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The innovators: how your coffee can light up your barbecue … and boiler 14.2.2016 Guardian: Environment

The Bio-bean start-up recycles waste coffee grounds into biomass fuel pellets and coals that can fire up both boilers and BBQs

While the distinctive smell of a barbecue may herald the first sign of summer, it is not often associated with energy efficiency.

That may be about to change with the launch of a new type of barbecue coal called Hot Coffees, which hails from waste coffee grounds.

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Skid in oil prices pulls recycling industry down 14.2.2016 SFGate: Business & Technology
Skid in oil prices pulls recycling industry down NEWARK, N.J. — In a cavernous recycling facility crisscrossed with conveyor belts, enormous bales of crumpled plastic bottles are stacked one atop another, waiting to be sold to the highest bidder. With concerns about climate change mounting, it’s an awkward time for the recycling industry to be under such pressure. [...] as plentiful fossil fuels saturate global markets, it has become cheaper for the makers of water bottles, yogurt containers and takeout boxes to simply buy new plastics. “The recycling industry is being hit dramatically by falling commodity and oil prices,” said Michael Taylor, vice president for international trade at the Society of the Plastics Industry. Local governments and businesses have spent decades working to increase recycling rates with new infrastructure, education campaigns and higher demand for post-consumer materials. [...] though recycling rates vary by material — newspaper and cardboard are recycled more than ...
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Corpn gets state govt nod to set up debris recycling plant 13.2.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
The civic body gets sanction for the construction and debris recycling plant from the state government.Officials said that they would call for tenders for the project in a few weeks' time.
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Green certificate for budget flats in YEIDA 13.2.2016 Noida - City - The Times of India
YEIDA has received a green certification from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for its 5,000 residential flats in Sector 22D for middle- and low-income groups.
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L.A. councilman joins calls to speed up toxic cleanup around Exide plant 13.2.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar urged state officials Friday to accelerate the removal of toxic lead contamination surrounding a shuttered battery recycling plant in nearby Vernon, saying he was astounded that the state agency overseeing the testing and cleanup of up to 10,000 homes had...

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YEIDA's 5000 residential flats receive green certificates, possession in March 12.2.2016 Noida - City - The Times of India
Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority's 5000 residential flats have received a 'green' certification from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The group housing units located in sector 22D of the YEIDA area-for middle and low income groups-boast green features and will be available for possession to home buyers in March 2016 this year.
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Vastrapur lake to be revived with recycled water: Thara 12.2.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is waking up to the need for 'recycling the sewage and waste water and to make Ahmedabad an eco-friendly city, it has decided to set up various decentralised Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) of around 1 million litre per day (MLD) and three of 30 MLD water treating capacity each in all the six zones of Ahmedabad during the year ...
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Waste matters 12.2.2016 Hindu: Home
The floods have shed light on the age-old issue of poor waste management in our city. We speak to experts who are workingtowards resolving this mounting concern
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KSPCB talks to industries on e-waste recycling 12.2.2016 Citizen Matters

E-waste can contaminate ground water and pollute air. KSPCB is trying to educate all industry bodies regarding this and make e-waste handling a smooth and principled affair.

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Israel to help set up sewage recycle unit 12.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Israel to help set up sewage recycle unit
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A swachh start to a disease-free future 12.2.2016 Surat News, News from Surat Gujarat | Times of India Surat News
A few hoteliers in the Diamond City have come together to launch a unique health initiative for poor children studying in Nagar Prathamik Shikshan Samiti (NPSS) schools in the city.
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Bicholim godown gutted in blaze 12.2.2016 TOI: Goa
A warehouse belonging to the civil supply department stored with 90 tonnes of garbage suddenly caught fire late Wednesday night causing a loss of around 1 crore, including the stored dry garbage and a major part of the warehouse, even as the exact loss is yet to be ascertained after a spot panchanama.
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Boiler Bursts at Tyre Recycling Factory, Six Critically Injured 11.2.2016 newindianexpress.com
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New disposal sites are in forest areas 11.2.2016 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Earlier, it was Huda that was up against the forest department, and now it is MCG that is under fire from environmentalists - both over construction waste.Management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste is turning out to be a tough challenge for Gurgaon's civic bodies.
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Enhancing food security through sustainable packaging 11.2.2016 Latest News
In spite of producing 263 mt of food (whereas the country requires only 225-230 mt annually), India is facing food insecurity issue due to wastage. Flexible packaging can offer a sustainable solution
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Doors open for 'Smart' foreign funds 10.2.2016 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Smart Cities Mission could open gates to foreign investment in the city's infrastructure development, including three new super speciality hospitals with the help of the United Kingdom ...
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Special Purpose Vehicle ensures timely execution of Smart City Plans, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu 8.2.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu has assured a visiting US Business delegation that Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) being set up for implementation of city level Smart City Plans will be empowered to ensure timely execution of all projects by taking required decisions and ensuring necessary coordination.
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Reliance Industries staffer CGS Manion recycles his way to Guinness glory 7.2.2016 FirstPost: India

An hour-long lesson last year on how to segregate waste at source, involving 12,994 people of this city, has fetched C.G.S. Manion, a member of the polyester division of Reliance Industries, a Guinness World Record.

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'Green' lessons fetch Reliance Industries staffer Guinness entry 7.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
An hour-long lesson last year on how to segregate waste at source, involving 12,994 people of this city, has fetched C.G.S. Manion, a member of the polyester division of Reliance Industries, a Guinness World Record.
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'Green' lessons fetch Reliance Industries staffer Guinness entry 7.2.2016 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore, Feb 7 : An hour-long lesson last year on how to segregate waste at source, involving 12,994 people of this city, has fetched C.G.S. Manion, a member of the polyester division of Reliance Industries, a Guinness World Record.
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