Pune Unable to resolve the issue of an alternate site for dumping garbage, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) -- exploring other means for disposal of garbage -- will install 12 biogas plants in the city by December-end. These plants are expected to process 63 metric tonnes of garbage by the end of 2010.

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a subsidiary of World Bank, has pledged assistance to Waste Management Corporation (WMC) to eliminate waste collected across the country.

Transition from fossil fuel dominated energy to clean, carbon compliant sources demand its generation from alternative sources that could provide flexible and scalable solutions. This is the big challenge in view that the gas and coal fired installations continue to increase unabated notwithstanding the harsh realities of global warming and climate change consequences.

The definition of renewable energy seems clear cut: The sun continues to shine, so solar energy is renewable. The wind continues to blow, so wind turbines churn out renewable power.

Ocean currents work magic when they help ships navigate from one place to the other or bring rain. However, together with the Horse latitudes, they also have created a new continent as big as Africa and still expanding, which may never support life because it is plain garbage, dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

COIMBATORE: The menace of burning garbage returned to the Coimbatore Corporation

Namakkal district, located in Tamil Nadu in southern India, is committed to be an

Bindu Shajan Perappadan NEW DELHI: This is the latest irritant plaguing the waste segregation system in the Capital. Civic agencies in the city have been advised to avoid "polluting and spilling while segregating plastic from general waste at dhalaos'.

Government plans to dump dry waste from Sonsodo to the KTC bus stand for land filling came in for strong opposition from the BJP, even as the Margao Municipal Council floated a tender of Rs 17 lakh fo

The Government has sanctioned a grant of Rs 35 lakh to Bicholim Muncipal Council (BMC), to purchase space for the disposal of garbage at Lakherim in Bordem-Bicholim.