User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Packaging
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The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm 14.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
When Timo Boldt realised he wanted to get meal kits delivered, he decided to set up his own firm.
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Single-use plastic banned in Bongaigaon 12.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Single-use plastic banned in Bongaigaon
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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Unilever promises to halve new plastic use 7.10.2019 BBC: Business
The manufacturer of brands such as Dove and Domestos says it will recycle more plastic than it sells.
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KVK I/W organises training on mushroom production techniques 5.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK I/W organises training on mushroom production techniques
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Ask a 'sotan: What's an eco-friendly way to bag groceries? 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As Duluth weighs a plan to curb plastic bag use, we asked two local experts to answer questions from MPR News listeners about the merits of paper, plastic or something else to haul their groceries.
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Govt shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products: Report 2.10.2019 DNA
The plan was for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to outlaw six items on Wednesday, the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, as part of a broader campaign to rid India of single-use plastics by 2022.
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Plastics: How a material that was supposed to revolutionise the future became a dreaded pollutant 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hinted that restrictions on single-use plastic could be announced soon.
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Plastic banned at Janata Bhawan 1.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plastic banned at Janata Bhawan
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Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go? 30.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
As a company is fined for sending UK waste to China, just where does our recycling and rubbish go?
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Editorial: California needs to stop playing small ball on single-use plastic. Swing for the fences, already 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Gavin Newsom should veto the bill that prohibits hotels from providing tiny plastic bottles of lotion and shampoo to patrons and tell the Legislature to bring him a comprehensive plastic-reduction bill like the one the Legislature put off until 2020.

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Jeff Bezos promises Amazon will be net-zero carbon by 2040. His workers want more 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Amazon expands its pledge to fight climate change after a growing number of Amazon workers say the e-commerce giant isn't moving fast enough. Hundreds of them plan to walk out Friday as part of a global "climate strike."

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NFR starts massive cleanliness drive 17.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
NFR starts massive cleanliness drive
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Editorial: If California demands an end to plastic waste, the world's manufacturers will listen. So do it already 13.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Will California show the nation how to take on the enormous problem of single-use plastic or will it chicken out under threats from an industry that's happy to continue to fill the world with old water bottles, plastic food wrappers and countless other pieces of disposable plastic?

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Plastic packaging: How are supermarkets doing? 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK needs to move away from all single-use packaging, say MPs. But have supermarkets got the message?
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Sainsbury's pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its packaging.
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It's crunch time for California's plan to phase out single-use plastics by 2030 5.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers are weighing three bills to phase out single-use plastic containers and address the state's recycling crisis. But industry opposition looms.

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Flipkart to end plastic use by 2021 31.8.2019 DNA
As part of Flipkart's long-term sustainability initiatives, the company is working on several initiatives
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Tech innovation: Eco-friendly plastic could help combat India’s air pollution problem 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers in Genoa, bioplastics can be decomposable and made from agro waste, helping solve both the plastic and crop burning problem.
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Editorial: California's bottle deposit system is broken — and poor people are the ones losing the most 26.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California's bottle bill is broken. Recycling buyback centers are closing in droves. Fix the law or dump it.

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