Tag: waste management


Gangtok and Albacete identify key activities as part of their cooperation on solid waste management awareness

Gangtok in India and Albacete in Spain got together on 22 February 2022 for their second bilateral meeting to identify key activities as part of their cooperation on solid waste management. The City of Gangtok was represented by Mr. Hem Kumar Chettri, Municipal Commissioner, Gangtok, and Mr. Mahesh Sharma, Joint Secretary (Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban), Mission Director, State of...

5th Thematic Webinar – Circular City Hubs: Improving thriving, liveable, resilient urban centres

IURC cities engaged in Circular City Hubs discussions and recommendations Organised on 14 December, the Circular City Hubs thematic webinar was the final one for the 2021 programme year. The IURC Asia & Australasia team attracted 176 registered participants from  23 countries, namely Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland,...

Working Group Meeting on Solid Waste Management (Developments and Updates) from the Indian Cities of Gangtok, Leh and Vijayawada

On 24 September 2021, the German RETech Partnership and the International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme of the European Union together organised an exclusive webinar on solid waste management in Indian cities. This workshop is bi-annually organised by the REtech Partnership to inform its members on the ongoing and forthcoming activities and initiatives of the working group and developments in...