User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Aug 24 2019 13:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste 14.8.2019 Citizen Matters
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year
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Swacch Bharat Summer Internship 14.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Swacch Bharat Summer Internship
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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Nearly 1.4 billion people worldwide lack access to toilets. Can innovation solve the problem? 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
In 60 high-burden countries, researchers are experimenting with collection liners, dry toilets and converting faeces to fertilisers.
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How to compost wet waste in your apartment with just a bucket 5.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If you live in an apartment, you may find disposing wet waste difficult. But to compost this waste, all you need is an old bucket. Here's a DIY guide on making your own 'compost bucket' and using the compost in your garden
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Handbags from milk cartons, plants in coconut shells, and more at Second to None sale 31.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru generates thousands of tonnes of waste everyday, but we can reduce it substantially by using recycled or repurposed products. Here is an account of some interesting recycled products that were sold at an event organised by the volunteer group Second To None, last Saturday
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Chennai Buzz: Rain update | Dial for water | Smart card only for metro parking…and more 29.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What does Met data say about rainfall since June? How will Metro water's new tanker-on-demand scheme work? What does the latest Madras High Court instruction regarding school bus safety say? Catch these and more in this weekly round up of Chennai news.
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103 Government Colonies to implement intensive campaign on Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste, cleaning & greening & rainwater harvesting as part of 100 day campaign 26.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
74 colonies in Delhi and 29 colonies in various parts of the country have been selected for intensive campaign of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs from July, 2019 to October, 2019. The following will be implemented in a campaign mode as part of 100 days plan -   Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste and Orientation and capacity building on Home Composting: This will be done with the help of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and residents of colonies who will be motivated to segregate the house hold waste and adopt home composting of organic waste.
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Telangana's First Organic Village Is Leading The Way In Natural Farming 16.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Telangana's Enabavi village can show the way to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
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Disposal of Garbage 9.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the information shared by Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Solid Waste Management is one of the integral components of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [(SBM(G)].
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Villages across India discuss PM’s letter on Water Conservation 22.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
To promote water conservation across the country ahead of the monsoon season, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, recently wrote letters to all Sarpanches, urging them to undertake Rainwater Harvesting and Water Conservation activities in rural India.
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In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes 20.6.2019 Reuters: World News
La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Pioneering RWAs felicitated with Green Awards 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Five Resident Welfare Associations across the city have been recognised by the TNPCB for their adoption of environment-friendly practices. This is what they've been doing.
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Coca-Cola India Foundation to implement Integrated Waste Management solutions 3.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Coca-Cola India Foundation Anandana has announced establishment of integrated waste management infrastructure at multiple locations in the country. The foundation along with NGO partners including Saahas, Chintan and Hasirudala, will also includes setting up of Material Recovery and Segregation Facilities (MRFs). The partnerships will also drive social initiatives such as inclusion of […]
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Nearly a third of Kodungaiyur residents have difficulty breathing, but no action on waste dump 22.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An in-depth survey by CAG revealed the presence of heavy metals at Chennai's Kodungaiyur dump yard. As it has a direct, visible impact on public health, remediation of the dump yard is the need of the hour. Realisation, however, does not seem very close.
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