User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
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Hong Kong wastes away as rival Asian cities clean up 13.6.2017 BusinessLine - World
From syringes and television sets strewn on its beaches to brimming landfills, Hong Kong is struggling to keep pace with a growing waste problem in one of the world's most densely populated cities.
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This apartment walks the talk 12.6.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Has installed incinerator for disposal of sanitary napkins
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Disposable sanitary napkins mess up health and hygiene (June 5 is World Environment Day) 4.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Long-lasting, comfortable, stain-free and affordable are the thoughts that come to every woman's mind when she picks up a disposable sanitary napkin.
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Scientists unwrap ancestry of ancient Egyptians using DNA from mummies 31.5.2017 Washington Post
Analysis of 151 remains revealed that ancient Egyptians were closely related to people who lived along the eastern Mediterranean, according to a new report.
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‘Kishori Matka’ rids village girls of stigma over menstruation 27.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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5 killed in bomb blast in Somalia 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least five people were killed and an unknown number injured in a massive car bomb explosion targeting a restaurant near the sea port in Mogadishu.
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Explainer: Why we should be turning waste into fuel 20.5.2017 All International Stories
Waste-to-energy is an important part of the waste industry in Europe
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CM announces ‘She Pad’ scheme 18.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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State’s first napkin incinerator to be installed in Jodhpur 4.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Palike plans to use RDF at its energy plants 1.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has finally found a way to dispose of 20,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) accumulated over years at waste processing plants. The local agency will utilise RDF for its waste-to-energy plants which would be set up soon. The RDF, which could be used as fuel for incinerators at cement factories, had no takers owing to cost factor. BBMP Joint Commissioner for Solid Waste Management (SWM) Sarfaraz Khan said, "The factories offered to pay Rs 2,500 per tonne of RDF. Hence, we decided to utilise the RDF at our own plants that will be set up in the coming days. RDF, which is the residue of various types of waste is a great source of energy." Khan said that the accumulated RDF will be stored in a quarry spread across around 3.5 ares at Bellahalli. Four plants Palike officials said that four waste-to-energy plants will be coming up at Kannahalli, Yelahanka, Mavallipura and at a location in North Bengaluru. An official said that tenders had been floated for these ...
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RDF backlog at six compost plants to be buried in quarry 1.5.2017 Hindu: Home
BBMP’s attempts to get cement factories take RDF has met with little success
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Two Decades Later, Success For Man Who Imagined Turning His Life Around 20.4.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
Steven Mallory who had just given up drug dealing when NPR interviewed him in 1994 and 1995. Now, the Dayton, Ohio, resident works a full-time job, owns two businesses and is a grandfather.
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Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker 19.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
People will still be essential on the factory floors, even as robots become more common
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Medical college denies burning of waste on campus 19.4.2017 Hindu: News
People in locality raise complaint
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How apartments handle waste 7.4.2017 Hindu: Home
An average middle class household in the city generates 437 kg of waste annually. Bulk generators complying with on-site treatment norms need to be exempted from SWM cess in property tax.
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Biomedical waste rules sent to dustbin 1.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Colorado chemical arms waste may be trucked to another state 1.4.2017 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Army is considering trucking hazardous wastewater from a chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado to another state because the plant isn't yet fully operational.
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RK Nagar bypoll: Panneerselvam faction promises to change fate of Kodungaiyur dumpyard, to set up an industrial park there 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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BBMP looks to bury the RDF threat 29.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which is at a loss to dispose of 20,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) accumulated at all the eight compost-based waste processing plants, now wants...
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Seized narcotic drugs destroyed 27.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Customs officers attached to the Tiruchi Customs Preventive Commissionerate destroyed 206.050 kg of seized narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances recently.As per the Government of India’s instruc...
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