User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
Category: Reduce
Last updated: Aug 25 2019 19:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado recyclers caught in chokehold of rising costs and falling commodity prices 25.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Higher processing costs and lower commodity prices are crushing recyclers around the country, with no easy for them to escape from the vise grip squeezing them.
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Kafer: Single-use plastic is a problem but a bag ban is not the answer, not yet 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Plastic, plastic everywhere.  The world’s oceans are stewing in 160 million tons of plastic and each year another eight million tons of trash floats in mostly by way of rivers. A thousand miles inland, plastic is in the air we breathe and the water we drink.  Microscopic bits were recently discovered by researchers in Denver and Rocky Mountain rainwater. These microplastics come from degraded packaging, household products, and clothing fiber.
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Last Resort West experiences mayhem on the mountain 19.8.2019 Current Issue
In 2068, the Lower 48’s last ski resort deputized soldier flies to manage human feces. The plan backfired.
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When the fridge is (almost) empty, this adaptable Japanese pancake comes to the rescue 2.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Most nights, I open the fridge to find a bounty of fresh and cooked vegetables, grains, beans - along with all those condiments and sauces in need of Kondo-ing.
MillerCoors working to develop biodegradable rings for beer cans to reduce plastic 25.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Since the 1970s, six-pack plastic rings have been a symbol of harmful waste in the ocean. However, the rings have been a staple for beverage companies to hold canned drinks together. At MillerCoors, one of the oldest beer brewing companies, the plan is to get rid of plastic in favor of a biodegradable option.
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Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste 23.6.2019 Denver Post: Food
New smartphone app checks nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day.
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Leaving grass clippings can help your lawn and save you time 15.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Simplify the outdoor chores this summer while also helping your garden grow.
Denver City Council District 3 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 3 races features The race features Jamie Torres, Veronica Barela, Annie Martínez and Raymond Montoya.
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Snowy sidewalks aside, Boulder code enforcement cases see decrease 11.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Following snowstorms in recent weeks, Boulder code enforcement officers have been inundated by up to 70 phone calls in the days after complaining of property owners who have failed to remove snow or ice from public sidewalks.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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It’s time to start eating roadkill 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat in Alaska is commonplace. Can it catch on in the Lower 48?
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Eating roadkill is an Alaska tradition. What about the Lower 48? 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat is catching on across the West, thanks to shifting laws and beliefs.
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19-year-old Pune student discovers way to make liquid fertiliser from urban waste 17.3.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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What urban waste has to do with global warming 7.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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While we waste food, others waste away 20.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
If we were to collect all the wasted food in the world and redistribute it, we would be capable of feeding every hungry person in the world three times over.
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Uttar Pradesh authorities sprinkle water in Lucknow to combat air pollution 16.11.2017 Lucknow – The Indian Express
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24/7 water supply project: Opposition attacks PMC over drop in estimated cost 28.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Swachh Bharat’s forgotten soldiers 1.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Reducing food waste top priority for India: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal 30.9.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Winter Valley fire in Moffat County grows to 5,200 acres Thursday night 22.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Winter Valley fire in Moffat County grew to 5,200 acres as of 11:20 p.m. Thursday, threatening at least 25 to 30 homes, oil and gas structures, a communication tower and a Federal Aviation Administration tower.
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