When Council Associate Partner Veolia needed employees for its street cleaning operations in the UK, it collaborated with a government agency and a college to set up a training academy -- and offered the training opportunity to local people who had been struggling to find a job for a very long time, many of them for years.
How much does your city throw away? Waste is more than the trash itself. Every time you toss something out, you’re also throwing money away. And the amount of waste is also growing dramatically. Here are three ways you can cut your waste — both garbage and expenses.
Garbage is piling up around the world — and the pile is getting deeper every day. Learn how the Internet of Things and private partnerships combine for smarter waste management, helping you cut costs and safeguard the environment.
Technically they're called 'contaminants of emerging concern.' What they are is a combination of chemicals and microbial contaminants that can enter our water supplies. Read the story to learn about a major research project focused on helping water utilities, wastewater utilities and hospitals collaborate to keep the country's water as clean and safe as possible.
Council Associate Partner Black & Veatch will contribute its engineering and construction expertise to Envision America, a nationwide program devoted to helping cities speed up and successfully deploy their smart cities programs. Read the story to learn more about the company's role in the initiative.
The Indian state plans to deploy the funds to improve basic infra in 32 mission cities Rs.8,279 cr investment proposed in 5 years to ensure water and sewerage connections to all urban households.
The Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal shares his vision of a clean and green city with additional pro-citizen features in the next three years, while Mangaluru is working towards a economic growth model by forming an alliance between all key stakeholders.
Suhas Dixit, CMD, Pyrocrat Systems LLP talks about the problem of solid waste management system in India, and lack of proper recycling options, which in turn has lead to huge landfills – causing almost 1.3 per cent of its land gets converted into waste land every year
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The Panvel Municipal Council (PMC) is planning to light up about 100 street lights by using bi-gas, using a grant of Rs 25 lakh to revive its defunct bio-gas plant.