The Mysore City Corporation has taken up setting up of zero waste management units in another four wards after its success in Kumbarkoppal.

Students and teachers of Doon University participated in a day-long training workshop on Solid Waste Management as a part of the capacity building and strengthening of Vermi Composting Units in universities and colleges, an initiative of the State Government.

The programme was held at the Senate Hall of the university and was attended by senior members of the staff and students from various col

KOCHI: The vexed issue of solid waste management has found a place in the scheme of things of the Kochi Corporation.

The annual budget, which was presented in the corporation council on Saturday, has envisioned a

CHENNAI: Chemplast Sanmar has won two awards, for innovative case study and excellent water efficient unit, at the seventh National Award for Excellence in Water Management organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Hyderabad.

According to a release, the two awards were for the successful case study of zero liquid discharge at Mettur plant.

Bokaro, Aug.

The Rashtrapati Bhavan, the residence of the country's first citizen, has become the country's first-ever urban habitat to receive the ISO 14001:2004 certification-granted today by UK's Bureau Veritas in view of the various standardised environment management practices adopted by the President's Estate.

The Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of the President of India, is set to become the first urban dwelling to receive an ISO certification (International Organisation for Standardisation) next month.

The newly elected Mayor has expressed apprehension about the three landfill sites of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) as they are already full beyond their capacity.

The first ever

Chennai: For S Indra Kumar, a machine operator-turned-environment activist, charity begins at home. No chemical, save the soap he uses, enters his home. And no waste is ever let out. This makes his modest dwelling in Pammal, the southern suburbs of Chennai, a