User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
Last updated: Sep 15 2019 11:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya
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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Training cum demonstration on "Citrus Rejuvenation" organized at Tamenglong 12.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Training cum demonstration on "Citrus Rejuvenation" organized at Tamenglong
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Tech innovation: Eco-friendly plastic could help combat India’s air pollution problem 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers in Genoa, bioplastics can be decomposable and made from agro waste, helping solve both the plastic and crop burning problem.
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Colorado recyclers caught in chokehold of rising costs and falling commodity prices 25.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Higher processing costs and lower commodity prices are crushing recyclers around the country, with no easy for them to escape from the vise grip squeezing them.
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Guwahati’s garbage mess gets worse in the rains, calls for collective action 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Monsoon has turned the streets of Guwahati into a serious health hazard for citizens, and this is why. Most importantly, the solution now lies as much in the hands of citizens as with city administrators.
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How Bengaluru is targeting 100% segregation of waste by December 2019: BBMP’s new SWM bye-laws 23.8.2019 Citizen Matters
With its new draft bye-laws on solid waste management (SWM), BBMP is aiming for 100% waste segregation and minimal use of landfills. The bye-laws mandate waste segregation into eight streams, steep penalties for offenders, and greater role for ward committees in SWM
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How Kasturba Nagar residents are working towards a cleaner Adyar 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Members of ROKA -- Residents Of Kasturba Nagar Association -- write about the association's dedicated efforts to restore cleanliness and hygiene in the larger neighbourhood, with proper waste management practices in place.
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The 10 surprising things you can't recycle 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
After McDonald's says its paper straws cannot be recycled, what other items only go in general waste?
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All you need to know about composting garden waste 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Pit composting is perhaps the easiest way to dispose of garden waste - it takes minimal effort, and gives you high-quality manure for your garden. But what exactly happens in a compost pit? And how do you ensure the right conditions for composting? Here's an explainer
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How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste 14.8.2019 Citizen Matters
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year
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Swacch Bharat Summer Internship 14.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Swacch Bharat Summer Internship
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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Nearly 1.4 billion people worldwide lack access to toilets. Can innovation solve the problem? 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
In 60 high-burden countries, researchers are experimenting with collection liners, dry toilets and converting faeces to fertilisers.
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How to compost wet waste in your apartment with just a bucket 5.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If you live in an apartment, you may find disposing wet waste difficult. But to compost this waste, all you need is an old bucket. Here's a DIY guide on making your own 'compost bucket' and using the compost in your garden
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Handbags from milk cartons, plants in coconut shells, and more at Second to None sale 31.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru generates thousands of tonnes of waste everyday, but we can reduce it substantially by using recycled or repurposed products. Here is an account of some interesting recycled products that were sold at an event organised by the volunteer group Second To None, last Saturday
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Chennai Buzz: Rain update | Dial for water | Smart card only for metro parking…and more 29.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What does Met data say about rainfall since June? How will Metro water's new tanker-on-demand scheme work? What does the latest Madras High Court instruction regarding school bus safety say? Catch these and more in this weekly round up of Chennai news.
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103 Government Colonies to implement intensive campaign on Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste, cleaning & greening & rainwater harvesting as part of 100 day campaign 26.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
74 colonies in Delhi and 29 colonies in various parts of the country have been selected for intensive campaign of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs from July, 2019 to October, 2019. The following will be implemented in a campaign mode as part of 100 days plan -   Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste and Orientation and capacity building on Home Composting: This will be done with the help of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and residents of colonies who will be motivated to segregate the house hold waste and adopt home composting of organic waste.
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Telangana's First Organic Village Is Leading The Way In Natural Farming 16.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Telangana's Enabavi village can show the way to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
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Disposal of Garbage 9.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the information shared by Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Solid Waste Management is one of the integral components of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [(SBM(G)].
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