Importance of World Environment day, June 5 th 2017

Dr. Anil Kumar M R, Scientist, Eureka Forbes Limited, Bangalore. World Environment Day was chosen by the UN General Assembly in 1972 on the first day of United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, resulting from deliberations on the integration …

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Types of Composting

Composting is a natural process of reducing solid waste and reprocessing biodegradable waste. As all the biodegradable ingredients mix and merge, the end product is wonderfully nutritious for the environment. The following are a few types of composting: 1)      Vermicomposting …

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Mumbai’s Water Bodies

Every citizen of Greater Mumbai has invariably noticed that most water bodies in and around the city are dangerously polluted. Due to the large population and a matter of convenience the water bodies are being used as dumping   grounds to …

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Landfill Solutions for Mumbai

Overflowing landfills are a global issue that cannot be ignored. Solid waste rapidly accumulates in these landfills across the world. Some examples of these landfills are the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean, the Bordo Poniente Landfill, Nezahualcoyot …

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Understanding Composting

Solid Waste Management is the process of collecting, transporting and either processing or disposing of waste materials. Solid waste management is necessary as it keeps the neighbourhood clean and the citizens healthy.   Some examples of solid waste aretoxic, medical …

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The Benefits of Green

Trees and vegetation are really important for the environment and in cities the need for plant life has never been more significant. Plant life improves the quality of city life in many ways. The following are a few benefits of …

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Greening the Grey Through Rooftop Gardens

The colour green is one of the most popular colours in the world. Green is in fact a very relaxing and peaceful colour and is predominantly associated mother nature. As industrialization spreads across the world we are killing forests, making …

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How to Get a Tree Trimmed?

Trees are a blessing in this city, but can also be a burden for Citizens. For instance, a fallen branch of a tree can cause major damage to property, traffic obstructions and even a loss of life. To avoid such …

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