User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Apr 24 2019 22:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Landfill ban could see Scotland's waste sent to England 24.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
A report warns that not enough work has been done to prepare for a ban on household waste going to landfill.
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Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines not a 'dump site' for Canadian waste 23.4.2019 BBC: World
The Philippine president chastises Canada for failing to repatriate waste sent to his country.
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Disposable nappy recycling: How soiled nappies can be reused 23.4.2019 BBC: Science
Each year billions end up in landfill, but the world's largest nappy production company is now backing a scheme to recover the plastic and other materials inside them.
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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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'Miracle' cat found in sofa at Slough waste centre 18.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
Six-month-old kitten Tux was hiding in the unwanted furniture when it was taken to the tip.
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Celebrate Earth Day by opting for style-conscious essentials 18.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year, doesn’t have to be marked with grand gestures. While beach clean-ups, tree plantings and petition signings might be some ways of honoring the day, it’s also a time to think about what you buy and what its origins are.

From bottle-less shampoo to tees...

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One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling 18.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling
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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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12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes 13.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
12-day Swachhata Pakhwada concludes
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Plastic toys: Is it time we cut back? 11.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
Plastic toys are convenient and cheap but they can be bad for the environment.
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Govt. moots implementing SAVE projects across State 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Aim to involve students directly in upkeep of environment
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Mexico pioneers recycled seaweed shoes 29.3.2019 BBC: World
A Mexican inventor is making recyclable shoes from plastic bottles and seaweed.
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Sthithi initiative to mould green students 28.3.2019 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Stithi, a programme under Project C5 - Change can Change Climate Change, will conduct summer camps for children in the district to mould them into gre
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How a Chinese firm fell victim to intellectual property theft 26.3.2019 BBC: Business
Business owner Frank Liu, a victim of IP theft, says ideas should be protected like "human rights".
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Denver planning “pay-as-you-throw” trash fee, Mayor Hancock says 23.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver is preparing to charge for trash collection based on how much residents use, Mayor Michael Hancock announced at an elections forum Thursday, reviving an idea that was discussed his first year in office.
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What do you do with a dead solar panel? 22.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As solar power becomes more common, so does its waste, making solar recycling crucial.
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‘Global Recycling Day’ underlines benefits of recycling plastic-wastes 19.3.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Can you imagine wearing a t-shirt made of plastic? Most of us would say no as it sounds next to impossible to turn something as hard and chemically poisonous as plastic into comfy shirts, jeans, shoes, caps or bags. However, this day last year (18th of March 2018) many such myths were shattered […]
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Denver police, Adams County investigate death at waste and recycling center 18.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police are investigating a man's death whose body was found at a waste and recycling facility Saturday. Police said on Twitter at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday that a person's body was located in the 600 block of West 53rd Place.
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Coca-Cola reveals how much plastic it uses 14.3.2019 BBC: World
It's one of a number of big firms to show how much plastic is being used every year
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NW Minn. counties make innovative bet on recycling 14.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A group of northwestern Minnesota counties is betting it will be cheaper in the long term to recycle and then burn the remaining trash they generate, rather than simply burying the trash.
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