User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Independent
Category: Disposal
Last updated: Dec 07 2017 03:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Where do you keep your compost bin? 1.12.2017 TreeHugger
Placing a bin within 5 feet of the front door increases composting rates by 141 percent.
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In Sweden, they are burning H&M clothing instead of coal. 25.11.2017 TreeHugger
For some reason, they think that this is progress.
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Planet Ark to trial Coffee Grounds Recycling in Sydney CBD 13.11.2017 Planet Ark News
We are excited to announce we are trialling a new program in the beginning of 2018 - Coffee 4 Planet Ark, where we will be collecting leftover coffee grounds from Sydney CBD cafes and recycling them into compost.
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The missing piece of the recycling puzzle 13.11.2017 Planet Ark News
As Australia's population and waste levels continue to rise, recycling matters now more than ever. This year Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (13 - 19 November) highlights why recycling is only part of the battle. To help win the War on Waste consumers and businesses need to properly close the recycling loop by purchasing products that contain recycled content.
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Anthony Bourdain's new film explores problem of food waste 3.11.2017 TreeHugger
The problem may seem immense, but there are many good solutions.
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Waste Reduction Week reminds us to think circular year-round 16.10.2017 TreeHugger
How will you promote actions that divert more waste from disposal and conserve natural resources?
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Fighting waste with Fortunate Food 12.10.2017 Planet Ark News
A Sydney-based business run by students is turning ugly fruit into tasty chutney, cutting back on landfill and methane emissions.
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Here's why your 'eco-chic' jeans aren't going save the planet 6.10.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Marie Claire's first Sustainability Issue tackles the social and environmental impacts of fashion, but falls short of providing effective solutions.
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Your future clothes could be made out of methane 4.10.2017 TreeHugger
This biotech startup uses methane-eating bacteria to create fully biodegradable polymers.
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Southern states are bankrolling businesses in the War on Waste 28.9.2017 Planet Ark News
The South Australian and Victorian waste and hospitality industries are getting a shot in the arm thanks to increased government funding.
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Entrepreneurs strut their solutions at VERGE Accelerate 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Thirteen startups competed for attention for solutions to curb traffic congestion, improve lithium extraction, reduce building energy consumption and more.
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Environmental Disaster Looms in Puerto Rico, Lashed by Hurricane Maria and Left Without Power 21.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, bringing record rainfall and catastrophic flooding, destroying power lines and leaving the entire country in the dark. This comes as many homes on Puerto Rico were still dark two weeks after Hurricane Irma cut electricity to hundreds of thousands. The storm also raised concerns about potential environmental disasters. Puerto Rico is home to 23 Superfund sites, including on the island of Vieques, site of a former US naval test range, which took a near-direct hit from the storm. It is also the site of a coal-fired power plant owned by the private company AES. Residents across the island have been demanding the plant be closed and that the company stop dumping toxic coal ash into their community, saying the waste is poisonous to their health and the environment. We speak with Emily Atkin, staff writer covering the environment at the New Republic, who writes, "Puerto Rico is Already an Environmental Tragedy. Hurricane Maria Will ...
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The upside of trash 18.9.2017 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Cox Enterprises has a broad-based strategy to make trash less of a waste.
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Sunshine Coast sisters launch Australian-first sustainability project 14.9.2017 Planet Ark News
Two sisters from the Sunshine Coast have launched an Australian-first project helping small businesses adopt the principles of the circular economy and experience the social, environmental and financial benefits of sustainable waste management.
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We will close the loop on waste by 2030 13.9.2017 GreenBiz.com
Closed Loop Partners finds the "take-make-waste" cycle giving way to a new model just as powerful as the rise of solar and wind energy.
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NGT Eastern Zone Conference on ‘Waste Disposal and Management’ 12.9.2017 Voice of Sikkim
11 Sep, Gangtok (IPR) : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Eastern Zone regional conference was held on September 9 and 10 at Guwahati on the theme of ‘Waste Disposal and Management’. Eminent academicians and experts in the field, judges, Chief Secretary of Assam, Chairman of Central Pollution Control Board(CPCB) and those involved in the management […]
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Landfill to lifestyle: This line of furniture is made entirely from post-consumer waste 6.9.2017 TreeHugger
A new entry to the eco-friendly furnishings market offers a collection of furniture and home accessories that comes with a bold set of standards.
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The trash crisis 6.9.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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BIG shows us that infrastructure can be beautiful 5.9.2017 TreeHugger
This is an incinerator. It burns garbage. It's stunning both in how it looks and how it works.
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