User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Recycling
Last updated: Mar 28 2015 16:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dharavi’s artistic face 28.3.2015 Hindu: News
The Alley Galli Biennale transformed Mumbai’s largest slum into a serious arts destination.
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Abraham & Thakore get into recycling mode 28.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Abraham & Thakore get into recycling mode
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In times of distress 28.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
In times of distress
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Students design device to alert gas leak 28.3.2015 TOI: Chennai
Water purification using a banana peel, running a bike engine on hydrogen fuel, heavy metal extraction using prawn skin and a solar powered machine for farming– those were among the environment-friendly innovations by engineering students at the ‘innoWAH’ challenge of pan-IIT alumni leadership series (PALS) that kicked off on ...
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In times of distress 27.3.2015 Hindu: Home
It is only through community action can we tackle water shortage.
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X-ray films, snap hooks: Abraham & Thakore get into recycling mode 27.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Designer duo Abraham & Thakore's (A&T) showcase of their autumn-winter 2015 range at Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) was all about recycling material in a contemporary way. Old saris and fabrics were layered and hand-stitched together to ...
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French restaurants hounded into using doggy bags 27.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
French restaurants hounded into using doggy bags
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Kejriwal learns waste management lessons from NDMC 27.3.2015 deccanherald.com
The Delhi government is looking at the waste-to-energy (WTE)initiative of the NDMC and keen to involve people in waste management, said an official on Thursday. Garbage segregation would be the big focus of the government by involving the district development committees and public - through residents welfare associations and civil society - for segregating garbage before further use. After Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal showed keen interest during the New Delhi Municipal Council's meeting, in which a presentation was given on waste-to-energy (WTE), the government is now planning to involve experts and public on innovative solutions to manage the growing waste problem in the city. "A conference on the issue is likely to be held in the coming week to invite suggestions on how to involve people in finding solutions like garbage segregation and recycle waste," said an official. Senior officials in the NDMC have suggested to Kejriwal that the total quantity of waste generated is enough for meeting the entire ...
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Village Puts System in Place to Fight Filth and Diseases 27.3.2015 The New Indian Express - Kerala - http://newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/
The ‘Waste, disease-free village’ initiative will be executed in the suburbs of Iruthullipuzha, which originates from the Wayanad ghat
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Preserve Without Harming 27.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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UK's biggest plastic milk bottle recycler on brink of collapse 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Chairman of Closed Loop Recycling admits company is nearing administration as it feels dual effects of oil price drop and supermarket price war

Britain’s biggest recycler of plastic milk bottles is facing possible collapse after being squeezed between a slump in global oil prices and a supermarket price war.

Closed Loop Recycling, based in Dagenham, could be forced to call in administrators within days because clients have cut back on buying recycled plastic.

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Oppn tables 16-point alternative budget 26.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Oppn tables 16-point alternative budget
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Full text of climate change statement signed by 26 European mayors 26.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Declaration entitled: ‘In response to the challenge of global climate change, a European commitment and local solutions’

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Shyamal Majumdar: Why a ban on plastics packaging won't work 26.3.2015 All Opinion Stories
The National Green Tribunal is doing some great work on environmental stewardship, but its latest observation supporting a blanket ban on multi-layered plastic packaging and PET bottles is like shutting Mumbai's suburban railway system because of ...
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Gross mismanagement of CFL waste containing mercury, says study 26.3.2015 Hindu: Home
Mercury enters body through skin or inhalation, and can lead to recurrent coughs, sore throat, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea and headache
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Melonwood Homes Launch New Project 26.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Model Clean Village Scheme to be Launched in 2,000 Villages 25.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
O Panneerselvam announced a comprehensive model clean village scheme to be launched in 2,000 village panchayats on a pilot basis during 2015-2016.
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33 cars damaged in drive-by pellet gun attack in Costa Mesa 25.3.2015 LA Times: Commentary
At least 33 cars in an Orange County neighborhood were damaged when an apparent vandal went on a shooting rampage with a BB gun early Tuesday, police said.
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Used CFL bulbs a health hazard 25.3.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
A study has estimated that 14.93 million compact fluorescent lamps releasing approximately 74.65kg of mercury were disposed of unsafely in Delhi last ...
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Map: Which Minneapolis neighborhoods are getting organics recycling first 24.3.2015 MinnPost
The map that every green-oriented resident of Minneapolis has been waiting for is out. As the city rolls out its curbside organics recycling system, it is only able to serve about a quarter of the city in Phase 1. Those are the residents who can begin putting organics in new bins for regular city collection starting in August. The map released this morning shows those areas in green. City of Minneapolis Click for larger version of map. [PDF] Everyone else who is interested in joining up will have to wait until May of 2016. That’s because city and contract collectors need time to buy trucks and green carts, hire staff and create the routes for the new service. Every single-family and multi-family residence up to four units has been paying for the service since January 1. The charge on city combined utility bills will be $48 per year per residence. The program is budgeted at $8 million in the 2015 with $5.1 million for one-time purchase of trucks and carts. The city expects that only about 40 percent of ...
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