User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Jul 21 2017 19:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The first century of plastic will end with more than 13 billion tons of plastic trash 21.7.2017 LA Times: Science
Humans make more plastic than just about anything. And it will be with us for a very long time.
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Let’s talk rubbish 21.7.2017 Hindu: Youth
When the world is your dumpyard, where does all the trash go?
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95% UP towns lack plan for solid waste 21.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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N corp to convert Bhalswa landfill site into green belt 20.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Stella McCartney shoots fall 2017 campaign in a landfill 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The shoot explored the idea of waste and consumption.
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World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep 20.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The plastics boom started after World War II, and now plastics are everywhere.
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There's literally a ton of plastic garbage for every person on Earth 20.7.2017 Washington Post
Seven billion tons is stuck on Earth as garbage in landfills or littering the environment, including deep oceans, a new study found.
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Delhi asked to bring in waste mechanism 20.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Call meeting immediately: NGT to Delhi
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World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep 19.7.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study....
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World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep 19.7.2017 Seattle Times: Local

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study. Plastics don’t break down like other man-made materials, so three-quarters of the stuff ends up as waste in […]
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Fast fashion talk 19.7.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
The planet is paying a shockingly high cost for cheap disposable fashion and travellers contribute quite a bit to it
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Pallikaranai, Ambattur landfills to handle construction debris 19.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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MC hands over amended MoU to NGT 19.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Dumping of debris, a threat to Pallikaranai marsh 19.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Environmental activists and residents have expressed concern over the dumping of mud, garbage and debris on the Pallikaranai marsh near Perumbakkam. They have also pointed out that a new road has bee...
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An Indian woman's eco-friendly venture creates gifts that grow into plants 18.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Mansi Shah also makes bookmarks, wedding invites, coasters infused with seeds of different plants
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CM: Tenders for Bainguinim, Verna waste plants by Sept 18.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Nitish: Install plants for sewage treatment 18.7.2017 TOI: Patna
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NGT hearing: Mayor, councillors meet over garbage disposal issue 18.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Judge orders tests, new plan for leaking coal-ash site 18.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s largest utility must submit a revised plan for dealing with its leaking piles of coal ash at a retired power plant in Chesapeake and conduct at least two years of environmental testing at the site, a federal judge ordered. U.S. District Judge John Gibney Jr.’s order last week came after he […]
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Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping 18.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • For the back-to-school season, many parents and their kids are thinking green. Concerns about the environment have them looking for secondhand clothing or fashions made from reused material — but price still rules. Shoppers want quality and style in backpacks, jeans and the like without spending a lot more money. Retailers like H&M, Target and J.C. Penney are coming out with more clothes that use waste from all sorts of sources, like recycled denim or leather, nylon waste, remnants of...
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