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Tag Archives: Solid Waste Management

Tirupur Towards replicating a Green Town concept

Known as the Textile city and located in the Coimbatore district, Tirupur is one of the most important industrial centers of Tamil Nadu. Hindered by shortage of manpower for cleaning and sanitation works, Tirupur Municipal Commissioner KR Selvaraj is planning ... Read More »

India Drowning in Waste, experts warn

Almitra Patel, a civil engineer by qualification, says she was first alerted to India’s huge problem of inadequate waste disposal when she noticed that the frogs in the marshlands near her farmhouse, on the city’s outskirts, had stopped croaking. Seeing ... Read More »

MCGM to implement waste to energy

Situated in the Eastern Suburbs of the city, in an area of about 141 Ha along the Thane creek, Kanjur is a proposed site for municipal solid waste processing and disposal. Kanjur will be able to process 4 000 tonnes ... Read More »

MCGM hires contractors for SWM

MCGM has approved the work order for hiring of closed body vehicles on a Built Own and Operate (BOO) basis for transportation of municipal solid waste (MSW) of the Mumbai city. S.G. Chitale, Chief Engineer(Solid Waste Management) told Clean India ... Read More »

Visakhapatnam Towards a bin-less City

Visakhapatnam or Vizag, the second biggest city in Andhra Pradesh,is the first in the country to have taken e-governance initiatives in early 2000. Today, many municipalities in India have replicated Visakhapatnam’s e-governance model. Not just e-governance but its overall performance in environmental sustainability has helped the Corporation bag the prestigious Euro India’s Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award (ESCA) in 2011. These days Greater Vishakapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is busy with another ambitious project that involves segregation of garbage at source. Municipal Commissioner B Ramanjaneyulu explains to CIJ, GVMC’s solid waste management project and the Corporation’s efforts in making a ‘bin-less’ city. Read More »

SWM project for CMC

The Chandrapur Municipal Corporation (CMC) in Maharashtra has proposed a solid waste management project for disposal of its 100 tonnes garbage daily. The Corporation, with its effective garbage collection mechanism, collects over 80 tonnes of garbage from the town every ... Read More »

Thermocol waste processing plant at PMC

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is planning to set up a thermocol waste processing plant recycle the 3.65lakh kilogramme of thermocol waste generated in the city every year. Every day, about 1000kg of thermocol waste is disposed in garbage bins, ... Read More »

PCMC bags cleanliness award

The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation bagged the first prize under the Sant Gadgebaba Nagari Swachhata Abhiyan, an urban cleanliness awards programme. The prize includes a cash award of र35 lakh, a memento and a citation. The Maharashtra Government had organised ... Read More »

Converting garbage into organic manure

Suresh Kumar Sundarani, the Municipal Commissioner of Durg in Chhattisgarh, has not only succeeded in disposing off garbage of the city but also found novel ways of generating revenue for the municipal body by converting the garbage into organic manure. Read More »

Biogas for schools

The district panchayat in association with the Total Sanitation Cell in Thiruvananthapuram is set to implement source-level solid waste management projects in eight schools and three hospitals. Biogas plants will be installed at Neyyattinkara District Hospital, District Ayurveda Hospital at ... Read More »

Municipal Waste Management Models Outsourcing Under Scrutiny

It is less than a decade since the Municipal Corporations across India began outsourcing their support services like collection, processing and disposal of waste. The tried and tested methods of waste management through outsourcing have helped create models at various levels. In an exclusive round table meet, civic officials from five Corporations discussed the successes and failures in handling waste. Read More »

JCB award for waste management

The JCB Clean Earth awards for excellence in management of solid waste were recently announced in Hyderabad. The awards were spread across three categories of ‘company’, ‘municipal body’ and ‘NGO’. The winners across the three categories were A2Z Infrastructure, Tenali ... Read More »

Effective waste management through mechanisation

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation was awarded the “Best City” for 2009-10 for its efforts to improve Solid Waste Management under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission. The Hyderabad Corporation’s integrated waste management model includes transportation of waste to transfer ... Read More »

‘Green’ Campus

What stood as a barren landscape six decades ago is today ranked as one of the best green campuses in the world. Manipal University has been ranked second in India and 78th in the UI Green Metric Ranking of World ... Read More »

Waste-free Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation will soon launch an information, education, communication (IEC) campaign in the city to spread awareness on solid waste management and urge citizens to do their bit in keeping the city clean. Activities including door-to-door awareness campaigns, public ... Read More »

‘Clean Neighbourhood Campaign’

Puducherry Municipal Services Pvt Ltd (PMSPL), an integrated solid waste management service provider recently launched ‘Right to a Clean Neighbourhood’ campaign in Puducherry, Oulgaret Municipalities and Villianur and Ariankuppam Commune Panchayats under the Urban Agglomeration of Puducherry. The campaign is ... Read More »

Campaign for ‘Clean India’

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, recently launched awareness and sensitisation campaign ‘Clean India’ which will be implemented from April 2012 as part of the 12th five year plan initiatives for tourism. The campaign seeks to bring together media, ... Read More »

PCMC awarded for cleanliness

The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has bagged first prize in Sant Gadge Baba cleanliness drive for 2008-09, in the category of municipal corporations with population of more than 10 lakh. PCMC was awarded on the basis of its performance ... Read More »