User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Coronavirus lockdown has significantly improved air quality, says pollution control board 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Air Quality Index in Delhi at 4 pm was 69, in the ‘satisfactory’ category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
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Lockdown leads to lower air pollution levels 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The nationwide 'Janta Curfew' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country, with 91 cities recording air quality in the 'good' and 'satisfactory' category on March 29, a Central Pollution Control Board report has stated. Travel restrictions and the closure of industries have helped reduce the pollution level, it said.
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Plastic wars: Industry spent millions selling recycling — to sell more plastic 31.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
An investigation from NPR and the PBS show “Frontline” found oil and gas companies had serious doubts that plastic recycling was viable, but promoted it to keep profits high and plastic bans at bay.
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Medical waste industry braces for flood of virus-contaminated trash 30.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Bracing for an onslaught of trash contaminated by the coronavirus, medical waste haulers are seeking special exemptions.

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Corpn. to reclaim Perungudi land 17.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Skywalks planned at seven locations
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Pachchanady residents want allgarbage processed on daily basis 14.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
While expressing the urgent need to clear waste dumped at Mangaluru City Corporation’s landfill site at Pachchanady since long, a section of residents
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Helping authorities in waste management several households in Visakhapatnam take to home composting 13.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
Over 30, 000 households in the city have surged ahead with home composting and are reaping the benefits
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How to make compost and maybe save the world too 12.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

How to make compost and (help) save the world.

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La Liga: Real Sociedad go fourth with win at Eibar's empty stadium 11.3.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Real Sociedad climbed to fourth in La Liga with a 2-1 win at Eibar on Tuesday, in the first Spanish match played without fans as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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Doddabelavangala residents demand closure of waste processing plant 9.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Allege that it is being mismanaged and contaminating their water sources
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A helping hand for the city’s waste collectors 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Not just providing the market avenue for the plastic waste they collect, Plastic For Change India Foundation has come forward to provide support to wa
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State to issue notice to BBMP to show cause on why it should not be dissolved 6.3.2020 Hindu: National
This for failing to enforce laws on Solid Waste Management: State tells HC
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Garbage-free streets still a distant dream for Guwahati 5.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Garbage-free streets still a distant dream for Guwahati
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Syringes, casts by the waterfront: Chennai flouts biomedical waste disposal rules 3.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Indiscriminate dumping of biomedical waste -- especially around waterbodies and in landfills -- is rampant and activists in the city are gravely concerned about its implications. What are the rules being violated and why are authorities unable to control this?
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‘Smart’ Pune’s garbage woes flare up again 2.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Residents continue to stop civic body’s garbage trucks from dumping in landfill near their villages
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Garbage slip: Families unhappy with restoration works 1.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj directs MCC to commence construction work of retaining wall
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'We are trapped in the house that killed our son' 24.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Zane Gbangbola was poisoned during flooding at his home. But has the full story of his death been told?
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Locals clean trash trail at Surajkund Mela venue 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
The 3-hour-long drive was carried out in parking, stall areas of the fair a week later
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City Buzz: Shaheen Bagh updates | Underwater Metro in Kolkata | Hope for Delhi pollution hotspots…and more 23.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Been busy during the week? Catch a recap of the most important news from our cities in our weekly round-up.
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Sustainability, the new tagline for Tiruppur t-shirts 22.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
Tiruppur as a cluster has invested in 1,600 MW of wind and solar energy, recycles waste water in processing units, and has zero liquid discharge systems
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