User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Sep 23 2018 24:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers 22.9.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.
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Chennai Buzz: Monsoon vulnerability | Nod to four smart city projects | Chennai Central turns green…and more 17.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Smart city projects worth Rs 258 crore were sanctioned last week; which are these and which areas will they impact? How are power and water supply set to change in the days to come? Catch all this and more important news from last week in our weekly Chennai buzz.
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Minister inspects Ngarumphung Model Horticulture Centre 14.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Minister inspects Ngarumphung Model Horticulture Centre
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Eco-friendly initiatives in Bengaluru: will Ganesha Chaturthi be greener this year? 13.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Seed Ganeshas have donned the markets this year, while mobile immersions and immersions in specified tanks inside lake areas have been facilitated by the BBMP. Will this Chaturthi be more eco-friendly than ever?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Green wedding mandate | Lag in clean air action plan | Advertisers’ petition heard 12.9.2018 Citizen Matters
What's Bangalore talking about? Catch some of the most important headlines from your city in our weekly news wrap here.
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The magic number when it comes to composting 12.9.2018 BBC: Business
More and more packaging is claiming to be "biodegradable" or "compostable", but what does that really mean?
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CM calls for converting garbage into organic manures 5.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM calls for converting garbage into organic manures
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Scientists & Researchers must work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022: Vice President 31.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked scientists and researchers to regularly interact with farmers and work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022 as envisaged by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
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Chennai Buzz : Helmet compulsory for pillion riders, city’s poor vehicle emission score, new look for 100+ police stations, and more! 27.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you have a busy week? in case you did, here is a quick round up of some key civic developments from last week!
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What do Tiruvottiyur and Padur have in common? 24.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Distanced by location, differentiated in socio-cultural profile, the Chennai localities of Padur and Tiruvottiyur have something similar, which they can truly take pride in: two successful, citizen-driven waste management initiatives.
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Now, grow your own veggies without mining soil and sand from nature 21.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sitting right here in your city, Chennai's grand old kitchen gardener-activist, S.S. Radhakrishnan, has concocted a perfect organic substitute to soil. Here's a complete guide that can help all avid urban farmers and gardeners make their own soil and pursue their passion in an even more sustainable way.
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Nope, those aren't mailboxes: Paris rolls out sidewalk urinals 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The urinals are not at all subtle. They're bright red and placed in heavily trafficked areas -- for example, directly next to the Seine near the Notre Dame Cathedral.
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Ban on single-use plastic won't help 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
Plastic bags are but one aspect of India's growing waste management crisis, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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Mumbai: 567 societies & business units face cases for not treating wast... 1.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mumbai: 567 societies & business units face cases for not treating wast...
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Seed ball broadcast drive organised at Kokrajhar 27.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Seed ball broadcast drive organised at Kokrajhar
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Railway parcel reaches destination after 3.5 years 26.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The company, Indian Potash Limited, had booked the wagon (107462) having compost from Visakhapatnam port to the destination of M/s Ramchandra Gupta's shop.
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Government to continue Nutrient Based Subsidy and City Compost Scheme till 2019-20: Shri Rao Inderjit Singh 24.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State for Planning (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, in a written reply to a questionon continuation of Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) and city compost scheme till 2019-20, in Lok Sabha today, informed that Government has decided to continue NBS and City Compost Scheme till 2019-20.
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Bengaluru’s enterprises win Swacch Bharat Urban awards 10.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The awards are a recognition for Saahas model of bulk waste management and Daily Dump model of miniature composting at homes. »
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Oldest ‘matha’ in Hubli leads the way in waste management 3.7.2018 Citizen Matters
At the Siddharoodha Matha in Hubli, the community kitchen cooks for and feeds almost 6000 people everyday. Yet, hardly any waste from it reaches the landfills. »
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Green worship: These Chennai temples show the way by composting floral waste 28.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
By composting flowers and reusing wet waste generated in temples, they are preventing large quantities of waste from reaching landfills and choking water bodies. »
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