User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
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What to do in the garden in January? Plenty. Here are 26 ideas 16.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Happy 2019! Let’s make some resolutions so we’ll all have more colorful, productive, water-wise, sustainable and edible gardens this year.

1. Watch the weather forecast: When there’s rain, be sure your irrigation system is on pause. There’s no reason to water if the soil is already saturated. To...

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Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping 13.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.
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Garbage dumping resumes at Bhanpur Khanti 12.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The BMC has resumed dumping of garbage at Bhanpur Khanti. The dumping had been stopped a year back. Every day 40 per cent of garbage collected from all over the city is dumped here.This comes to about 200 truckloads of garbage. Officials conceded that garbage is being dumped at Bhanpur, but they argued that […]
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Mushroom bagging machine, a sustainable source of income in Manipur 11.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 11 (ANI): Mushroom cultivation in Manipur in recent times has become a major source of income and has provided ample employment opportunities to the youths.
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Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
DEPARTMENT OF FERTILIZERS (DoF) Neem Coating of Urea   Neem Coating achieved w.e.f.: - 1st September, 2015 in respect of entire quantity of indigenously produced urea and w.e.f.
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Going zero-waste may not be as difficult as we think; here’s why 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
It's not expensive, nor does it entail a huge investment of time, and a good number of conscious citizens in Chennai have already taken firm steps towards sustainable living. The recently-enforced plastic ban could provide a great opportunity for all to move towards the same.
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Martha Stewart teaches how to do (almost) anything in her new book 3.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Martha Stewart kicks off 2019 with the how-to of how-to books: “The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything,” ( Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $35). In it, Stewart shares many of her essential life skills including how to build a fire, make your bed, paint floors, compost and fix your leaky faucet....

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What to do with palm fronds, the stubborn garden waste that defies composting 28.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

So palm trees are a little like family here in Southern California.

Of course we love them. They are woven into our lives like freeways, infusing our skylines with a willowy grace. But like most loved ones, they’re often a royal pain in the … compost. Because they don’t. Compost, that is.

“Palm...

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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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Invasive insects hitch a ride to Minnesota, Wisconsin on holiday decorations 28.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Agriculture officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin are working to stop the spread of an invasive evergreen tree-eating insect, after it was discovered in holiday decorations sold at big box stores in both states.
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Wisconsin wreaths carry invasive insects from eastern states 27.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Wisconsin residents are being asked to burn or bag some Christmas decorations after an infestation of highly invasive tree-eating insects were found on wreaths, swags and other holiday items made with real evergreen boughs.
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Siang farmers attend awareness programme 27.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Siang farmers attend awareness programme
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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Swachh Survekshan 2018 ranked 4,203 Cities 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has embarked upon one of the most ambitious programmes undertaken in the world for Urban renaissance for rejuvenating and transforming Indian cities through a number of initiatives including infusion of more than Rs. 6,85,758 crore for ensuring citizen friendly urban areas.
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Work on scientific closure of Bhanpur Khanti begins 19.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The civic body has started work for the scientific closure of Bhanpur dumping grounds. Surat’s Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd. is recycling 300 tons of garbage daily and making building material, compost manure and plastic in its plant. Thus 8 lakh tonnes of total waste will be recycled in the next three years. […]
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MPCA denies southern Minn. sow farm permit 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Tuesday that his agency would not allow the 4,800-head swine farrowing facility planned near Newburg Township, Minn., to move forward.
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Bengaluru’s composting school inaugurated in HSR Layout 17.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The school is open for public from 6am to 11am and 4pm to 8pm on all days.
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Solid waste management plant opened at Tura 17.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Solid waste management plant opened at Tura
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Digital CIC opened in Baksa dist 16.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Digital CIC opened in Baksa dist
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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