User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
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Scientists aim to fight climate change with super plants 18.11.2017 LA Times: Science
The Salk Institute in La Jolla is launching a scientific initiative to develop new types of crops that can help fight climate change.
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The Senate, soon, after Roy Moore and Al Franken 18.11.2017 Washington Post
The Senate, soon, after Roy Moore and Al Franken
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I oppose destroying men's careers over creepy sex behavior. Except this guy's. 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
I oppose destroying men's careers over creepy sex behavior. Except this guy's.
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Call for strategy to increase earnings of small farmers 18.11.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
‘Develop an ecosystem with rural service providers’
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Rediscover local greens, make the ordinary exotic 17.11.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Instead of chasing produce from across the world, rediscover local greens that are a powerhouse of taste and good health
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Demo on organic practices held for small tea growers 17.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Demo on organic practices held for small tea growers
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Stubborn stubble issue 16.11.2017 Business Standard: Opinion & Analysis
Farmers should be offered cheap methods to have their fields cleared fast before the next sowing season
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Samsung Innovation Awards 2017 held at IIT-Kanpur to recognize young innovators with path-breaking ideas 16.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Samsung Innovation Awards 2017 held at IIT-Kanpur to recognize young innovators with path-breaking ideas
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Make the ordinary exotic 16.11.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Instead of chasing produce from across the world, rediscover local greens that are a powerhouse of taste and good health
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Waste management best practices: Apartment residents set example 16.11.2017 Citizen Matters
Opted for sustainable practices in waste management way back in 2011, today this community sends negligible amount of waste to landfill, processing or recycling every bit of waste produced. ...
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How to interact with women so you can have your holiday party 16.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
How to interact with women so you can have your holiday party
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Eternal sunshine of the spotless Sessions 16.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Eternal sunshine of the spotless Sessions
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Corporators protest BMC action against societies 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday threatened to throw garbage in front of the Municipal Commissioner’s office if the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) stops collecting garbage from large housing socie...
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Don’t trash your veggies! Denver has expanded compost program to every neighborhood in the city 16.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Now every neighborhood in Denver can participate in the city's composting program.
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CM promises Rs 435 cr to Rajgarh 15.11.2017 DNA: Top News
On the occasion of Children’s Day, chief minister Vasundhara Raje has launched a unique scheme on water conservation in rural areas for the future generation. Under the initiative, sewerage treatment plants (STPs) will be set up to treat sewage water for agriculture purpose in the panchayats which are badly hit with water scarcity. “The treatment plants will be set up in clusters at panchayat level. The sewage water will be processed and used after treatment for agriculture purpose and waste remains to be prepared for compost. The scheme will be helpful to save water in rural Rajasthan,” said Raje while meeting rural folks in Ramgarh on Tuesday, under the ‘CM Jan Sanawad Programe’. As per Raje’s directions in each cluster five panchayats will be clubbed and they will fund the plants. An environmentalist was more visible in Raje on Tuesday when she came up with another directive on water conservation in the same meeting. She asked the officials to lift water stored in big holes at Tahla Mines area here ...
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Zero-waste drive gathers pace 15.11.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Focus on mobilising communities to implement project in district
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CDs don't go in dry waste bin 14.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Heera bai works as a domestic help in one of Mumbai's apartment complexes. She, like the family she works for, would earlier throw all the garbage in a common bin. Since last month, when the city's municipal body asked for waste to be segregated in different containers as per wet and dry waste, the society has provided blue-coloured garbage bins. Green, she is told, is for wet waste and blue for dry. Following the logic, she throws all the waste paper from the craft work little Shael and his friend Riyaaz had done into the blue bin. But Shael's elder sister, Shaila stops her, saying, "Woh hare dabbe mein jayega (That will go in the green bin).” Heera is visibly confused. “Lekin woh gila nahin hai (But that's not dry)!” The confusion didn't end there. Their father Rajeev decided he must clean up the music cabinet. He transfers all the songs from the CDs onto a hard drive. Once he's done, he dumps all the CDs into the blue bin for dry waste. The following morning the society's housekeeping staff told ...
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3 Swachh campaign vehicles flagged off 14.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Additional commissioner (general) G.V.V.S. Murthy and Swachh ambassadors on Monday flagged off three ‘Swachhate Seva’ campaign vehicles. The vehicles are readied with ₹ 20 lakh by CMR Group. Mr. Murth...
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Meerut farmers don't burn crop stubble: they make manure out of it 13.11.2017 Hindu: Home
With stubble burning being held responsible for raising pollution to dangerous levels in the National Capital Region, over 50 villages in Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh have started an environment-...
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Garbage disposal: BMC to go easy on big societies 13.11.2017 Hindu: News
Instead of severing water, power for not adhering to rules, civic body will fine them
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