CHENNAI: While the Tamil Nadu government spent hundreds of crores of taxpayer money to restore the Cooum river, miscreants have wreaked havoc on the project piling tonnes of construction and plasti

Cities could tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources by using organic waste, such as bananas, potatoes and maize as building materials, Arup predicts. Globally the construction industry is one of the largest users of raw materials; in the UK alone it accounts for 60 per cent of all raw materials consumed.

The present work is mainly focused on the Geotechnical properties of the areas in Gandhinagar district. The recent growth which is associated with urbanization in Gandhinagar -Ahmedabad Township calls for appropriate geotechnical investigations of soils of the area. Representative soil samples were collected from the Sabarmati River bed near Gandhinagar area and were investigated as per Indian standard for their index properties with a view to classifying for their use in infrastructural development.

Simple mud concrete bricks provide the most affordable and sustainable houses in the tropics, a Sri-Lankan study suggests.

The 2016 Rules supersede the Municipal Solid Waste Rules, 2000 and expand the ambit of application to every urban local body, including outgrowths in urban agglomerations, census towns, areas under

CPCB has brought `Guidelines on Environmental Management of C&D Wastes' in compliance of Rule 10 sub-rule 1(a) of the C&D Waste Management Rules, 2016 and has attempted to address the issues pertaining to abatement of adverse environmental impacts arising from C&D waste management activities.

The draft “Guidelines on Environmental Management of C&D Waste Management in India (2017)” has been prepared by CPCB in compliance of under Duties of the Central Pollution Control Board under Rule 10 sub-rule 1(a) of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Management Rules, 2016 states ‘- prepare operational guidelines related to environ

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured meta material — an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature — to act as a kind

Hyderabad: Municipal commissioners will be given magisterial powers to penalise those throwing garbage, plastic and construction waste on the roads, illegally installing posters, banners or flexis,

Carbon footprint is broadly defined as carbon dioxide (CO2.) emissions normalized per unit mass of a product or per unit of an activity. It is considered as an important environmental indicator for comparing various products or activities. Fired solid clay brick is a popular walling material in India. Manufacturing of fired clay bricks involves combustion of fossil fuels during the firing process and during other unit operations and activities.

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