The Manickapurampudur Common Effluent Treatment (CETP) has forwarded a requisition to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to allow the plant to operate and give sufficient time to erect reverse osmosis (RO) system to ensure zero liquid discharge in the dyeing effluent treatment process.

Government has given top priority for execution of the much sought-after Sabarimala Master Plan with the sole aim of ensuring better basic facility at the pilgrim centre where as many as the State’

Profit-sharing with tribal people and auctioning of mineral concessions are not the only landmark changes proposed in the new mining Bill.

A green building policy proposed to be brought by the State government will aim at reduction of energy consumption of existing buildings by 15 per cent and new buildings by 30 per cent.

Minister for Forests K.B. Ganesh Kumar has called upon the people to cultivate an eco-friendly waste disposal culture without littering waste in public places.

The Sabarimala high-power committee has decided to submit a proposal to the government for implementing a zero-waste project at Sabarimala.
The project aims at cleaning Sabarimala, Pampa, and the traditional forest path to Sabarimala and maintaining them as a zero-waste zone.

The district panchayat will, on Wednesday, launch a comprehensive project with the objective of making Pathanamthitta waste-free.
At a press conference here on Tuesday, Babu George, panchayat president, said the project, called Zero-Waste Pathanamthitta, would be implemented in association with the 54 grama panchayats, eight block panchayats, and three municipalities in the district.

KOCHI:  At a time when the residents of Fort Kochi are choked with the garbage heaps, the Corporation is sitting over `17.20 lakh sent to the local body as a part of the payment for its implementation.

COIMBATORE: On a 450-acre campus where nearly 8,000 people live, at least one tonne of food getting wasted is not unusual. But what Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham does with that waste is certainly unusual.

Ever heard of bottled cooking gas, green diesel or bio-CNG? And that too produced from waste generated in the city?