User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Jun 22 2019 22:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting 22.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.
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How to make a mini forest with Miyawaki method 19.5.2019 Citizen Matters
With the Miyawaki method, you can create your own forest patch in spaces as small as 30 sq ft. The plants grow rapidly into trees, and do not need any maintenance after the first three years. Here is a guide to building a forest with this method
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Compost plant starts working in Adampur Chhavani again 13.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) dumps the waste in landfill site situated in Adampur Chhavni and now it has been decided to use the waste again, to convert it into organic fertilizers and with it, electronic weight system and for security point of view CCTV’s are also installed. It is notable that earlier the […]
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Chennai Corporation plans to decentralise waste management, but how? 11.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In an interview with Citizen Matters, Corporation Commissioner G Prakash talks about the plan to decentralise the handling and management of 100% of wet waste generated in the city, and the efforts under way to implement the same.
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New research shows that biodegradable plastics aren’t really biodegradable 7.5.2019 Scroll.in
Making plastic from biological sources could be a solution, but supporting infrastructure is necessary.
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What Bengaluru’s scientific waste management can teach the Swachh Bharat mission 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While the Government of India has time and again emphasised the importance of cleanliness, Bengaluru has kept up the spirit of swachhata with a number of initiatives. See how an innovative waste collection station, plastic tiles and a compost school are reimagining waste management in the city.
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Modern rural composting system launched at Makeli 1.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Modern rural composting system launched at Makeli
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Be the change that you want to see in your city 26.4.2019 Citizen Matters
If you have blamed the Government all along for deteriorating environment and other conditions in your city, now may be the time to rethink and react. These are five ways in which you can become an active and aware citizen and bring about change for the better.
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Pallikaranai apartment shows the way towards greener living 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An apartment complex in Pallikaranai has taken a multi-pronged approach towards sustainable living, with replicable changes in waste management, power generation and water conservation.
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World Earth Day 2019: 5 Ways Of Making Your Kitchen More Sustainable Or Greener 22.4.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
World Earth Day 2019: There are small and big steps that you can take on a daily basis, in order to save precious natural resources and reduce the carbon footprint of your kitchen.
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Residents quiz South Chennai candidates on their plans for the constituency 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Representatives of the Federation of OMR Residents Associations (FOMRRA) organised a meeting with candidates of South Chennai to address the various issues plaguing the constituency.
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Waste treatment 3.4.2019 Hindu: Opinion
I refer to two reports published in the daily — “Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey” (March 18) and “Septic tanks meet norms:
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Exposure Visit Organised 1.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Exposure Visit Organised
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KVK, Cdl organizes exposure trip as part of STRY 31.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK, Cdl organizes exposure trip as part of STRY
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