User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
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California targets dairy cows to combat global warming 29.11.2016 AP Business
GALT, Calif. (AP) -- California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock....
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California targets dairy cows to combat global warming 29.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

GALT, Calif. (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in September that for the first time regulates heat-trapping gases from livestock operations […]
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There's a lot more we need to shun other than plastic bags! 29.11.2016 Citizen Matters

While the ubiquitous ‘carry-bag’ is at the receiving end of most citizen-centric moves against plastic usage, Raghu Varma draws attention to the many other buying choices we need to reconsider.

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Fashion aficionados launch sustainable clothing line 29.11.2016 Hindu: Chennai
After their tryst with working in a clothing line years ago, two young fashion enthusiasts — Thasneem Masood and Adveta Dwivedi — decided to set up their own brand where they produce sustainable wear ...
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New Chicago tax leaves shoppers holding the bag 29.11.2016 Chicago Tribune: Business
The classic checkout question — paper or plastic — will soon pose a new dilemma for cost-conscious Chicago shoppers, who face a new tax on either choice. Beginning Jan. 1, a checkout tax of 7 cents per bag will be added at all Chicago retailers — from massive chain stores to mom-and-pops — in ...
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Corrupt corporations to face public wrath: AAP 27.11.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
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AAP slams 'inefficient' MCDs 26.11.2016 New Kerala: India News
AAP slams 'inefficient' MCDs
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AAP slams 'inefficient' MCDs 26.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Slamming the three BJP-ruled municipal corporations in Delhi for their alleged failure to keep the metropolis clean and pollution-free, the AAP said on Saturday that the people "will not tolerate corrupt and inefficient" local bodies.
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HC summons corpns over waste disposal 26.11.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
Delhi high court on Friday summoned the three municipal commissioners of the city and asked them to explain the "dismal" state of waste management and disposal at their landfill sites.
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Chennai team turns leather waste into carbon for electrodes 26.11.2016 Hindu: Home
The collagen fibre was converted into carbon without oxidising the chromium
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Responsible clearance of leftovers now on the menu 26.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Did you know that food waste is potentially more dangerous to the environment than packaging waste, if they end up in a landfill? Food waste produces and releases methane gas into the atmosphere, whic...
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Residents spearhead a movement 26.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
When it comes across good waste management programmes that will scale greater heights with a little bit of encouragement, the Greater Chennai Corporation can be expected to provide it. This belief is...
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HC calls Delhi's waste mgmt dismal, summons civic chiefs 26.11.2016 DNA: Money
The High Court on Friday termed the state of waste management in Delhi dismal and summoned all three municipal chiefs and sought an explanation for not adhering to the rules of garbage disposal in the national Capital. The summons came after the High Court was apprised that the rules regarding solid waste management and regulation of landfill sites were not being adhered to by the municipal bodies. The Bench comprising Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Jayant Nath also sought the personal presence of the Member Secretary of Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to explain whether the body has prosecuted anyone for causing pollution in National Capital Region (NCR). The officials have to appear before the court on December 1, 2016. The court said: "Why do we have these rules? Why do we make them? The problem with India is implementation. We cannot implement anything... such a dismal state of affairs. Just rubbish and malba (debris) everywhere." Delhi produces approximately 10,000 tonnes of garbage daily. ...
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HC summons civic officials over ‘malba everywhere’ 26.11.2016 Hindu: Delhi
After calling pollution in Delhi “capital punishment”, the Delhi High Court on Friday summoned the commissioners of the three municipal corporations, besides directing Member Secretary of the Delhi P...
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HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management 25.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Commissioners of the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) to appear before it and apprise it of the waste management situation in the national capital.
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HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management 25.11.2016 New Kerala: India News
HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management
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Delhi HC summons municipal commissioners for failure to implement pollution rules 25.11.2016 All Current Affairs Stories
Asks to explain why rules related to garbage disposal has not been complied with
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To curb pollution, SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR 25.11.2016 Rediff: News
The apex court also directed the Centre not to renew for possessing, stocking and selling of fire crackers licences till further orders.
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From currency chest to landfill 24.11.2016 Hindu: Home
What happens to the demonetised Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes? Where do they go from bank branches, many of which over the last fortnight have seen an incessant rush of people to deposit/exchange the note...
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Businessman killed for not paying rent on earthmover 24.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Businessman killed for not paying rent on earthmover
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