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Pollution Control Equipment for power plants

It is now mandatory for the power plants/ industries to install pollution control equipment to comply with the prescribed standards under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. ... Read More »

Reducing Pollution

Human urine can now be used to reduce pollution by absorbing greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide. Researcher Manuel Jimenez Aguilar of the Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training of the regional government of Andalusia observed that absorbing large ... Read More »

In tune with NATURE

Vinod Sreedhar, an independent consultant/trainer, who does programmes on social governance, has started a ‘back to nature’ initiative by pooling in with three of his friends. He wants to teach and share with others the simple ways of reconnecting with nature and giving back to the environment some of the natural resources. As part of this initiative are his trips to Ladakh which he organises periodically, so that youth can learn and assimilate the simpler ways of living of the people there. Aparna Shekhar spoke to him. Read More »

Selecting Scrubber-Driers

Choosing cleaning equipment such as scrubber-driers is nowadays heavily influenced by factors that deal with preservation of natural resources and limiting environmental impact. Facility maintenance and cleaning professionals are in a unique position to make a large impact on efforts made by business to adopt sustainable practices Read More »

Sustainability issues in Solid Waste Management

There are various ‘Sustainability’ issues concerning waste management in India. Most projects started with good intention by the urban bodies failed to take off. R. A. Rajeev, Additional Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, discusses the need for right financial model for such projects. Read More »