LUCKNOW: The waste recycling plant at Hardoi Road might be revived. The plant was set up in 2003 but has been lying dysfunctional since then. But now it might be revived after pumping in more capital through private investment, though the UP government is yet to give a go-ahead to the revival plan.

The State of the Environment report 2010 released by the UP environment directorate calls for urgent measures to organise solid waste management in a scientific and environmentally sustainable manner. The disposal of solid waste in UP is a major problem. Most cities have poor cleanliness and sanitation.

In this policy report the authors have compiled and analysed the most recent data on waste generation and the national policies related with waste management and climate change in ten countries in Asia. The study found that many countries in the region are now paying more attention to solid waste management from the perspective of climate change.

Arpico Plastishells Ltd, forging ahead in organic and liquid Waste Management, has introduced a Green Gas Unit in Sri Lanka providing households, hotels, restaurants, manufacturing plants, Large Scale businesses and SMEs to produce Bio Gas through organic waste, - an islands first a company spokesperson said.

Available in 1000ltrs and 5000ltrs units, it is estimated a total 1-7 hrs of gas could

Arpico Plastishells Ltd, forging ahead in organic and liquid waste management, has introduced a Green Gas Unit in Sri Lanka providing households, hotels, restaurants, manufacturing plants, large scale businesses and SMEs to produce bio gas through organic waste, - an island's first, a company spokesperson said.

Available in 1,000 litres and 5,000 litres units, it is estimated a total 1 to 7 hrs

bioprocessing of organic solid wastes is a must
DR P SANKAR GANESH
An analysis of municipal solid waste generated by various cities in India evidently reveals that more than 50% (typically 35-70%) contains biodegradable/organic waste.

CHENNAI: The Rs 5.50-crore bio-methanation plant is all set to generate power within a week from the solid waste of Koyambedu market, thus reducing the greenhouse gases coming from organic waste at the sprawling perishables market, according to sources in the Market Management Committee.

The plant, which hit a roadblock in 2008, due to non-availability of spares for the machine that was to conv

A city lad from Columbia University has come up with a waste management plan for Hyderabad. Mr Ranjit Annepu, 22, was in the city on Monday as part of his three-month MS research at the Earth Engineering Centre, Columbia University, New York. He pointed out,

Mahesh Kulkarni / Gubbi (tumkur District) February 15, 2011, 0:56 IST
Farmers in Tumkur district convert coconut husk into value-added products

About 15,000 coconut farmers in eastern Karnataka

In a bid to make Haryana eco-friendly, the state government has formulated a plan for mass production of bio-fuels from all kinds of biomass and organic waste.

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