User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Independent
Category: Hazardous Waste
Last updated: Oct 30 2018 15:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Circularity needs a positive narrative to drive action 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Images of doom and gloom, like that sea turtle with a straw stuck up its nose, have their limits. Let's focus on showcasing the solutions.
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Repowering old mines with new energies in the southwestern United States 3.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Renewables bring plenty of new potential to communities left
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The Trump Team And The Problem That Shall Not Be Named 22.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The administration wants to tackle environmental crises like unsafe drinking water and extreme wildfire. But it won’t talk about that one key driver.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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In Davos, calls for a circular, inclusive economy 28.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, a global call to action for intergenerational cooperation.
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What lies beneath: To manage toxic contamination in cities, study their industrial histories 9.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With the constant turnover of land, many American cities are facing legacy hazardous waste that they didn't even know was there.
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Why Motorola is making it easier for you to fix your own mobile phone 30.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The debate about the right to repair is shifting as more consumer electronics companies explore circular product models.
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What happens to industrial sites in de-industrialized cities? 13.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Often, there are even more issues than just environmental racism at play.
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Sunsetting solar panels: U.S. photovoltaic cell recycling incentives are beginning 18.9.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
State governments are stepping in to create an infrastructure to recover the useful materials from the panels.
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4 techniques to catalyze sustainable small town redevelopment 17.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Revitalizing communities requires innovation, adaptability and buy-in. Do you have them?
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For 15 Years, Energy Transfer Partners Pipelines Leaked an Average of Once Every 11 Days 20.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
A new report from environmental groups Greenpeace USA and the Waterkeeper Alliance, Dakota Access builder Energy Transfer Partners has had spills amassing over 3.6 million gallons of hazardous liquids over the course of fifteen years. The report also notes that the fossil fuel industry's record of spills has only gotten worse over time. An aerial view shows a natural gas liquids pipeline under construction October 26, 2017 in Smith Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images) 5,475 days, 527 pipeline spills: that's the math presented in a new report from environmental groups Greenpeace USA and the Waterkeeper Alliance examining pipelines involving  Dakota Access  builder Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). It's based on public data from 2002 to 2017. All told, those leaks released 3.6 million gallons of hazardous liquids, including 2.8 million gallons of crude oil, according to data collected from the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ...
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How a technology invented for mining could play a role in e-waste processing 18.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Canadian company EnviroLeach wants to make the process of "urban mining" less hazardous for humans and the environment.
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The 'queen of green steel' launches landmark e-waste microfactory 9.4.2018 Planet Ark News
Professor Veena Sahajwalla, the founder and director of UNSW's Sustainable Material Research & Materials Technology Centre (SMaRT), has launched a world-first miniature factory that turns e-waste into material for 3D printing.
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Exit Interview: Andrea Asch, Ben & Jerry's 2.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The inside scoop on the iconic ice cream company's sustainability journey from a 26-year veteran.
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U.S. Superfund sites offer lessons for the future 30.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
Superfund sites are being repurposed as recreational areas, renewable energy facilities and more.
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When Copper Kings leave, what happens to the slag? 19.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
To jolt its economy, a town explores the many uses of the byproduct of its smelting history.
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Want to revitalize a depressed economy? The EPA can help. 18.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A Montana town is using an obscure program to help clean up contaminated areas.
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Libby, Montana, tries to shake its ‘Superfund stigma’ 18.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Rebranding could help the town distance itself from past asbestos pollution.
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Forty Per Cent of Global E-Waste Comes From Asia 4.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Humans generated a staggering 44.7 million metric tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) in 2016 — the equivalent of 4,500 Eiffel Towers, and five per cent more than the electrical and electronic goods discarded just two years earlier, says a new study. 
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