The Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers (2016-17), present this Thirty Ninth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on Action Taken by the Government on the observations/recommendations contained in the Thirty Fourth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers (2016-17) on the subject 'Implementation of
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 04/08/2017 regarding the municipal solid waste management plant of Bathinda. NGT in its Order said that as a result of non-functioning of the plant, it is the public health and environment at large, which is the victim.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Others Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding collection and disposal of Municipal Solid Waste and other waste in the state of Punjab.
Incineration-based waste-to-energy technologies have recently emerged as the preferred policy option for managing the growing problem of waste in India. These technologies require a continuous supply of waste inputs of sufficient quantity and quality—high calorific value and low moisture content—to be viable. Government and industry proponents suggest that WtE and recycling are compatible systems of managing waste while their critics disagree.
Indian cities are expanding with the increase in population and economic activities. Identification of landfill site in such cities has become a challenging issue for the municipalities. Non-existence of proper land use plan of Urban Authorities has aggravated the situation further leading to failure in solid waste management.
In this study we evaluated CO2 emissions during composting of green wastes with clay and/or biochar in the presence and absence of worms (species of the genus Eisenia), as well as the effect of those amendments on carbon mineralization after application to soil.
Biological treatment, composting, in particular, is a relatively simple, durable and inexpensive alternative for stabilizing and reducing biodegradable waste. Co-composting of different waste sources allows to enhance the compost nutrient value.