User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Dec 02 2019 21:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Donna Nook: Seal image 'highlights impact of marine litter' 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
The image of a seal with a Starbucks bottle in its mouth was shared widely online.
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Letters to the Editor: California might need a ballot initiative to fix recycling 30.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Until recycling centers reopen in California, the state should stop collecting a deposit for each plastic bottle. A ballot initiative should be considered.

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Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.

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‘Zero waste’ Ijtema aspiring to get into Guinness Book of World Records 25.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The 72nd International Islamic Congregation, IJtema being held in Bhopal is garnering attention this year because of its unique Swachhta pitch- a ‘Zero Waste’ event. A team of four people are documenting the event to get it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Organizers of the Ijtema have planned it in a manner […]
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Editorial: The EPA's new recycling plan is straight out of 1985 24.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The EPA recycling plan for 2020 relies on outdated and failed thinking about waste.

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Diving to save Indonesia's coral reefs from plastic 21.11.2019 BBC: Science
Tenia Lestari leads a network of volunteer divers who clear rubbish from the coral reefs and recycle what they find.
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Minneapolis ends residential battery recycling amid fire concerns 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis officials said Tuesday that batteries will no longer be picked up from residential recycling, although some will be allowed in the trash. Hennepin County also recently curbed its battery recycling over worries about fires.
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Meghalaya eyes Korean tech for waste management 18.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya eyes Korean tech for waste management
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You can now sell plastic waste at this recycling unit 17.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
You can now sell plastic waste at this recycling unit
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Garbage to gold: Shillong women’s group shows the way 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Ambitious, big-money plans remain on paper, but a women's self help group comprised of ragpickers-turned-recyclers could help the hill station solve its ugly waste crisis.
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China's mega-dump already full - 25 years early 15.11.2019 BBC: World
China collects hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste a year - and dealing with it is a problem.
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Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling? 14.11.2019 BBC: Science
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.
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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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Eco India: A Mumbai-based company is ensuring that the least amount of garbage is sent to landfills 10.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
How India’s untreated garbage can potentially generate resource value through integrated waste management solutions.
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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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Lebanon protests: How WhatsApp tax anger revealed a much deeper crisis 7.11.2019 BBC: World
A grassroots protest movement in Lebanon has been born - one that is uniting people more than ever.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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Haulers' beef complicates deer disposal effort 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Wildlife managers are scrambling to find a way to move thousands of deer carcasses after the state trash hauler suddenly refused to handle them just days before the opening of rifle season. Officials are getting little sympathy from local trash haulers, who say it’s the state’s own fault.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source 3.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source
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