User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 25 2014 13:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The cost of recycling 25.10.2014 Durango Herald
Recycling isn’t cheap, and Durango is paying for it.The city is asking La Plata County for $60,000 to help cover operational costs at its Recycle Center, and even though 83 percent of Durango households pay for curbside recycling pickup, it is not enough alone to cover the program’s expenses. Curbside recycling...
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Plastic manufacturers hail Karnataka industrial policy 24.10.2014 HBL: Home

The Mangalore-based Canara Plastic Manufacturers’ and Traders’ Association (CPMTA) has said that the new Karnataka Industrial Policy will encourage manufacturing activities in the State.

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La Crosse electronic waste recycler adding 110 jobs, relocating to larger space 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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MMC gets stick for poor waste mgmt 24.10.2014 TOI: Goa
MMC gets stick for poor waste mgmt
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Nirmal units undergo an ethnic makeover 23.10.2014 Thiruvananthapuram News, Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerela News | Cities News - Times of India
Nirmal units undergo an ethnic makeover
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Lessons in waste management from the Bengaluru Marathon 2014 22.10.2014 Citizen Matters

The manner is which waste was managed at the Bengaluru Marathon shows the way forward for responsible racing.  

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Minneapolis Single-Sort Service Boosts Recycling 22.10.2014 WCCO: Local News
(credit: CBS)The Minneapolis public works committee says residents are recycling at least a quarter more waste following a switch to single-sort recycling. A public works official said Tuesday the program has been well received by residents since the citywide rollout began in July 2013.
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Minneapolis residents increase recycling under single-sort program, workers file fewer claims 22.10.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Government urged to tackle stalled recycling rates in England 22.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

More political action is needed to reduce waste and improve recycling rates to meet EU targets by 2020, says report by MPs

Ministers have stepped back from efforts to encourage people to recycle their rubbish just as growth in recycling rates in England has reached a plateau, MPs have said.

Householders are still confused over what can and cannot be recycled and only a quarter of them recycle waste correctly, they said.

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Minneapolis recycling rate rises with single-sort service 22.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
Minneapolis residents are tossing almost a third more material in blue bins since the 2013 change.
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Single-sort boosts Minneapolis recycling by 25% 22.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The city has also reduced the amount of trash sent to the incinerator by 16 percent or 13,511 tons.
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Association welcomes new industrial policy of Karnataka 21.10.2014 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
Canara Plastic Manufacturers and Traders Association (CPMTA) has welcomed the new industrial policy of the state government announced recently.
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Now, check the eco-friendly quotient of the parties you organise! 21.10.2014 Citizen Matters

Our existence on this planet leaves a footprint, however small it may be. The trick is in minimising the waste and while maximising the joy quotient!

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Civic bodies, DDA to come up with waste processing action plan 21.10.2014 Hindu: News
The Capital’s garbage problem has caught the attention of the Centre, which has ordered the municipal corporations and the Delhi Development Authority to set up waste processing units. Accor...
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Seminar Conducted on Organic Farming 20.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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IIT team reuses waste paper to help schoolkids 20.10.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
IIT team reuses waste paper to help schoolkids
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Home-made, designer diyas bring Diwali glitter 20.10.2014 Lucknow News, Lucknow City News | Cities News - Times of India
Ahead of Diwali, many women in the city are employing the power of imagination and the internet to design and recycle diyas— the humble yet quintessential accessory of the festival of ...
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Reduce Reuse Recycle A world of freebies 19.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Lifestyle
Freecycling is catching on in India as people comb through clutter to pass on unused goods and take from others items such as smartphones laptops and music systems at no ...
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Green Diwali options: Upcycled candle moulds, sandstone diyas 19.10.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Upcycled candle moulds, rangoli- inspired bamboo trays and sandstone diyas are some of the 'green options' market players are coming out with to tap on to consumers preferring eco-friendly products this Diwali.
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Make your own DIY-WALI 19.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Make your own DIY-WALI
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