Over the last decade, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has explored the use of fecal sludge (FS) in combination with other organic waste sources to optimize FS treatment and composting for the production of a safe organic fertilizer, which can – depending on demand – be enriched with crop nutrients or pelletized for volume red

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Energy from Organic Waste, 05/12/2019. 96 waste-to-energy projects for generation of electricity based on Urban, industrial, agricultural waste and Municipal Solid Waste have been successfully established in the country.

Black soldier fly colonies can produce about 100 times more protein per year than chicken or soybeans, not to mention cattle, on the same area of land. The flies can directly feed on different types of organic wastes, leapfrogging closed loop processes within a circular food economy.

Resource recovery and reuse (RRR) contributes to a range of social, economic and environmental benefits that affect human well-being in developing and emerging economies.

Resource recovery and reuse (RRR) of domestic and agro-industrial waste has the potential to contribute to a number of financial, socioeconomic and environmental benefits.

Open dumping of waste and discharging untreated wastewater into environment are key causes of  environmental  pollution  in  the  developing  world,  including  South  Asian  countries.  Waste  and wastewater however can be a source for recovering energy, nutrients and water if properly treated or  recycled rather than a cause of pollution and d

By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tonnes of waste annually, increasing drastically from today’s 2.01 billion tonnes. What a Waste presents national and urban waste management data from around the world and highlights the need for urgent action.

This report was prepared in support of GGGI’s Green Cities Development Program in Lao PDR. Following a request of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (henceforth Lao PDR) Government, GGGI has been conducting a green city pilot program in the capital city, Vientiane, to demonstrate how this concept could be implemented in the Lao context.

Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water.

With possible issues rising from the combination of liquid and solid waste in landfills, a new study by Colorado State University researchers could lead to more effective landfill-based management

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