waste segregation

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  • Improper waste management incurs loss of $1.7b annually 2022-04-20 17:23

    Improper waste management incurs loss of $1.7b annually

    TEHRAN – Improper waste management brings the environmental damage amounting to 448 trillion rials (nearly $1.7 billion) to the country, Hassan Pasandideh, director of the waste management office of the Department of Environment (DOE), has announced.

  • Let’s clean up the world: “We are the first one to be hurt” 2021-09-15 17:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let’s clean up the world: “We are the first one to be hurt”

    TEHRAN – Waste production is an integral part of urban life, which is turning into a huge problem that will first and most hurt those who produced them. So that, on World Cleanup Day, let’s rid the planet of trash.

  • Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag 2021-07-11 16:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag

    TEHRAN – Plastic pollution is getting the whole world in hot water. In Iran, plastic bags have the highest share in the total 4 million plastic waste generated annually, so that, it is time to say no to plastic bags.

  • French company to implement $290m environmental project in Tabriz 2021-01-24 18:31

    French company to implement $290m environmental project in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – A French company is planning to spend more than $290 million to build a waste incineration plant in the northwestern city of Tabriz, in East Azerbaijan province, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Tehraners produce waste equaling 38 Boeing 747s per day 2020-08-02 19:00

    Tehraners produce waste equaling 38 Boeing 747s per day

    TEHRAN – In Tehran, on average, about 6,500 tons of waste is produced daily, which is as much as 38 Boeing 747s in weight, Narges Rajaei, deputy director of the Tehran Waste Management Organization, has said.

  • $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.