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Are Solar PV Farms Polluting

Solar energy has long been advocated as being better for the environment than fossil fuels. However, amongst fears that solar cells production might release more hazardous gases than fossil fuels, Chinese authorities recently  suspended production...

Use of Plastic Wastes in the Construction of Roads

Bitumen is a useful binder for road construction and elastomers like natural rubber, crumb rubber, SBR, etc. as well as plastomeric substances like Polyethylene, Ethylene Vinyl Acetate and Ethylene Butyl Acrylates are mixed with bitumen to modify...
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UASB Technology for Waste Water Treatment

Domestic/municipal wastewater and many industrial effluents contain significant amounts of biodegradable organic wastes. Organic pollutants are most economically treated by biological methods, wherein microbes convert them to inert biomass that...
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All About Landfills

Landfills are basically the specific areas or sites where waste materials and garbage is disposed off on a regular basis. These special sites are constructed for the decomposition of different types of waste, be it industrial or household waste....

Management of Spent Wash in Distilleries

Indian Distillery Industry India is a major producer of Potable and Industrial Alcohol. The majority of distilleries use molasses as a feed stock. Some distilleries are grain based. Apart from its use in beverage, medicines, pharmaceuticals...

Remediation of Chromium Contaminated Groundwater

Chromium is a metal, occurring in nature in a bound form and is widely used in many industries. Hexavalent Chromium being the most prevalent form. At many locations it has been released into the environment via leakages, poor storages or improper...

Leather Tanning and Environment

The Tannery Industry: As of estimates made in 2002, India had more than 3000 tanneries with a total capacity of 700000 tonnes of hides and skins per year. The annual income from leather trade in India was about Rs 20000 crores. More than 90%...

Central Pollution Control Board draft guidelines for preprocessing and co-processing of hazardous wastes in cement kilns. Response to invitation for Suggestions

Central Pollution Control Board draft guidelines for preprocessing and co-processing of hazardous wastes in cement kilns. Response to invitation for Suggestions. Dr. Yashpal Singh Co-processing  involves  the usage or disposal of waste material...

Waste Management

What is waste management? There is more to waste management than collecting rubbish and dumping it at landfill. Although this is a vital step in the process, there is more to it than that! This article will address the steps involved in the...

Hospital Waste management Techniques – a Step By Step Guide for You

Hospital waste is very different from the ordinary waste that is produced in our homes on a daily basis that is why we need to adopt certain different methods for disposing off the hospital waste materials. Various complex substances are involved...