PWD to use plastic garbage to construct roads

By Accommodation Times Bureau LUCKNOW The Uttar Pradesh Government on Thursday said it will construct roads using hazardous plastic garbage. The Deputy Chief Minister,  Keshav Prasad Maurya said that “The Public Works Department will now construct roads using nanotechnology, plastic garbage, jute jio textiles, fly ash and CC.” “By using this technology, roads will

Hardeep Singh Puri & CM Parrikar launches Star-Rating system for Garbage Free Cities in Goa

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI The minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri along with Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, on Saturday, launched the ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’ in Goa. The star-rating initiative, developed by the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban will be rating cities

Civic body should focus on the sustainable development of the city: CM

By Accommodation Times Bureau NAGPUR: In the next ten-and-a-half years, the world's temperature will rise by two degrees and will result in water shortage and drought. To overcome this crisis, there is a need to create a carbon emission reduction mechanism. It requires a decentralization of solid waste management and sewerage, CM

Waste Management

By Murari Chaturvedi , Editor-in Chief In all the metro cities, garbage disposal is the major problem. The landfill sites in metro cities are fast over flowing and there is no place to dump the garbage, resulting the bottlenecks in transporting the waste to far flung areas. But now the civic

Environment Improvement Society releases study on environmental features in Mumbai

By Accommodation Times Bureau Environmental features include water courses, large urban greens, coastline features, open spaces and water bodies The study to help city planners systematize Mumbai better Mumbai, August 28, 2012 – The Environment Improvement Society (EIS) – formed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority – today, released a