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Friday, October 18, 2019

When waste works for women

A new UN Environment Programme report shows how waste management is closely linked to gender inequality “Women can’t be truck drivers because it is dirty...

Action plan being prepared for Kathmandu Valley with pure and clean air

Kathmandu - The Ministry of Forests and Environment has moved forward works pertaining to the Kathmandu Valley Air Quality Management Action Plan with a...

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health

Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN...

Blanket ban of plastic bags and bottles for environment sake

Solukhumbu - In keeping with the environmental protection and human health, the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality has decided to completely ban the use...

Capital’s waste remains unattended despite cleaning drive

Collection of waste generated from the Kathmandu Valley and gathered out from several rivers here has not resumed yet, though the river cleaning efforts...

Smart wastewater management can help reduce air pollution

“Walk along the Bagmati river in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, and you are hit by a pervasive stench, underlining the fact that poor wastewater...

Chitwan denizens compel to drink contaminated water

It has come to a revelation that the drinking water being supplied from the district-based projects was contaminated. In course of monitoring carried out in...

KMC to enroll private companies for waste collection

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is registering private companies and organizations for the collection of solid waste. KMC is planning to proceed for registering private...

More than 50 per cent vehicles fail pollution test

More than fifty per cent of the vehicles plying in Kathmandu valley are those who have failed the pollution test. This is because a...

‘Make brick industry environment friendly and child labour free’

Stakeholders have insisted the need to make brick industry tech savvy, environment friendly and child labour free. At a workshop 'Labourer-friendly brick industry, brick industry-friendly...