User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Independent
Category: Disposal
Last updated: May 13 2018 13:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Canary in the Coal Pond 23.4.2018 Truthout.com
New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between information and environmental protection may deepen thanks to a proposed Trump administration rollback that would lessen the consequences and weaken requirements for polluting power plants. Coal ash slurry pours into the first of two settling ponds adjacent to the Riverbend Steam Station on Mountain Island Lake in Gaston County, North Carolina, January 23, 2008. (Photo: Jeff Willhelm / Charlotte Observer / MCT via Getty Images) In tests conducted in late 2017, one in three coal-fired power plants nationwide detected "statistically significant" amounts of contaminants, including harmful chemicals like arsenic, in the groundwater around their facilities. This information, which utility companies had to post on their websites in March, became public for the first time under an Obama-era environmental rule regulating coal ash, the waste generated from burning coal. Mixed with water and ...
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How Dow Chemical and Boise are taking aim at plastics 23.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Many U.S. cities are struggling with how to keep items like juice pouches, candy wrappers and plastic dinnerware out of landfills.
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Biodegradable shoes made from mushrooms, chicken feathers 12.4.2018 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Introducing our new Partners-Planet Protector Packaging 9.4.2018 Planet Ark News
Planet Ark is proud to announce we have joined forces with Planet Protector Packaging, the distributor of the multi-award-winning sustainable packaging innovation Woolcool.
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Planet Ark and Bingo aim for the top with a bold new vision 9.4.2018 Planet Ark News
We are proud to announce our renewed partnership with Bingo Industries Limited (Bingo). The renewal of the partnership affirms both organisations deep commitment to, and strategic alignment with, the diversion of waste from landfill through recycling and resource recovery.
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True colours - how simple bin changes cut waste at ANZ Stadium 28.3.2018 Planet Ark News
Australia's second-largest stadium has reduced waste by almost 130 tonnes a year with the help of the New South Wales EPA's Bin Trim program.
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A step-by-step guide to zero-waste events 6.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
Zero waste shouldn't be optional for any cutting-edge company — and neither should bin guarders.
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How to keep computers out of landfills and recyclers out of prison 27.2.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could a circular economy solution among suppliers fix Eric Lundgren's predicament?
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Innovative tip-to-tail ideas for reducing seafood waste 15.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Seafood and the circular economy are converging as innovative startups craft everything from renewable energy to "fish leather" shoes.
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Woolcool turns waste wool into insulation wonder 15.2.2018 Planet Ark News
The rise and rise of home delivery services has been a major lifestyle trend over the past couple of years, revolutionising the way we eat at home and the humble 'night in'.
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Deb, Unilever scrub plastic microbeads from consumer products 1.2.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A closer look at the corporate and university-level innovation driving plastic-free cosmetics.
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Petition on pollution of coastal wetlands in Mumbai: NGT seeks reply from respondents within two weeks  31.1.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Zero waste at GreenBiz 18, and how you can help 29.1.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Four days. More than a thousand attendees. Zero landfill waste.
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WLRM Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants are now open 29.1.2018 Planet Ark News
Funding is now available for the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Waste Less Recycle More grants for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs.
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No, your microwave oven isn't killing the planet 18.1.2018 TreeHugger
These stupid headlines miss the whole point- Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7 watt LED bulb over its lifetime.
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Library opens in Turkey with books collected by sanitation workers 17.1.2018 TreeHugger
Thousands of books destined for the landfill have been rescued by garbage collectors and are now available to the public.
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NSW EPA Waste Less Recycling More funding information session 16.1.2018 Planet Ark News
WLRM Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants information session. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will be holding an information session and a webinar on 23 January 2018 as part of the latest Waste Less Recycle More funding for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs.
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SLA puts the icing on Bjarke's Amager Bakke cake 15.1.2018 TreeHugger
The landscape design for the roof of the waste-to-energy plant is a terrific topping.
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This Indonesian company turns seaweed into edible & biodegradable packaging 28.12.2017 TreeHugger
One potential solution to the massive plastic pollution problem could come from Evoware, which makes seaweed-based packaging that is not only 100% biodegradable, but is edible as well.
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By 2030, 6 million tons of trash in UK will have nowhere to go 7.12.2017 TreeHugger
As long as we remain addicted to consumption, this problem won't go away, no matter how many new waste management facilities are built.
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