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Category: Waste Management :: Composting
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October deadline set for bulk waste management programme in A ward 17.8.2017 DNA: India
Starting October, government buildings, hotels, restaurants, malls and all commercial units in Brihanmumbai Municiapl Corporation’s A ward that have an area of over 20,000 sq mts or generate over 100 kg waste must compost wet waste at their own premises. Ward officials said commercial units will have arrange space for composting and that they expect strict adherence. Kiran Dighavkar, Assistant Commissioner, A ward, said that no extent will be granted to bulk waste generators after the deadline, which is the first week of October. Earlier, on May 12, the ward had issued notices to all hotels, government offices, army cantonment area, banks and other organisations to set up facilities for organic waste converter, vermi-composting, bio-methanation or any other proven method in their backyard to treat wet waste at source.  Around 237 commercial establishment were served notices to set up a composting system by May 31, failing which the civic body said, it would stop picking up the garbage from June ...
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Residents want KCDC plant booted out from HSR Layout 15.8.2017 Citizen Matters
Karnataka Composting Development Corporation (KCDC) in HSR Layout, Bengaluru, is in news yet again. Residents are demanding that the government: 1. Shift the existing plant immediately to a remote and unpopulated location outside the city »
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Biomining to be used to reclaim Sembakkam dumpyard 15.8.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Erode-based firm has been awarded the ₹1.5 crore project
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NMMC to make composting a must 13.8.2017 Hindu: News
3-month deadline set for bodies generating wet garbage of 100 kg or more per day
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PM lauds Pune resident’s efforts towards Swacch Bharat 11.8.2017 BusinessLine - News
The Prime Minister has lauded the efforts of a Pune-based resident for doing innovative work by linking gardening to the Swacch Bharat Mission. Recently, Prachi Deshpande wrote a letter to the PM, r...
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Residents seek closure of KCDC plant, sign plea 11.8.2017 deccanherald.com
More than 3,200 residents have started an online petition demanding the closure of the Karnataka Compost Development Corporation (KCDC) plant in Somasundarapalya near HSR Layout. According to Ravinder Banyal, a resident in Somasundarapalya, increased intake of waste in the plant is resulting in foul smell. "The plant has a capacity of 70 tonnes but is processing about 200 tonnes of waste every day. This has resulted in foul smell which spreads up to two kilometres," said Banyal. At least 25,000 people in Somasundarapalya and HSR Layout who are affected by the smell are demanding closure of the plant. Though residents had approached the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), they got no relief. "They asked us why we had built our houses in buffer zones. We built our houses since the BBMP had given the permission. Now officials say we have violated rules and that is why some residents are scared to come out openly to sign the petition," said Banyal. "We are just concerned about the health of the people ...
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Lesson from 2015 floodsput into practice 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
In the continuing series on efforts taken by various gated communities to reduce the amount of garbage reaching landfills, we feature Central Park South from Sholinganallur this week
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Over 3,000 sign petition against KCDC plant 11.8.2017 Hindu: News
Aim is to counter BBMP claim about opposition to the plant
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Corp to withdraw Rs 800 fee for waste mgmt 10.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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PM Modi writes heart-warming letter to Swacch Bharat hero Prachi Deshpande 10.8.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Recently, PM Narendra Modi made a good Samaritan’s day when he replied to her and praised her efforts in keeping India clean. Mission Swachh Bharat is close to PM Modi’s heart and he keeps an eye out for any endeavours in that field. Prachi B Deshpande, a resident of Pune, decided to fight on war footing by no longer dumping waste from her home in dustbins, but instead making compost fertiliser from it. Not just content with the environmental-friendly way of disposing her own waste, the Punekar also collected waste from her neighbourhood homes and temples and starting organic farming on top of her roof. When Prachi wrote a letter to PM Modi about her effort, she probably didn’t expect a reply from a man as busy as the PM. PM Modi wrote to her: “Your contribution towards making the society and environment clean and healthy will bring in positive transformation.” PM Modi also termed her endeavour as a good example of people’s participation in the Swacch Bharat ...
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Initiative to combat filaria 10.8.2017 Hindu: News
Japanese pharma firm taking care of 52 patients in Yarada
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Vilappilsala is a ticking time bomb: Green activist K Vasuki 7.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Residents around Indira Canteens fear waste management, traffic issues 7.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
But project managers are expecting only organic waste, which will be dropped off in composting plants
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Greenpeace to campaign on converting waste to food in Bengaluru 7.8.2017 Citizen Matters
Greenpeace will campaign on composting and organic vegetable gardens in the city, to help tackle waste crisis. ...
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North Delhi gets 316 garbage-to-manure compost pits 7.8.2017 DNA: India
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has finally started taking steps under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) to address the issue of waste management. In order to treat the organic waste, the civic body has developed as many as 316 compost pits, which will convert garbage into manure. Besides, it has also procured four wood-chipping machines to disintegrate the waste. The officials said two wood chippers have been installed in the Rohini zone and one each in the Civil Lines and the Karol Bagh zones. "Leaves and branches collected after pruning of trees will be used as high-quality manure. It will help in reducing the cost at which the corporation has to buy manure from external agencies. Also, the manure produced in this manner will be environment-friendly," a senior civic body official said. Besides, the staff of the Horticulture Department has undergone a 10-day training to learn the procedure for the recycling. The civic body has also decided to establish a plant at Rani Khera, for scientific disposal ...
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Corporation gets 40 more vehicles to help in waste management 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
A sum of ₹2 crore has been spent for acquiring the vehicles
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Civic body gets chippers for manure 7.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has bought four new wood chippers and shredder machines under the Swachh Bharat Mission to convert leaves and remains of trees into high quality manure.North Delh...
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33% price cut fetches only 1% result 6.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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New addresses for green waste 6.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Service providers of waste management to register with civic body 5.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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