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    Wastes must not be dumped, get into rivers

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

    THE Savar municipality’s unplanned and chaotic disposal of wastes of all kinds on low lands, canals and river banks is worrying as the wastes continue...

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    Solid wastes cause growing concern for habitat

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:14am on October 07, 2019

    With very limited waste management facilities in both urban and rural areas in the country, Bangladesh will observe today the World Habitat Day 2019, looking...

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    Well-planned waste disposal can save Cox’s Bazar

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    THE Cox’s Bazar sea beach, the most frequented and well-known tourist location that drew 300,000 visitors in 2018, is reported to be choking with mountains...

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    Plastic packaging needs to be banned

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    MANAGING plastic wastes is increasingly becoming an environmental and economic challenge, even for Bangladesh. Plastic pollution continues unabated raising serious threats to humans and animals...

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    Aminbazar landfill wastes pollute nearby water body

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:20am on September 01, 2019

    Urban waste matters are polluting the water bodies surrounding the Aminbazar landfill at Savar where Dhaka North City Corporation dumps several tonnes of municipal wastes...

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    Authorities must protect River Halda

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    INDUSTRIAL wastes continue to pollute the River Halda which begins from the Badnatali Hill Range in the Chattogram Hill Tracts and flows through Fatikchari, Hathazari...

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    Asian countries turning back wealthy world's waste

    Agence France-Presse. Paris, France | Updated at 09:07am on July 31, 2019

    Several Southeast Asian countries, sick of being the wealthy world's rubbish dump, have in recent weeks turned back container-loads of waste from foreign shores.

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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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    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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    Dumping tannery wastes in Dhaleswari continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on April 04, 2019

    Tannery factories at Hemayetpur, Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, are still dumping untreated wastes in the Dhaleswari River.Shahanaz Begum, who lives at Jhauchar,...