Methane curbs: A bullet India cannot avoid biting
January 1, 2024 |
January 1, 2024
India, the fourth-largest emitter of methane, has so far refrained from making any commitment at the global level to reduce emission of the greenhouse gas. Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment and Waste Management TERI said uncontrolled methane emissions happen from poor management of food waste and other biodegradable waste. For cities, there is a need to improve segregation at source and ensure that biodegradable waste is managed at the ward level itself preferably by feeding it to biogas plants.
Leachate treatment plan for the Bandhwari Landfill
December 22, 2023
| The Financial Express
In response to ongoing environmental crisis at the Bandhwari Landfill, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board and Municipal Corporation of Gurugram involved NMCG-TERI Centre of Excellence on Water Reuse, Environment and Waste Management Division of TERI, Delhi to initiate a holistic study on possible adequate and sustainable onsite treatment of the leachate, writes Dr Nupur Bahadur, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.
The Sanitation and Climate Nexus
November 18, 2023
| Outlook India
Inadequate management or mismanagement of sanitation services has direct as well as indirect impacts on climate change says, Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Fellow and Director, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.
GCC cracks down on big bulk waste generators, imposes fine
October 10, 2023 |
October 10, 2023
The Times of India
To tackle the menace, the GCC is in talks with TERI, a research think-tank to take sessions for BWGs on rules, penalties and impacts of dumping bulk waste in GCC bins. Ms V Videesha, research associate, waste management division, TERI, said they would be speaking on how BWGs could manage organic waste composting, producing bio-gas and outsourcing them.
Dhapa garbage hits recycle hurdle
July 8, 2023 |
July 8, 2023
Items like metal, rags and paper have good demand in the recycling chain. The authorities must look into this issue. There is no reason why recyclers would not be interested in them said Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Director, TERI.
Plastic bans created awareness but stricter enforcement needed
June 7, 2023 |
June 14, 2023
The Times of India
While most large businesses have shifted to non-SUP alternatives the problem persists with smaller vendors who find them costly compared with plastic, intense awareness drives, stricter monitoring and an incentive system will help the smaller vendors give up SUPs says Mr Suneel Pandey, Director of the Environment and Waste Management Division at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).