User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 20:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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Malaysia returns 42 containers of 'illegal' plastic waste to UK 20.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Malaysia will not become "the garbage dump of the world", says the country's environment minister.
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Malaysia sends back trash, says it won't be the 'rubbish dump of the world' 20.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mostly wealthy countries, including the United States.

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4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city
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Single-use plastic: China to ban bags and other items 20.1.2020 BBC: World
One of the world's biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.
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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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Vermicompost project opened in Sivasagar 15.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Vermicompost project opened in Sivasagar
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Proposal to build on landfill next to a Denver school has neighbors worried about what lies beneath 13.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The field north of Place Bridge Academy looks ordinary enough, but neighbors are concerned that breaking the surface will put kids attending the Denver school - and their own health and property values - in danger.
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Child car seats: Why is it so hard to recycle them? 13.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Children under 12 must use a car seat, but many parents struggle to dispose of them responsibly afterwards.
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Educational Essay Topics 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
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Arvind Kejriwal claims BJP has turned Delhi into ‘garbage capital of India’ 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
The chief minister said that in 2020, the Ghazipur landfill will be taller than the Taj Mahal.
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Here’s how Chennai’s novel Madras Waste Exchange is incentivising recycling 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Creating an ecosystem for a market-based 'waste economy' has given a big boost to dry waste recycling in the city, says Azhagu Pandiaraja M P, one of the core members who created the Madras Waste Exchange. Find out more about the unique initiative in this exclusive interview.
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BBC Sound of 2020: Indescribable indie band Easy Life are the runners-up 8.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Mixing wonky hip-hop, psychedelic jazz and woozy pop, Easy Life are being tipped for success.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Projects and initiatives that Chennai may look forward to in 2020 2.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What is in store for Chennai in 2020? Shall we see the Metro reaching North Chennai? Will there be progress in the airport extension project? Here are some things that the city is hoping for and looking forward to.
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Swachhta Pakhwada ends 1.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Swachhta Pakhwada ends
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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Opinion: In life's winter, it's easier to be astounded by the spring 31.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We older people should get more credit for our decorum, especially considering all we have lost and are losing.

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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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Call for inclusive waste policy for Manipur 29.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for inclusive waste policy for Manipur
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