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Alappuzha model for waste disposal

Though it is home to Asia’s cleanest village Mawlynnong, Meghalaya will implement the Alappuzha model of waste management in Shillong and Tura as the state struggles to give itself a clean image ahead of the 2022 National Games which it ... Read More »

Sanitary Solutions & Waste Disposal

The disposal of sanitary napkins, though more a health and hygiene issue, gets complicated when the waste  is thrown away polluting the environment with its non-biodegradable content and inorganic components. However, eco-friendly pads and incineration could address some predominant problems. ... Read More »

Kolhapur Corporation seeks waste to energy solution

Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) is planning to outsource its scientific disposal of its 165TPD waste, to a competent agency based on the evaluation of Mumbai based consultant Crisil Limited. Vijay Patil, Chief Sanitary Inspector informed Clean India Journal, “Based on ... Read More »

Garbage to fuel

Women in Nankulabye town in Uganda have become financially independent by turning useless garbage into precious fuel. These briquettes made of garbage and clay is cheap and eco friendly way to curb the problem of waste disposal. The use of ... Read More »

‘RDF plants, better way of handling SW’

According to Frost & Sullivan, the overall waste-to-energy (WTE) potential for India is estimated to be nearly 1,200MW by 2013 driven largely by the increasing quantity of waste material and declining space for landfill sites. It has suggested that Refuse-derived ... Read More »

‘Sweet Punishment’

Makers of Agra’s trademark petha sweet were slapped a monthly charge of र3000 by the municipal corporation for faulty disposal of the waste generated by their units. Municipal officials, along with an army of sanitation workers and police, visited the ... Read More »

Money from waste

Kochiites have started earning a few bucks by selling the garbage generated from their households, thanks to the Wealth out of Waste project which helps them in not only disposing off the garbage but also in getting a reasonable price ... Read More »

Making building societies self-sufficient and beyond

When Navin Chandra, a retired Chemical Engineer, took over as Secretary of the Sealine Cooperative Housing Society in Union Park, in Mumbai’s western suburbs, he was determined to make a difference. He mentions ironically that he has gone against everything ... 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 »