Composting units became a reality in the Commercial Capital on Tuesday as per the orders of the High Court mandating the Civic bodies to set up these units to tackle garbage problem.

Kannal Achuthan, Chennai: Solid waste management experts, from various parts of the country, presented innovative and feasible models of handling municipal garbage at a meeting here on Tuesday.

Margao Municipal Council

Residents oppose waste-to-energy plant in Delhi residents of Okhla in Delhi have come out against a proposed waste-to-energy (wte) plant in the area, saying it will put the health of about 200,000 people to risk and pollute their water tank 100 m from the site. On August 4, they stalled the transfer of land for the project based on the controversial technology that burns waste to produce

Pig farmers on R

In this study, the anaerobic digestion of different types of organic wastes including swept flour from the floor of flourmills, leftover food and vegetable waste is investigated. The performance of an anaerobic digester is dependent on the type and composition of the materials to be digested as well as the environmental factors such as pH and temperature.

Shyam Ranganathan

CHENNAI: Non-availability of sufficient quantities of vegetable waste with high-starch content was the reason for the underutilisation of the Koyambedu

V. Venkatasubramanian

KANCHEEPURAM: The Tiruporur town panchayat has started producing natural manure from biodegradable waste collected from households and establishments in the area.

P. Oppili

CHENNAI: The Experts Committee on Pallikaranai marsh constituted by the Madras High Court held a meeting on Friday.

Have you ever thought that your everyday kitchen waste is damaging the environment? Delhiite Asit Nema has, writes SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY