User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: May 25 2019 20:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Where will your plastic trash go now that China doesn't want it? 14.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last year, China drastically cut back its imports of plastic waste to recycle. Now the U.S. and other wealthy nations must figure out what to do with their discards.
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#Trashtag: The online challenge cleaning places up 12.3.2019 BBC: World
Thousands have joined the Trashtag Challenge and cleaned up litter-filled places along the way.
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Why India is a world leader in waste paper 12.3.2019 BBC: Science
Ever wondered what happens to the household waste paper thrown out for recycling in Europe and the US?
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The designer turning trash metals into jewellery 8.3.2019 BBC: Business
Designer Aanchal Sukhija collects and recycles waste from Indian kabadiwallas (garbage buyers) and turns it into jewellery.
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Aha moments galore at the Namma Ooru celebrations! 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
NOF, an organisation focusing on improving Chennai's SWM practices, shares stories, nuggets of wisdom and a wonderful children's villu pattu performance, as part of their anniversary celebrations
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Spl cleanliness drive launched in Hailakandi town 5.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Spl cleanliness drive launched in Hailakandi town
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Old becomes new 22.2.2019 BBC: Science
Two students take up the challenge of repairing, reusing and recycling clothes for London Fashion Week.
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Union Home Minister inaugurates “Waste to Wonder” Park in South Delhi 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh said that waste disposal should be done properly for which the Municipal corporations will have to play a lead role. He was speaking at the inauguration of the “Waste to Wonder” Park under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) here today.
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California lawmakers propose phasing out plastic products that aren't recyclable 21.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

With Californians already barred from getting plastic straws in many restaurants unless they request them and grocery stores not providing single-use plastic bags, state lawmakers are again proposing to ramp up efforts aimed at significantly reducing products that are not recyclable, including...

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