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Garbage Bins at the Beach

Cacora Waste Treatment Plant will completed within 15 months

Waste Management Minister, Michael Lobo on Friday said work on the construction of a new garbage treatment plant in Cacora in South Goa will begin on December 13 and will be completed within 15 months. He said an improvised version of the Calangute waste treatment plant will be set up […]


We need to change the “not in my backyard” attitude to tackle the garbage issue

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said people need to change their “not in my backyard” attitude to tackle the garbage issue. He was speaking at function organised by the Marna –Siolim panchayat to distribute green and black garbage bins for door-to-door waste collection. MLA Vinod Palyekar was present. “Garbage is […]

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BioMethane Plant

3 Bio-methane Plants to tackle the growing garbage menace in Margao

In a temporary solution to tackle the growing garbage menace in Margao, the High Powered Coordination Committee headed by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant decided to set up three bio-methane plants around Margao-Fatorda till the solid waste treatment plant takes shape at Sonsodo. Minister Science and Technology and Waste Management, Michael […]


Vijai Sardesai should stop cheap politics and help us to put a good plant at Sonsodo

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo appealed to keep politics out of the issue, but in the same breath blamed the two MLAs of Fatorda and Margao and the local civic body for their failure to resolve the garbage mess. He said the garbage issue at Sonsodo had raised grave health […]

Michael Lobo

#GoaGarbageGone is my mission

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has been entrusted the task of cleaning up Goa. As he took charge of the newly created waste management ministry, Lobo lists his plans for a garbage-free Goa to Murari Shetye

Michael Lobo on plastic ban

Garbage, Ravindra Bhavan, Potholes

Goa’s Waste Management will be streamlined; Bardez Potholes, Tenancy Cases and Ravindra Bhavan on agenda

We will work out a system to tackle the issue. Bainguinim plant is important for Tiswadi and public hearing is supposed to be held on July 28, and after completing the process, we will take environment clearance from environment ministry and start the work on the plant


Temporary arrangement to be set up at Panjim to treat 25 tonne of wet garbage from Panaji and Taleigao

The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) will set up an extension unit near Heera petrol pump in Panaji within the next 15-20 days to treat 25 tonne of wet garbage from Panaji and Taleigao. Until then, wet garbage trucks from Panaji and Taleigao will be accepted at the Saligao waste […]

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Garbage Bins at the Beach

Goa Solid Waste Management Policy to be finalized soon; Saligao Plant capacity to remain same

The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) has decided to come out with Goa Solid Waste Management Policy 2019 in order to take care of all kinds of waste such as medical, hazardous waste, e-waste and bio-medical waste. A meeting of the board of directors of the Corporation chaired by Chief […]