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Recycling our poop to grow food more sustainably

Growing food with help of our repurposed excrement may not ring with gourmet promise, but in some places around the world it is slowly becoming a thing - again.

Researchers say we shouldn't just dump our business in the toilets and forget it. They suggest using it to grow food. (Marcin Szczepanski/Rich Earth Institute)
Published on May 13, 2023 03:33 PM IST
By, Delhi

Waste not collected for past two days, Gurugram turns a dump yard

This is due to a dispute between the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and its waste collection concessionaire Ecogreen Energy over non-payment of dues

Garbage dump on Civil Lines road on Wednesday. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 11:42 PM IST
By, Gurugram

December 2024 deadline for closing waste dumps in Delhi

Chief secretary Naresh Kumar directed that 100% segregation of waste at source be achieved by December 2024 at all 272 wards in Delhi

MRFs will be used to store non-combustible solid waste on a temporarily basis to facilitate sorting of different items, the official said. (HT Archive)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 05:05 AM IST

Bada Mangal in Lucknow: Organisers for green, eco-friendly ‘bhandaras’ this year

Lucknow Municipal Corporation has partnered with civil society organisations to promote clean and green community feasts during Bada Mangal. The initiative aims to limit waste like plastic and thermocol plates, polythene bags, and water bottles generated after the community feast. Lucknow-based NGO Mangalman has roped in 100 such organisations that are planning to host eco-friendly community feasts across Lucknow on the first Badamangal. The NGO has also invited people to register on its website for free to avail tips and help on waste disposal.

Bada Mangal in Lucknow: Organisers for green, eco-friendly ‘bhandaras’ this year (HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 01:07 AM IST
By, Lucknow

PMC budget jumps 1K times in 159 years, but problems still abound

The PMC budget has risen many times since its inception and area under it has also grown significantly. However, residents of the city, especially those in old localities, are still struggling for clean potable water, a reliable sewage system and freedom from the problems of water logging during monsoon, says corporator Kamlesh Singh

The old city area of Chowk lacking proper parking facility till date. (HT)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 12:59 AM IST
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