User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Jun 29 2017 09:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why a 'cashless' economy would hurt the poor: A lesson from India 29.6.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
India and other governments have failed to see the impact on poor, who seldom use banks
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After giving up on converting trash to electricity, Sandy plans to dump garbage in a new landfill 29.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy has formally abandoned its controversial four-year partnership with a technology startup that boldly promised to turn the Utah city’s trash into low-emission, low-cost power. Navitus Sustainable Industries’ proposed $100 million South Valley Recycling and Renewable Power Facility has been on the ropes for months, but city officials had granted the company reprieves in the hopes that it could eventually deliver. Those hopes were buried this month, and the city is now looking to conventional...
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Sandy abandons waste-to-energy project, but Utah company still sees bright future for its technology in developing countries 29.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy has formally abandoned its controversial four-year partnership with a technology startup that boldly promised to turn the Utah city’s trash into low-emission, low-cost power. Navitus Sustainable Industries’ proposed $100 million South Valley Recycling and Renewable Power Facility has been on the ropes for months, but city officials had granted the company reprieves in the hopes that it could eventually deliver. Those hopes were buried this month, and the city is now looking to conventional...
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When it comes to recycling, you're (probably) doing it wrong 29.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Too many people are "wish-cycling" -- throwing things into bins that aren't actually recyclable in the hopes that they can somehow be recycled. Newsflash: They can't, so please stop.
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Kochi Metro installs machines for recycling plastic bottles 28.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Bengaluru’s composting fairs show how easy it is to grow your own vegetables 28.6.2017 Citizen Matters
Composting fairs that are hosted in various parts of Bengaluru help people get initiated into composting. They offer the first lessons in sustainability and waste segregation as well. ...
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Silsako Beel: a wetland exploited to the hilt 27.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Silsako Beel: a wetland exploited to the hilt
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So, what’s the difference anyway? 26.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
If all that spiel about natural, organic and recycled is leaving you confused, here’s a good place to start
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Don’t trash that trash 26.6.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Upcycling could turn that empty gas cylinder into a bedside lamp
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Socially-conscious e-waste warrior aims at Bengaluru cleanup 25.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a mushrooming urban landscape where waste disposal is becoming big business, meet one of India's new breed of waste warriors -- Saahas Zero Waste (SZW) is an enterprise with the motto of making maximum social impact in the area of sustainable urban development.
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Call for recycling centres to streamline electronic waste management 25.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for recycling centres to streamline electronic waste management
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City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically 25.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically
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Women at the heart of a plastics 'revolution' 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
20-year-old co-op in Senegal tackles more than pollution
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How textiles turn into fuel in Japan 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Michihiko Iwamoto follows the philosophy of circulating everything to protect the environment.
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Cabinet approves MoU with Netherlands on water resources 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved an MoU with Netherlands for cooperation in water resources management.
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and the Netherlands for bilateral Cooperation in the field of water resources management 22.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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Will Amazon's Whole Foods deal go the same way as L'Oreal and Body Shop? 22.6.2017 News
Amazon's mission is to build a place where people can find 'anything they might want to buy online'
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Naidu to discuss Capital's sanitation issues with mayors 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu will soon meet the three mayors of Delhi to discuss issues pertaining to sanitation and solid waste management in the national capital, an official release said on Wednesday.
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Chinnalapatti shows the way in solid waste disposal, aesthetically 21.6.2017 Hindu: News
The town panchayat converts waste into manure, material for road laying and dolls
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PET bottles have a 70% recycle rate in India, for good reason 21.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Do you know that Indian cricket team' uniform, made by Nike, is produced from recycled PET bottles
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