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India has installed 96 waste-to-energy projects so far: Power minister R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

India has so far installed 96 waste-to-energy projects for generation of power based on urban, industrial, agricultural and municipal solid waste, power and renewable energy minister R K Singh said. "As per a study, the total estimated energy generation potential from urban...

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Waste-to-energy: Researcher develops bio-drying technology in Kochi

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

A research scholar at Cusat has developed a technology to reduce the moisture content in municipal solid waste (MSW) and make it suitable for manufacturing fuel that can be used in waste-to-energy plants. The researcher, Asha P Tom, who was working under the guidance of Renu...

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IIT-B scientists come up with crop planning, solid waste solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 1, 2019

Two studies released recently by scientists at IIT Bombay aim to find solutions to the issues of crop planning involving a reservoir system and waste management in the city.

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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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New policy soon on biofuels with Rs 1 lakh crore potential: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

The Minister also pointed out that OMCs are preparing to set up 12 advanced biofuel refineries in various states over the coming years. In a major move on sustainable development, the government...

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Submit action plan on landfill sites in 2 weeks: NGT to Delhi government

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the civic bodies to submit within two weeks an action plan for identifying alternative landfill sites and setting up waste-to-...

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NGT wants action plan for waste disposal in Bareilly

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Tribunal asks Bareilly municipal corporation to provide details
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Bareilly Nagar Nigam to identify and acquire land for setting up...

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Municipal Administration & Urban Development Minister proposes Japanese model of waste management for Telangana

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

Municipal Administration & Urban Development Minister K. Tarakarama Rao said that the effective Municipal Solid Waste management was the need of the hour with the growing urban population in...

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Ghaziabad municipal waste will be sent to Hapur energy plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

Over 200 tonnes of municipal solid waste will be transported daily by Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) to the neighbouring Hapur district to be used in a waste-to-energy conversion plant....

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Pune Cantonment Board mulls fuel pellet plant at trenching ground

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) is eyeing a cheaper and better alternative to disposing waste. It involves conversion of municipal waste into "energy-rich" fuel pellets.


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