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    Aminbazar plant to be a gamechanger: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44am on August 23, 2020

    Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, which generates some 6,000 tonnes of garbage every day, is expected to see a sea change in garbage disposal once the country’s...

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    LG bodies asked to dump animal wastes properly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on July 21, 2020

    The local government and rural development ministry on Monday ordered the local government bodies — city corporations, municipalities and Upazila Parishads — to ensure proper...

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    DNCC won’t collect domestic wastes if mixed with infectious waste: mayor Atiq

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on June 24, 2020

    Dhaka North city mayor Md Atiqul Islam on Tuesday warned the residents that the city corporation would not collect domestic waste from homes if it...

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    Food waste management

    Bipasha Saikia and Bishaldeep Kakati | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2020

    ACCORDING to the Food and Agricultural Organisation, every year one-third of the food produced across the globe goes to waste. The staggering amount is a...

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    Recycling of plastic wastes

    Nadira Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2020

    PLASTIC is a widely used item in everyday life and its importance is increasing in the present world. Because of the growing use and importance...

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    A degrading government failure of a non-biodegradable issue

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2020

    THE plastic wastes piled up blocking the opening of a canal onto the River Buriganga in Purba Rasulpur of Kamrangirchar in Dhaka, as it has...

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    Dhaka’s hygiene crises threaten public health

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:23am on December 20, 2019

    Lack of safe water, sewage treatment, safe disposal of solid wastes and unavailable and affordable sanitation facilities in public spaces continue to haunt Dhaka, for...

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    Water and waste pollutions threaten city hygiene: Adil Mohammed Khan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:16am on December 20, 2019

    Jahangirnagar University urban planning professor and also general secretary of the Bangladesh Institute of Planners Adil Mohammed Khan said that different types of pollutions around...

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    Untreated faecal matters threaten public health in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:07am on November 01, 2019

    Inability to manage sewage poses serious health hazard for the Dhaka population. An overpopulated urban centre, which is almost bursting at the seams, is now...

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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...