News  /  Published 02.07.22

New Town community market’s biodegradable effort from 2021

According to an NKDA official, they hand out brown paper bags, degradable plastic bags that are made out of vegetable starch and clay pots to the shops in the market and the temporary stalls. Everyone...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation nudges big housing complexes to manage waste

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is writing to residential complexes that produce more than 100kg of waste daily, asking them to prepare for managing the waste by themselves because the civic body ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.06.22

Salt Lake: CA Market gets gift of plastic shredder, e-waste box

Sibaji Raha, former director of Bose Institute, said we had not inherited this world from our predecessors but rather have borrowed it from our successors. “We have done enough damage to this pl...
By Brinda Sarkar, Shreya Chatterjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.06.22

Shred bottles into fine pellets

A plastic bottle shredding machine has been installed at CA Market, one of the main block markets in Salt Lake, to make disposal of plastic bottles easier for shopkeepers and residents. Once a plasti...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Food  /  Published 05.06.22

Waste not want all

Ingredients For Kofta • 700g bottle gourd • 1tsp chopped ginger • 1tsp chopped chilli • 1tsp roasted cumin powder • ½ cup besan • Salt to taste For the Gra...
By Pramita Ghosh


Science Tech  /  Published 04.06.22

How to overcome the growing plastic crisis

Fixed recycling quotas would help to reduce waste and production of virgin plastic. So too would introducing legislation to make manufacturers produce packaging, clothing, and vehicles in a more susta...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 28.05.22

IIT Madras’ municipal solid waste combustor commissioned at BHEL in Trichy

This plant is based on a first-of-its-kind rotary furnace to efficiently incinerate unsegregated municipal solid waste generated in India ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: KMC, police, PWD, NDRF brace for fallout with dedicated teams

Disaster management  Two teams from the National Disaster Response Force are being kept ready.  Dedicated team A 13-member team of mayoral council members from the KMC will be coordinati...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.05.22

NKDA move to check waste dumping

The New Town authorities started a survey to identify places where construction materials are stacked up or waste is dumped blocking pavements, bicycle lanes or portions of roads last week. According...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Food  /  Published 27.04.22

‘Re-Serve’ campaign by NRAI Kolkata encourages diners to pack leftover food

“We believe that the combined effort of our 200+ member restaurants and thousands of patrons, will bring about a change in the way we dine out and use resources,” emphasised Aditya Ladsari...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


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