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Bio-toilet for police station

Wockhardt Foundation marked the World Environment day by installing its eco-friendly bio-toilets at Maurice Nagar Police station in New Delhi. The country’s first bio-toilet in a police station was inaugurated by Bhim Sain Bassi, Commissioner of Police, New Delhi, in ... Read More »

BMC to set up WTE plant

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked for an additional 12 acres of land from the government near the designated solid waste dumping site at Bhuasuni, to set up a 4-MW power plant. Currently, BMC has 61 acres of landfill ... Read More »

51,365 households to get toilets in Mysore

In a major install-toilet in every household drive, the Mysore Zilla Parishad (MZP) is setting up 51,365 individual toilets during 2014-15 fiscal years under the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC). The Centre and Karnataka Government have allotted र10,000 to each household ... Read More »

MSW rule implemented in Bangalore

CIJ News, December 11, 2013 The Bruhat Bangalore MahanagaraPalike (BBMP) covering nearly one crore people, has collected Rs10.4 lakh in two months as penalty for littering the streets by implementing the provisions of Municipal Solid Waste Rules of 2012. Empowered ... Read More »

A small step for a cleaner future

It is quite a common site to see piles of garbage as high as hills dotting the landscape of landfills at the outskirts of a city. If one is to enter Delhi from the Karnal side, these hills can be ... Read More »

Dharmsala scarred

The green cover in the McLeodganj area of Dharamsala is being threatened by illegal dumping of solid waste along hill slopes. People carrying out construction are scarring the hills with the material of dismantled buildings. Many such constructions are coming ... Read More »

TMC’s waste-to-energy plant to be rolled out soon

An incineration plant at Daighar near Mumbra, which will process over 600 metric tonnes of solid waste daily for conversion into energy, is nearing completion. Amid stiff opposition from locals, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has decided to appoint a ... Read More »

Worm based sanitation system

A recent study evaluates how effective a worm based sanitation system is in reducing the rate at which solid waste accumulates and at how worms can improve the quality of effluent by reducing pathogen levels and the concentrations of harmful ... Read More »

Chennai looking for suitable SWM process

The Corporation of Chennai is planning to install an integrated waste management system in the city and is looking for a viable solution to get rid of the Kodungaiyur and Perungudi dumping yards. It has called interested parties to submit ... Read More »

Steamed Garbage!!

An expert team from England has developed a cost-effective and environment-friendly Vantage Waste Processor (VWP) for tackling solid waste. The process involves injecting steam into garbage and converting it into bio-ethanol or electricity, thus avoiding landfill. The machine has capacity ... Read More »

Biowarfare in the Restroom

It’s with good reason that the most effective delivery method for biological warfare weapons is via aerosol suspensions: finely divided droplets or powders containing bacteria may be carried by air currents for long distances spreading their contamination as they are ... Read More »

Women can make the difference at home

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 ... Read More »

Contaminated Water?

Following the civic body’s drive to snap all illegal tap water connections and booster pipes due to water shortage in the city, desperate slum families in northeast Mumbai are now digging wells to tap the ground water, which is allegedly ... Read More »

Airport clean up

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Airport Authority of India (AAI) have set a new guideline to keep the area near the Ahmedabad airport garbage free. Acting on a regulation set by the National Bird Control Committee, they will charge ... Read More »

Managing Waste

Valsa R. Nair Singh, I.A.S., Secretary (Environment), GoM; Chairperson Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and MCZMA, speaks to Clean India Journa Read More »

Solid waste plant at Thiruvananthapuram

The Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation and the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology has proposed to set up a new plant supplementing the existing solid waste management system in the city. The plant is equipped to process five tonnes of ... Read More »