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Run for menstrual hygiene awareness

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar along with the Niine Movement is calling upon all the Pad Heroes across India for the nationwide running event Run4Niine. The event will take place in hundreds of cities across 20+ states in India on March ... Read More »

Policies and Issues of Waste to Energy

Dr Dilip Boralkar, Former Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, highlighted the hazards of unscientific management of Municipal Solid Waste all over India and particularly with reference to about 2000 TPD to 10,000 TPD at Pune and Mumbai Municipal Corporations ... Read More »

EU approves single-use plastics ban

The European Parliament has voted for a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics, to tackle the increasing amount of plastic pollution that ends up in waterways, the ocean and landfill. Under the plans, many plastic products including disposable plates and cutlery, ... Read More »

Ecolab acquires Holchem

UK based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services for the food and beverage, foodservice and hospitality industries, has been acquired by Ecolab. “Holchem’s strong technical capabilities and service model align well with Ecolab’s commitment to helping customers uphold ... Read More »

Cleanliness champions of Chennai honoured

Over 6,000 conservancy workers in four corporation zones, who sweat themselves out to keep the streets clean, were awarded medals and treated to a splendid meal as a mark of gratitude. The ceremony was held across Teynampet, Kodambakkam, Valasaravakkam and ... Read More »

Waste to Energy Projects: Policies and Issues

Furnace: Thermal and Physico-Chemical Parameters Er. K. Raghothaman, Director, Avant-Garde Engineering and Consultants focused on reviewing of a furnace temperature which is specified as 9500C with 2 seconds resistance time as specified in MSW Rules, 2016. The important parameters to ... Read More »

KUIDFC Composting Solutions

The Government of Karnataka (GoK) has proposed to establish Solid Waste processing, treatment and disposal facilities with an objective to improve the quality of Solid Waste Management (SWM) services in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) area. An Empowered Committee ... Read More »

Smart bins for dirty streets

UK’s Manchester City council has voted to implement a smart solution that uses QR codes on bins to alert street cleaners when they are full. This system is still in development and is set to be introduced by the end ... Read More »

Coca-Cola India World without Waste

In keeping with the target set the company, Coca- Cola India has wasted no time in launching initiatives to meet the sustainable packaging goals. By liaising with partners across the packaging ecosystem – from bottling suppliers to collection agencies, customers ... Read More »

Classroom desks from recycled cartons

Tetra Pak initiative gains momentum in Mumbai Waste Management is a pressing problem faced by the metropolis today. Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, inaugurating its new is working closely with customers and suppliers to ... Read More »

The Waste Issue

Plastic ban in Maharashtra has put back the issue of ‘Solid Waste Management’ in the centre stage yet again. The monsoons are a grim reminder of what mis-management of solid waste can do to our cities and towns in India. ... Read More »

A solution to Waste Woes

The Catalytic Low Temperature Thermolysis Process of Pragmatec & Pyro-Kat Pyro-Kat plants are suitable for all types of waste and hazardous waste, such as household waste, industrial waste, hospital waste, plastics, used tires, manure, waste from slaughterhouses, sewage sludge, oil ... Read More »

Food wastage crisis in India

Food waste or food loss is that which is left uneaten or discarded. Food loss is not only at the end of the chain, but also at the beginning from the time of production, processing, retailing and consumption. According to ... Read More »

Managing MSW

The total waste generation in India as per reports is 62 million tonnes annually out of which 5.6 million tonnes is plastic waste, 0.17 million tonnes is biomedical waste, 7.90 million tonnes is hazardous waste and 15 lakh tonnes is ... Read More »

Engineering at its Best

The company Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants (P) Limited is one of the leading consultancy and detailed engineering service providers with more than 28 years of experience in the power sector accredited by ISO and by Consultancy Development Centre (CDC). The ... Read More »

Membrane Technology

Membrane technology is a comprehensive term for many different and very idiosyncratic separation processes. There is a thin layer between immaculate and murky water which is called as membrane. The major reasons for using membrane technology in waste water treatment ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat through recycling of waste

India, is the 2nd largest nation in the world with a population of 1.3 billion.The per capita waste generation rate in India increased from 0.44kgs/ day in 2001 to 0.5kgs/ day in 2011, fueled by changing life style and increased ... Read More »

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