User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
Last updated: Jul 20 2017 15:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What lies beneath 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
If the top soil is important for your kitchen garden, the ground beneath is a valuable space as well to grow root vegetables
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MC hands over amended MoU to NGT 19.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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75 rag-pickers shifted to shelter for homeless 18.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Maintenance of facility handed over to NGO
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Nitish: Install plants for sewage treatment 18.7.2017 TOI: Patna
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10 IFS officers transferred 17.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government on Monday transferred 10 IFS officers with immediate effect.

Prominent among the officers who have been transferred and their new postings are as follows: K M Narayanaswamy, Conservator of Forest, Working Plan, Chikkamagaluru; K Kantharaju, Conservator of Forests and Director, Bhadra Wildlife, Chikkamagaluru; Prakash S Netalkar, Conservator of Forests and MD, Karnataka Compost Development Corporation, Bengaluru; Rathan U Kelkar, Director AYUSH, Bengaluru.
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Relaxed norms to boost waste-to-energy plants 17.7.2017 TOI: India
Activities such as segregation, composting, refuse-derived fuel (RFD) making and setting up of waste-to-energy plants up to 15 megawatt capacity at existing landfill sites, don’t require green clearance, the Union environment and forests ministry has said.
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A simple way to convert kitchen waste into aerobic compost 17.7.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Good response to short film made by CitYzen, residents’ welfare associations
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Ragpickers move into new homes 15.7.2017 Hindu: News
75 persons benefit from scheme
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Udupi Zilla Panchayat strives to get clean district tag 15.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The Zilla Panchayat is all set to take measures introducing the innovative concept of 'Green Protocol' enabling effective and scientific disposal of solid waste. Zilla Panchayat deputy secretary Srinivas Rao spoke at a workshop held for NGOs and local representatives from various associations here on Saturday. Rao said that, although it has been acclaimed as being open defecation-free, Udupi district is unable to achieve the tag of the clean district. The Quality Control of India grades the district at seventh place in terms of cleanliness. The administration, however, aims to reach greater heights in the ranking, as a result of which, extensive measures are taken to create awareness. The government has banned the use of plastic. In spite of the ban on the use of polythene bags, there has been no success in complete eradication of the use of plastic. He said one day in a week is earmarked exclusively to create awareness as part of the innovative programme initiated under Swacch Udupi Swastha Udupi. The ...
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Workshop focusses on waste management 15.7.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
A workshop on waste management and sustainability was held at Vignan Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) by the Green Technology Club of the college in association with the Green Face Environme...
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What else was on fire this week? 15.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
What else was on fire this week?
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Adopt latest nursery methods: SCCL CMD 14.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
1 crore saplings planned in region
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TemperPack Announces USD 10 Million Series A Financing led by SJF Ventures 14.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
RICHMOND, Va., July 14, 2017 : TemperPack (www.temperpack.com), the leader in earth-friendly packaging for insulated, temperature-sensitive goods, announced today that it has raised USD 10 million to expand its operations and further commercialize innovative, new products.
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Corp mulls tax relaxation as part of home based waste management 13.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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What can stop the worms? How about a 60-year-old asphalt driveway? 13.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As an enthusiastic if inept gardener, I recently had a big section of my driveway jack-hammered up, so I could increase my vegetable output.

It wasn’t at all like lifting a rock and finding all kinds of wiggly creatures busy below. The dirt under the 60-year-old asphalt was still and dry and compacted....

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Waste segregation at source catching up with residents 13.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Entire city will begin segregation in two months, says Corporation Commissioner
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TVM corp to introduce slab based service charge for waste management 12.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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How Never To Do Anything Wrong OR The Trump Administration Did Not Chop Down The Cherry Tree 12.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
How Never To Do Anything Wrong OR The Trump Administration Did Not Chop Down The Cherry Tree
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Does Donald Trump know who the president is? 11.7.2017 Washington Post
Does Donald Trump know who the president is?
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Bright colours in my garden 10.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Crotons are easy maintenance plants
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