User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Plastics pose a developmental dilemma; We must use plastic responsibly and judiciously: Vice President 24.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
‘Plastics have to be used responsibly and judiciously and have to be recycled properly after use’, the Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said, in Chennai today. He was addressing the gathering at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET), an organization devoted to development of plastics and allied industries.
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Compostables, Meant to Cut Plastic Waste, Are Stumbling 23.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are becoming more popular amid the mounting backlash against plastic waste, but many products aren’t making it to the compost heap.
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Shame, superstition and secrecy are coming in the way of menstrual hygiene, finds Tamil Nadu study 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
Around 84% of the girls interviewed by the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme said they were taken by surprise when they got their first period.
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Broomfield investigate domestic-violence related homicide 18.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Broomfield police have arrested a suspect in a homicide Friday morning following a domestic violence call. 
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Colorado company working to retrieve $500K of hemp seized by Oklahoma police 18.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds of hemp that was seized by police.
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Kelsey Berreth search could extend to landfill near Fountain — a daunting task for investigators 18.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The search for Kelsey Berreth could expand to a landfill near Fountain, a daunting task for investigators nearly two months after the Woodland Park woman vanished.
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Denver stabbing victim in serious condition 17.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police are investigating a stabbing that left one person in serious condition.
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Search for missing Woodland Park mom expands to Fountain landfill, ABC News reports 17.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The search for evidence in the case of missing Woodland Park mom Kelsey Berreth now includes a landfill in the city of Fountain, ABC News has learned.
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Man quickly re-arrested after fleeing Boulder County jail on bicycle 17.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
An inmate at Boulder County Jail fled on a bicycle Tuesday afternoon, but was quickly located by Boulder police and Boulder County sheriff's deputies and placed back in jail.
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Coroner rules October Longmont skydiving death an accident 17.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Boulder County Coroner's Office has ruled the fall skydiving death of Logan Polfuss an accident.
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It's the final straw for plastics, says Nestle 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle next month will start to drop plastic straws from its products and is working on biodegradable water bottles in a drive to reduce plastic waste, it said on Tuesday.
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China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens 15.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling "bases" by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Loan approved for Metro | Treated leachate to fill lakes | BBMP wants animal welfare board 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From city's transport scene to BBMP's plan of releasing treated wastewater from landfills to lakes, all news in one place.
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The women fighting fast fashion waste 13.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Claire and Emily run a hub that empowers people to turn their old clothes into new ones.
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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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Eat your Christmas tree (and five other top tips) 5.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
Some advice on what to do to prolong the life of your sad dying Christmas tree.
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Homeless woman whose body was found in Alameda County landfill may have climbed into a Dumpster 4.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A body that was found in an Alameda County landfill on New Year’s Eve was identified Thursday as a local homeless woman, and authorities say she may have climbed into a Dumpster before her death.

A heavy-equipment operator at a Livermore landfill called deputies on Monday after he noticed an anomaly...

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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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The Indian men who make money selling trash 2.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
What happens when cities don't collect rubbish door-to-door? Enter the enterprising scrap dealers.
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How mountains of U.S. plastic waste ended up in Malaysia, broken down by workers for $10 a day 30.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In a derelict warehouse complex plastered with “For Rent” signs an hour from the Malaysian capital, four women squatted on upturned buckets. Their fingernails were cracked and nubby, their headscarves dampened with sweat.

Wielding hair dryers, they heated and peeled labels from a waist-high pile...

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