Gadkari attempts to woo Goa voters with 'green fuel' – Times of India

PANAJI: In run-up to Goa assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday tried to woo the farming and fishing communities through various measures to boost their economic status. “The farmers in India would be producing fuel from the remains of farm products. The fuel thus generated would be green and cost effective,” Union minister and BJP’s […]

Lafayette: Eco-friendly upgrades eyed for city's first dog park – East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Synthetic turf. Recycled concrete restrooms. Art made with found materials. If built, the city’s first dog park could be green in more ways than one. Initially planned as a “bare bones” dog park, the canine playground now in the works as part of a disputed housing development along Deer Hill Road would offer a number of eco-friendly features […]

Lafayette: Eco-friendly upgrades eyed for city's first dog park – East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Synthetic turf. Recycled concrete restrooms. Art made with found materials. If built, the city’s first dog park could be green in more ways than one. Initially planned as a “bare bones” dog park, the canine playground now in the works as part of a disputed housing development along Deer Hill Road would offer a number of eco-friendly features […]

Gadkari attempts to woo Goa voters with 'green fuel' – Times of India

PANAJI: In run-up to Goa assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday tried to woo the farming and fishing communities through various measures to boost their economic status. “The farmers in India would be producing fuel from the remains of farm products. The fuel thus generated would be green and cost effective,” Union minister and BJP’s […]

Green Heroes: 86-year-old from Mumbai helps society save 40% on water and power bills – Hindustan Times

A decade-long struggle by 86-year-old Navin Chandra has paved way for homegrown answers to waste management, water and power problems through long-lasting, cost-effective and environment-friendly solutions. The seven-storey Sea Line housing society at Union Park in Khar (West) is equipped with solar power and a windmill for its electricity requirements, a rainwater harvesting facility that […]

India is third in green building rankings – Hindustan Times

Despite rampant violations of its housing laws and rules, its slums and unauthorised colonies, India holds promise when it comes to green buildings. The country secured third position this year in the US Green Building Council (USGBC) annual ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ), a green […]

Pinterest pinpoints the top home & lifestyle trends for 2017 – Times LIVE

Here are seven trends worth noting: 1) Imperfect interior design Perfection will no longer be our goal when it comes to interior design: homemade, shabby chic of farmhouse style is in, as part of the Danish “Hygge” concept of living simply. 2) Multi-dimensional artworks Pinterest believes multi-dimensional artworks will be on trend in 2017. Think […]

2-wheelers can run on green fuel, but get ready to pay Rs 12K – Times of India

MUMBAI: Soon, two-wheelers too will be able to run on CNG with retro-fitted kits. A senior transport official said on Wednesday that the transport commissioner’s office has issued permissions to some workshops to retro-fit CNG kits in two-wheelers and the process could begin in the next few days. At present, more than two lakh private […]

River Bend Solar Energy Center operational, selling solar power – Times Daily

OAKLAND – Van Wardlaw, Executive Vice President of External Relations for the Tennessee Valley Authority, said in 2009 TVA officials sat down and looked at the future of energy resources for the valley. “And today we have this. We are here at the dedication of a solar farm,” Wardlaw said Friday. TVA officials along with […]