The business hub of North Karnataka, Hubli-Dharwad, is the second-largest conurbation in Karnataka after Bangalore. Over 400 tonnes of waste is generated by the twin cities on a daily basis. In order to keep the cities clean, Hubli Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) is planning to implement integrated solid waste management (ISWM) shortly. Municipal Commissioner Y
We all know waste is a problem. But it also can create value. Paperman shows how.
Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) Kochi implemented Clean City Movement to introduce an eco-friendly solid waste management system. V Raveendran, Executive Director shares his experience.
The Mysore City Corporation is targeting women to effectively handle the solid waste generated daily. The corporation took women leaders, including women corporators, to the sewage farm at Vidyaranyapuram, the city’s biggest waste management site and told them that the mounds of garbage could be reduced if they pitched in. At the launch of an
Members of the ECoBiZ Club at IIM Shillong have come up with an initiative by placing bamboo-made waste bins or khoh at various places in the campus. The bins have been designed using indigenous contraptions and have been manufactured by the Meghalaya Handloom and Handicraft Development Corporation. Khoh – a coarse, closed-weave basket used by
Replicating the model launched in Kochi two years ago, the residents of Thiruvananthapuram may soon be operating their own garbage units. And equipping them to do so will be the city chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI). The latter is launching a decentralised mass solid waste management project targeting
Under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) scheme, the Department of Agriculture would soon be establishing a composting unit at Tirupur. The scheme would be a PPP venture to convert municipal waste into manure. The unit would be equipped to handle five tonnes of waste (non-segregated) per day from which the biodegradable waste required for
The Coimbatore Municipal Corporation recently chose nine model wards out of the 72 on the occasion of World Environment Day. People from these nine wards would be educated by the corporation to store biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste in separate bins (green for biodegradable and white for non-biodegradable). The Corporation would form ward committees, headed by
The twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack would soon get a common facility under PPP for proper handling and treating of waste. The facility would not only segregate the waste but would also convert the biodegradable into commercially viable compost. The treatment facility to be set up by a private firm would also run and
The exodus of pilgrims to Chottanikara during festival season also added to the unclean and unsanitary surroundings. It took Alice three years to restore the sanctity of the temple town.