User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
1 new since Jan 28 2015 22:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 9,309    
French plastic firms eye Indian market for growth 28.1.2015 Most Popular
These firms, which will participate in Plastindia 2015 exhibition, will showcase latest technologies to tap into opportunities in India, which is expected to see high-growth for plastic products
Also found in: [+]
A look at Minnesota's composting efforts 27.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota set a new goal last year for metro counties to recycle and compost 75 percent of solid waste by 2030.
Also found in: [+]
In new development report, UN spotlights 'string of successes' in Asia-Pacific region 27.1.2015 Sify News
The United Nations main development programme spotlighted on Monday its string of successes in 36 countries and territories in the Asia and Pacific region in the areas of poverty reduction, conservation of natural resources, democratic governance, and crisis resilience.
Also found in: [+]
In new development report, UN spotlights 'string of successes' in Asia-Pacific region 27.1.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'In new development report, UN spotlights 'string of successes' in Asia-Pacific region' at newkerala.com.
Also found in: [+]
Citywide curbside composting coming to Minneapolis 27.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
City residents will support the program through an additional service charge of $3.40 per month -- regardless of whether they participate.
Also found in: [+]
Tossing Out Food In The Trash? In Seattle, You'll Be Fined For That 27.1.2015 NPR News
Seattle is the first city in the nation to fine people for not properly sorting their garbage. The law took effect on Jan. 1 as a bid to keep food out of landfills and encourage composting instead.
Also found in: [+]
Santa Ana winds down trees and power lines in S. California; tens of thousands lose power 25.1.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
Also found in: [+]
No takers for hi-tech waste recycling machine 25.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
No takers for hi-tech waste recycling machine
Also found in: [+]
Students to play key role in plastic waste disposal 25.1.2015 Hindu: Kochi
School students will soon be the focal point of plastic waste management plans of as many as five grama panchayats in and around North Paravur.

Aimed at become a zero-waste generating loc...

Also found in: [+]
Illegal plastic recycling units pose a big threat in Chennai 25.1.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Toxic smoke spewing out of several plastic recycling units and acid fumes from warehouses are virtually choking Vadaperumbakkam, causing a host of respiratory illnesses among children and women there, claim ...
Also found in: [+]
Safran, Diageo among companies wanting to do business in Vidarbha 24.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Safran, Diageo among companies wanting to do business in Vidarbha
Also found in: [+]
‘Local’Hurdles Galore 24.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
Local bodies are finding it difficult to get space to open a common collection point to begin e-waste collection
Also found in: [+]
Bandra goes green 24.1.2015 DNA: Bangalore
Bandra goes green
Also found in: [+]
Ellen MacArthur's circular economy 23.1.2015 BBC: Business
Why Ellen MacArthur is still going around in circles
Also found in: [+]
As you sow, more you reap 22.1.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Terrace gardening has caught the fancy of people in Bengaluru. It is a simple, effective step towards increasing our green cover, says Anitha Pailoor Safe food is the latest fad among city dwellers. And they have come to realise that terrace gardening is the key to it. A well-planned green space on the roof indirectly leads to a healthy lifestyle. A garden without chemicals is closer to nature and helps us sustain through the harsher consequences of climate change. How, you ask. Here's an example. "The temperature in our house is noticeably less than that of the outdoors," says Anusuya Sharma. Neighbours invariably spend a lot of time in her house during summer, to escape the harsh summer heat. One of the pioneers of terrace gardening in Bengaluru, 65-year-old Anusuya started growing plants on her terrace three decades ago, when the city still possessed vast expanses of open space. Over the years, she has developed one of the finest gardens in the city, with active support from her husband. Anusuya has ...
Also found in: [+]
'Electronic Waste Disposal Improper in State' 22.1.2015 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
Also found in: [+]
‘IMC to segregate plastic waste during collection’ 21.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
‘IMC to segregate plastic waste during collection’
Also found in: [+]
OSPCB to make inventory of e-waste 21.1.2015 All Specials Stories
The e-waste generation is pegged at 7,000-8,000 tonne annually in the state unofficially
Also found in: [+]
Death in the city: what happens when all our cemeteries are full? 21.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
The business of death has become highly lucrative as the cost of dying rises in cities across the world. So what place is there for tomorrow’s dead – and does new technology offer a better solution? The crowded cemeteries of Hong Kong – in pictures Lack of space and soaring costs are familiar problems for anyone who lives in a city. From London to New York to Hong Kong, many are crammed into micro-apartments that cost hundreds of pounds or dollars a month to rent, unsure when they will be able to afford a more permanent abode. And it may be a similar story when they die, too. If you turn a cemetery upside down it looks like the middle of the city – like a skyscraper Kuala Lumpur has giant, mechanised vaults, storing thousands of urns which can be retrieved with an electronic card In Japan, descendants can make online visits to virtual graveyards instead of travelling a long distance in ...
Also found in: [+]
Lifestyle festival to stress green causes 21.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Lifestyle festival to stress green causes
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 9,309