User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
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Dayplanner Friday 15.5.2015 Durango Herald
Meetings and EventsSunrise Yoga, 7-8 a.m. and 8:15-9:15 a.m., Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County, 2750 Main Ave., $5, 259-0385.Durango Early Bird Toastmasters meeting, 7-8:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, 21636 U.S. Highway 160, 769-7615, , Mania, free mulch, 9...
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Ahmedabad metro project: Ex-IAS officer Sanjay Gupta arrested for alleged irregularities 14.5.2015 HBL: Home
The bureaucrat-turned-entrepreneur, former IAS officer Sanjay Gupta was arrested by the CID-Crime Branch in Gandhinagar on Thursday evening for alleged irregularities worth Rs 113-crore in Ahmedab...
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Do you support a ban on plastic bags? 14.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Americans use an estimated 100 billion plastic bags every year. Although most plastic bags can be recycled, the vast majority of lightweight plastic bags end up in landfills or are set adrift in the environment, where they can wreak havoc on wildlife or infrastructure.
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The debate over banning plastic bags explained 13.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
At least two Minnesota cities are exploring whether to ban businesses from distributing complementary lightweight plastic bags.
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Govt decides to ban import of tyres, edible fats for recycling 13.5.2015 FirstPost: India

Streamlining the implementation of hazardous waste management for its effective disposal, the government has decided to ban the import of tyres, waste edible fats, animal and vegetable oils and critical care medical equipment for the purpose of recycling.

The post Govt decides to ban import of tyres, edible fats for recycling appeared first on Firstpost.

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Government decides to ban import of tyres, edible fats for recycling 13.5.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
The changes to the Act were made as vegetable oils and animal fats are said to produce similar effects on environment as by petroleum oils.
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Govt decides to ban import of tyres, edible fats for recycling 13.5.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
 Streamlining the implementation of hazardous waste management for its effective disposal, the government has decided to ban the import of tyres, waste edible fats, animal and vegetable oils and critical care medical equipment for the purpose of recycling.
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Gangs fight it out in Barrackpore badlands 13.5.2015 Telegraph: Calcutta
Barrackpore and adjacent areas, home to several closed factories and mills, have become a hotbed of crime where gangs openly fight for realty spoils.
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Land left fallow yields a bounty 12.5.2015 Hindu: Kochi
What began as a protest against mindless urbanisation has now reaped rich benefits for a group of activists-turned-farmers.About three months after they adopted a five-acre field at Chembanp...
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This is what Ikea thinks the kitchen of the future will look like 12.5.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
This is what Ikea thinks the kitchen of the future will look like
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Ramsey, Washington counties eye Newport garbage-processing plant 11.5.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed

The cost of being green is hitting Newport.

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‘Regional plan should be for the people of Goa’ 11.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Regional plan should be for the people of Goa’
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Growing your own food at home 11.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Growing your own food at home
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‘Regional plan should be for the people of Goa’ 11.5.2015 Hindu: Home
The Goa Bachao Abhiyan has urged Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and Deputy Chief Minister Francisco D’Souza not to open the Goa Regional Plan 2021 only for MLAs but to work for the interest of t...
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Growing your own food at home 11.5.2015 Hindu: Home
The book from Auroville promises to teach you all about urban food farming.
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Illegal land reclamation being carried out in Paroda 11.5.2015 TOI: Goa
Illegal land reclamation being carried out in Paroda
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Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all 11.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The invaluable yet lowly diaper was first mass-produced in 1887, a rectangle of oft-soiled, washable cotton fabric unimproved for more than 60 years, until a disposable version appeared. Ever since, the cloth diaper has fought a losing battle against its more convenient (and more aggressively ...
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Supplier held for killings 11.5.2015 Telegraph: Calcutta
A construction material supplier was arrested in Lake Town on Sunday in connection with the gunning down of Babu Sen and Nitai Pal, alias Nungkai, in Madhyamgram on Thursday evening.
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Realty boom boon for crime on northern fringe 11.5.2015 Telegraph: Calcutta
An infrastructure project near the spot in Madhyamgram where Babu Sen and his associates were riddled with bullets on Thursday has triggered a realty boom and mushrooming of bars and restaurants across large parts of the northern fringe of the city.
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China accelerates land reclamation in disputed islands - Pentagon 9.5.2015 DNA: Money
China embarked upon extensive land reclamation efforts at five outposts in the disputed Spratly Islands last year, adding huge amounts of terrain to bolster its civil and military presence in an area claimed by rivals, a new Pentagon report said on Friday. Chinese building and land-filling efforts have accelerated this year, with the total acreage added to the outposts in the South China Sea growing from 500 in December to about 2,000 today, a U.S. defence official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The Spratly chain, where China has built at least one previously submerged reef into an island, is claimed by at least three other countries: the Philippines, Taiwan and Malaysia. "We do not support South China Sea land reclamation efforts by any party," the official said. "However, the pace and scale of China's land reclamation in recent years dwarfs that of any other claimant. China has expanded the acreage on outposts it occupies by some 400 times." By comparison, Vietnam has reclaimed some 60 acres ...
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