User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
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Landfill ban could see Scotland's waste sent to England 24.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
A report warns that not enough work has been done to prepare for a ban on household waste going to landfill.
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Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines not a 'dump site' for Canadian waste 23.4.2019 BBC: World
The Philippine president chastises Canada for failing to repatriate waste sent to his country.
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Disposable nappy recycling: How soiled nappies can be reused 23.4.2019 BBC: Science
Each year billions end up in landfill, but the world's largest nappy production company is now backing a scheme to recover the plastic and other materials inside them.
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Meal kits have a smaller carbon footprint than grocery shopping, study says 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.
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'Miracle' cat found in sofa at Slough waste centre 18.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
Six-month-old kitten Tux was hiding in the unwanted furniture when it was taken to the tip.
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Celebrate Earth Day by opting for style-conscious essentials 18.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year, doesn’t have to be marked with grand gestures. While beach clean-ups, tree plantings and petition signings might be some ways of honoring the day, it’s also a time to think about what you buy and what its origins are.

From bottle-less shampoo to tees...

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One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling 18.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling
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Stoma bags: Bin rules 'can add to house share struggles' 16.4.2019 BBC: Health
Amber Davies opens up about having to dispose of her stoma bag while living with friends.
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12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes 13.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes
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Indian Student In UAE Invents Robots That Clean Oceans, Help Farmers 12.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An Indian student in Abu Dhabi has developed robots to help protect marine life and also minimise human labour on farms, an innovation he hopes would be implemented on a bigger scale in the UAE,...
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Plastic toys: Is it time we cut back? 11.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
Plastic toys are convenient and cheap but they can be bad for the environment.
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The "Peeing Boy": Brussels' Landmark Statue Will No Longer Waste Water 6.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Brussels' famous landmark, the Manneken-Pis, is an insouciant celebration of going with the flow -- but even carefree little boys can go too far.
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Govt. moots implementing SAVE projects across State 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Aim to involve students directly in upkeep of environment
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Sculpture Made Of Cell Phones Highlights China's E-Waste Problem 31.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Chinese artist on Saturday unveiled a sculpture made of discarded mobile phones and shaped like a cell tower in a bid to highlight the problem of electronic waste.
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Mexico pioneers recycled seaweed shoes 29.3.2019 BBC: World
A Mexican inventor is making recyclable shoes from plastic bottles and seaweed.
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Wider Image: Capturing 24 hours in Gaza, one hour at a time 28.3.2019 Reuters: World News
In the build-up to the one-year anniversary of the Gaza border protests that opened up a deadly new front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez visited Gaza for the first time.
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EU lawmakers back ban on single-use plastics, set standard for world 28.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in the European Union by 2021 following a vote by EU lawmakers on Wednesday as the bloc pushes manufacturers to step up their recycling efforts.
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Sthithi initiative to mould green students 28.3.2019 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Stithi, a programme under Project C5 - Change can Change Climate Change, will conduct summer camps for children in the district to mould them into gre
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China plans to cut waste imports to zero by next year - official 28.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
China aims to cut solid waste imports to zero by next year as it looks to reduce pollution and encourage recyclers to treat soaring volumes of domestic trash, a senior environment ministry official said on Thursday.
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How a Chinese firm fell victim to intellectual property theft 26.3.2019 BBC: Business
Business owner Frank Liu, a victim of IP theft, says ideas should be protected like "human rights".
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