User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
Last updated: Oct 01 2014 13:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mini solution to waste woes 4.8.2014 Hindu: Home
Food or other biodegradable waste will not be a problem if one bothers to keep a pipe or a vermicompost unit at home. The challenge posed by plastic waste can also be tackled by collecting, cleanin...
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Next Stop: Kottayam 4.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
Kottayam will get the next turn to try out the incinerator, which will be rolled from Kottakkal municipality, where it is now stationed. In the queue are Kalamassery, Kasargod and Ponnani
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Fumes choke a heritage area 1.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Fumes choke a heritage area
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‘Town planning is key’ 27.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Town planning is key’
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‘Town planning is key’ 26.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Town planning is key’
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‘Town planning is key’ 26.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Town planning is key’
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‘Town planning is key’ 26.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Town planning is key’
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'Town planning is key to manage waste' 25.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
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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‘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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