User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
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Last updated: Oct 17 2018 12:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Amazon invests $ 10 million to support US recycling infrastructure 17.10.2018 Sify Finance
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new investment of $10 million in Closed Loop Fund (CLF) to support recycling infrastructure in the US aimed at cutting the amount of waste treated at landfills.
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Why dumping rubbish is a waste of money 17.10.2018 BBC: Business
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
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Splash partners with Natur-Tec to pioneer new sustainable garment packaging solution 11.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 11 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Splash, a prominent fashion retailer in India and Middle East, and a brand owned by the Landmark Group, has partnered with Natur-Tec, a business unit of
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The food on your plate: Is it safe? Is it organic? 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While organic fruits, vegetables and staples are much sought-after especially in metro cities like Bengaluru, consumers are often not able to verify the quality of the produce. What makes it ‘organic’ and how can we check?
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Walkers crisp packets recycling scheme announced 5.10.2018 BBC: Business
Campaigners had been attempting to "flood" the snackmaker by posting empty packets back to its HQ.
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Petrochemicals set to be largest driver of oil demand: IEA 5.10.2018 Sify Finance
Petrochemicals are set to account for more than a third of the growth in world oil demand to 2030, and almost half the growth to 2050, adding nearly seven million barrels of oil a day by then, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday.
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PepsiCo India to enable collection and recycling infrastructure in Delhi to support recycling of used PET plastic bottles 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India’s President and CEO, Mr. Ahmed ElSheikh, along with Mr Ravi Kant Jaipuria, Founder Chairman, Varun Beverages Limited, today met with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change to express the company’s commitment to support plastic waste management in the capital city.
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PepsiCo to set up PET bottles recycling plant in Delhi 30.9.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India on Saturday said it plans to establish a facility in Delhi to recycle used PET plastic bottles to reduce its impact on environment.
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Do healthy diets protect the planet? As the U.N. meets, a focus on sustainability 23.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.
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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers 22.9.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.
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The magic number when it comes to composting 12.9.2018 BBC: Business
More and more packaging is claiming to be "biodegradable" or "compostable", but what does that really mean?
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Kroger to Ditch Plastic Bags by 2025 23.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Kroger plans to eliminate plastic shopping bags from its supermarkets, the latest retailer to address customer backlash against disposable packaging and utensils.
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Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharas... 3.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharas...
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Ban on single-use plastic won't help 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
Plastic bags are but one aspect of India's growing waste management crisis, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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Why shunning thermocol needs to be an essential mandate of every plastic ban 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Thermocol is a threat to the environment and poses serious health hazards for everyone. It is high time we considered more eco-friendly and safer alternatives. »
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Recycled packaging 'may end up in landfill', warns watchdog 23.7.2018 BBC: Business
There is no guarantee that the products you recycle are actually recycled, the UK watchdog warns.
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Is a blanket ban on use of plastic really necessary? 21.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The problem, say experts, is not so much the use of plastic as the lack of effort to recycle and reuse it.
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Setting up of resource efficiency cell 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Resource Efficiency Cell has been constituted in the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change on 13th February, 2018 to recommend appropriate policy and legislative framework and suggest an action plan for achieving resource efficiency and to promote utilization of secondary resources that will contribute towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
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Plan to reduce sodium in snacks portfolio by 75% by 2025: PepsiCo India 19.7.2018 Sify Finance
Snacks and beverage maker Pepsico India on Wednesday said it plans to reduce, by 75 per cent, the sodium content in products of its snacks portfolio by 2025.
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Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which? 19.7.2018 BBC: Business
Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable.
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