Waste Treatment

South Goa requires Two 250 Tonnes Waste Treatment Plants   Recently updated !

Assuring all help from the government to the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) in resolving the vexing garbage problem, Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo on Saturday said that a meeting will be called at the South Goa Collectorate to discuss about plans to set up three organic waste converters that […]

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Margao may see an epidemic-like situation in future

Minister of Waste Management, Science and Technology, Port and Rural Development Michael Lobo while refuting allegations by Margao Chairperson Babita Angle Prabhudesai said that his earlier statement on Margao garbage issue was non-political and further stated that if the problem of garbage is not tackled, Margao may see an epidemic-like […]

Kundaim Biomedical WTP to be ready by 2021; Goa needs 4 WTPs

Asserting that Goa should have four waste treatment plants, including a small plant at Sonsodo, if tourism is to be taken at a different level and also resolve the waste imbroglio, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said the Cacora plant will come up within 15 months after the issuance of […]

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Solid Waste Management Corporation ready to take over Sonsodo

Asserting that the Solid Waste Management Corporation has an action plan in place to tackle the Sonsodo imbroglio, Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo said once Fomento vacates the plant, the Corporation would step in provided the civic body hands over the site. However, he made it clear that it […]

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There is no other solution to a garbage plant for Tiswadi

Minister for Waste Management, Michael Lobo, reiterated that the government will not backtrack on the proposed garbage treatment plant at Bainguinim. “We are going ahead and things are on the right track,” Lobo said speaking about the status of the waste management project at Bainguinim. Once the environmental clearance is […]

Goa ready to share tech with IT city to treat wet waste

Goa would be pleased to share its technology and expertise in treating garbage with Bengaluru, as the IT capital looks to the State for ways to manage waste. Bengaluru has been at the receiving end as it has the rules and laws governing garbage disposal, but there is no enforcement. […]

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Bainguinim Waste Treatment facility will generate clean fuel, electricity and manure

Minister for Science and Technology Michael Lobo said the proposed solid waste management facility (SWMF) at Bainguinim, which is going to be a centralised system to treat the waste generated by five Tiswadi constituencies, will be completed within two years. Claiming that the local bodies have failed to put in […]

Considering demand for moving offshore casinos out of Mandovi River

In a statement that could have far-reaching consequences, newly-appointed Ports Minister Michael Lobo said he is not averse to the idea of shifting the offshore casinos to Aguada Bay and the casino boarding points to the Verem bank of the River Mandovi. Replying to the cut motions to the demands […]



12 Cr Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility in Kundaim Industrial Estate proposed

Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo said that the government will put in place a bio medical waste treatment facility in Kundaim industrial estate. Lobo held a meeting with Indian Medical Association and the representatives of various hospitals on Wednesday at assembly complex to discuss on the bio medical waste […]