User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Packaging
Last updated: Dec 18 2018 12:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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News Daily: Waste strategy and cabinet to talk no-deal Brexit 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for 18 December 2018.
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Why plastic recycling is so confusing 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
England is recycling more plastic than ever - but for this to continue, the system needs to change.
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Waste plan floats bottle deposit scheme 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
People will have to pay a returnable deposit on bottles, cans and disposable cups in a new strategy.
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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In view of the upcoming plastic ban in the city, environmentalist P Natarajan explains the role of the government, NGOs and the people in ensuring successful implementation and the steps to be taken.
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Increased soil contamination threatens food security, warns FAO 6.12.2018 Sify Finance
/AKI) Urgent action is needed to address soil pollution and contain the multiple threats it poses to global food safety and food security, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said.
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COP24: Two-week conference focusing on carbon neutrality, gender-focus 3.12.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, COP24, the two-week 24th conference of the parties of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), started in Katowice, Poland, with a special focus on carbon neutrality and gender equality. Days after the UN sounded the alarm on the unprecedented levels of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, the world is gathering to define […]
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Why some see Chile's plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal 2.12.2018 BBC: Science
Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.
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U.S. health officials say it's OK to eat some romaine again 27.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn't eat any type of romaine because of an E. coli outbreak.
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Should manufacturers have to pay more recycling costs? 25.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
The government's long-awaited waste strategy is expected to make manufacturers pay more for recycling.
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To tackle India’s growing waste problem, some companies are changing the way they package products 24.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The demand for sustainable packaging, made of paper, jute, cloth and even plants, is increasing around the country.
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Climate change: Prince launches 'waste to wealth' summit 22.11.2018 BBC: Science
The Prince of Wales is set to address a summit on dealing with waste.
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What ails Parry’s Corner — colonial history or civic apathy? 13.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Once a historic town in itself, Parry's Corner is a text-book example of unplanned development, with poor traffic, dingy and unclean roads, and overall chaos. But does history too have a role to play in the present condition of this central Chennai neighbourhood?
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Plastic waste elimination pledge by 2025 attracts more big firms 29.10.2018 BBC: Business
Some 250 major organisations join Coca Cola and H&M promising to stop using single waste plastic.
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Chinese Firms Snap Up U.S. Sites to Process Scrap 28.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Chinese companies are setting up shop in the U.S. to obtain the scrap paper and plastic their government has deemed too dirty to import.
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Anti-plastic focus 'dangerous distraction' from climate change 22.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Riverford vegetable box boss says more focus should be on cutting carbon, not demonising plastic.
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Plastic recycling firms accused of abusing market 19.10.2018 BBC: Business
The Environment Agency is probing claims exporters are abusing the recycled plastics market.
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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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