User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Fast fashion: Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025 17.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Shoppers at the chain will also see containers in store so that they can recycle their old clothes.
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Bio-Gas Production 15.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Biomass and organic waste sources like paddy straw, farm stubble, agricultural residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud, distillery spent wash, municipal solid waste, sewage treatment plantswaste, etc. offer huge potential for biogas production.
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Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem
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'Why are electric cars more expensive?' And more of your questions answered 10.7.2019 BBC: Business
Our business and transport correspondents answer your questions on electric cars.
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China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media 9.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests.
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Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup 8.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution.
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Glastonbury stars give away clothes for charity 8.7.2019 BBC: Business
Kylie Minogue, Sheryl Crow and Lewis Capaldi show support for a campaign against "throwaway fashion".
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A day's work on Delhi's mountain of trash 6.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It's almost as tall as the Taj Mahal. It smolders and festers. And it's a source of income for slum dwellers nearby.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Santa Monica’s recycling center closure is a sign of what’s to come 5.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Last month, Santa Monica’s only public recycling buyback center closed after the City Council declined to renew its contract with the company that operated it. For decades, the Delaware Avenue center was the go-to place for locals to turn their recyclables into cash. Now, they will have to find...

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Denver’s Interstate 70 project is producing a whole lot of dirt 5.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Before construction crews can pour new pavement for the part of Interstate 70 that will replace an old viaduct in Denver, they have been digging -- a lot. CDOT is still working out where all the dirt will go.
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P&G hopes to develop recyclable diapers in battle against waste 3.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Procter & Gamble Co., facing an industrywide backlash against consumer waste, is seeking a patent that would help it develop recyclable versions of absorbent products including diapers, sanitary products and even cleaning wipes.

Because many absorbent products today use multiple kinds of plastic...

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Two students convince lawmakers to create prescription drug repository 27.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As an effort to slow the rising cost of prescription drugs, two University of Minnesota students convinced legislators last session to create a program to donate unused medication to people who can't afford it.
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After 2 months combing landfill, officials call off search for body of 6-year-old boy 27.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Officials have called off the search for the remains of 6-year-old Duke Flores.

Over the course of eight weeks, roughly 14 million pounds of material were examined at the Victorville landfill, where authorities think the boy’s body was dumped.

The search for Duke began in late April, when his grandmother...

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Diseases, food shortages plague migrant "jungle camp" in Bosnia 26.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.
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Emily Eavis hopes for a greener Glastonbury festival 23.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The festival's organiser hopes new rules will lead to the event being less harmful to the planet
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50 Dogs Killed By Municipal Agency In Telangana, Some Buried At Landfill 23.6.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Over 50 dogs were killed by a municipal agency at Vikrabad in Telangana, the police said. Some of the carcasses of the dogs were found buried at a landfill on the outskirts of the city, 75 km from...
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Boohoo's recycled clothes 'will not solve fast fashion waste' 20.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The fast fashion retailer is trying to be more sustainable, but some are sceptical.
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Ministers 'reject' report's fast fashion advice 18.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Ministers say "no" to MPs' plans cut waste and emissions from fashion industry.
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