WITH the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board

The Margao Municipal Council on Monday invited Expression of Interest from companies and private operators to develop and operate a 50 ton per day processing plant for municipal solid waste along with construction of landfill and leachate collection of disposal system.

Pune In a bid to bring about a solution to the garbage crisis in Uruli Devachi and Phursunhi, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is pondering over creating ward-wise garbage processing units in all the 14 wards of the city, through which energy would also be created.

Mumbai, November 9 The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

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.

THRISSUR: Instead of decentralised arrangements for the treatment and processing of waste by Local Self-help Groups in each district, a centralised processing arrangement for a few districts or for each district was mooted by Thrissur District Collector V K Baby.

He presented the idea at the meeting of Thrissur Mayor, Chairmen and Secretaries of municipalities and concerned officials held at the Collectorate here the other day.

The participants welcomed the idea. The Collector said that the preliminary sorting of the waste should be done at the generating points.

Set to change: A view of the garbage dump at Kodungaiyur, where a waste processing facility is to be set up.

Chennai: The Chennai Corporation will float fresh tenders for an integrated solid waste processing plant at Kodungaiyur, Mayor M. Subramanian said on Wednesday.

A resolution related to the waste processing plant was tabled before the Corporation Council at a meeting held at Ripon Building.

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