waste management

East Jurain: Saga of a manmade mess

Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.

October 8, 2022
October 8, 2022

Innovative solutions a must to manage waste: Minister

Innovative and smart solutions should be developed for managing waste in Bangladesh, Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative (LGRD) Minister Md Tajul Islam said today.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

East Jurain: Saga of a manmade mess

Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said Dhaka could soon use the “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (RRR)” method for managing the city’s waste.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Time to be WARY OF WASTE

The two landfills in the capital have almost reached their limit with no immediate remedy in sight. Mountains of garbage are being formed in the landfills at Matuail and Aminbazar and there are fears that the waste will spill over into adjacent areas.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

What happens to our e-waste?

What do you do with the damaged battery or chargers of your cell phone? Where do you keep your fused bulbs and abandoned switches? What about obsolete computer accessories?

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

HC seeks reports on Dhaka city waste management

The High Court directs authorities concerned to submit reports in three months on the steps taken for waste management in Dhaka north and south city corporation areas.

December 2, 2015
December 2, 2015

Construction of structure at Pantha Kunja illegal: HC

The High Court declares illegal the construction of secondary transfer station (STS), a structure for waste management, at Pantha Kunja park in capital’s Karwan Bazar area.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Post-Eid waste management

Before the Eid ul-Adha festival, the two Mayors of the Dhaka City Corporations pledged to clean the city within 30 hours. And they delivered on their promise in the most impressive way.

August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015

TRASH CITY - from Beirut to Dhaka

Unlike the people of Lebanon who are taking to their rubbish strewn streets to demand the removal of mountains of garbage, we in Bangladesh have resigned ourselves to the fate of living indefinitely in revoltingly filthy conditions.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

When foreigners lend a hand to clean Dhaka (video)

A group of students from University of Japan in Bangladesh take matters on their hand lending their effort to make a cleaner Dhaka and raise awareness among all for the same.