User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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NGT directs Chief Secretary, L-G to fix site for new landfill 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Bars authorities from awarding work for commercial projects till solution is found
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Are real or artificial Christmas trees better for the environment? 14.12.2017 LA Times: Science

The question: Is a real Christmas tree better for the environment than a fake one?

The answer: It depends on your plans for the future.

Every year, 95 million families in America put up a Christmas tree. Deciding whether to go with the real thing or an artificial version involves lots of factors....

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Electronic waste at new high, squandering gold, other metals: study 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
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GHMC identifies three sites for garbage dumping 14.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
All three sites located outside the Outer Ring Road, say officials
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A summer in Slovenia 13.12.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
In a land filled with serpentine rivers, fascinating caves and spectacular wines, discover the many charms of its capital Ljubljana
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SC pulls up govt over waste management 13.12.2017 Hindu: News
Demands definite plan of action
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Young designers shaping up fashion industry with new thoughts, ideas 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Padma Raj Keshri, Helena Bajaj Larsen, Mohammed Mazhar, Ayushman Mitra and Anvita Sharma along with Asit Barik are some of the young names in the design world who want to change the way fashion is perceived in India.
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One city’s trash is another’s tourist attraction 11.12.2017 Hindu: News
South Korea turned its landfill site into the Seoul World Cup Park
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Recycling chaos In U.S. as China bans 'foreign waste' 9.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. exports about one-third of its recycling, and nearly half goes to China. But starting Jan. 1, China will no longer accept two dozen forms of waste.
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EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup 9.12.2017 Washington Post
EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup
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Allies in waste management 8.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
A few residents’ welfare associations have set to work on the Corporation’s plan for creating a city free of landfills
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Delhi breathes normal air in December, a first in 3 years 7.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With air quality in Delhi-NCR finally improving to "moderate" due to the meteorological conditions, the pollution monitoring agencies say it is the first December in three years when the national capital inhaled "normal" air.
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A new job for the power company: Feeding giraffes 5.12.2017 Washington Post
A new job for the power company: Feeding giraffes
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Behind Alappuzha’s transformation into one of India’s cleanest cities 5.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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CRPF trooper killed in UP road accident 4.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A CRPF trooper, who was on leave for his wedding scheduled for this week, died in a road accident near his village in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district, an official said in New Delhi on Monday.
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Now you can recycle thermocol using orange peel 2.12.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Researchers from IIT Hyderabad have built a prototype for recycling polystyrene using citrus extract
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NGT for priority to solid waste management 1.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday orally directed the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (DSIIDC) to not carry out industrial constructions in Rani Kheda vi...
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Is the Ballona Wetlands restoration project truly a 'restoration'? 30.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Focusing on the possible discovery of a rare plant at the Ballona Wetlands ignores a number of other reasons why the “restoration” project should not occur. (“A rare plant and a renegade environmental activist could derail Ballona Wetlands restoration,” Nov. 23)

This is not a restoration,...

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Swachh Bharat Mission needs to become a Jan Andolan with participataion from every stakeholder: Hardeep Puri 30.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Sh Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has informed that 1,789 cities have been declared ODF (Open Defecation Free) so far.
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Ten practical ideas for better Bengaluru! 29.11.2017 Citizen Matters
Imagine renting out wings for people to cross outer ring road, government-operated helipads for food delivery boys to help them avoid footpaths, spoiling Bengaluru weather so that people can migrate to Chennai! Some ideas for better Bengaluru. »
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