User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
Last updated: Apr 27 2015 04:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Thrift stores make more revenue being less choosy 27.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Charities are finding new revenue sources from items they used to refuse.
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A tryst with glass bottles 26.4.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
For most people, glass bottles are nothing special. After they are used, they are just discarded. Prashanti Mohan, however, hoards empty glass bottles and prefers them over what they hold. She uses the bottles to make decorative pieces, pencil stands, vases, planters, candle stands and more. They have intricate lines and dots beautifying them. On how she began this delicate art, she says, "I have a passion for painting so when my apartment made plans for waste management, I couldn't help but get a little creative. As empty glass bottles began to collect, I thought I could use them in some way." "I ask my friends to give me the empty bottles they have," she adds. It is her interest in recycling that got her hooked on to this art form. "We would sell the empty bottles to ITC, but I thought I should give painting them a try." Along with bottle art, she takes art workshops for children in her apartment, where she teaches them how to make paper mache products. She also makes mixed media paintings and ...
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St. Anthony: Electronics recycler gets whacked by state pollution authority 26.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
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Spain keen to cooperate with Delhi on pollution, waste 24.4.2015 CNN-IBN: India
The Ambassador of Spain Gustavo De Aristegui on Friday called on Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia and discussed areas of cooperation with regard to vehicular pollution and waste management in the city.
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Students learn all about waste managment 24.4.2015 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
As part of environment awareness and conservation drive launched by UT department of environment and NGO Yuvsatta on World Earth Day, 50 girls of Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, participated in 'Garbage Run' on ...
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Seattle suspends fines for those who fail to compost; mayor wants more outreach on rules 24.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Seattle suspends fines for those who fail to compost 23.4.2015 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle residents who toss food waste in the trash instead of the compost bin won't be fined starting July 1 as initially proposed....
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Health Hazards Due to Expired CFL 23.4.2015 Govt of india: PIB
CFL bulbs contain mercury which is a hazardous element if disposed of carelessly. The expired/used CFL bulbs thrown into Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) dumpyards may lead to health hazards because of mercury and its compounds. This was stated by Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. The Ministry of Environment, Forests
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An oath to save the Earth 23.4.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
An oath to save the Earth
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An oath to save the Earth 23.4.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
World Earth Day, an annual event to raise public awareness on environmental issues including climate change, was held in the city on Wednesday.The Green Audit Committee of the Yuvaraja’s Col...
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Earth Day: American Eagle partners with Brad Pitt on denim recycling 23.4.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Going green just got that much easier.
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City round-up 23.4.2015 The Telegraph : Bihar
Climate change symposium
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‘Individual efforts needed against climate change’ 22.4.2015 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
‘Individual efforts needed against climate change’
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Habitat fixture ReStore lets one reuse for a cause 22.4.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed

If Home Depot were a thrift store, it might look like Habitat for Humanity's store in New Brighton.

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This Earth Day, Laura Corrales Will Tell You Where to Put Your Trash 22.4.2015 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
This Earth Day, Laura Corrales Will Tell You Where to Put Your Trash
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CU's Environmental Center celebrates 45th birthday on Earth Day 22.4.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Jack DeBell used to spend every Saturday morning driving around the University of Colorado to pick up bright green bins and sky-blue barrels full of newspapers and aluminum cans to be sorted and recycled.
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Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life 22.4.2015 LA Times: Environment
In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased reusable plastic and bamboo dishes and utensils...
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APNewsBreak: NY aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030 22.4.2015 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output by 90 percent by 2030....
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APNewsBreak: New York City aims to cut waste output by 90 percent by 2030 22.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
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Solid waste management programme 22.4.2015 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Solid waste management programme will be implemented in all the 130 village panchayats in the district in order to ensure safe disposal of solid waste at villages and clean environment, according t...
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