User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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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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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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Apple trained 17.3 mn supplier employees in workplace rights in 2018 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
Apple trained 17.3 million supplier employees in workplace rights and 3.6 million received advanced education and skills training globally in 2018, the company said on Wednesday.
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Tied up Andover landfill money rolled into package signed by Walz 6.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency had sought funds to excavate hazardous waste from the Waste Disposal Engineering landfill in Andover.
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Walz signs first two bills of session 6.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Behind a MNLARS bill and an environmental funding measure were closed-door negotiations that leaders say could set the pattern for the rest of the legislative session.
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Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that’s got scientists worried 1.3.2019 LA Times: Science

Scientists love a good mystery. But it’s more fun when the future of humanity isn’t at stake.

This enigma involves methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Twenty years ago, the level of methane in the atmosphere stopped increasing, giving humanity a bit of a break when it came to slowing climate change....

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Parents charged in death of infant son and accused of tossing his body into dumpster 28.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The parents of a 5½-month-old boy were charged Wednesday with one count each of child abuse resulting in death after the infant’s disappearance last month, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney.

Adam Manson, 34, and Kiana Williams, 32, were staying in a South Los Angeles motel with...

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Why your waste is causing sleepless nights in Ezhil Nagar and R R Nagar 27.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Serious flaws in garbage collection and disposal, impractical solutions, and corruption to top it all -- a public meeting discussed the chaotic waste management ecosystem in the city and how deeply it affects residents living near garbage dumps. However, citizens themselves hold the key to a better system.
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Parents accused of killing missing 6-month-old boy; Corona landfill being searched 25.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Detectives and police volunteers began searching a landfill in Corona early Monday for the body of 6-month-old Jacsun Manson, who has been missing since late January.

Culver City Police Lt. Troy Dunlap said detectives are expected to file warrants Monday against the boy’s parents in connection...

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Unclaimed $1.5B jackpot mystery: Winner died? Ticket lost? 24.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Nearly everyone in one small South Carolina town has a theory for the city's billion-dollar mystery: Who won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot announced last October?
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O.J. Simpson spotted posing for selfies in Vail 23.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
O.J. Simpson, who was famously acquitted of the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, but found guilty in a civil trial, was spotted in Vail on Thursday.
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Law enforcement planning to search Fountain landfill for Kelsey Berreth’s remains 23.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Law enforcement investigators will soon search a landfill near Florissant for the remains of Kelsey Berreth after a witness in a murder case said the accused killer may have thrown her body in the dump.
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Air Force cadet charged with sex assault, child pornography 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Military prosecutors have charged a U.S. Air Force Academy student with sexual assault and producing child pornography.
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Denver police seek witnesses to beating death near 15th and Lawrence streets 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police have released a photograph of a man who was beaten to death early Wednesday morning as they search for witnesses to the crime.
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Air purifiers are catching on – but they may be doing more harm than good 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
Filtering air uses lots of energy and concentrates harmful chemicals in landfills.
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Denver police investigate Friday morning homicide 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police are investigating a man's homicide that happened early Friday on the 1500 block of Perry Street.
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Authorities to search Fountain landfill for Kelsey Berreth’s remains, according to ABC News report 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities are planning to begin the daunting task of digging through a landfill in the city of Fountain for Kelsey Berreth’s remains next Tuesday, ABC News reports.
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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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How human food is changing wildlife 21.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Wild animals are increasingly eating our food and scientists are discovering 'hidden effects'.
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