User: chintan Topic: Waste
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Cheap wonder metals will make a faster, cleaner world 4.3.2015 New Scientist: News
If only aluminium, titanium and magnesium were cheaper, they would replace steel and help us cut fuel bills and emissions. That day may not be far ...
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What is Apple really doing about climate change? 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
What is Apple really doing about climate change?
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Five things we've learned about the state of the UK's environment 3.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

Every five years the European Environment Agency reports on the state of Europe’s environment – here’s how the UK fares in its latest update

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Disposal and Recycling of Medical Wastes 3.3.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Public health being a State subject, it is the primary responsibility of the concerned State/UT governments to take appropriate actions for proper management and disposal of bio-medical waste at public health facilities through the State Pollution Control Boards in pursuance of Bio-medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998 of Ministry of Environment and Forests,
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Bostonians fear rising tensions as city removes lawn chairs and other parking-space savers 3.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers 3.3.2015 AP National
BOSTON (AP) -- Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff that people set out on the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out....
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Don't shun the waste 2.3.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Useful resource Organic waste is a blessing in disguise for farmers. Packed with all necessary nutrients, it can naturally nourish the soil and also eliminate the garbage disposal conundrum, writes Anitha Pailoor. Whenever Siddarameshwara Samudaya Bhavan in Gubbi town of Tumkur district plays host to a social function, Shankrappa, a farmer residing seven kilometres away in Ammanghatta, gets intimated. In the evening, he carries leftover food scraps piled in the community hall to his farm. This practise started on an impulse almost 18 months back. On attending a wedding in this hall, Shankrappa was engaged in a conversation about the rising garbage problem in cities. When the focus shifted to waste generated in the hall after every function, Shankrappa, known for his innovative ways of farming, came up with a solution of recycling biodegradable waste into a soil amendment for farms. He even suggested this ingenious measure to nearby farms and encouraged them to consider the waste as a useful resource. "It ...
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Apple maggots threaten Spokane yard waste recycling 2.3.2015 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A new rule to protect Washington apple orchards from a pest could derail the yard waste recycling program in Spokane....
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Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture 2.3.2015 BBC: Technology
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.
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Single Window clears two proposals worth Rs 101 cr 1.3.2015 All Economy & Policy Stories
Himadri Chemicals and Industries Ltd has proposed to set up coal tar manufacturing unit at Kenghati in Sambalpur district with an investment of Rs 56.63 cr
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Students say no to plastic bags 1.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Students say no to plastic bags
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Rs 101 Cr Project Plans Approved 1.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Nod for Odisha's Rs.101 crore investment plan 28.2.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Odisha's State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) Saturday approved a Rs.101 crore investment proposal in the state, an official said.
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Uran activists make recycled plastic bowls for birds 28.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Uran activists make recycled plastic bowls for birds
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Tapping opportunities in waste management 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Tapping opportunities in waste management
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In troubled waters 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
In troubled waters
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Recycle responsibly 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Recycle responsibly
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Waste not, want not: how the rubbish industry learned to look beyond landfill 27.2.2015 Guardian: Environment

With rise of incineration and heavy taxes, refuse management has evolved beyond mere dumps – but sector experts warn of complacency over recycling

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In troubled waters 27.2.2015 Hindu: S & T
India’s wetlands are being ravaged at an alarming rate
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Ctrl + Alt + Del 27.2.2015 HBL: Home
East Delhi is home to the country’s largest computer graveyard — one that is both a means of livelihood and a health hazard for its residents
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