• February 24, 2020

Category: Organics

Composting
Vijayawada civic body distributes composting kits to apartment owners

Vijayawada civic body distributes composting kits to apartment owners

The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has started providing home composting kits to apartment owners, despite opposition from gated community residents against the VMC’s decision to categorise them as Bulk Waste Generators (BWGs). According to the New…

Composting
Vijayawada: Bulk waste generators must compost wet waste

Vijayawada: Bulk waste generators must compost wet waste

In order to control garbage dumping in open spaces, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to put a check on bulk waste generators by making it compulsory for them to convert their waste into compost.…

Composting
Agra’s 300 TPD waste-to-compost plant starts operations

Agra’s 300 TPD waste-to-compost plant starts operations

The Kuberpur landfill in Agra will start operations today. The plant, developed with an investment of Rs 11.27 crore, has the capacity to convert 300 metric tonnes per day (TPD) of waste into compost. According…

Composting
BBMP to set up composting unit in each ward

BBMP to set up composting unit in each ward

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to set up biomethanation and composting units in all wards to make them zero wet waste discharge areas. Segregated garbage from households and commercial establishments in each…

Biogas
Tirupati has a new bio-gas generation plant

Tirupati has a new bio-gas generation plant

The Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) has built a bio-gas generation plant in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode with Mahindra & Mahindra in Thukivakam. At the plant, waste is being converted to methane-rich biogas and…

Biogas
Hyderabad’s first biogas plant at Deeptisrinagar to turn into electric power generation unit

Hyderabad’s first biogas plant at Deeptisrinagar to turn into electric power generation unit

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has decided to convert its first biogas plant at Deeptisrinagar transfer station, Chandanagar circle, into an electric power generating plant. Tenders have been floated to enable the plant to…

Organics
Hyderabad proposes CNG plants at garbage transfer stations

Hyderabad proposes CNG plants at garbage transfer stations

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Municipal Corporation (GHMC) plans to set up 30 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plants at garbage transfer stations in the city. The proposal, which will soon be presented to the government,…

Biomass Energy
New bio-mining facility at Dhapa, West Bengal

New bio-mining facility at Dhapa, West Bengal

The West Bengal state government is coming up with bio-mining facilities at Dhapa to reduce the piling of waste at the landfill site. The Millennium Post reported that State Urban Development and Municipal Affairs minister…

Biogas
South Delhi to install biogas plant

South Delhi to install biogas plant

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has entered into an agreement with the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) to install a 5-tonne biogas waste to energy plant at the municipality’s Waste…

Composting
Agra to develop mega-unit for composting

Agra to develop mega-unit for composting

The Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) has started work on a plan to develop a mega-unit with a capacity of 300 metric tonnes per day (TPD) for processing the biodegradable waste to compost. It will be…