User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
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‘Town planning is key’ 25.7.2014 Hindu: News
We have to take a fresh look at the concept of town planning if we have to manage solid wastes in situ, Prof. A. Damodaran tells
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U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds 22.7.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general’s report issued late Monday.
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NCB postpones date of destroying narcotics 16.7.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Chandigarh, on Tuesday postponed the date of destruction of 360kg narcotics substances at a private incinerator in ...
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Debt reduction and recycling keep Parma's Five Star mayor occupied 15.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Federico Pizzarotti campaigned to expose corruption but has soon found himself bogged down by bureaucracy Continue reading...
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Landfills no solution 12.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Landfills no solution
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Landfills no solution 11.7.2014 Hindu: Home
Not much thought has been spared to the task of tackling the monumental problem of municipal solid waste that is accumulating around our cities. Certain policy imperatives are called for on a national scale. By M.A. SIRAJ
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Rise of Yampa Street: Looking back on the history of building sites 6.7.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Before they were bars, restaurants, bike shops and essential government buildings, these sites on Yampa Street used to be very different things. Sweet Pea Market and Restaurant 729 Yampa St. Property records show this restaurant originally was built as a home in 1940 and may have been brought to Steamboat from Mount Harris. It was the home of Jerry and Mitchel Mahaffrey and their daughter Joyce for more than 30 years. They moved to Steamboat from the coal-mining town west of Steamboat. The building was converted into a retail space in the late 1980s and became One Stop Ski Shop. It became Sweet Pea Market in 2007. Sunpie’s Bistro 735 Yampa St. This building was constructed in 1954 as Dorothy’s Greenhouse before it later became Steamboat Floral and Greenhouse. Bill Fetcher recalls the greenhouse was a regular stop for schoolchildren on field trips. He said the greenhouse was doomed after a heater failed one winter in the 1980s and the roof collapsed under a heavy snow load. The greenhouse was razed, and ...
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Landfills no solution 6.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Landfills no solution
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Landfills no solution 6.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Landfills no solution
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50 villages demand closure of polluting unit in Palsana 2.7.2014 Surat News, News from Surat Gujarat | Times of India Surat News
Chorus is growing for permanent closure of Geo Hybrid Industrial Solution Pvt Limited (GSPL) plant located in Gujarat Eco Textile Park (GETP) in Palsana.
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West Bengal needs incinerators for animals: Moon Moon Sen 22.6.2014 Hindu: News
“I will be visiting Bankura on June 30 for the first time as an MP. Right now, I am only listening to appeals and publicising them in Parliament”
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San Francisco closer to turning zero-waste ambition into reality 17.6.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
US city's strict policies on recycling and composting are just some of the measures making a difference

The trucks start rolling in before sunrise. Dozens of them, each tipping out tonnes of food waste, grass cuttings and foliage. A month from now this organic waste will leave here in the form of rich compost, as fine as sand.

Here, in Vacaville, an hour by road north of San Francisco, is an essential part of the city's scheme to eliminate waste that is neither recycled nor composted by 2020, thus doing away with the need for landfill and incinerators both major sources of pollution.

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With She-Toilets, Chennai shows way in sanitation 16.6.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
The Chennai Corporation is aiming for a clean sweep to tackle problems of female hygiene and access to sanitation — special ‘She Toilets’ have been planned for women in 348 locations across the city and will be opened by the end of the ...
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Thiruvananthapuram Corporation’s incinerator plan hits a roadblock 7.6.2014 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The city Corporation might be pushing ahead with a plan to include incinerators as part of its solid waste management initiatives, but the Kerala Suchitwa Mission’s stated stand might become a roa...
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Meanwhile, Schools Demand More 7.6.2014 newindianexpress.com
While the e-toilets in the city have no takers, the schools in the district are demanding more such toilets.
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Kochi: Infopark embarks on green initiative 4.6.2014 HBL: Home
Infopark at Kochi has embarked on a massive green initiative to make its sprawling campus on 101 acres more environment-friendly.Under the initiative named ‘Green Togetherness’, Infopark wi...
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Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square 1.6.2014 LA Times: Commentary
Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring.
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Launch of Another 'Pattoor Model' Today 29.5.2014 newindianexpress.com
Named ‘Fire-ball Series Green Incinerator,’ the Rs 5-lakh worth equipment converts materials made of leather and rubber into ashes at 500 degrees Celsius
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Up in smoke: Burning is often used to destroy unneeded drug evidence, but methods, rules vary 25.5.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Police methods for destroying drug evidence vary 25.5.2014 AP National
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cardboard boxes and paper envelopes packed with marijuana, cocaine and other drugs line warehouse-style shelves at the State Highway Patrol's Ohio crime laboratory, where seizures large and small are stored for safekeeping for sometimes years until they're no longer needed as evidence....
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