User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Waste and Consumerism
Last updated: Feb 21 2020 13:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Did Parasite deserve all those Oscars? 21.2.2020 Rediff: Movies
Parasite's razor-sharp characterisations ensure that the picture is thoroughly entertaining though it falls short of greatness, declares Sreehari Nair.
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'The best thing you can do is not buy more stuff,' says 'Secondhand' expert 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"Your average thrift store in the United States only sells about one-third of the stuff that ends up on its shelves," Adam Minter says. His book explores what happens to the things that don't sell.
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Black Friday protest: French activists block Amazon warehouse 29.11.2019 BBC: World
French activists threaten a "Black Day for Amazon" as they criticise its environmental impact.
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General election 2019: What parties' environment promises really mean 28.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
It's the greenest election campaign ever - but how much are the parties promising on climate change?
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Does fast fashion have to die for the environment to live? 3.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The clothing industry is responsible for about 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions and consumes more energy than aviation and shipping combined, the U.N. says.

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Plastic waste: Is it time to cut back on holiday inflatables? 28.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
One coastal charity says it collected 500 abandoned inflatables in just one village this summer.
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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‘Welcome to my high-fashion, trash shopping mall’ 29.1.2019 BBC: Business
Anna Bergstrom runs a shopping mall in Sweden where everything for sale is recycled. Her goal is to make sustainable shopping fashionable.
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Going zero-waste may not be as difficult as we think; here’s why 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
It's not expensive, nor does it entail a huge investment of time, and a good number of conscious citizens in Chennai have already taken firm steps towards sustainable living. The recently-enforced plastic ban could provide a great opportunity for all to move towards the same.
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Cool and close to home for the April 13-15 weekend 8.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

You’ll find Africanized ballet, flowers aplenty, heavy-duty exercise and art, animation and dance next weekend in Southern California.

Beverly Hills

African dance and classical ballet combine in South African choreographer Dada Masilo’s Johannesburg dance troupe’s performance of “Giselle” at the...

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Shirt it on: clothing with a conscience 21.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Upasana Design Studio brings in shirting project, a sustainable fashion where clothes are shared from user to another
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The ‘100-yen’ answers to all of life’s needs 3.2.2018 Hindu: International
Shopping in Tokyo conjures up images of swanky boutiques and equally swanky price tags. But the Japanese capital’s real retail engine thrums in the tiny, crammed and endlessly inventive environs of th...
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The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue 25.11.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Black Friday (all times local):...
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The Latest: Some shoppers find a lower-key Black Friday 25.11.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Black Friday (all times local):...
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Conference on ‘The Organic Movement: The Way Forward’ 4.11.2017 Voice of Sikkim
04 Nov, Gangtok (IPR) : A conference ‘The Organic Movement: The Way Forward’ was held at Chintan Bhawan today amidst presence of distinguished visiting delegates from leading global Organic bodies. The conference was graced by Chief Minister Mr Pawan Chamling as the chief guest. Mr Markus Arbenz, Director, IFOAM, Germany, made a brief presentation on […]
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Survey: Millennials Less Likely to Recycle, But More Likely to Buy From Companies that Go Green 25.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2017 : Millennials are less likely to recycle than other generations, but more likely to buy from companies making a positive impact on the world, a new survey finds.
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Lesson from 2015 floodsput into practice 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
In the continuing series on efforts taken by various gated communities to reduce the amount of garbage reaching landfills, we feature Central Park South from Sholinganallur this week
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Don’t refuse the refuse 31.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
To look at waste as a resource is not a luxury anymore but a necessity. For 16 years, Saahas has been a facilitator in the process
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Plastic realities 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
We need to urgently and drastically cut the use of plastics
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Imagine there’s no waste 3.7.2017 Hindu: News
Rimagined does that with the help of upcycling
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