User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Apr 23 2019 08:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Meal kits have a smaller carbon footprint than grocery shopping, study says 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.
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Minnesota's bears are out and they're hungry 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesotans of all shapes and species are rushing out to enjoy the warm spring weather. That includes black bears, which have begun stumbling out of hibernation and onto your bird feeder.
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Woman caught on camera dumping bag of newborn puppies in Coachella trash bin 22.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A woman seen on video dumping a plastic bag filled with puppies in a Coachella trash bin on a day when temperatures were in the 90s is being sought by Riverside County authorities on suspicion of animal cruelty.

A man rummaging through a dumpster behind a Napa Auto Parts store at 49251 Grapefruit...

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Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life 22.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
It's Earth Day, so we asked green bloggers for their top tips to be more eco-friendly.
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Zimbabwean Manners Mukuwiri recycles rubbish into art 22.4.2019 BBC: World
Artist Manners Mukuwiri makes sculptures from rubbish he finds on the street.
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World Earth Day: The women working for change 22.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographers at female-run non-profit Lensational have explored the untold stories of women in Africa making a living from environmental preservation.
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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Stoma bags: Bin rules 'can add to house share struggles' 16.4.2019 BBC: Health
Amber Davies opens up about having to dispose of her stoma bag while living with friends.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Poachers banned from hunting after they killed bear at Colorado landfill 13.4.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
A father and son who pleaded guilty to poaching a bear at a landfill in western Colorado have been banned from hunting and fishing in most of the United States.
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Would you sort your rubbish into seven different bags? 12.4.2019 BBC: World
A city with impressive recycling credentials has a unique waste system involving seven coloured bags.
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The robot that sorts out recycling 11.4.2019 BBC: Technology
The RoCycle system uses pressure sensors to detect an item's size and composition.
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Are plastic bag bans garbage? 9.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The national movement to get rid of plastic bags is gaining steam -- with more than 240 cities and counties passing laws that ban or tax them since 2007. But one economist who studied bag regulations in California found it was a classic tale of unintended consequences.
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Where are England's pongiest places? 7.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
From warm dog food to cannabis - the curious odours that plague England's towns and cities.
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India eco-school: Is this the greenest campus on Earth? 7.4.2019 BBC: World
Secmol is an Indian school pioneering practical green education in one of the harshest environments.
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College students make musical instruments from trash in the L.A. River 5.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The hills of Griffith Park are lush and green, and a wildflower superbloom is just a day-trip away, but down in the bed of the L.A. River, a different remnant of winter rains lingers: trash.

Clinging to the branches of willow trees and large reeds in the riverbed by Elysian Valley, a.k.a. Frogtown,...

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Denver garbage truck caught releasing brown sludge on to residential street by doorbell camera 4.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The garbage truck operator was caught dumping the liquid by local homeowner Karen Bautista's doorbell camera. After her husband came home from work on March 14 to see the putrid brown puddle, they thought a snowstorm had blown over a neighbor's trash. But her doorbell security camera proved otherwise.
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Waste violation settlement costs Tesla $ 86000 2.4.2019 Sify Finance
Reaching a settlement with US-based Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over waste violation has cost electric vehicle maker Tesla $86,000.
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Restructuring landfills: Bhalswa follows Okhla 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Test report from Okhla showed the process, overseen by IIT-Delhi expert, helped reduce the height of landfill by 30%
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Bengaluru Buzz: Encroachments in KR Market cleared | Audit of dry waste collection centres | Garbage dumped in Kundalahalli 30.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 2000 encroachments cleared from KR Market for fire safety, Dry Waste Collection Centres to be audited soon, commuters protest against minimum balance hike on metro smart card - here's a recap of news from Bengaluru this week
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