User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
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Last updated: Oct 12 2018 14:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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16 apps helping companies and consumers prevent food waste 12.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
These technologies are fighting both hunger and climate change.
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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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Coal ash landfill collapses in North Carolina after torrential rain from Florence 16.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
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What will it take to end plastic pollution? 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Collaboration. Innovation. Persistence. But, mostly, patience.
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Bio-based plastics can reduce waste — if we invest in both making and getting rid of them 7.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
The world has a plastic problem. Let's not create a bioplastic breakdown, as well.
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Philly refiner plans $120M plant to convert food scraps to fuel for trucks and buses 28.8.2018 Philly.com News
PES, the largest oil refiner on the east coast, goes at least partly green by joining with RNG Energy to build a $120M digester to convert 1,100 tons of food waste a day into methane gas.
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Sustainable nutrition: a new term for an old concern 27.8.2018 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: The complexities of balancing human nutrition and sustainable land use.
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How will greener plastics move from lab to market? 21.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Scientists are hard at work, but that's just the beginning.
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Delhi’s Qutb Minar has competition … from tower of garbage! 18.8.2018 Citizen Matters
46 percent of municipal solid waste generated in the capital is left unprocessed. Landfill sites are filled beyond capacity, with the height of Ghazipur dump now just eight metres less than that of the national monument. A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the inaction of the environment ministry and the Delhi government.
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Can talking trash actually make sports more sustainable? 17.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reduction In Motion’s Kelsey Hallowell is efficiently reducing waste with Baltimore athletics and helping fans go green.
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‘Not plastic’, but Bengaluru will now grapple with discarded polyester flags post Independence Day 17.8.2018 Citizen Matters
The state ban on plastic and the central government advisory against use of plastic flags this Independence Day meant that many vendors switched to polyester fabric flags. But what does this really mean? What will be the impact of our celebrations on the environment?
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For Philly recycling glut, a fuel cure? 7.8.2018 Philly.com News
"We take mixed waste, which is hard to process, and turn it into a gray fluffy solid"
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City buzz: Mumbai suburban rail risks, ATM scam shocker in Kolkata and villagers’ agitation in Pune 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters
In case you've been too busy to track the news from India's cities, here's a quick wrap of some of the headlines from last week. Catch up on the latest with City Buzz.
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Unraveling fast fashion headlines 1.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
"Apparel is just human packaging," but closing the loop looks different for a garment than for a cardboard box.
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Why recycling is now a money loser, not a moneymaker for Philly 23.7.2018 Philly.com News
Just a few years ago, Philly was getting paid for its recyclables on the commodity market. By last year, it was paying $4 a ton to get rid of it. Now, it's paying $38 a ton.
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The last straw: How Pizza Hut is cutting plastic waste 10.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Swapping plastic straws for paper straws was not a straightforward decision, head of supply chain Steve Packer explains.
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How Pruitt's EPA finds a dangerous chemical is safe: Ignore most exposures to it 5.7.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. The 2016 Lautenberg Act amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) expanded and enhanced Congress’ vision for how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should evaluate and mitigate the potential risks of chemicals.   The original TSCA was intended to encompass the full lifecycles of chemicals, from manufacturing to […]
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NGT notice to AAP government on plea for action against slum dwellers 31.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Stubble burning: Punjab to study Nagpur’s initiative of using agri-waste briquettes for cremations 3.5.2018 Ludhiana – The Indian Express
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The US Has Millions of Tons of a Low-Carbon Fuel Source—but It's Being Thrown Away 25.4.2018 WRI Stories
The US Has Millions of Tons of a Low-Carbon Fuel Source—but It's Being Thrown Away Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable natural gas can be used in any vehicle with a natural gas engine—typically garbage trucks, freight haulers and buses. Photo by Pixabay The United States generates millions of tons of food scraps; inedible fats, oils and greases; sewage and manure. Some of this organic waste is used for energy or fertilizer, but most of it—around 50 million tons a year—is sent to landfills,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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