management as well as to build an eco-friendly...

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    Proper waste management crucial to liveable city

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    THAT solid wastes littered on roads in different parts of the capital Dhaka continue to cause public nuisance is a pointer to the lack of...