User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Climate change: New rules could spell end of 'throwaway culture' 11.3.2020 BBC: Science
New rules could spell the death of today's "throwaway" culture in which products are bought, used briefly, then binned.
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Packaged drinking water units sealed across Vellore 2.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Out of 40 units in six taluks, only three had proper permissions, PWD officials said
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Close illegal drinking water packaging units: HC 28.2.2020 Hindu: Home
The Madras High Court on Thursday directed all 32 Collectors in the State to close down all illegal drinking water packaging units within their jurisd
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Lawsuit in California targets plastics pollution from Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other companies 27.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Earth Island Institute is seeking an order for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle USA, Procter & Gamble and six other companies to clean up plastic waste the group says is fouling California's environment.

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Watch | India's plastic waste crisis 26.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The government has set an ambitious target of eliminating single-use plastics by 2022.
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Letters to the Editor: Something we can do right now about our trash problem? Ban polystyrene 25.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Our plastic trash problem is out of control; one thing that can be done about it right now is banning the plastic-based foam commonly known as Styrofoam.

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The burden of raising children on organic diets falls disproportionately on mothers 24.2.2020 Scroll.in
We need to focus more on the role of the state in ensuring food security and access to nutrition.
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Locals clean trash trail at Surajkund Mela venue 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
The 3-hour-long drive was carried out in parking, stall areas of the fair a week later
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Op-Ed: More than 90% of U.S. plastic waste is never recycled. Here's how we can change that 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A new bill in Congress would put the onus on plastic manufacturers to solve the plastic pollution crisis, making them design and run waste and recycling programs.

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How Vasudha Rai said no to excess beauty waste, and why you should too 21.2.2020 Hindu: Society
How and why this writer refused to accept excessively-packaged products, and is encouraging other influencers to do the same
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Take your plastic waste back: Tiruchi Corporation tells FMCGs 20.2.2020 Hindu: News
The Tiruchi City Corporation has sent notices to Reliance, Hindustan Lever, Achi Masala and 12 other leading companies to take back the plastic wrappers on their consumer products
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Bill proposes ban on plastic waste exports 30.1.2020 BBC: Science
Plastic waste exports to developing countries to be banned or restricted under new law.
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Are your houseplants bad for the environment? 28.1.2020 BBC: Science
Gardeners, botanists and environmental campaigners share ways to keep your horticultural hobby sustainable
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Editorial: China is putting the U.S. to shame in the fight against plastic trash 27.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

China's recently announced five-year plastic plan is a reminder of how behind the U.S. is when it comes to addressing the disposable plastic problem.

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Would Greta Thunberg generation play with these toys? 27.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Toymakers are far from ditching cheap plastic figures, but is the industry moving to more sustainable products?
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Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins 24.1.2020 BBC: Business
Supermarket giant says the change will remove 350 million tonnes of plastic from the environment.
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People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola 21.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The drinks giant says it will not ditch plastic bottles outright but will try to recycle more.
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Asda trials refills at 'sustainability store' 16.1.2020 BBC: Business
Shoppers can fill their own containers at the store, as the supermarket tries to reduce plastic waste.
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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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