User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Composting
Last updated: Oct 15 2019 15:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE 11.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE
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An urban farm grows in Los Angeles 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Filmmaker Ali Greer and teacher/chef Eric Tomassini are juggling full-time careers while living their dream of running the Avenue 33 Farm, an urban farm carved into the steep acre behind their Lincoln Heights home, just minutes from downtown L.A.

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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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How Indore became India’s cleanest city (and how others can follow) 3.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Segregation at source, trust between citizens and the municipality, processing close to sources of waste and hefty fines helped the city clean up its trash.
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Parisians fight climate change with a surprising weapon 28.9.2019 BBC: Business
An initiative in Paris is trying to persuade restaurants to turn food waste into compost.
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Small steps to make your office space greener 27.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The founder of an HR firm in Chennai describes how she motivates her team to adopt environment-friendly lifestyles and take concrete steps to reduce waste generated at the workplace.
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UK gardeners 'punished by quiet green tax' for kerbside collections 25.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Local authorities are charging between £22 and £96 a year for regular garden waste collections.
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Chennai Buzz: Record rainfall in a day | Multimodal hub at Broadway | Metro from Wimco Nagar…and more 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch the updates on some of the most important news and happenings from the city over the week gone by.
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The Expanding Footprint of green housing Mr Apurva Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Rivali Park CCI 19.9.2019 Projects Monitor

The Expanding Footprint of green housing There was an era when developers and builders had no option than only choosing between resources like straw, mud, timber, and stone to build a green home that consumed precious energy. Thanks to the industrial boost, there has been massive progress in sustainable technologies. This implies that novel homes […]

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‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya
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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Training cum demonstration on "Citrus Rejuvenation" organized at Tamenglong 12.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Training cum demonstration on "Citrus Rejuvenation" organized at Tamenglong
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Tech innovation: Eco-friendly plastic could help combat India’s air pollution problem 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers in Genoa, bioplastics can be decomposable and made from agro waste, helping solve both the plastic and crop burning problem.
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Colorado recyclers caught in chokehold of rising costs and falling commodity prices 25.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Higher processing costs and lower commodity prices are crushing recyclers around the country, with no easy for them to escape from the vise grip squeezing them.
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Guwahati’s garbage mess gets worse in the rains, calls for collective action 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Monsoon has turned the streets of Guwahati into a serious health hazard for citizens, and this is why. Most importantly, the solution now lies as much in the hands of citizens as with city administrators.
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How Bengaluru is targeting 100% segregation of waste by December 2019: BBMP’s new SWM bye-laws 23.8.2019 Citizen Matters
With its new draft bye-laws on solid waste management (SWM), BBMP is aiming for 100% waste segregation and minimal use of landfills. The bye-laws mandate waste segregation into eight streams, steep penalties for offenders, and greater role for ward committees in SWM
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How Kasturba Nagar residents are working towards a cleaner Adyar 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Members of ROKA -- Residents Of Kasturba Nagar Association -- write about the association's dedicated efforts to restore cleanliness and hygiene in the larger neighbourhood, with proper waste management practices in place.
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The 10 surprising things you can't recycle 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
After McDonald's says its paper straws cannot be recycled, what other items only go in general waste?
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All you need to know about composting garden waste 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Pit composting is perhaps the easiest way to dispose of garden waste - it takes minimal effort, and gives you high-quality manure for your garden. But what exactly happens in a compost pit? And how do you ensure the right conditions for composting? Here's an explainer
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