User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Mar 19 2019 06:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Spring in Colorado is near, so brush up on your garden terminology 19.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
March means the outdoor gardening season is within reach. While waiting for our landscapes to dry out and warm up, here's a review of garden terminology.
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Bengaluru Buzz: City up in Swachch Survekshan, Smart City rankings | SC sets aside NGT’s order on green buffer zones | Varthur Lake froths … and more 9.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Improved Swachh Survekshan rankings, FIR filed against BWSSB, relaxation in lake buffer zone - here is the latest from Bengaluru in our weekly recap
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Aha moments galore at the Namma Ooru celebrations! 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
NOF, an organisation focusing on improving Chennai's SWM practices, shares stories, nuggets of wisdom and a wonderful children's villu pattu performance, as part of their anniversary celebrations
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Conversation on the Creative Economy: Restaurateur Kim Bartmann 5.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Chef and restaurant owner Kim Bartmann was Chris Farrell's guest for his "Conversations on the Creative Economy" series.
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Spl cleanliness drive launched in Hailakandi town 5.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Spl cleanliness drive launched in Hailakandi town
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Enjoying Belize in the moment 3.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The kids had been waiting all week for the hermit crab races. When Luis, our lead counselor, announced the evening’s activity, they shoved aside their slices of key lime pie and disappeared into the shadows of moonlit coconut palms in search of perfect crustacean competitors.

My 8-year-old, Reid,...

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Your spring gardening guide: 22 ways to enjoy what’s blooming now 1.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In our home gardens, weeds are everywhere. Deal with them before they flower and go to seed. Here are tips to do just that, along with other ideas for March gardening — and beyond.

1. Skim the soil with a hoe or a Cobrahead weeder and cultivator — one of our favorite tools — to cut the foliage...

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An eco-friendly dry toilet can change rural sanitation – but Swachh Bharat Mission is ignoring it 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ecosan toilets are cost effective and don’t need water, but Swachh Bharat is focusing on pit toilets.
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Namma Ooru Foundation anniversary event to showcase alternatives for green living 25.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Environmental organisation Namma Ooru Foundation will be hosting the Namma Green Sandhai to mark its fourth anniversary. Scheduled activities, discussions and alternatives on display seek to promote and facilitate a low-waste lifestyle among citizens.
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Agriculture is a big contributor to greenhouse gas in India. A study finds a way to fix that 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
The researchers found Uttar Pradesh to be the top agricultural and livestock greenhouse gas emitter, followed by Andhra Pradesh-Telangana and Madhya Pradesh.
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This gorgeous new book is the gardening inspiration you need now 15.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Anyone can turn a yard or even a few pots into beautiful food, says Los Angeles gardening guru Lauri Kranz.

“We really want to empower people to grow their own food and not be overwhelmed about having to know everything before they even begin,” add the author of the new book “A Garden Can Be Anywhere.”

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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Waste Management 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Rules direct the waste generators to segregate the waste at source and hand over the segregated waste to authorised waste pickers or waste collectors.
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The media, lost in Trump World, are ignoring the consequences of the Afghanistan war 5.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Since Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency, the trivia quotient in the average American’s daily news feed has grown like so many toadstools in a compost heap. We’re living in Trump World, folks. Never in the history of journalism have so many reporters, editors and pundits expended so much energy...

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How do you compost a human body - and why would you? 31.1.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
A US state could become one of the first places in the world to allow corpses to become fertile soil.
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Republic Day Tableau Kisan Gandhi bags First Prize 28.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was awarded First Prize for its Tableau, ‘Kisan Gandhi’ in the Republic Day Parade - 2019. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defence, handed over the award to the ICAR team here today.
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70th Republic Day : Sikkim Governor Message To State 26.1.2019 Voice of Sikkim
70th R Day (IPR) : On the auspicious occasion of the 69th Republic Day of the nation, I convey my best wishes to all the citizens of Sikkim, along with the people of India. I also extend my warm wishes to the people of Sikkim for the New Year. Every year, India celebrates Republic Day […]
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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Compostables, Meant to Cut Plastic Waste, Are Stumbling 23.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are becoming more popular amid the mounting backlash against plastic waste, but many products aren’t making it to the compost heap.
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Programme on urban agriculture on Jan 24 21.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Programme on urban agriculture on Jan 24
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