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Chimbel locals identify sites for garbage plant

Dated: 11 June 2013

With solution eluding the garbage problem in the village, Chimbel Panchayat has decided to set up a garbage treatment plant to treat wet waste in the village.The committee on garbage, which met on Sunday, has already identified two sites at Indira more

Aid to tackle garbage

Dated: 07 June 2013

Admitting that garbage has become a major issue in the State, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza said it is the responsibility of all councillors and households to tackle the problem. " The government is ready to provide necessary financial more

Plastic waste from Goa to fuel cement plant

Dated: 06 June 2013

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Karnataka-based Vasavdatta Cement to utilise plastic waste generated in Goa as fuel for its manufacturing plant. more

Organic waste converter inaugurated at Mapusa

Dated: 05 May 2013

Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza has said about 1,600 kg of wet garbage generated in the fish market and Morod area will be treated at the Organic Waste Converter in Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) market and the manure would more

3 OWCs to tackle waste in Mapusa

Dated: 23 May 2013

The Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has decided to install three organic waste converters in Mapusa to take care of the town's wet waste. The move is expected to bring much relief to the civic body's efforts to more

MMC asks for plant to convert plastic to oil

Dated: 24 April 2013

Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) Chairperson Sudhir Kandolkar stated that the municipal council has requested the State government to set up a plant by which plastic can be converted into furnace oil. A Chennai-based company had made a presentation in the council a couple of months ago showing how plastic can be more

Organic waste

Dated: 08 May 2013

Urban development minister and the Mapusa MLA Francis D'Souza commissioned the Organic Waste converter (OWC) installed near fish market in Mapusa to take care of the wet waste of the city. The project is at the cost of Rs. 40 lakhs, 30 lakhs for the machinery to convert the waste into organic compost and Rs. 10 lakhs for the civil works. The 1600 Kg per day capacity unit is expected to take care of the entire wet garbage of the Mapusa city.