User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
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Hanjer Bio-Tech gets $40 million funding from Europe 2.7.2012 Moneylife
Hanjer bio-Tech said the 8.5 year loan amount will be utilised for setting up multiple municipal solid waste processing plants totalling a capacity of 5,000 tonnes per day
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Betalbatim grapples with garbage woes 2.7.2012 TOI: Goa
Betalbatim grapples with garbage woes
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On National Recycling Day, a call to students 2.7.2012 Hindu: Home
About 10,000 school children attended the second anniversary celebrations of National Recycling Day held on Sunday, organised by the ITC, with the aim of raising awareness about the significance o...
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Hanjer Bio-Tech gets $40-m funding 2.7.2012 HBL: Home
Hanjer Bio-Tech Energies, a waste recycling and resource recovery company, has got a loan of $40 million from two European development finance institutions. Hanjer said it has received $...
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Study looks at recycling habits in Maine 1.7.2012 Boston Globe: Maine
Study looks at recycling habits in Maine
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ITC initiative on waste management 1.7.2012 HBL: Home
ITC’s Wealth out of Waste programme has brought to the fore the significance of recycling through collaborative effort. It celebrated the second anniversary of National Recycling Day with over 10,...
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Mass. business crafts handbags out of newspapers 30.6.2012 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Mass. business crafts handbags out of newspapers
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Seattle Public Utilities seeking increase in rates 30.6.2012 Seattle Times: Local
Seattle Public Utilities wants to raise residential garbage, sewage and drainage rates 12 percent by 2015. The following year, garbage rates would climb another 1.6 percent.
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Cassidy: Santa Clara University's tiny wastebaskets hold the keys to innovation 30.6.2012 San Jose Mercury News: Breaking News
Innovation is all around us in Silicon Valley — land of the iPad, Facebook and Google. Sometimes we can become so saturated that we fail to stop and appreciate the wonders of the creations in our own backyard. I was jarred to attention by an odd artifact — a tiny wastebasket deployed at Santa Clara University as part of Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner’s wide-ranging sustainability program.
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'Bangalore sinking in own excreta' 29.6.2012 deccanherald.com
'Bangalore sinking in own excreta'
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Welsh recycling rates hit 48% 28.6.2012 Guardian: Environment
Figures show almost half of Wales's municipal waste was recycled or composted in 2011-12, ahead of the rest of the UK

Wales is surging ahead of the rest of the UK on recycling rates as it bids to become a "zero-waste" society, according to government figures published on Thursday.

The average household in Wales recycled 48% of their waste during the financial year 2011-12, representing a 4% increase on the previous year. The announcement puts the country firmly on track to reach its 2012-13 statutory target of 52%.

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Welsh recycling rates hit 48% 28.6.2012 Guardian: Environment
Figures show almost half of Wales's municipal waste was recycled or composted in 2011-12, ahead of the rest of the UK Wales is surging ahead of the rest of the UK on recycling rates as it bids to become a "zero-waste" society, according to government figures published on Thursday . The average household in Wales recycled 48% of their waste during the financial year 2011-12, representing a 4% increase on the previous year. The announcement puts the country firmly on track to reach its 2012-13 statutory target of 52%. England currently recycles on average around 40% of its household waste but the year-on-year increases have been getting smaller and it still faces an uphill struggle to reach EU targets. Welsh environment minister, John Griffiths, said: "I am delighted that the people of Wales are managing their waste in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. I congratulate local authorities across Wales for their important role in achieving this impressive result." ...
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Uttar Pradesh CM assures welfare of farmers before CIFA 28.6.2012 New Kerala: World News
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Green Blog: On Our Radar: Landslides in Bangladesh 28.6.2012 NY Times: Science
Workers rush to move people from shanty housing.

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L.A. metal recyclers charged in mishandling of toxic waste 28.6.2012 LA Times: Science
Los Angeles city attorney's office accuses the owners of three metal recycling businesses of posing 'a significant threat to human health and the environment.'

Los Angeles city prosecutors Wednesday took the unusual step of filing criminal charges against the owners of three metal recycling businesses, accusing them of illegally handling hazardous waste and allowing toxic chemicals to be released into storm water.


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A Recycling Ideal So Close, Cities Can Smell It 28.6.2012 NYT: Home Page
Places like Portland, Ore., and Seattle are cutting back on garbage collections, but the quest for “zero waste” comes at a pungent cost.

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UN recognises HCC for sustainability practices 28.6.2012 Projects Monitor
UN recognises HCC for sustainability practices
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Portland Puts New Twist on Trash Pickup 27.6.2012 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Oregon's largest city now picks up garbage once every two weeks, but collects yard waste and kitchen scraps weekly. The goal: churn Portland's considerable volume of vegetation into compost.
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Attempts to allow toxic ship to beach at Alang 27.6.2012 Down to Earth
Gujarat government should decide fate of Oriental Nicety: MoEF to Supreme Court The controversial US vessel, Oriental Nicety, is still anchored off Mumbai's shore after being denied entry into Indian territorial waters by the Supreme Court of India over a month ago. The government agencies, meanwhile, seem to be keen to let the dead ship beach on Gujarat's coast for dismantling. Homepage Teaser: Gujarat government should decide fate of Oriental Nicety: MoEF to Supreme Court ...
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Sikh NGO to launch Eco Amritsar 2017 on June 30th 27.6.2012 TOI: All Headlines
Sikh NGO to launch Eco Amritsar 2017 on June 30th
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