User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
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How hotels are saving the environment (and, OK, money too) 29.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A colleague recently went on vacation and returned puzzling about whether she had been a good steward of the Earth during her hotel stay. She wanted to recycle, just as she does at home, but there were not separate bins for her cans and bottles. What’s a hotel guest to do?

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E-Waste - The hidden gold in the toxic truth 28.8.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
From over a billion mobile phones today, the number of mobile users in India is expected to rise to730.7 million by 2017. The proliferation of mobile devices and growing internet penetration has opened up the ground for massive innovation. We are already witnessing huge the number of startups riding this wave and trying to solve myriad problems. However, the same metric that has led to the blossoming of these new age businesses, has also, more silently, created in its wake, a large market opportunity in the reuse and recycling of these devices. The average holding period of a mobile phone by a user has also been dropping and is estimated to be under two years now. As technology develops and better devices hit the market, replacement rates will only increase. We are looking at millions of devices being replaced every year, and add to this the millions of laptops, old computers, computer peripherals and kitchen electronics that are discarded unscientifically in landfills, and you have a cesspool of the ...
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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat students enroll at Fort Lewis College 28.8.2016 Steamboat Pilot
The fall 2016 semester welcomed new transfer and freshmen students from all across the country to Durango, including four students from Steamboat Springs. Local students who will be attending the college include the following. Noah Bass, who is majoring in business administration; Mackenzie Gansmann who is majoring in psychology; Jordan Gorr, who is majoring in marketing; and Chris Kowynia, who is majoring in psychology. Fort Lewis College offers a blend of small classes, dynamic academic programs and a liberal arts perspective which lead to transformative learning experiences and foster entrepreneurship, leadership, creative problem solving, and life-long learning. The campus is located on a mesa above historic Durango. Filmmakers follow Japanese action comic punk band Bud Werner Memorial Library’s free foreign film series continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Chief Theater with “Mad Tiger,” an international documentary collaboration from Japan and the United States, directed by Jonathan Yi and ...
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Sweating over robots ahead of Olympiad 28.8.2016 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Students preparing for a regional Olympiad round are priming robots in waste collection.
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Sunday ET: Here is why Modi's Digital India vision is incomplete without a component to limit electronic waste 28.8.2016 ET: Policy
India at No. 91 in readiness to transform into a digitalised economy. Despite, this poor ranking, the government’s Digital India idea is futuristic and compelling.
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Not a waste at all! 26.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Not a waste at all!
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NGOs organise meet to launch Nirmalya Dan project 26.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
NGOs organise meet to launch Nirmalya Dan project
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Material recycling leads $ 668 mn funding for circular economy technologies 26.8.2016 Latest News
Next-generation recycling is on the march as waste collection and sorting get a digital push from innovations in software, data analytics, and robotics, says Lux Research
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MCC gives e-waste its due; first collection centre opens today 26.8.2016 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
Worried over e-waste finding its way to garbage bins, posing a threat to the environment, the city corporation has found a way to go green. The first e-waste collection centre will be opened at city corporation on Friday.
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Deconstruction of an old house can provide huge tax benefits for property owners 25.8.2016 Washington Post
Deconstruction of an old house can provide huge tax benefits for property owners
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MCC gives e-waste its due; first collection centre to open on Friday 25.8.2016 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
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Formula 1: Singapore Grand Prix crucial for Lewis Hamilton 24.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Formula 1: Singapore Grand Prix crucial for Lewis Hamilton
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IBM and Stanford University collaborate to develop plant-based plastics 24.8.2016 Latest News
Scientists have identified a chemical catalyst that can be used to create cheaper, biodegradable plastics from plants such as palm trees and beets
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Green tinge to FC annual fest 24.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Green tinge to FC annual fest
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Hamidia 'hazard' from waste scam 24.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Hamidia 'hazard' from waste scam
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You can be the change 24.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
You can be the change
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Japan may use e-waste for 2020 medals 23.8.2016 BBC: Business
Japan may look to produce the 2020 Olympic medals using precious metals salvaged from electronic waste.
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Researchers may be able to recycle old batteries using fungus 22.8.2016 DNA: Evolutions
The technique could prevent rechargeable batteries from accumulating in landfills, by using organic processes to break them down.
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Three strains of fungi to help recycle rechargeable batteries 22.8.2016 Hindu: Science
Organic acids generated by fungi can be used to extract lithium and cobalt, scientists said
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Debris dumped and removed 22.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Debris dumped and removed
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