User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
Last updated: Jun 27 2016 22:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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MCH denies felling trees illegally 21.6.2016 Hindu: Cities
Principal says site for proposed hostel was being used to dump waste
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New research claims converting plastic trash to liquid fuel 20.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
New research claims converting plastic trash to liquid fuel
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Volunteers collect 59 tonnes of garbage 20.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Volunteers collect 59 tonnes of garbage
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Residents say no to garbage trucks 19.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Residents say no to garbage trucks
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Environmentalists hail decision to declare Mangar Bani as no-construction belt 19.6.2016 Hindu: Cities
The Aravalli’s ancient forest grove is an excellent groundwater recharge zone
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From trash to treasure: Scientists turn plastic bottles and bags into liquid fuel 18.6.2016 LA Times: Science

In the future, perhaps we’ll be mining our landfills and fishing through our oceans for the raw materials to make fuel. Using a two-catalyst process, a joint U.S.-China team of researchers has figured out how to take discarded plastic products, from grocery bags to plastic bottles, and turn them...

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Smaller Minnesota cities take the lead in sustainability 17.6.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Global climate change might seem to call for global action, but there are efforts going on in places you wouldn't necessarily look, with countless examples in cities across Minnesota.
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Building norms for coastal zones 17.6.2016 Hindu: Home
Coastal Regulation Zone norms in India
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From household to landfill 16.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
From household to landfill
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From household to landfill 16.6.2016 Hindu: News
SDMC launches integrated system for garbage collection and disposal
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Tying the green knot 15.6.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
As far as weddings go, the big, fat Indian one is the ultimate star. Overloaded with glitz and bling, it is a huge celebration which can last for days. But a glance at what goes behind the festivities will reveal a wastage of massive proportions, most of which can be avoided by some planning and thoughtfulness. Kannika Iyengar is one such person who decided that her marriage would be a 'zero-waste' one since she did not want her joyous occasion to have a negative impact on the environment. And she was assisted in her efforts by her mother Dr Meenakshi Bharath. Says Kannika, "We just started planning a bit in advance. Firstly, we decided to send out e-invites to most of our 1,000 guests. We printed only 50 invites for the seniors in the family. The 'mantap' was built from existing pieces that the decorators had. The garlands were made without using plastic, zari or styrofoam and we also asked the caterers to put reasonable servings on people's plates, instead of heaping them with food that they will ...
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Deputies search remote landfill for remains of Olympia woman 15.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

The search for 60-year-old Gail Doyle has led Thurston County sheriff’s deputies to a remote landfill.
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Red flag warning issued for Southwest Colorado 15.6.2016 Durango Herald
Hot, dry days are expected in western Colorado this week, resulting in a red flag warning beginning at noon Wednesday.The National Weather Service has issued the warning for noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and a fire weather watch for Thursday afternoon and evening for an area that includes the...
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15 kilo pills dumped in river 15.6.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Jharkhand's 'river of gold' is spewing pills in a fresh and alarming pointer to rampant pollution of water bodies in a state where ignorance and indifference are strange bedfellows.
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2 Lebanon ministers resign over inefficiency 15.6.2016 Washington Post: World
The leader of a Lebanese Christian party says its two ministers are resigning from the Cabinet in protest over corruption and government inefficiency.
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Singapore destroys nearly 8 tonnes of illegally ivory 13.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
'We will continue our enforcement efforts, to prevent Singapore from being used as a transit point,' John E said.
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Growing a green lung 13.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
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Consultant to study feasibility of closing down landfills 11.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Consultant to study feasibility of closing down landfills
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Green is not just the fashion, it is a command 8.6.2016 ET: Brand Equity
Startups are not only changing standards in industries known for their excesses but also creating innovative fashion products, using green.
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Gen-X startups like Citizengage are building businesses with planet’s interest at heart 8.6.2016 ET: Brand Equity
Citizengage is an eco tech waste management startup that enables corporates and apartment complexes to channel waste to biogas instead of landfills.
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