User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
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Mumbais debris All piled up nowhere to dump it 23.12.2014 Hindustan Times: India
If you put together the construction and demolition waste generated in Mumbai in a month it could help make a 20ft wide road stretching 36 kilometres the distance between Nariman Point and Kandivli But in reality what happens to all the debris generated in the city which can potentially be ...
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Solid waste management board on the anvil 23.12.2014 Hindu: News
ULBs need to focus on scientific methods of garbage disposal: Sorake
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Worried about melting ice, pro hockey vows to go green 22.12.2014 Washington Post
The commissioner of the National Hockey League has good reason to be concerned about global warming. “Our sport was born on frozen ponds and to this day relies on winter weather,” Gary Bettman said.Two weeks before one of the most popular games on the league’s schedule, the outdoor Winter Classic, between the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park on New Year’s Day, Bettman announced that the NHL will wipe out its carbon footprint by the end of the season.Read full article >>
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Expert suggests creation of map of solid waste recyclers 22.12.2014 HBL: Home

There is a need to create a map of solid waste recycling units in the country, according Almitra H Patel, Member of the Supreme Court Committee for Solid Waste Management in Class 1 Cities...

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Increasing thickness of plastic carry bags did not contain menace, expert 22.12.2014 Hindu: News
Scientific waste segregation could help better plastic recycling
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Residents clean up 5-km highway stretch 22.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Residents clean up 5-km highway stretch
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Highway gets cleaner with residents’ initiative in Kozhikode 22.12.2014 Hindu: Home
Residents, National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers, and merchants, on Sunday, joined hands for cleaning nearly five-km stretch of the State Highway from Kakkodi Bridge to Karaparamba.The vo...
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Rusty cars head for scrapheap 21.12.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Delhi is busy exploring the possibility of setting up scrapyards for vehicles past their supposed prime. A death knell for old cars and two-wheelers was sounded by the city transport department early this month in a notice: "(It) shall not issue/renew registration of the non- transport (private) vehicle or fitness certificate to any such vehicle which is more than 15 years old." It is all being done to implement the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to take all vehicles older than 15 years off the streets of the capital. "It is undisputed and in fact unquestionable that air pollution of NCT, Delhi, is getting worse with each passing day," the tribunal had ruled in a judgement on November 26 while banning older vehicles. The decision to ban is among 14 measures ordered by the green court to immediately address the worsening state of Delhi's air, which one prominent study this year found to be the world's dirtiest. The ruling hits up to a third of the estimated 82 lakh vehicles in registered in Delhi. ...
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‘Hotels Flout Regulations on Parking’ 20.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
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First federal standards on power plant coal ash treat it like garbage; avoid 'hazardous' label 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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EPA sets first national standard for coal waste 20.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.
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EPA sets first national standard for coal waste 20.12.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.
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Daily Rant&Rave: Bully's kids are bullies 19.12.2014 Seattle Times: Local
RAVE To our intrepid recycle guy who, when our steep hill was blocked by trees and power lines, parked his truck and cheerfully walked up our hill to get the bins. When he discovered he’d mistakenly brought down a garbage bin instead, he laughed at himself and trekked back up the hill, down ag
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EPA expected to treat coal ash waste like garbage 19.12.2014 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmentalists and industry experts widely expect the first federal standards for the waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash like household garbage, rather than a hazardous material....
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Bengaluru's tallest Christmas tree 19.12.2014 HBL: Home
Church goers of the Mar Thoma Church in Bengaluru, for the seventh year in succession, have created the city’s tallest Christmas tree by using recycled material. This year, according to D...
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Pollution board proposes recycle of marble slurry to minimize hazards 19.12.2014 TOI: Jaipur
Notwithstanding the medically established hazards of marble slurry on health and on environment, the Union government is yet to conduct a study on the haphazard disposal of marble slurry in ...
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Vancouver school wins contest for recycling 18.12.2014 AP Washington
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) -- Lifting the lid from a plastic container, Cedric Hitzeman broke off a chunk of waste cardboard and paper decomposing with the aid of mushrooms....
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Solid waste management one of the admissible components under Swachh Bharat Mission 18.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Municipal Solid Waste Management including management of Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste is a State subject
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Swachh Bharat Mission 18.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has launched “Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)” on 2nd October, 2014 with the following objectives:-
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Tyred and tested 18.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Tyred and tested
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