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Plastic Waste Management : Options and Pathways

Plastic Waste Management has 4 options or pathways. Approximately 60,000 Tonnes of plastic waste is generated daily which accounts for over 10% of the total waste generated in the country. Plastic waste management is the only means available to tackle… Continue Reading →

Greywater : All you need to know

Approximately 60% of water that is consumed is converted to Greywater. The term “Greywater” can be defined as untreated wastewater generated either directly or indirectly by human activities having no fecal contamination. When this untreated wastewater is stored, even for… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Construction Practices : All you need to know

Sustainable construction practices help counter climate change and global warming. Standard construction practices heavily contributes towards air pollution, water pollution and waste generation as they constantly require and consume: Cheap Oil Regular Logistics Several types of materials Large amounts of… Continue Reading →

Energy Savings: Inverter Air Conditioners vs Normal Air Conditioners

Inverter Air Conditioners save approximately 20-40% energy compared to the normal ones. What is Inverter Technology? Well, it is the latest technology available concerning the motors of the compressors. This technology mainly involves the use of Units which have a… Continue Reading →

Composting Basics : All you need to know

Browns + Greens + Water = Composting Basics Composting is natures way to recycle organic matter. The general process of composting is to break down solid waste to its simplest parts. This results in high-carbon, high-fiber content along with inorganic… Continue Reading →

Glass Recycling Process : All you need to know

Approximately only 45% glass waste gets recycled in India every year. Because glass does not decompose, it is important to recycle it. Glass is almost 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity. Glass Recycling… Continue Reading →

National Clean Air Programme : All you need to know

National Clean Air Programme was launched as a mid term, 5 year plan. Issues arising directly or indirectly from air pollution are directly related to most sectors including power, transport, industry, residential, construction and agriculture. To counter these ever increasing… Continue Reading →

Enforce strict Environmental Rules says Supreme Court on Mumbai’s Dumping Ground Problems

Construction and Demolition Debris are Mumbai’s dumping ground problem. The Bombay High Court had imposed a ban on Mumbai’s Construction Sector due to the unregulated disposal of solid waste, construction debris and demolition debris that were generated during construction activities. The… Continue Reading →

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986. In the year 2012, UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site.It is situated in the Western Ghats and the… Continue Reading →

Vermicomposting : Basics and Facts

Compost from VermiComposting contains more antibiotic properties and higher amounts of natural plant growth hormones. VermiComposting is the process of composting organic waste using different species of worms. Compost produced using this method is known as VermiCompost. Compared to regular… Continue Reading →

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