User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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How Water Can Help Boost Immunity? Expert Reveals 23.9.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
Water for Immunity: Sufficient intake of water throughout the day helps you to ward off any kind of ailments.
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She was afraid of growing food — until the pandemic pushed her to do it 23.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Jamie Williams turned a tiny strip of dirt outside her apartment into an edible garden. You can tour it online during the LA Design Festival.

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Satellite achieves sharp-eyed view of methane 21.9.2020 BBC: Science
A Canadian company debuts a powerful new capability to monitor the potent greenhouse gas.
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Irregular NGOs, shortage of GMC vehicles adding to garbage problem 19.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Irregular NGOs, shortage of GMC vehicles adding to garbage problem
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Indian Teen Chosen For UN Sustainable Development Goals Programme 18.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
An 18-year-old from India, Udit Singhal, has been named by the United Nations to the 2020 cohort of young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, the highest profile recognition opportunity at...
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Delhi Must Decide If It Needs Government That Advertises Or Works: BJP 11.9.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir today said people should decide whether they need a government that spends money on advertisements or one that works.
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Lebanese Recycle Glass From Massive Beirut Port Blast 7.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Standing in a pile of broken glass in northern Lebanon, a man heaved shovel-loads of shards -- retrieved from Beirut after the massive explosion at its port -- into a red-hot furnace.
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Why are clothes sizes so erratic and can they be fixed? 25.8.2020 BBC: Technology
New apps use your phone to record your dimensions and recommend what size to buy at shops.
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Editorial: California has the cure for the plastic plague. Let's use it 23.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the plastic trash problem. California lawmakers have the solution, and they can't put if off any longer.

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After Dining Ban, Takeaway Waste Clutters Hong Kong's Streets 21.8.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A deluge of trash from takeaway containers and disposable cutlery is cluttering the streets and parks of Hong Kong as coronavirus restrictions on dining in restaurants eat away at the city's capacity...
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Memoir: Trade union activist Ilina Sen on life, co-workers and camaraderie in Chhattisgarh 10.8.2020 Scroll.in
Ilina Sen died in Kolkata on August 9 at the age of 69.
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Denver’s war on plastics: Another casualty of COVID-19 29.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
As people continue to work and play at home, Denver residents create more trash and that's pushing the city's solid waste division to keep up.
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No Reduction, Significant Increase: AAP On BJP's Ghazipur Landfill Claim 25.7.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A day after BJP MP Gautam Gambhir made a claim about reducing the height of Ghazipur landfill, the AAP said he was "lying" as there was a significant increase in the width of the landfill.
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For countries like India, tackling antibiotic resistance is key to preventing the next pandemic 13.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The risk is higher in countries with inadequate basic water, hygiene and sanitation infrastructure.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is unleashing a tidal wave of plastic waste 13.6.2020 LA Times: Nation

Activists worry that all those coronavirus masks, medical kits, takeout containers and grocery bags are setting back a global fight to curb single-use plastic.

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First-of-its-kind clean hydrogen plant planned for Los Angeles County 20.5.2020 LA Times: Business

The green technology caught the attention of R. Rex Parris, a Republican mayor in Southern California.

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Pandemic lays waste to Portugal's recycling dreams 16.5.2020 Reuters: World News
One of the many victims of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be Portugal's nascent progress in recycling waste, environmental campaigners say.
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Methane observing firm eyes UK for key base 14.5.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Canadian firm GHGSat, which carries out methane monitoring from space, looks to set up a UK hub.
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Piglets aborted, chickens gassed as pandemic slams meat sector 28.4.2020 Reuters: World News
With the pandemic hobbling the meat-packing industry, Iowa farmer Al Van Beek had nowhere to ship his full-grown pigs to make room for the 7,500 piglets he expected from his breeding operation. The crisis forced a decision that still troubles him: He ordered his employees to give injections to the pregnant sows, one by one, that would cause them to abort their baby ...
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