Aimed at offering technologies to produce clean energy for small scale projects, Nimbkar Agriculture Research Institute (NARI) has developed an eco-friendly commercial-scale gasifier for thermal applications. Equipped to utilise low density and leafy biomass materials like sugarcane leaves, bajra stalks & sweet sorghum, the technology also produces char which can be briquetted to form an
Florida based agricultural waste biomass to urea fertiliser specialist, BioNitrogen has launched its new technology for converting biowaste into fertilisers using small, farm based modular facilities, close to the required feedstock. According to the company, its technology is able to convert urea from biomass waste – including household waste and agricultural waste such as plant stalks and husks –...
In order to process 25 lakh tonnes of waste dumped at its landfill site, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is in consultation with global and national companies. Kishore Kanyal, Additional Municipal Commissioner, talks about the initiative. The Waste to Energy programme taken up by BMC is envisaged to generate 30% of energy from the available waste.
Despite strict enforcement of laws on dumping of bio medical waste, cases of illegal dumping of medical waste mixed with municipal solid waste has become rampant in city based hospitals across the country. Dr Suleman Merchant, Dean, LTMG Hospital, Mumbai, shared his perspective with Clean India Journal based on certain official reports. In a recent
For the first time in the history of India, the year 2012 saw several public protests against improper waste management all across India – from the northernmost State of Jammu and Kashmir to the southernmost Tamil Nadu. A fight for the right to clean environment and environmental justice led people to large scale demonstrations, including
Merger Beverages Pvt Ltd at Baikampady has an upgraded fully automatic plant registered under the Food Safety and Standards act, 2006. Merger has been serving quality soft drinks and aerated water to the customers in South Karnataka Districts of Mangalore and Udipi for more than three decades under the brand name of Merger Soda, Coolem and Oyes.
The basic application of bins is directly associated with garbage or waste collection. But bins are also used for storage in industries like food and textile. Types of bins vary with its applications in various industries. Today, the characteristics of a bin are also influenced by the ambience and aesthetics of its surroundings. Shardul Nautiyal interacts with a...
What is the best option for dealing with 5000kg of kitchen waste every day? Alexander Rohan John, Environmental Engineer, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India “This is a big amount of waste to deal with. There are several options including cheaper and more capital expensive depending on the circumstances to be dealt with. The cheapest way is
Mysore City Corporation (MCC) comprises 65 wards divided in nine zones. Around 400 tonnes of municipal waste is generated daily in the city of which about half is used to produce manure. The rest is handled by Zero Waste Management centres established in the nine zones under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).
In striving to create a waste-free world, it is important that we articulate not only our goals but the ways we plan to go about bringing them to fruition. I believe our objectives would be much better served in this regard with a simple word substitution. Rather than focusing on diversion rates as the way we measure recycling success,...