How many times can one repeat a mistake?Many years ago, a company called Komex said it could treat Margao's garbage in an

The World Bank will provide $5.524 million (of which $2.869 million long-term debt) to proposed Carbon Finance project "Lahore Composting" (Saif Group, Pakistan, the sole owner of Lahore Compost Ltd-LCL) to avoid generation of methane emission from biodegradable wastes and improve cultivated land by using compost as a natural soil conditioner.

Kolar, DHNS: Revenue Department will soon set in motion the process to acquire 650 acres of land required for implementation of Yaragol project. A sum of Rs 13 crore will be released to the Department within a week in this behalf.

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z. Manikandan Tenders to be floated for the Rs.44-crore project once the State gives administrative sanction GIVEN APPROVAL: The proposed compost yard in Venkatamangalam near Vandalur.

Village panchayats in Goa which have been struggling to tackle the garbage menace, now have a better alternative to take care of the wet garbage. The department of Science, Technology & Environment has identified an equipment

Compost Awareness Week, which started on Sunday, aims to encourage more people to home compost kitchen and garden waste and use peat-free composts containing recycled materials on their gardens. The campaign, run by The Composting Association and WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Partnership), also helps to forge more links between compost producers and their local communities. As part of the campaign, homeowners are being encouraged to do their bit and can win

Enriched compost produced with use of municipal solid wastes (MSW) recorded narrow C:N ratio at the end of decomposition period than municipal solid wastes decomposed without enrichers. To enhance the decomposition rate, quality of municipal solid wastes and enrichers/amendments are found very significant for production of compost.

Municipal solid waste (MSW) management is considered to be one of the major problems being faced by municipalities in the developing countries around the world and National Capital Territory of Delhi in India is not an exception. Appropriate solid waste management of a city is crucial for public health and aesthetic surroundings. The objectives of the present study are to assess the strategies adopted by the various civic agencies for management of MSW and to determine the qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the waste produced.

The outward expansion of larger metros, gradual changes in land use and occupations have transformed the rural hinterland into semi-urban or ‘peri-urban’ areas.

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