User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: May 29 2017 08:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Enjoy the sun — but watch out for spontaneous combustion 29.5.2017 Seattle Times: Local
A house fire in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood on Saturday is the third this month triggered spontaneously. Oily rags and compost have been the culprits.
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2L villages declared open-defecation free 28.5.2017 TOI: India
Over two lakh villages have become open defecation free, the drinking water and sanitation minister said on Friday. While for rural areas the next challenge is to deal with the liquid waste generated, the situation across cities and towns seems to be getting worse as urban areas struggle to manage their daily municipal waste and open urination.
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Source segregation in Chennai for World Environment Day 27.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
Centre nudges Chennai Corporation towards source segregation on World Environment Day
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How Swachch Bharat survey may have penalised clean cities 27.5.2017 TOI: India
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Company promotes organic farming 27.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
In 2013, Essel Pallavapuram and Tambaram MSW Private Ltd (EPTMPL) took over the Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management project from the Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board, to facilitate a scientif...
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E. Godavari vermicomposting units script success story 27.5.2017 Hindu: Home
120 tonnes of organic manure readily available for farmers
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Seed ball culturing planned for green canopy around Chamundi Hill 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - District
In an attempt to increase green cover through seed ball culture for sustainable forest growth, city-based Clean Mysuru Foundation, has been working towards promoting cleanliness by preventing environmental degradation through task oriented activities. The foundation has planned 'Green Chamundi Abhiyana' at Sri Shivananada Ashram at the footsteps of Chamundi Hill on May 28 to initiate its efforts for a green canopy here. In its pursuit towards a greener environment, the foundation has planned to create a green canopy in and around Chamundi Hill for a period of five years. Under this initiative, medicinal plants, shrubs, fruit-bearing and environmentally sustainable seed varieties will be planted though seed ball culturing. As part of the Green Chamundi Abhiyana, a volunteering approach for seed ball culture has been formulated. "With the support and association of several organisations, we can increase the momentum, awareness and fight against global, local climate change due to bad practices. With this ...
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Swachh Colony awards planned 26.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
GHMC seeks help of colonies in waste segregation
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BOOM PUNCH POW! AMERICA IS GREAT AGAIN! 26.5.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
BOOM PUNCH POW! AMERICA IS GREAT AGAIN!
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Segregated waste collection from June 5 26.5.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
Plastic bags to be supplied to residents for doing it
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Refuse-derived fuel from KCDC plant to be transported daily on trial 25.5.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
BBMP also agrees to fence Somasundarapalya lake
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Your body needs to get back to work 25.5.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Your body needs to get back to work
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Pimple Saudagar society harvests rainwater, goes free of tankers 24.5.2017 TOI: Pune Times
A Pimple Saudagar housing society has shown a diligent way towards effective water management in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Representatives of buildings in key residential areas like Wakad, Punawale, Moshi, Pimple Saudagar and Nigdi organised a visit on Sunday to Roseland Residency Cooperative Housing Society in order to imbibe methods of rainwater harvesting (RWH) from the latter.
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Keep cities clean or get a poor appraisal, Maharashtra tells civic chiefs 24.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The state government has finalized the KRA (key results area) parameters for all municipal commissioners for the 2017-18 appraisal year.
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Segregate 17% waste by June 30: Corporation to officials 23.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
All zones in the city have to ensure that 17% of the waste generated in their jurisdiction is segregated by June 30, Greater Chennai Corporation has ordered its officials.
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‘Farmers victims of caste politics in Bihar’ 22.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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'Convert organic waste into compost 20.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
'Convert organic waste into compost
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In the dirt with Ron Finley, the Gangsta Gardener 19.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Ron Finley is standing in the deep end of an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The pool is empty, has been empty for years, the water long ago replaced by an elaborate garden. The garden overflows the geometry of the pool, growing up the sides, in and out of buckets and boxes and pails, around brightly...

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Where governance is a way of life 19.5.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
Smart cities could learn from Tadipatri’s model municipality
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Flower power 19.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Kalikambal temple sets a green example by composting wilted garlands
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