User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
Last updated: Feb 20 2018 01:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Zero-pollution incinerator for sanitary pads 27.12.2017 deccanherald.com
The increasing number of used sanitary napkins and diapers that end up with the pile of solid waste pose a grave threat to human health, as they carry disease-causing microorganisms. Now, a local company has come up with an incinerator that promises to burn and dispose of them without smoke or ash. The new incinerator uses water to smother the smoke - possibly toxic, given the substances used in napkins and diapers - and dilutes the ash. At schools, hospitals "This can be easily drained," said Nisha Nazre, founder of the company Zuci Fem Care Private Limited, who hopes to install the mini incinerators in BBMP-run schools and hospitals in 2018. Made in two categories - with eight- and 12-litre storage capacity and 5 KW or 2.5 KW of power - the machines are currently in the testing stage. Nazre launched the low-cost incinerators in March 2016 and installed them in BBMP-owned schools and hospitals at a cost of Rs 50 lakh. "Sanitary pads and diapers need to be disposed of safely. It is appalling to see them ...
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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day 24.11.2017 Washington Post
The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day
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Wild elephants stray into Nilackal base camp 23.11.2017 Hindu: News
Forest squad divert the animals back into forests
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Thiruvananthapuram zoo gets a Smart She toilet 20.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The ₹12-lakh facility aims at ensuring safe sanitation for women
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‘Incinerators must in women’s hostels’ 16.11.2017 Hindu: News
Tiruchi Corporation sets one-month deadline; Commissioner warns against littering public places
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Shepad launched 9.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Thiruvananthapuram: Shepad, a project to ensure menstrual hygiene among girl students, got off to a start here on Wednesday.The project, being implemented by the Kerala State Women’s Development Corp...
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Helping students with menstrual hygiene 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
Thrissur district panchayat installs napkin vending machines, incinerators in schools
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SDMC to inaugurate pink toilets for women 11.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
To mark day of the girl child
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Supreme Court grants Rs 5 lakh for sanitary napkin vending machines 10.10.2017 Zee News : India National
The Supreme Court has allotted Rs five lakh for installing three sanitary napkin vending machines and three incinerators for disposing used pads in its premises.
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‘Mana toilet’ for women opens at Padmavati Ghat 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
Sanitary napkin vending machine, incinerator among facilities available
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Sanitation workers assaulted at MCH 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Unidentified persons allegedly assaulted a few sanitation workers at the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College Hospital on Monday.According to hospital authorities, the incident took place whe...
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Iowa business offers cremation option to pet owners 24.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

POMEROY, Iowa (AP) — For Scott and Aimee Devereaux, owners of Ashes to Ashes Pet Cremation, the inspiration to open the business and offer their services came from a tragic event in his law enforcement career when he was a deputy with the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department. He’s now a trooper with the Iowa State […]
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Villagers boycott special medical camp 20.9.2017 Hindu: National
They complain of lack of x-ray facility at A. Mukkulam PHC
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Special health camp at A. Mukkulam today 19.9.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The villagers are protesting against a biomedical incinerator
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New calendar for waste removal 15.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Non-biodegradable waste will be removed at regular intervals
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Alang ship recycling yard to be upgraded with $76 m Japanese loan 13.9.2017 HBL: Home
Official announcement on Thursday, during to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit
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Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System 10.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2017 : Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally, unveiled TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency), the new brand identity for its zero waste rating system.
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded; EPA not on scene 2.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey’s floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nation’s petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than […]
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Total reports power outage due to Harvey at Port Arthur, Tx. refinery 31.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BRIEF-Total reports power outage due to Harvey at Port Arthur, T:BRIEF-Total reports power outage due to Harvey at Port Arthur, Tx. refinery
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