User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 20 2019 07:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Centre widens import ban of plastic waste 16.10.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Amid reports of how private recyclers are slyly bringing plastic waste into the country in the form of PET flakes and lumps, the Centre has further tightened the rule by bringing clarity in the import ban order which will be applicable for plastic waste in all forms. The move will help control plastic pollution as recyclers won't be able to import plastic waste.
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Electronic devices 'need to use recycled plastic' 15.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Consumers need to demand electronic devices that use recycled plastic, campaigners say.
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Why Romania is importing waste from abroad 15.10.2019 BBC: World
Landfills in Romania are overflowing as half of the recycled waste is imported, mostly from Europe.
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Engagement ring found after Caldicot waste site search 13.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Two refuse centre workers trawl through hundreds of bags to find a woman's missing ring.
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Assamese NRIs in US, Canada plan fund-raising marathon for better education 10.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assamese NRIs in US, Canada plan fund-raising marathon for better education
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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Unilever promises to halve new plastic use 7.10.2019 BBC: Business
The manufacturer of brands such as Dove and Domestos says it will recycle more plastic than it sells.
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Cardiff Half Marathon: Worry over environmental impact 5.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon have taken measures to reduce the event's carbon footprint.
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The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste 4.10.2019 BBC: Technology
Billed the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant, Denmark's Copenhill project had a troubled start.
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Meghalaya CM urges people to reduce plastic use 3.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya CM urges people to reduce plastic use
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Ask a 'sotan: What's an eco-friendly way to bag groceries? 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As Duluth weighs a plan to curb plastic bag use, we asked two local experts to answer questions from MPR News listeners about the merits of paper, plastic or something else to haul their groceries.
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Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go? 30.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
As a company is fined for sending UK waste to China, just where does our recycling and rubbish go?
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Biffa fined £350k for contaminated China paper shipment 27.9.2019 BBC: Business
Paper bales for recycling being shipped abroad contained nappies and condoms, inspectors found.
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UK gardeners 'punished by quiet green tax' for kerbside collections 25.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Local authorities are charging between £22 and £96 a year for regular garden waste collections.
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Bungalow life: The students living sustainably on campus 24.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Alice Zoo meets past residents of the Sustainability Bungalow at Keele University.
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‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Good waste’ project flagged off at Kendriya Vidyalaya
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California lawmakers fail to act on recycling bills to phase out single-use plastics 14.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Legislative clock runs out on two California bills seeking to phase out single-use plastic containers and ease the state's recycling crisis.

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Eco-friendly solution to treat oil industry effluent 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Eco-friendly solution to treat oil industry effluent
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Plastic packaging: How are supermarkets doing? 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK needs to move away from all single-use packaging, say MPs. But have supermarkets got the message?
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Isle of Wight couple turn pink flamingos into rucksacks 6.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Georgia and Steve's "inflatables amnesty" has seen more than 100 tonnes of plastic saved from landfill.
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