User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
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N-fast Breeder Reactor Fuel Reprocessor by 2019 28.8.2015 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
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Liberal arts colleges: Incubators for poets 28.8.2015 Forbes India

  Small liberal arts colleges in US are reinventing themselves as entrepreneur hatcheries—both for billion-dollar startups and social change makers Read more

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Companies are on the hook for contractors' labor policies, NLRB says 28.8.2015 LA Times: Business
A labor dispute at a Silicon Valley recycling center could dramatically change who corporate America counts as an employee.
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NLRB gives labor a major win in subcontractor case 28.8.2015 LA Times: Commentary
As expected, the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday gave workers a major victory in a case over who's the boss when a big company hires a labor subcontractor to manage its workforce.
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Plans on for Zero Waste District! 28.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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N-fast Breeder Reactor Fuel Reprocessor by Rs 19 28.8.2015 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
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‘Recycling C&D waste is a move forward’ 27.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Recycling C&D waste is a move forward’
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‘Recycling C&D waste is a move forward’ 27.8.2015 Hindu: News
The Delhi government’s decision of recycling construction and demolition (C&D) waste, a major pollutant in the city, in all future contracts has been welcomed by the Centre for Science and Environm...
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Smart cities can provide a much better quality of life to citizens 27.8.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Smart cities can provide a much better quality of life to citizens
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H&M's $1m recycling prize is clever but no solution to fast fashion 25.8.2015 Guardian: Environment

The retail giant’s foundation is calling for innovative solutions to waste and pollution but critics say it’s just a way to keep the wheels of fast fashion spinning

H&M, one of the world’s largest fast fashion brands, has launched a €1m ($1.16m) recycling prize in an effort to engage innovators, technologists, scientists and entrepreneurs to find a solution to a growing problem in the clothing industry: waste and pollution.

The Swedish brand’s foundation, the H&M Conscious Foundation, announced the Global Challenge Award to “catalyse green, truly groundbreaking ideas” that will “protect the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop for fashion”.

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Fashion chain H&M offers $1m recycling prize for reusable clothing 25.8.2015 Guardian: Environment

Swedish firm Hennes & Mauritz reacts to critics of ‘throwaway culture’ by encouraging ideas for recycling fibres

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching an effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental impact, boost its ethical credentials and address looming shortages of raw materials.

The move comes as critics point out the damage being caused by a throwaway culture fuelled by cheap clothing that has seen a sharp rise in the number of garments sold annually around the world.

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Huge battery recycling plant breaks ground in Nevada 25.8.2015 SFGate: Business & Technology
The U.S Department of Agriculture guaranteed a $10 million business loan for the company to complete the world’s first commercial-scale electro-chemical lead battery and recycling plant. USDA Rural Development spokeswoman Kelly Clark told the Reno Gazette-Journal it uses a new water-based process to remove the lead instead of smelters that create toxic waste.
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USD 30M battery recycling plant breaks ground in US 25.8.2015 Zee News : World
  Reno (Nevada): A California company has broken ground on a USD 30-million battery recycling plant in Nevada that federal officials say will be the first of its kind in the world.
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NASA wants to recycle human excreta into food! 24.8.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
US space agency NASA wants to turn human waste into food so that astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.
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How to pay for cleaning up the Exide mess 24.8.2015 LA Times: Commentary
The now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon has apparently spread toxic lead dust through a much larger area than had previously been believed, perhaps contaminating as many as 10,000 homes. That revelation by state officials this month means thousands of children may have been exposed...
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Students Launch e-waste Recycling Drive 24.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
In between classes a small group of five girls of Jadavpur University sneak out to collect discarded mobile phone batteries, headphones and computer parts as part of a campaign to control the menace of e-waste.
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NGO to collect e-waste in city till August 30 24.8.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
NGO to collect e-waste in city till August 30
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NASA wants to turn human waste into food 23.8.2015 News
NASA has awarded researchers a USD 200,000 grant to figure out how to recycle human waste into synthetic food that could sustain astronauts during extended space journeys, including mission to Mars. Mark Blenner, a professor in Clemson University's ...
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A zero-waste management scheme for Kozhikode collectorate 22.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
A zero-waste management scheme for Kozhikode collectorate
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AR organises cleanliness drive 22.8.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
AR organises cleanliness drive
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