User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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BBMP told to stop dumping waste at Mandur 22.11.2014 deccanherald.com
After an eight-year ordeal, Mandur heaved a sigh of relief as the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) was instructed to stop dumping waste in the vicinity, though the official deadline is December 1. Garbage trucks are now being diverted to other locations, including the Mavallipura landfill, which was re-opened on Friday. "For the last 10 days, we have been sending 400 tonnes of waste to Mandur. From today, we have stopped even that," BBMP Special Commissioner for Solid Waste Management Darpan Jain said. However, there is a possibility of a few trucks carrying garbage to Mandur till the deadline ends, he added. Engineers and joint commissioners from the Mahadevapura zone received directions from the special commissioner that no garbage should be sent to Mandur landfill from Friday. Mahadevapura zone Joint Commissioner Gangadharaiah said he received an SMS from Jain on November 20 that Thursday would be the last day of dumping garbage at Mandur. "We will divert the trucks to Terrafirma landfill at ...
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Clear all Piled-up Garbage, Demand Mandur Villagers 22.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Mandur residents continue to keep vigil 22.11.2014 Hindu: Home
Though Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to stop dumping of garbage at Mandur, residents will continue to keep vigil till month-end. The communities living around Mandur...
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BBMP stops sending garbage to Mandur 22.11.2014 Hindu: Home
December 1 was the deadline to stop sending waste to the landfill
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Turkey Looks For Energy In An Abundant Resource: Pistachio Shells 20.11.2014 NPR Health Science
Converting the shells into biogas could provide most of the heat for a planned city of 200,000, engineers say. There's precedent in Australia, where macadamia nut shells are generating power.
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NDMC presents budget, proposes hike in taxes 20.11.2014 Hindu: Home
A range of tax hikes and new cesses were proposed by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday when Commissioner Pravin Kumar Gupta presented the budget for 2015-2016. At a special...
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Toxic bomb will tick at Bhanpur for another 30 months 19.11.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Toxic bomb will tick at Bhanpur for another 30 months
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Retailers collect old paint under new Minnesota recycling program 18.11.2014 Star Tribune: Local
Hardware and paint stores now collect old paint for free, with recycling costs factored into new purchases.
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To end food waste, change needs to begin at home 17.11.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Food is the largest single source of waste in the U.S. More food ends up in landfills than plastic or paper.
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Atari games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay 17.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.
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Silent heroes 17.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Silent heroes
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To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home 17.11.2014 NPR News
The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and food firms are taking responsibility, many consumers are not. A pilot EPA program aims to change that.
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Atari fan shells out $1,537 for worst game ever 17.11.2014 Durango Herald
ALAMOGORDO – What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.An old “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” game cartridge drew the highest bid among 100 Atari games auctioned on eBay by Alamogordo officials.The games were part of a cache of some 800 Atari...
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Tonnes of Medical Waste End up in Landfills 17.11.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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Atari games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay 16.11.2014 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.
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U.S. base in Japan staying put for now 16.11.2014 CNN: Top Stories
It took 17 years for the approval of plans to relocate a controversial U.S. military base in Japan, and now it appears those plans won't happen after all.
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Silent heroes 16.11.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award 2014 sought to recognise projects that work towards improving the urban conditions of communities in Delhi
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Garbage: officials visit Gorur 16.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Garbage: officials visit Gorur
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In blow for Tokyo and Washington, Okinawa elects anti-base governor 16.11.2014 Washington Post
TOKYO – The Japanese prefecture of Okinawa is set to elect a new governor who vows to block the relocation of a controversial Marine Corps air station, in a set-back for both Tokyo and Washington. Although it is not clear whether Takeshi Onaga will be able to make good on his campaign promise to stop a new base from being built , his expected victory is sure to complicate American and Japanese plans to do ...
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Okinawa vote may determine fate of US base 16.11.2014 Zee News : World
Residents of Japan`s Okinawa island chain were Sunday electing a governor, a vote which could hamper efforts to relocate a major US military base as the two countries try to strengthen their alliance.
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