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Rag pickers' services will be recognised by Government; to give national award - The Hindu

The national award, with a cash prize of Rs. 1.5 lakh, will be given to three best rag pickers and three associations.

Now, rag pickers’ services will be recognised by the government which has decided to give national award for their contribution to keep India clean. 322 more words

Economics

GMI Welcomes Santiago Uribe to MSW Subcommittee

Mr. Santiago, of the Colombia Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, will be, replacing longtime co-chair Diana Rodriguez.

Colombia

Agriculture and Environmental Basics: Recycling

Enjoy Jack Johnson’s wonderful tribute to recycling courtesy of YouTube

Anyone who has lived with roommates knows the struggle of sharing the weight of household chores. 655 more words

Publication: Food Waste Along the Food Chain

Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage. 481 more words

Bringing Renewable Energy to the Third World Can Mean Leap-Frogging Over a Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

A friend of mine called a few days ago asking for advice on the following:  what are the principal reasons that Myanmar might want renewable energy, especially energy that is produced from MSW (municipal solid waste)? 877 more words

Biomass

Fraudulent Concepts in Waste-To-Energy

I spoke with a gentleman this morning about an ostensible breakthrough in converting different types of plastics to high-octane gasoline and high-quality diesel.  I was saddened (though not surprised) when I received the business plan, and promptly reported back as follows (giving the guy himself the benefit of the doubt): 299 more words

Biomass

Burning trash into power is not sustainable; China should learn from Denmark and move away from incineration

By JJY

As we have seen in the Sound Group case, China has embarked on a vast program to deal with the MSW issue – burn’em all! 755 more words

Waste