waste segregation

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  • $238m allocated to manage environmentally hazardous waste 2019-12-09 19:19

    $238m allocated to manage environmentally hazardous waste

    TEHRAN –The Department of Environment (DOE) will receive a budget of 10 trillion rials (nearly $238 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to manage environmentally hazardous waste as proposed in the budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20, 2020).

  • ‘Poor waste management brings annual loss of $10.5b’ 2019-11-17 23:15

    ‘Poor waste management brings annual loss of $10.5b’

    TEHRAN – Poor waste management brings the country an annual loss of 440 trillion rials (about $10.5 billion), Hassan Pasandideh, head of waste management affairs at the Department of Environment (DOE), has said.

  • Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran 2019-07-15 20:30

    Comprehensive waste management plan to be prepared for Tehran

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive plan for waste management in the capital will be prepared in a collaborative initiative between the waste management organization and the urban research and planning center, both affiliated to Tehran Municipality.

  • Tehran mayor calls on universities to cooperate on proper waste management 2019-06-19 17:58

    Tech solutions for waste management in Iran

    TEHRAN – Waste segregation and management in Iran, especially in big cities, has been a challenge for years.

  • Daily waste generation decreased by 1,000 tons in Tehran 2019-04-29 21:14

    Daily waste generation decreased by 1,000 tons in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Generation of waste in metropolis of Tehran has dropped by 1,000 tons per day in the current year (started March 21) compared to a year earlier, director general of Tehran Waste Management Organization affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide  2019-02-23 09:13

    Waste management plans drawn up for 640 cities nationwide 

    TEHRAN — Comprehensive plans for waste management in 640 cities nationwide have been drawn up, an official with the Municipalities and Village Administrators Organization, affiliated to the Interior Ministry, has said.

  • 5,000 clunker garbage trucks move in Tehran at night 2019-01-20 22:56

    5,000 clunker garbage trucks move in Tehran at night

    TEHRAN – Some 5,000 clunker trucks, aged over 40 years, move across the city of Tehran during the night to collect wastes, Tehran Governor Isa Farhadi has announced.

  • Tehran mayor calls on universities to cooperate on proper waste management 2019-01-20 22:54

    Tehran mayor calls on universities to cooperate on proper waste management

    TEHRAN – Pirouz Hanachi, Tehran’s mayor, has called on academics to cooperate on waste management, which has turned into the capital’s main challenge along with air pollution, Mehr news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Chemical waste leachate contributing to cancer worrisome 2018-11-29 02:14

    Chemical waste leachate raising cancer worrisome: expert

     TEHRAN – The leachate produced from hazardous chemical waste penetrating into the soil after rainfall pollutes water with harmful toxic substances and causes cancer, which has raised concern in northern provinces of the country, an environmental expert has said.

  • ‘Medical waste segregation at source, disinfection is a must’ 2018-08-18 08:51

    ‘Medical waste segregation at source, disinfection is a must’

    TEHRAN — Segregating medical waste at source and disinfecting medical waste is a must and the municipality had better come up with practical plans to decrease the costs of medical waste management, an official with the Ministry of Health’s department of health and safety executive (HSE) 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.

  • Waste segregation at source initiated in Tehran 2018-03-01 14:46

    Waste segregation at source initiated in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality has developed an initiative seeking to promote waste segregation at source in central part of the city, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.