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An eco-friendly exchange 28.4.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Reciprocity Foundation organised an event where participants were given chemical-free cloth bags
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Eight appliances that show where home cooking is heading 28.4.2017 Washington Post
Eight appliances that show where home cooking is heading
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Model Natalia Vodianova on being the face of H&M's eco-friendly line and why sustainability is important to her 28.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Natalia Vodianova has been ranked by Forbes as among the world’s highest paid supermodels, but that doesn’t mean she throws her money around.

“I try to buy very little,” said the Russian model and philanthropist on a recent spring day. “We recycle within our own family. My younger kids wear clothes...

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River bank Music festival 28.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
River bank Music festival
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Students sensitised on hazards of e-waste 27.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Students sensitised on hazards of e-waste
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Ahmedabad: Demonetised currency notes recycled to develop usable products 27.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
Ahmedabad: Demonetised currency notes recycled to develop usable products
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Coimbatore: Mosques take steps to conserve water for summer, build water harvesting plants 26.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
People of Coimbatore have decided to install water recycling in various mosques across the city.
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Target adopts five new sustainable packaging goals for green future 26.4.2017 Latest News
As part of this strategy, it will eliminate usage of polystyrene, or foam packaging
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Garbology: Teaching with trash 25.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
NGO launches free online activities for children on waste management
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Recycling waste paper for a social cause 25.4.2017 Hindu: National
  Waste paper can be used in many ways. A team of students from GITAM University are making use of it in shaping lives of several underprivileged children. An initiative of the Vedic Science Club of G...
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These pesky caterpillars seem to digest plastic bags 25.4.2017 Washington Post
But sit tight: The authors of a new study on wax worms do not envision dumping buckets of larvae over the world's landfills. Instead, they are attempting to home in on the caterpillars' digestive process.
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Garbage piles up near polling booths 24.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
The "garbage issue came up in an unexpected manner during the MCD polls. Ironically, while political parties have been promising to resolve the garbage menace in the city one found that that there were a lack of dustbins at most polling booths. As a result, huge piles of plastic bottles, glasses and disposable lunch boxes were to be seen everywhere with no one around to clean up the mess. The problem was made worse by the fact that polling officials seemed to have contributed to the mess. Ashok Chawla, a shopkeeper at the DDA market, which is located near the polling booth in Paschim Vihar said, "People on election duty have been throwing water bottles outside the market street. These are people who should be more responsible." Speaking about garbage and cleanliness issue in the Capital he added, "The state charges tax revenue from markets, but neither do we have clean washrooms nor any single dustbin here." This lack of attention to cleanliness had had Delhiites up in arms. Twenty two year-old Jasleen ...
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Start placing bins at 1.5 m distance to boost recycling 23.4.2017 DNA: Health
The University Of British Columbia in British Columbia, Canada researchers highlight how small changes in convenience can have a big impact on performance.
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Start placing bins at 1.5 m distance to boost recycling 23.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Start placing bins at 1.5 m distance to boost recycling
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On World Earth Day, KSPCB looks at tapping wealth from waste 22.4.2017 deccanherald.com
As part of 'World Earth Day', several events like wildlife photo expo and special lectures were organised by various organisations and institutions in the city on Saturday. Maharaja's College organised a 'wildlife photo expo' on its premises. Photographers BSKrupakar and Senani Hegde inaugurated the event. Paintings of UGMohankumar Aradhya were on display at Mysuru Art Gallery. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mysuru, organised a special session on 'E-Waste Management' and a collection drive as part of Earth Day. Assistant Environmental Officer of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) Sabike Noobia attended a session and briefed participants about the rules and regulations of KSPCB to be enforced in industries. The officer said that most of the industries are following the norms but it is not the same with the education and government sector as they are not able to find the right place to recycle e-waste. "Karnataka ranks sixth in generating e-waste in the country. India and China ...
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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Optimist Club names Matthew Hansen Teen of Month 22.4.2017 Steamboat Pilot
Steamboat Springs High School senior Matthew Hansen has been named Teen of the Month by the Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs. Hansen is a three-time varsity letterman in football, where he served as team captain and a four-time varsity letterman in track, where he was a three-time team captain. He was also a four-time varsity letterman and three-time team captain in wrestling, where he was twice a state qualifier. Having maintained a 3.604 grade point average through high school, he was twice honored with academic all-state and was an academic letter recipient. He is involved in community service, assisting middle school students in the sport of wrestling. He has also volunteered to referee middle-school wrestling tournaments. After graduation, Hansen plans to attend college — possibly at Colorado State University — and major in construction management. Local schools track lunchroom waste as part of challenge To understand and reduce school lunchroom waste on a national level, the Environmental ...
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No water connection to big city buildings sans waste water separator 22.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
The rule, which has been in existence since 2002, has not been implemented so far.
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How to be less of a jerk to the environment 22.4.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Earth Day is Saturday, so MPR News' digital team asked our environment reporters for some simple tips on how we can be better to the planet.
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Letter: Try a pro-Earth diet 22.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
As thousands across the U.S. get ready to protest environmental budget cuts, each of us can also help with our driving, our recycling and our diet. Yes, our diet. A 2010 United Nations report blames animal agriculture for 70 percent of global freshwater use, 38 percent of land use and 19 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon dioxide is emitted by burning forests to create animal pastures and by fossil fuel combustion to operate farm machinery, trucks, factory farms and slaughterhouses. ...
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Metrowater to insist on water recycling 22.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Facility must for large buildings applying for connection
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