User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
Last updated: Sep 25 2017 03:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Minister launches Swachhta campaign 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Plan to encourage community participation; to tackle solid waste management
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No smoggy mornings this winter 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
The Capital may not witness smoggy mornings this winter as many farmers in the neighbouring State of Punjab have stopped burning paddy stubble and are using it to generate electricity with the help of...
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Changing the way we trash 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
The BMC says that it won’t collect our waste if we don’t segregate. Are we ready? (And importantly, willing?)
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BMC lines up exhibitions, ward meetings and social media campaigns 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation needs to reduce the burden on its dumping grounds. With its move to make segregation at source mandatory, it is moving in that direction, and says it is ...
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Types of garbage 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Wet: Biodegradable kitchen waste like fruit/vegetable peels, tea leaves, coffee powder, egg shells, meat and bones, food scraps; also leaves and flowers. Can be composted.Dry: Paper, plastic, metal, g...
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Delhi may get respite from smoggy mornings this winter 25.9.2017 Zee News : States
Stubble is also being used to produce compost for fields, he said.
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Need to solve Delhi's garbage crisis: Hardeep Puri 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Raising concern over Delhi's garbage crisis and oversaturated landfill sites, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday announced "Neighborhood Action Plan" that aims to fixing the garbage prior to it being sent to the dumping grounds.
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A thousand mutinies over garbage 24.9.2017 Rediff: News
What will Indian cities do about its growing mountains of waste?
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Washington State University considers composting human remains 24.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A nonprofit group, the Urban Death Project, is seeking what it calls an ecological alternative to disposing of dead bodies by transforming them into soil to be used to nourish trees, flowers and memorial gardens.
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Workshop on organic farming organised 22.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on organic farming organised
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Sorry I can't go to your thing. I must call my senator to plead for my life. 22.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Sorry I can't go to your thing. I must call my senator to plead for my life.
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Few takers for home composting in Ernakulam: survey 22.9.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Poor knowledge about scientific processing to blame, says expert
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Garbage being set to fire in Moovarasampet 21.9.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Residents’ federation wants a composting yard to be set up in locality
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Lessons from a school garden 21.9.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Besides growing fruits and vegetables, students of Vidya Mandir compost waste on the campus with the help of a Kapaleecharam member
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Waste composting: BMC softens stand on Oct 2 deadline 19.9.2017 DNA: Popular News
With apprehensions raised by housing societies on whether they would be able to meet the October 2 deadline set by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for mandatory waste segregation and composting in their premises, the civic body on Monday said it would give societies leeway of three months to start the waste management at source, provided they submit a detailed plan to the corporation. The BMC had earlier maintained that from October 2, it will stop collecting garbage from housing societies and bulk generators unless they segregate waster and compost wet waste in their premises. The softening of this stand on Monday comes as major respite to housing societies who had raised concerns about lack of space in their premises and funds for composting. Now, the civic administration will bring an amended circular which will allow housing societies to submit a plan on how they will start composting. Meanwhile, the BMC will continue to collect garbage from societies. At a meeting called by Mayor ...
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After success of Devanahalli FSTP, plans to set up more 19.9.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Second plant is likely to come up at Gowribidanur in Chickballapur district
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South Mumbai housing society micro-segregates waste, goes green by recycling it 17.9.2017 TOI: Mumbai
While several housing societies are raising questions over BMC’s decision to stop collecting wet waste from bulk generators after October 2, a residential complex in South Mumbai seems to have nothing to worry.
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Mumbai looks for ways to convert trash into treasure ahead of October 2 cut-off 17.9.2017 TOI: Mumbai
What a magician does to a coffin, a man in Chembur did to a massive water tank three months ago. On the behest of the Avanti Niketan Cooperative Society, the hardware expert sliced the unused tank down the middle to give it a new, purposeful life.
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Some reviews of the first line of the first chapter of Hillary Clinton's 'What Happened' 16.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Some reviews of the first line of the first chapter of Hillary Clinton's 'What Happened'
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Renewed interest in waste segregation and rainwater harvesting 15.9.2017 Hindu: News
Rethink by citizens follows the recent floods in various parts of the city
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