• February 24, 2020

Category: News

Landfilling
RMC begins clearing solid waste at Nakravadi site

RMC begins clearing solid waste at Nakravadi site

Over six years after disposal of the ‘legacy’ waste of 4 lakh tonne solid waste at landfill site Nakravadi was halted, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has resumed work. The disposal of municipal solid waste…

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East Delhi civic body takes steps towards building new waste facility

East Delhi civic body takes steps towards building new waste facility

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation has started the process of setting up an integrated waste-processing facility at the 42-acre Ghonda Gujran site. A waste-to-energy plant is expected to come up at Ghonda Gujran, followed by…

Waste to Energy
NTPC implements technology to convert MSW to energy

NTPC implements technology to convert MSW to energy

NTPC, India’s largest power producer, has successfully implemented a technology to convert Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into high Gross Caloric Value (GCV) fuel that can be co-fired in conventional boilers at its Dadri plant in…

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Pune’s Hadapsar waste management plant to start in March

Pune’s Hadapsar waste management plant to start in March

A new waste management plant set up by the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) in the Hadapsar industrial area is expected to become operational by the first week of March. The new facility will process 100…

Landfilling
Surat’s Khajod Landfill transformed into lush green space

Surat’s Khajod Landfill transformed into lush green space

The toxic solid waste landfill site near the Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) at Khajod has now transformed into lush green lawns spread over 30 hectare land. SDB is coming up on 35 acres land at…

Sorting/MBT
MRF facility to be set up in South Mumbai

MRF facility to be set up in South Mumbai

BMC’s standing committee has cleared a proposal to award the contract for an automatic waste segregation facility on a one-acre plot at Cuffe Parade to Ahmedabad’s Nepra Resource Management.  The plot will be leased for free to the contractor…

Waste to Energy
West Bengal Approves PPA for  Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

West Bengal Approves PPA for Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the purchase of surplus power from a waste gas-based generating project, located at Chhatna in the Bankura district of West Bengal.…

Plastic
Finally, BMC to put plastic waste to use in civic works

Finally, BMC to put plastic waste to use in civic works

Six years after the concept’s approval by the Indian Road Congress (IRC), the city is set to get plastic roads. MidDay reports that the civic body has issued orders to all asphalt plants to provide…

Waste to Energy
Okhla WtE plant granted permission to expand operations

Okhla WtE plant granted permission to expand operations

The Union ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) has allowed the Okhla waste-to-energy plant to increase its power generation from 16 MW to 23 MW by amending the environmental clearance the plant had received in…

Landfilling
Mangaluru’s initiative to recycle plastic at landfill a success

Mangaluru’s initiative to recycle plastic at landfill a success

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has found a new way to fight growing plastic pollution: by appointing an agency to segregate plastic from the landfill for recycling. The Times of India reports that MCC appointed…