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FoodCloud ends the culture of waste 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Project to re-distribute food from retail outlets close to sell-by date is a success in Ireland, and is catching on in Britain
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Body found at North Texas landfill ID’d as missing girl 23.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body Thursday as that of Kaytlynn Cargill of Bedford, Texas. Arlington police Lt. Christopher Cook says the body was discovered Wednesday afternoon […]
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E-books and pulp(ed) fiction 23.6.2017 HBL: Home
If print books are such a burden on the environment, why are titles about conservation and eco-criticism still printed? Because the alternative is worse
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Relief plan: Rs 1,442 crore proposal to shut down dump yards in Chennai 23.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The end is in sight for the city's major landfills at Kodungaiyur and Perungudi as Greater Chennai Corporation finalised a multi-crore proposal for their remediation, including revamp of the existing conservancy process and set up of two waste-to-energy units.
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Toll increase pitched for U.S. 36, I-25 express lanes 23.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The cost of sailing briskly along the express lanes on U.S. 36 and Interstate 25 could soon be going up on average — although rates may go down in some spots.
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Firm shuts waste plant, lands civic body in a fix 22.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Private company Jaiprakash Associates Limited running the Dadumajra garbage processing plant shut down the unit on Wednesday, inflaming its tussle with the municipal corporation (MC) just few days after it moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against the cancellation of its contract.
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Inmate, 20, at state facility in Lakewood commits suicide 22.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
A 20-year-old inmate committed suicide early Wednesday morning at the Mount View Youth Services Center in Lakewood.
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Semitruck crashes on U.S. 34, spills garbage along Big Thompson River 22.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
An 18-wheeler semitruck carrying loads of garbage crashed in the Big Thompson Canyon on Wednesday afternoon on its way from Estes Park to the Larimer County Landfill.
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Naidu to discuss Capital's sanitation issues with mayors 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu will soon meet the three mayors of Delhi to discuss issues pertaining to sanitation and solid waste management in the national capital, an official release said on Wednesday.
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Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rule amid rewrite 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production, even as it seeks to rewrite the rule to be more industry-friendly. Zinke told a Senate committee Tuesday that Interior will enforce those parts of the methane regulation […]
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Banyan Nation wins Intel-DST Challenge 20.6.2017 BusinessLine - News
Of all the start-ups, the ones that attend to the social problems attract the eyeballs of investors most. Banyan Nation has won the accolades as it won the Innovate Digital India Challenge 2.0. The s...
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BBMP pulled up for failing to produce power from debris 20.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
BBMP pulled up for failing to produce power from debris
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HC seeks Delhi civic bodies, government reply on drain de-silting 19.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked civic bodies, the city government and Delhi Jal Board to inform it the steps taken to de-silt the drains to ensure to ensure free flow of water and sewage during the monsoon.
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EPA chief vows to speed up the cleaning of toxic Superfund sites. Communities wonder how. 19.6.2017 Washington Post
In a St. Louis suburb that is home to a nuclear waste dump, residents are skeptical of Scott Pruitt’s promise to prioritize the federal cleanup program, which the Trump administration has proposed slashing funding for by 30 percent. “My biggest fear is he’s just going to put a Band-Aid on it,” one said.
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More land at Kanjur will solve garbage issues: BMC 19.6.2017 DNA: Top News
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a fresh affidavit before the Bombay High Court regarding its new proposal of waste disposal. The solid waste management department of BMC claimed that it has received 60 hectares of additional land at its Kanjurmarg landfill site, and this will help the civic body resolve its current waste management problems. According to a Bombay HC order, from June 30, the civic body cannot dump waste at the city's two largest dump yards — Deonar and Mulund. The HC order came after frequent fires were reported at the Deonar dumping ground earlier this year. In the first week of June, the civic body filed a fresh affidavit before the court stating that it will be able to manage waste disposal at its Kanjurmarg landfill as it has received additional land from the state. "At present, the civic body has been using only 67 hectares land of Kanjurmarg landfill of the total 127-hectare land available. Now, we have received the remaining land which will increase the ...
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Open drains, filthy plots and bad roads: How Delhi will welcome monsoon this year 17.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation claims that desilting has been successfully carried out across Delhi, but a reality check by Mail Today paints a grim, grime and filthy picture.
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Sustainable living 16.6.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Climate change is a reality no one can ignore. This year architects are focusing their energies on creating homes that good for the environment.
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New Utah facility will be able to power a Bountiful-size city by digesting food waste, turning it into natural gas 16.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
North Salt Lake • State and local officials broke ground for Utah’s first food digester Thursday morning in a project aimed at reducing landfill waste and harnessing unused renewable energy. The North Salt Lake facility, to be opened in late 2018, will deploy anaerobic digesters to grind and liquify food waste, then use water, heat and bacteria to convert it into methane gas to be used as natural gas and bio-solids to be converted into fertilizer. The project, called Wasatch Resource Recovery, ...
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Trump admin slows methane rules opposed by oil, gas industry 15.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. The Environmental Protection Agency says it is seeking a two-year delay for oil and gas companies to follow a new rule requiring them to monitor and reduce methane leaks from their facilities. The […]
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Reining in all that waste 15.6.2017 Hindu: News
Divya Ravichandran’s venture helps companies and events manage their waste and send less garbage to landfills
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