User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Inside Addis Ababa's Koshe rubbish tip: where hundreds literally scratch a living 22.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
At the end of her journey to trace the life of a typical flip-flop from oilfield to factory to street to trash Caroline Knowles was confronted with the Ethiopian capitals largest landfill site My first sight of Koshe, Addis Ababas giant 50-year-old landfill site, is from the highway. It runs alongside it, and away from the road as far as the eye can see: a giant, murky, grey-brown raised area of partially decomposed rubbish, with occasional bright specks of colour. As my hopes rise from having found it, my heart sinks as I try to take it in. The interpreter I have engaged for this mission through my contacts, a junior academic at Addis Ababa University, is not keen on going ahead. Leaving the taxi and crossing the highway by the bridge, I try to absorb the panoramic view afforded by this elevated viewpoint over the highway. Food comes from some place and a guy is going into the truck and he is injured and they take him to hospital but he died. Also someone else lost their legs in an encounter with a ...
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Landfill-free Boulder County could mean greater ash borer risk nearby 22.8.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in communities directly outside Boulder County aren't keen on a decision made late last year by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to place areas free of the destructive ...
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Peenya Gets Swanky Bus Terminal 22.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Boston marathon bombing suspect`s friend pleads guilty 22.8.2014 Zee News : World
A college friend of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to removing evidence of the deadly 2013 attack.
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Restart plan for Bandhwari plant 22.8.2014 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Senior officials from the Gurgaon and Faridabad municipal corporations met on Thursday to discuss the garbage problem at the defunct waste management plant at Bandhwari.
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CMC in trouble over ‘misleading’ Lok Adalat on landfill unit 21.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
CMC in trouble over ‘misleading’ Lok Adalat on landfill unit
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CMC in trouble over ‘misleading’ Lok Adalat on landfill unit 20.8.2014 Hindu: Karnataka
The district administration and city municipal council are facing allegations of filing false affidavit before the Karnataka Lok Adalat on setting up of a landfill unit to dispose municipal solid...
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Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage 20.8.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
Perlman conducted the waste audit in households that were divided into four different socio-economic categories - slums, lower-middle class, upper-middle class and upper ...
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Three months later, deadly slide being constantly monitored 18.8.2014 Durango Herald
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – The colored lines spanning a graph on Mesa County surveyor Frank Kochevar’s computer screen are flat. Unlike in an intensive care unit, this is good news.The lines remotely show Kochevar and other landslide watchers that the massive and deadly rock avalanche that roared down a Grand Mesa cliff...
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Mesa County slide monitors tracking slightest movement every second 17.8.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The colored lines spanning a graph on Mesa County surveyor Frank Kochevar's computer screen are flat.
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Want to be happy? 16.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Want to be happy? 16.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Garden as green lab 16.8.2014 Hindu: Chennai
Manoj gives up an IT job and takes up a cause. The writer meets the enterprising youngster
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Demolition blast planned at Hanford reactor site 15.8.2014 AP Washington
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Cleanup crews plan to use an explosion to demolish 13-feet-thick concrete walls that housed an experimental reactor on the Hanford nuclear reservation near Richland....
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Mill cleanup vanquishes mercury 14.8.2014 Durango Herald
The Environmental Protection Agency has finished mercury-decontamination efforts at the Red Arrow Gold Corp. mill site on Grand Avenue in Mancos. Workers removed 240 pounds of liquid mercury waste, and the EPA has spent an estimated $230,000 on the site, including $185,000 on the cleanup contractor, according to EPA documents and EPA...
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Cupertino shorts: 'Treasure in Trash' networking event on Aug. 19 14.8.2014 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
Businesses can learn to manage trash Aug. 19The city of Cupertino's GreenBiz team and Recology will be looking at "Treasure in Trash" during the Aug.
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Despite Siddaramaiah's Grand Promises, Mandur is a Stinking Mess Again 14.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
Twelve days after Chief Minister Siddaramiah’s visit to Mandur — for which occasion the BBMP had prettified the village — it is a stinking mess again.
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Kellogg pushes greener goals 13.8.2014 Chicago Tribune: Business
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the ...
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20 most inspiring companies of 2014 13.8.2014 TOI: Home
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Reverse Vending Machines in UAE 12.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Reverse Vending Machines in UAE
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