Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is considered as one of the most essential vegetable crops for human nutrition.

Madikeri CMC has come forward with a plan to produce compost from the wastes collected after segregating the plastic.

Waste being dumped near Stone Hill in Madikeri. (Below) CMC constructing a godown to store the plastic segregated from the wastes dumped at Stone Hill. dh photo

Kalpana Jain / New Delhi March 30, 2010, 0:59 IST

The stink is out of urine, literally and metaphorically, with a growing number of researchers spotting commercial and ecological value in a liquid most people consider waste.

Mumbai , March 14: This Rs 50-crore landfill project will recycle the city

S. Annamalai

MADURAI: Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) plans to extend the use of waste plastic in cement processing to more districts in February. At present, the

More than 400 college and school students participate in training programme

Nagercoil: The district administration has selected six wards of Nagercoil Municipality for the implementation of collecting and sending non-degradable plastic waste from Kanyakumari district to India Cements in Tirunelveli district as fuel, said the Collector, Rajendra Ratnoo.
India Cements

S. Annamalai

Melur school students to collect waste plastic for safe disposal

Worthy service: Students of Sundareswara Vidhyasala collecting waste plastic from a business establishment in Melur.

S Saroj Kumar

Chennai: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked cement units in the country to reduce their dependence on coal and turn towards the use of plastic waste to bridge the supply gap for coal.

With the increase in paddy cultivation in Northern plains of India due to advanced agriculture technology, the amount of paddy straw has also increased proportionately. According to a recent report 197 lakh tons of paddy straw is being burnt every year only in Punjab state.

Incorporating the beneficial use of industrial by-products into the industrial ecology of an urban region as a substitute or supplement for natural aggregate can potentially reduce life cycle impacts.