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Category: Waste Management :: Composting
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Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Delhi's Air quality now 'satisfactory': Environment department 21.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The air quality of the national Capital has been improving since the past week when dust storm had induced hazy conditions making the air unbreathable. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday reviewed the air quality index (AQI) --- showing the levels of pollutants in the air --- stating that it was 'satisfactory'. "Ambient air quality index in the national Capital is showing continuous improvement," Hussain was told by officials of the environment department and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC). The minister noted that the AQI of Delhi stood at 157 at 2 pm on Wednesday with PM10 levels of 203.3 µg/m3and PM2.5 levels at 68.8 µg/m3 as per data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The data shows 'moderate' air quality. Hussain also reviewed the working of landfill sites. Secretary (Environment) informed the minister that effort is on promoting installation and enhancement of capacities of waste-to-energy plants, composting of the biotic waste and proper ...
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‘Micro compost yards will keep city green’ 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Tambaram Municipality aims at reducing quantum of trash reaching landfill sites
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Railways first waste-to-energy plant faces GST hurdles 19.6.2018 Sify Finance
Indian Railways' long-awaited and ambitious project to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur railway station has run into Goods and Services Tax (GST) hurdles, causing a delay in the commissioning of the first such municipal solid waste management centre on the rail network.
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Wet garbage woe plagues Thane residents 18.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Though the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has extended its deadline by a month for bigger housing societies in Thane to manage their own garbage, the societies want the civic body to manage its wet waste. They say that they can manage dry waste but do not have the wherewithal to set up expensive bio compost machinery. On June 17 over 35 big housing societies from Thane had a meeting to discuss ways and means to manage their own waste. This was after the TMC on June 15 gave them one more month to adopt the waste management system. "After a lot of discussions we zeroed in on the idea to segregate the wet and dry waste of our societies," says Siva Kumar Vunnava from Bramhand phase VI, Ghodbunder road. "We will manage dry waste, but TMC should take care of the wet waste. Putting up a wet waste plant requires around Rs 10 to Rs 12 lakh," he adds. The residents also demand that TMC should put up a waste processing plant on vacant plots in the city since there's no dumping ground. "They have given a waste ...
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Plastic-free wedding – Chennai family shows the way! 16.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A couple in Chennai ties the knot in a unique, plastic-free wedding. The family shares a checklist for our readers to be inspired and try to incorporate in their lives! »
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Tiruchi among five cities chosen for NAMA project 15.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Selected based on its performance on solid waste management
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BDA’s de-weeding of Bellandur a ‘farce’ 13.6.2018 Hindu: News
Comment of three-member independent commission set up by NGT to observe cleaning up operation
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New Fertilizer 13.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
For the first time in the country the Forest Department of the Madhya Pradesh Government in associations with the scientists has successfully developed high quality fertilizer by mixing the bacteria with fungus. It is claimed that it is very economical healthy, smart and intelligent stuff. It will enable the plants to draw micro nutrients. It […]
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2 municipal bodies in NE awarded 11.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
2 municipal bodies in NE awarded
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Eco-friendly anganwadis on the anvil in district 11.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
HKM to promote bio-pot composting for waste management
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Exemplary move by Kasturbanagar residents 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
They are organising a waste management mela, which is about taking small but sure step towards creating a green neighbourhood
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WALMI to prepare bio-fertilizer from trash in 24 hrs 8.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) will prepare compost from waste material. A machine to prepare compost from waste was launched by WALMI on the occasion of World Environment Day. Every month 1.2 quintal manure will be ready. According to WALMI officials the compost will be prepared from the leaves that fall from […]
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B'luru civic body, French firm launch waste management study 7.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India] June 7 (ANI): Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and French environmental technology company 3WAYSTE launched a technical feasibility study on waste management in Karnataka's
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Ajmer dargah roses for organic compost 7.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Roses offered at the Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah of Ajmer by zayrins (pilgrims) will now be used to manufacture an organic compost. Pilgrims vising the dargah offer only red roses at the shrine.  Presently over two tonne roses that are offered daily at the dargah end up as waste. The processing unit will be established as part of Temple Waste Management Programme. The project would be started at the end of the month of Ramzam in association with the Rural Development Programme (RDP) of Art of Living (AOL) Foundation as part of its waste management programme. It would be funded by a corporate as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. Speaking to DNA, Dr Adil, assistant nazim, Ajmer Dargah informed, “The project is being taken up as part of 100 clean iconic cities programme. It is a combined effort of dargah administration, AOL and Hindustan Zinc. Dargah administration will provide land and facilities for waste collection AOL will provide technical expertise and Hindustan Zinc ...
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Waste-to-energy project: French firm begins feasibility study 7.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Three months after the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and French company 3Wayste to set up a waste-to-e
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Rural house construction – Nadia top district in India 6.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Kolkata, After becoming the first district in the country to be declared open defecation free (ODF), Nadia gets another feather in its cap – number one in Gramin Awaas Yojana. According to a Central Government report, the district achieved the feat for both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 financial years. For 2016-16, 98.06 per cent of the […]
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Source segregation in Chennai fails to take off 6.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Source segregation has failed in the city, posing challenges related to the unscientific dumping of waste in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur yards.Accordin
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Source segregation fails to take off 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Source segregation has failed in the city, posing challenges related to the unscientific dumping of waste in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur yards.Accordin
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