User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 15:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 8,538    
Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
Also found in: [+]
Teabags: Is there plastic in yours? 6.11.2019 BBC: Science
Here's a look at how some of the UK's biggest tea brands are trying to tackle the plastic problem.
Also found in: [+]
Fargo scientists search for next generation of plant-based plastics 6.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A national collaboration of scientists from four universities is breaking new ground in the search for plant-based plastic to replace petroleum-based materials.
Also found in: [+]
How Ahmedabad is greening its concrete landscape 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters
From Miyawaki forests on the Sabarmati riverfront and various other spots, to floating gardens on the river itself, Ahmedabad is making serious attempts to build on its green cover while keeping pace with rapid urbanisation.
Also found in: [+]
Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source 3.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source
Also found in: [+]
Leicester City helicopter crash: Memorial garden opens 27.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Five people died in the crash outside the King Power Stadium exactly a year ago.
Also found in: [+]
Boulder County’s carbon sequestration project reports limited impact in first year 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
“People are going to have to be patient, it’s going to take a long time to figure this out,” said Elizabeth Black, head of the Citizen Science Soil Health Project that analyzes soil samples from all over Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. “Climate change is really scaring people and they want a solution. When they hear about soil carbon sequestration there is this tendency for people to say this is great, farmers are going to fix this. That is not fair or realistic. Everybody has to do their part. People in cities need to figure out what they’re going to do to fix it on their end, too.”
Also found in: [+]
Awareness programme held 23.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness programme held
Also found in: [+]
How a small Himalayan town panchayat is showing Shimla the way to effective waste management 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Aima panchayat, an urban-rural agglomeration near Palampur, has its own modern garbage treatment park, with the facility to handle all kinds of waste, including plastic. Inspired by it, Shimla has now set up its own waste-to-energy plant, expected to help the capital in sustainable waste management.
Also found in: [+]
Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
Also found in: [+]
DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE 11.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE
Also found in: [+]
An urban farm grows in Los Angeles 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Filmmaker Ali Greer and teacher/chef Eric Tomassini are juggling full-time careers while living their dream of running the Avenue 33 Farm, an urban farm carved into the steep acre behind their Lincoln Heights home, just minutes from downtown L.A.

Also found in: [+]
“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
Also found in: [+]
How Indore became India’s cleanest city (and how others can follow) 3.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Segregation at source, trust between citizens and the municipality, processing close to sources of waste and hefty fines helped the city clean up its trash.
Also found in: [+]
Parisians fight climate change with a surprising weapon 28.9.2019 BBC: Business
An initiative in Paris is trying to persuade restaurants to turn food waste into compost.
Also found in: [+]
Small steps to make your office space greener 27.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The founder of an HR firm in Chennai describes how she motivates her team to adopt environment-friendly lifestyles and take concrete steps to reduce waste generated at the workplace.
Also found in: [+]
UK gardeners 'punished by quiet green tax' for kerbside collections 25.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Local authorities are charging between £22 and £96 a year for regular garden waste collections.
Also found in: [+]
Chennai Buzz: Record rainfall in a day | Multimodal hub at Broadway | Metro from Wimco Nagar…and more 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch the updates on some of the most important news and happenings from the city over the week gone by.
Also found in: [+]
The Expanding Footprint of green housing Mr Apurva Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Rivali Park CCI 19.9.2019 Projects Monitor

The Expanding Footprint of green housing There was an era when developers and builders had no option than only choosing between resources like straw, mud, timber, and stone to build a green home that consumed precious energy. Thanks to the industrial boost, there has been massive progress in sustainable technologies. This implies that novel homes […]

The post The Expanding Footprint of green housing Mr Apurva Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Rivali Park CCI appeared first on India's first NewsPortal on Projects.

Also found in: [+]
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 8,538