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Waste segregation mandatory in Ahmedabad from today

By : editor_2, Dec 4, 2018

From today the Ahmedabad municipal corporation (AMC) will only accept segregated waste. On the eve of the D-day on Sunday, 40,000 municipal employees — right from the municipal commissioner down to sanitation workers — got down on road, visited societies, 255 parks and...

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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation eyes wind energy to cut power bill

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2013

 After installing solar panels atop some of the main zonal offices of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and the Sardar Patel Stadium in Navrangpura, the AMC is now turning to wind energy.

With the AMC incurring electricity bills worth close to Rs 150 crore per...

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AMC plans to generate watts from waste

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2013

As part of its goal to make Ahmedabad a zero-waste city, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) plans to generate electricity using municipal solid waste (MSW) and sewerage. It aims to produce nearly 20 MW power through this project in the near future.

The...

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A’bad civic body will buy your old PCs, cellphones

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2012

Wondering what to do with your old desktops, wires and dated mobile handsets? Soon, you can just hand them over for hard cash to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, which is starting a month-long drive for collection of e-waste through private agencies from June 5, the World...

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The green fad

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2011

One of the city's oldest green assets are the traditional pols on the east banks of the Sabarmati river. Well ventilated and equipped with rain water harvesting systems, these homes have building engineering techniques that bring down temperatures by a few degrees.

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Ahmedabad's ‘Solid’ management of waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2010

Thanks to the long-established tradition of recycling and reuse, per capita generation of waste is quite low in India compared to most developed countries. However, due to large population, the volume of generated waste even in India remains very sizeable. Total waste...

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Ahmedabad's ‘Solid’ management of waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2010

Thanks to the long-established tradition of recycling and reuse, per capita generation of waste is quite low in India compared to most developed countries. However, due to large population, the volume of generated waste even in India remains very sizeable. Total waste...

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