User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
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Civic bodies seize 250 kg of banned polythene 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A week after the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order to ban plastic bags less than 50 micron thickness in Delhi, the civic bodies on Saturday claimed to have seized about 250 kilos of them here.
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From beer to bread and back again to solve 'the world's dumbest problem' 19.8.2017 Washington Post
Innovators are looking to the ancient staples of bread and beer to solve a modern dilemma: food waste. The effort to remake them is leading to quirky and — according to our expert tasters — sometimes delicious creations.
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Huge opportunity for sustainable urbanisation in India: Amitabh Kant 19.8.2017 News
He talked about creating cities which are compact, low polluting which recycle water, waste
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Huge opportunity in sustainable urbanisation in India: Amitabh Kant 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday said that India has a "huge opportunity" to go in for sustainable urbanisation.
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Getting charged up 18.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Research and smart trade agreements are needed to realise India’s ambitious electric vehicles target
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Noida to manage its construction waste 17.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Noida Authority is getting ready to recycle and use its construction waste material.
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Biomining to be used to reclaim Sembakkam dumpyard 15.8.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Erode-based firm has been awarded the ₹1.5 crore project
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On a mission to reuse and recycle 12.8.2017 Hindu: News
Two students lead drive to collect ballpoint pens from campuses in Kozhikode
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Hit the reset button 11.8.2017 Hindu: Fashion
Waterproof corsets and deconstructed shirts from recycled cotton will be part of #Restart Fashion at Lakmé Fashion Week’s Sustainable Day
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Trash talk: In this suburb, cutting garbage pickups sparks a nasty backlash 9.8.2017 Washington Post
Trash talk: In this suburb, cutting garbage pickups sparks a nasty backlash
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Building waste recycling plants to come up in city soon 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Tenders for the same finalised and sites zeroed in
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Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-chancellor at Chitkara University Receives HP Environment Leadership Award 2017 7.8.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Shimla, Aug 7: Chitkara University today announced that its Pro-Chancellor Dr. Madhu Chitkara is awarded the prestigious Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Award 2017 for excelling in the promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development through inspiring and exemplary initiatives, vision, and transformative action.
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Higher rates, missed pickups: L.A. is hearing a rash of complaints about its new waste removal system 7.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Eight months ago, the Los Angeles City Council voted to overhaul the way trash is picked up at tens of thousands of businesses and large residential buildings, giving the work exclusively to a select group of companies.

Backers of the program, championed by Mayor Eric Garcetti, said the new system...

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Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-chancellor-Chitkara University conferred with Environment Leadership Award 2017 7.8.2017 Sify Finance
[India], August 7 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Chitkara University on Monday announced that its Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Madhu Chitkara was awarded the prestigious Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership
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Harnessing the potential of India's rapidly expanding workforce to boost economy 7.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The launch of a non-preachy, non-prescriptive account of the possibilities that define India amidst magnificent paradoxes witnessed an insightful discussion on public governance, diplomacy and intelligentsia.
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Drop off e-waste at these Bangalore One centres 7.8.2017 Citizen Matters
The bE initiative has setup e-Waste collection at Bangalore One centres in 10 wards so far. 3 tonnes of e-waste has been collected and 830 kgs of carbon emissions reduced! ...
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North Delhi gets 316 garbage-to-manure compost pits 7.8.2017 DNA: India
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has finally started taking steps under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) to address the issue of waste management. In order to treat the organic waste, the civic body has developed as many as 316 compost pits, which will convert garbage into manure. Besides, it has also procured four wood-chipping machines to disintegrate the waste. The officials said two wood chippers have been installed in the Rohini zone and one each in the Civil Lines and the Karol Bagh zones. "Leaves and branches collected after pruning of trees will be used as high-quality manure. It will help in reducing the cost at which the corporation has to buy manure from external agencies. Also, the manure produced in this manner will be environment-friendly," a senior civic body official said. Besides, the staff of the Horticulture Department has undergone a 10-day training to learn the procedure for the recycling. The civic body has also decided to establish a plant at Rani Khera, for scientific disposal ...
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Green army to start work from Thycaud 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
The green army, the city Corporation’s initiative with school-college students, to create awareness among the city residents of the importance of waste treatment at source, will begin its work from th...
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Government of Canada awards contract for disposal of navy ships 4.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 4, 2017 : The Government of Canada is ensuring that the disposal of ships is environmentally responsible, creates jobs and brings economic opportunities to communities across Canada.
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Three bags full 4.8.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Trench coats and jackets made from recycled wool are popular abroad, and gradually entering the Indian market. What will it take for the trend to thrive here?
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