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Abandoned quarries for C&D waste recycling

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planing to use abandoned quarries in the outskirts of the city for setting up C&D (construction and demolition) waste recycling units. The new units will be established at Anjanapura, Mallasandra and Kannur area based ... Read More »

Solar cells from recycled car batteries

This could be one of the most disruptive technologies in waste recycling. In a recent development, researchers at MIT have found that perovskite-based photovoltaic cells can be produced from recycled lead from old car batteries.  The process would help divert ... Read More »

Sweden in need of waste!

The hot topic being picked up recently by both news agencies and bloggers worldwide is that Sweden, a recycling-rich and squeaky clean Scandinavian nation of more than 9.5 million is facing a not so common dilemma: It has run out ... Read More »

Zero Waste Focusing on destination, not diversion

In striving to create a waste-free world, it is important that we articulate not only our goals but the ways we plan to go about bringing them to fruition. I believe our objectives would be much better served in this regard with a simple word substitution. Rather than focusing on diversion rates as the way we measure recycling success, what we really need to be talking about are “destination rates.” Read More »

Clean India Show 2012 Introducing New Facets

Over 30 new exhibitors New solutions in Industrial Cleaning, Cleaning-in-Place, Waste & Wastewater Management, Indoor Air Quality and Laundry Innovative cleaning equipment, chemicals & tools, pest management & washroom hygiene for commercial & institutional cleaning Exclusive pavilion for Municipal Corporations, ... Read More »

Mangalore Corporation on Waste Management strategies

In an initiative to better address the waste collection and recycling, the Mangalore City Corporation is working towards implementing a three-phase system in all its wards. Speaking to Clean India Journal at his office in Mangalore, Municipal Commissioner Harish Kumar ... 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 »

M3RP: A sustainable waste recycling solution

Various methods of efficient solid waste disposal and recycling are being experimented globally. M3RP developed by Mysore-based Southern Cogen Systems Pvt Ltd (Scogen) is a sustainable and environment friendly waste management solution. Read More »

Pyramids of Garbage

While the great pyramids of Giza and Khufu in Egypt make interesting photography, the courtyards and homes of the Zabaleen community in Cairo make equally exhilarating and unbelievable picture. Every house in this locality has a story to tell. Amazingly, ... Read More »

Waste reduction in hotels

A recent hotel waste audit showed that each guestroom contributes from one kilogramme to 57kg of waste per day. It comprises of two components, biodegradable (wet) waste and non biodegradable (dry) waste. The majority of waste is not produced in ... Read More »

Handling waste

India generates 150 million tonnes of waste in a day and most of it is left in the landfills at the city outskirts, leaving a stinking smell with vultures hovering over heaps of hazardous material. According to the Central Government, ... Read More »

Garbage Dreams

Garbage Dreams, which premiered at the South by Southwest film festival in March (Austin, Texas), is a documentary that offers an intimate look at Mokattam, a suburb of Cairo known for its poor residents who live among tall piles of ... Read More »

Mobile phone recycle campaign

Nokia has recently launched an initiative to create awareness about mobile handset waste in India. In the 45-days campaign, Nokia collected three tonnes of junk handsets, batteries, chargers and other mobile accessories from four cities. As a part of its ... Read More »