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Tag Archives: Solid Waste Management

New service level parameters

Twenty-six cities across India have been selected for Service Level Benchmark (SLB), a project initiated by the Ministry of Urban Development to define service level in developing cities. Under the Service Level Bench Mark project, civic bodies selected will have ... Read More »

Striving for a binless city

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has taken up a number of initiatives to clean up the city and has also put in place different community development programmes. Capt. Dilip Mahajan, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, AMC, spoke to Clean India Journal recently. Read More »

UP hopes to make a ‘clean sweep’

Uttar Pradesh has renewed its efforts to develop solid waste management facilities in important urban centres, after a similar exercise failed recently. India’s most populous state is contending with growing urban population and an ever-widening deficiency in civic infrastructure. The ... Read More »

Garbage Disposal

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is set to follow some of the steps initiated by the neighbouring Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in solid waste management. PMC is likely to start a vermicomposting project for managing the organic waste from the vegetable ... Read More »

Solid waste lessons

As part of the World Earth Day, some Chennai school students visited the house of Indra Kumar of Home Exnora, a prominent landmark in Chrompet region. The students and school staffs learnt about the importance of solid waste management, rainwater ... Read More »

ITC gets negative solid waste tag

With a production capacity of over 160,000 tonnes of recycled paperboards a year, the mills of ITC at Kovai and Bhadrachalam have helped the company attain the distinction of being negative solid waste. The company not only recycles its own ... Read More »

Adding value to kitchen waste

The civic body in Ranchi would set up a plant at Bero, some 35km from the city to convert the waste generated from household into compost– a bio-fertiliser. The RMC would also set up a fly ash brick plant at ... Read More »

Lucknow to get Kam-Avida machines

Kam-Avida, manufacturer of equipment to Liquid Waste Management, Solid Waste Management and Road Sweeping has recently supplied one truck mounted suction sweeping machine mounted on Eicher Terra 16 chassis to Lucknow Nagar Nigam for sweeping the VIP roads in the ... Read More »

Scientific landfill site

After Gorai, Deonar and Mulund, Kanjurmarg is now emerging as the site for the next dumping yard for Mumbai. The City’s additional municipal commissioner, in-charge of solid waste management R.A. Rajeev said that 141 hectors in Kanjurmarg have been identified ... Read More »

Students send out eco-messages

In a major initiative, the children of 71 Pune-based schools participated in an Environmental Awareness Programme organised by the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008. To enhance awareness among the children of schools, interactive sessions on global warming, air & water pollution ... Read More »

Chennai’s Cleaning Challenges

Though uncontrolled urbanisation in Chennai has placed a heavy stress on solid waste management, studies reveal that the City is among the few urban local bodies in the country which have prepared long term plans for effective solid waste management. Shobha Menon reports. Read More »