User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Packaging
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Tree-planting, car-sharing & wildlife corridors - how green are Premier League clubs? 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
BBC Sport takes a look at what all 20 Premier League clubs are doing to help the environment.
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The tiny plastic packages that are fueling Asia's waste crisis 10.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Single-use sachets have helped low-income consumers but cannot be easily recycled, and are spilling into the oceans.

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Editorial: It's time to talk about a California plastic tax 8.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A ballot measure filed this week proposes a one penny tax on plastic packaging in California.

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Teabags: Is there plastic in yours? 6.11.2019 BBC: Science
Here's a look at how some of the UK's biggest tea brands are trying to tackle the plastic problem.
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This Indonesian village thrives on American trash. Its future is bleak 25.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Asia's crackdown on plastic waste, aimed at protecting the environment, is bad news for small-time recyclers in Indonesia who make a living sorting foreign garbage.

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The battle to break plastic's bonds 23.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
US chemists have turned plastic into motor oil, but the scientific battle to break down the tide of plastic waste continues.
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Opinion: Will California do for dangerous plastic what it did for toxic air? 21.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We're drowning in plastic pollution. We have to stop discarding things like plastic bags, water bottles and cigarette butts — all made with petroleum formed over millions of years — after a few minutes of use.

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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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