waste management

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  • Proper waste management pose an ongoing challenge to DOE 2018-11-05 09:37

    Poor waste management posing a challenge to DOE

    TEHRAN – While proper waste management and separation of waste at source could help create many jobs and solve the country's environmental problems, the budget requested by the Department of Environment (DOE) for waste management has not been approved by the Majlis [Iranian parliament], the head of DOE’s soil and water office has said.

  • ‘Reducing waste generation, segregation at source crucial in waste management’ 2018-10-13 21:56

    ‘Reducing waste generation, segregation at source crucial in waste management’

    TEHRAN – While reduction of waste generation and separation of waste at source are the two major processes in waste management, in Iran the focus is mainly on the last phase of waste management which is waste disposal, head of soil and water office at the Department of Environment (DOE) has said.

  • ‘Each Iranian generates 8kg of e-waste annually’ 2018-09-23 22:34

    ‘Each Iranian generates 8kg of e-waste annually’

    TEHRAN – Some 8 kilogram of electronic waste per person is produced annually in Iran, which causes serious health problems in case of being left untreated, a knowledge based company director has said.

  • 14% of total waste in Iran produced in northern coastal cities 2018-09-11 23:55

    14% of total waste in Iran produced in northern coastal cities: report

    TEHRAN – The amount of waste generated in the northern provinces of the country, neighboring the Caspian Sea, is snowballing at a rate of over 7,000 tons a day, holding accountable for 14 percent of the total daily 50,000 tons of waste production in the country.

  • Dry waste collection in Tehran up 20% in 7 months 2018-08-18 16:48

    Dry waste collection in Tehran up 20% in 7 months

    TEHRAN – While the average dry waste collection rate has been 3 percent in the past, it will increase by 20 percent by the end of the [current Iranian calendar] year (March 20, 2019), the mayor of Tehran’s district 22 has said.

  • A view of Lake Urmia / Photo by Hossein Mahmoudi, Lake Urmia restoration program website 2018-08-01 18:41

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    No water transfer to Lake Urmia: DOE chief

    TEHRAN — Talking about Lake Urmia, a body of water shared between East and West Azarbaijan provinces in northwestern Iran, chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) put emphasis on the fact that no water transfer scheme is underway for restoration of the lake.

  • 115 tons of medical waste produced daily in Tehran province 2018-07-02 16:03

    115 tons of medical waste produced daily in Tehran province

    TEHRAN — Some 115 tons of medical waste is being generated on a daily basis in the province of Tehran, head of the waste management working group affiliated to Department of Environment has said.

  • Waste problem in northern Iran 2018-06-14 14:44

    ‘Waste problem in Mazandaran to be resolved in 3 years’

    TEHRAN —Municipalities in the northern province of Mazandaran will deal with the persisting problem of waste management in the region within the next three years, the deputy governor general of the province has said.

  • Mazandaran generates 3,000 tons of waste per day 2018-05-12 21:11

    Mazandaran generates 3,000 tons of waste per day

    TEHRAN — Some 3,000 tons of waste is generated every day in the northern province of Mazandaran and is buried in unsanitary landfills, head of the provincial department of environment has said.

  • Photo by Mojtaba Mohammadi 2018-04-15 21:28

    On the degradation of Anzali wetland

    TEHRAN – There are many reasons behind Anzali Wetland’s degradation in recent years among which one can refer to poor waste management policies and locals’ lack of knowledge regarding benefits of the wetland.