Pune In a move that would provide some respite to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), the state Forest Department has agreed to give out forest land for dumping organic waste and using it for vermicomposting. The PMC, which is grappling with garbage dumping problem at Uruli Devachi and Phursungi, has seven months to resolve the issue by finding an alternative site.

The Margao Municipal Council has moved in to invite reputed and experienced companies to set up a garbage treatment plant.
But, sadly, the composting units set up within the jurisdiction of the Civic body upon orders of the Bombay High Court have literally hit a big block.

In their free time, these rail employees work to produce vermicompost in the Matunga workshop

Their main job is to ensure that Mumbai

Pune Pimpri-chinchwad : Electricity from refuse

Margao Municipal Council

They also learn basics of solid waste management and use of sewage treated with enzymes for gardening

TEACHING: Indra Kumar of Home Exnora explains terrace top farming to a group of students at his house in Shankar Nagar, Pammal on Wednesday.

The Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) would be

K. Manikandan

Useful option: Bottle gourds are among the vegetables grown in the kitchen garden of the Perungalathur town panchayat.

TAMBARAM: Two urban local bodies in the southern suburbs of Chennai have demonstrated the use of applying organic manure generated in their compost yards to grow vegetables in kitchen gardens maintained by them.

Karthik Madhavan

For the first time ever, segregation and composting of daily waste commenced at the Sonsodo dumping yard on Thursday with technical expertise from Goa Foundation, with Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat promising all help and co-operation to the Civic body to tide over the situation.