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While students worldwide are seen advocating sustainability, some colleges are doing their bit and improving their waste management systems in India too.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Colleges that walk the talk on going green

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 03:59 PM IST
On-site garbage segregation, biogas plants that fuel canteen stoves, waste water to keep cricket pitches green, and student-led sensitisation drives - Indian colleges are taking organised steps to towards ecosensitivity.
At a function, SDMC officials gave away brown paper bags of compost to local residents(HTPhoto)
At a function, SDMC officials gave away brown paper bags of compost to local residents(HTPhoto)

In Delhi’s Tagore Garden, organic waste can get you free compost

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 09:50 PM IST
Another official said the compost was prepared from waste handed over by over 400 families in the area. Beginning December last year, SDMC was encouraging residents of some blocks in the area to segregate their garbage at the household-level.
The community kitchens of remaining eight gurdwaras will switch to biofuel by the end of 2019 in a phased manner.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The community kitchens of remaining eight gurdwaras will switch to biofuel by the end of 2019 in a phased manner.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Delhi gurdwara langars will switch from PNG to biogas

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 02:09 AM IST
Initially, the biogas plants would be set up at Rakab Ganj and Bangla Sahib that generate largest quantity of biodegradable waste.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Chinese farms rearing cockroaches to cure stomach diseases and treat compost waste

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2018 08:14 PM IST
Three billion cockroaches are eating 15 tonnes of kitchen waste each day to solve the long-time environmental problem of mountains of discarded food.
Residents of Matoshree Pearl have started growing vegetables in their terrace garden(HT Photo)
Residents of Matoshree Pearl have started growing vegetables in their terrace garden(HT Photo)

Waste to wealth: 60 Mahim families recycle 8,500 kg waste, develop garden in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 01:08 PM IST
Only biomedical and non-recyclable waste is being collected by the civic body.
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav at a compost plant at Uniworld(HT PHOTO)
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav at a compost plant at Uniworld(HT PHOTO)

Earth Day: MCG commissioner pitches for compost units at societies

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 11:24 PM IST
With the Bandhwari waste plant still defunct, the MCG is now focussing on installing more compost units at housing societies
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