Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages
The process extracts cellulose powder from the fruit's husks after they are sliced and freeze-dried, then mixes it with glycerol. This mixture becomes soft hydrogel, which is then cut into bandage ...
20 Sep 2021, 13:16
Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished
Prothom Alo investigations have found several tannery owners in the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate dumping untreated waste into Dhaleshwari river though pipes at night
17 Sep 2021, 14:17
Dhaka North and South
Waste management in a mess as master plan stalled
Since the two Dhaka city corporations have been following conventionals method of waste management, with the two landfills in Matuail of the capital and Aminbazar of Savar near full capacity, both ...
23 Aug 2021, 14:09
Argentina lakes turn pink but the outlook not rosy: Greens
Two lakes in a far-flung coastal region of Patagonia, in Argentina, have turned fluorescent pink, as of yet unexplained phenomena that local environmentalists fear could be harmful
31 Jul 2021, 15:56
Almost 100pc waste removed from 33 wards
Almost 100 per cent of the sacrificial animal waste in 33 wards of Dhaka South City Corporation has been removed within seven hours from 2.00pm to 9.00pm on Wednesday
22 Jul 2021, 09:43
Around 900,000 cows to be sacrificed in Dhaka city
Around 900,000 cows will be sacrificed in Dhaka city during this Eid, according to officials of both the Dhaka city corporations
21 Jul 2021, 14:57
Keep front of house clean or see more garbage: DNCC mayor
DNCC headquarters set a control room to coordinate the waste management. Control room contacts are: 0258814220, 09602222333, 09602222334
21 Jul 2021, 11:19
10 teams to monitor removal of sacrificial animal waste in DSCC
Dhaka South City Corporation has formed 10 teams and set up a central control room to monitor the removal of sacrificial animal waste from 21-24 July
20 Jul 2021, 10:04
South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency
An average person defecates about 500g a day, which can be converted to 50 litres of methane gas, the environmental engineer said. This gas can generate 0.5kWh of electricity or be used to drive a ...
10 Jul 2021, 16:14
No risk management despite rise in e-waste
Some 400,000 tonnes of electrical and electronics waste was produced in Bangladesh in 2018. Only three per cent of it was recycled with the remaining 97 per cent being dumped.
28 Jun 2021, 19:40