• February 24, 2020

Category: Composting

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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Biogas plant planned near New Town

Biogas plant planned near New Town

A biogas and composting plant is planned to be built on a 1-acre site in Mohishgote, near New Town, Kolkata. As was reported by The Telegraph, the plant will process vegetable and fruit waste collected…

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No location finalised for Jagatsinghpur MRF yet

No location finalised for Jagatsinghpur MRF yet

According to The New Indian Express, the municipality of Jagatsinghpur intends to install a MRF and micro composting centre (MCC) at a cost of INR 15 to 20 lakhs. Until now the realization of the…

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20 new composting plants planned in Madhya Pradesh

20 new composting plants planned in Madhya Pradesh

The urban bodies in the federal state of Madhya Pradesh have been divided into 26 clusters for solid waste management. Amongst others, plans have been proposed for setting up 20 composting plants across the state.…

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Composting facility at Vellalore landfill might be extended

Composting facility at Vellalore landfill might be extended

According to local media reports, the announced RDF plant, which should be constructed at the Vellalore landfill, is planned to have a treatment capacity of 600 tpd. Furthermore, Switzerland-based NGO International Council for Local Environmental…

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Haryana authority approves PPAs for four projects

Haryana authority approves PPAs for four projects

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPA) for four paddy straw-fuelled biomass projects with a total capacity of 49.8 MW, as Mercom India reported. The PPAs were signed by the…