The Defence Research and Development Organisation's new eco-friendly residential complex at Timarpur, Delhi, has the anaerobic biodigestor technology, that aims to conserve nature.

Hazardous Emissions From Mixed Solid Waste Prompts Panel To Seek Countrywide Ban

The parliamentary standing committee on urban development has recommended waste incinerator plants be shut in residential areas across the country. In its 27th report, the committee severely criticized the location and use of “mixed solid waste” for such plants. This may come as a morale-booster for several residents in Sukhdev Vihar, New Friends Colony, Maharani Bagh and other areas loacted near the Okhla waste-to-energy plant who have been complaining of pollution.

Trichy corporation aims to generate both electricity and cooking gas from the garbage generated in the city.

A group of Paris restaurants is turning food scraps into biogas and compost ahead of a new law that will force thousands of French food outlets to recycle their organic waste.

The Kochi corporation is planning to implement the Zero Waste Project in west Kochi. The project will cover flats, hotels and restaurants in the area.

The project is similar to the eco–friendly garbage management system being implemented by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (Credai) in the city. The association has successfully treated organic waste produced in flats constructed by its members at the site itself.

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City plans to install separate bins for organic and inorganic waste at the busiest sections of the city within the current fiscal.

NGT Panel Sets Pollution Limits, Guidelines For Cutting Waste, Water Reuse

New Delhi: Only 300 restaurants and hotels in Delhi have taken clearance from Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), while thousands of others may be operating without its consent, violating the norms under water and air acts along with other environmental regulations.

Here’s good news for resident gods of major shrines in the Kathmandu Valley and their devotees.

This is the continuation of Biogas Power (Off-grid) Programme during 2013-14 and the remaining period of 12th Five Year Plan. Biogas technology provides an alternative source of energy mainly from organic wastes. It is produced when bacteria degrade organic matter in the absence of air.

Resolutions on reducing weight and kicking the drinking habit are common, but Chennaiites, going by a report by the Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council (WTERT), would do well to resolve