User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Urban waste
Last updated: Jun 17 2019 20:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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From poo to food: Kenyan toilet waste key for new animal feed 17.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason: Human excrement.
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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ADB sanctions Rs 1,650 crore for development in Tripura 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
ADB sanctions Rs 1,650 crore for development in Tripura
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Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri
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Nagaland chamber of commerce calls for fight against plastics 16.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland chamber of commerce calls for fight against plastics
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All for Rs 10K or less a month: The lives of Noida’s migrant rickshaw pullers 16.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 20,000 tricycle rickshaw pullers live in Noida, mostly migrants from other states, who came here in pursuit of the 'urban dream.' But they find themselves constantly struggling to meet all ends, as they lead sub-par lives, far from their families and roots.
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Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip
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Reception ceremony of Dr RK Rajan held at Ningthoukhong 14.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Reception ceremony of Dr RK Rajan held at Ningthoukhong
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria 13.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees.
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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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Setting up of Solid Waste Management Plant reviewed 13.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Setting up of Solid Waste Management Plant reviewed
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Japan to invest Rs 13,000 cr in NE projects 13.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Japan to invest Rs 13,000 cr in NE projects
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Woes aplenty continue to hit Anil Nagar 12.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Woes aplenty continue to hit Anil Nagar
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How to pick the anti-pollution mask that’s right for you 12.6.2019 Citizen Matters
As Bengaluru's air quality is worsening, anti-pollution masks can reduce your exposure and the resultant health impacts. Here is a guide on the type of masks available in market, and pointers to pick one that's right for you
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BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi 11.6.2019 NDTV News - India-news
BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency. She claimed that even...
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Environment Day celebrated 11.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Environment Day celebrated
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Inside Dehradun’s Bindal slum, where the city’s waste pickers live 11.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite the crucial role they play in the city, efforts to improve the living conditions of Dehradun's waste pickers -- mostly migrants -- have been minimal and they continue to live in unsafe conditions, with little or no assistance from the Municipal Corporation.
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Meet the ‘urban nostalgists’ of Kolkata who are saving its architecture – one old building at a time 10.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For every ten historic structures that fall to the real estate juggernaut, there is at least one that is being preserved by entrepreneurs.
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MLA extends cash awards to two Polling Stations 10.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA extends cash awards to two Polling Stations
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