Sustainable Waste Management in the Construction Industry

Construction is booming worldwide driven by population growth, urbanization and increased need for dwellings, business sites and commercial spaces with volume output expected to grow by 85% to $15.5 trillion by 2030. Unfortunately, it also means that there is a serious challenge to implement sustainable waste management in the construction industry. It is not only the Read More …

Tips for Creating a Better Waste Management Plan in 2020

People are more environmentally conscious than ever, and want to do their part to help reduce waste. Not only are they themselves eco-friendly, but they also want the companies they purchase from and support to do their part as well. Nearly every company will produce some type of waste, despite their best intentions. Even things Read More …

Renewable Energy and its Applications

Renewable energy. Clean energy. Green energy. Sustainable energy. Alternative Energy. Renewal Energy. No matter what you call it, energy such as wind, solar, biomass and hydroelectric is having an impact on your life and could have an even bigger impact in the future. Renewable energy, in the most basic terms, is precisely what it sounds Read More …

COVID-19: MoEF&CC extends validity of environmental clearances till June 30

Experts urged the ministry to reissue draft of notification on environment impact assessment also The validity of environmental clearances (EC) across the country were extended till June 30, 2020 by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), after the 21-day nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Read More …

Waste-to-Energy in Saudi Arabia

Urban waste management has emerged as a big challenge for the government and local bodies in Saudi Arabia. The country generates more than 15 million tons of municipal solid waste each year with per capita waste production estimated to be 2 kg per day, among the highest worldwide. Municipal waste production in three largest cities Read More …

Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage: Role in Climate Mitigation

With increasing concern and awareness of climate change, there has been a growth in the renewable energy sector through government subsidies and private investment, allowing for the replacement of current sources of energy with less carbon-intensive fuels. However, renewable energy technologies are yet to topple the traditional fossil fuel-powered electricity market. With the increasing trajectory Read More …

Supreme Court relaxes deadline to transition to BS-VI amid lockdown

The deadline for a transition to Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) from BS-IV emission standards in India was extended up to 10 days by the Supreme Court on March 27, 2020, keeping in mind the nationwide lockdown to curb the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The ruling gives only marginal relief to automobile manufacturers, allowing them Read More …

Unending Benefits of Solar Street Lights

Solar power is getting increasing popularity as a dependable source for street lighting all over the world. Some of the benefits associated with solar street lights include reduced dependence on conventional energy, conservation of energy and less reliance on the national grid. In countries experiencing abundance of sunlight, solar lights are the best option to Read More …

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