User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
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Chhattisgarh villages follow urban trail in minting money from garbage 28.7.2017 News
The state's Sarguja district authorities are working on extending the model to rural areas
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Your own home garden 27.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Bengaluru earned its sobriquet of 'Garden City' quite naturally all those years ago. But now, a strong effort needs to be made to help us hold on to that title. Of course, it helps when most people you meet tend to have a love for plants. It's heartening to see little pots and bottles lining window sills and parapets. Sure, they are not full-fledged gardens, but they are a move in the right direction. Now, if you want to start a garden of your own, chances are, you already have read all there is on prepping and starting a garden for the space that you have. So, while we will talk about all that, let's also get into the kind of gardens you can have, and bust some of those myths about gardening that you are holding on to. Do you really want a garden? If you are planning to start a garden, there are a few things to ask yourself first, believes Reena Chengappa, co-founder, MySunnyBalcony, an urban gardening company. "Considering that a garden has become more of an installation for most people, ask yourself ...
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Ivanka and Jared are very sorry that they can't speak up yet 27.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Ivanka and Jared are very sorry that they can't speak up yet
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Vail Resorts promises to eliminate emissions, waste and offset forest impact by 2030 25.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Vail Resorts is launching an ambitious effort to eliminate the environmental impact of its operations by 2030.
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A guide to Boy Scout ranks and badges, revised for Trump Scouts 25.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A guide to Boy Scout ranks and badges, revised for Trump Scouts
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Birdsong returns as bizman turns barren land to green patch 24.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Ever tried lal saag with bhindi? It’s super healthy 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
A project in the remotest villages of Odisha promotes nutrition with vegetable gardens
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Sean Spicer is free! 22.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Sean Spicer is free!
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One tonne and counting 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
Exnora Green Pammal’s initiative at Kapaleeswarar Temple begins to bear fruits
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What lies beneath 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
If the top soil is important for your kitchen garden, the ground beneath is a valuable space as well to grow root vegetables
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MC hands over amended MoU to NGT 19.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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75 rag-pickers shifted to shelter for homeless 18.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Maintenance of facility handed over to NGO
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Nitish: Install plants for sewage treatment 18.7.2017 TOI: Patna
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10 IFS officers transferred 17.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government on Monday transferred 10 IFS officers with immediate effect.

Prominent among the officers who have been transferred and their new postings are as follows: K M Narayanaswamy, Conservator of Forest, Working Plan, Chikkamagaluru; K Kantharaju, Conservator of Forests and Director, Bhadra Wildlife, Chikkamagaluru; Prakash S Netalkar, Conservator of Forests and MD, Karnataka Compost Development Corporation, Bengaluru; Rathan U Kelkar, Director AYUSH, Bengaluru.
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Relaxed norms to boost waste-to-energy plants 17.7.2017 TOI: India
Activities such as segregation, composting, refuse-derived fuel (RFD) making and setting up of waste-to-energy plants up to 15 megawatt capacity at existing landfill sites, don’t require green clearance, the Union environment and forests ministry has said.
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A simple way to convert kitchen waste into aerobic compost 17.7.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Good response to short film made by CitYzen, residents’ welfare associations
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Ragpickers move into new homes 15.7.2017 Hindu: News
75 persons benefit from scheme
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Udupi Zilla Panchayat strives to get clean district tag 15.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The Zilla Panchayat is all set to take measures introducing the innovative concept of 'Green Protocol' enabling effective and scientific disposal of solid waste. Zilla Panchayat deputy secretary Srinivas Rao spoke at a workshop held for NGOs and local representatives from various associations here on Saturday. Rao said that, although it has been acclaimed as being open defecation-free, Udupi district is unable to achieve the tag of the clean district. The Quality Control of India grades the district at seventh place in terms of cleanliness. The administration, however, aims to reach greater heights in the ranking, as a result of which, extensive measures are taken to create awareness. The government has banned the use of plastic. In spite of the ban on the use of polythene bags, there has been no success in complete eradication of the use of plastic. He said one day in a week is earmarked exclusively to create awareness as part of the innovative programme initiated under Swacch Udupi Swastha Udupi. The ...
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Workshop focusses on waste management 15.7.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
A workshop on waste management and sustainability was held at Vignan Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) by the Green Technology Club of the college in association with the Green Face Environme...
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What else was on fire this week? 15.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
What else was on fire this week?
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