User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
Category: Disposal
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 05:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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The scoop on pooping, peeing in the wild from Outdoor experts 2.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Some litter is obvious -- plastic bottles, beer cans and cigarette butts stick out like sore thumbs on the side of a trail. But what about the other stuff?
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The scoop on pooping, peeing in the wild from Outdoor experts 2.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Some litter is obvious -- plastic bottles, beer cans and cigarette butts stick out like sore thumbs on the side of a trail. But what about the other stuff?
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Editorial: Don’t create a fee to encourage recycling and composting 29.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The last time Denver officials seriously considered imposing a fee for trash pickup the city was in dire need of extra cash.
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EPA: No known toxic releases at flooded Superfund sites in the Midwest 29.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Flooding in the Midwest temporarily cut off a Superfund site in Nebraska that stores radioactive waste and explosives, inundated another one storing toxic chemical waste in Missouri, and limited access to others, according to federal regulators.
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Kelsey Berreth search could extend to landfill near Fountain — a daunting task for investigators 18.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The search for Kelsey Berreth could expand to a landfill near Fountain, a daunting task for investigators nearly two months after the Woodland Park woman vanished.
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic 7.9.2018 Writers on the Range
Even orange peels be damned — don’t toss your food on the trail.
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PHOTOS: Pictures of the week — June 4-10, 2018 11.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Best news photographs of the week, June 4-10, 2018.
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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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Agency weighs new rules for climbers’ poop on Alaska peak 1.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Climbers on North America's tallest mountain may have to start packing out more of their poop after a researcher determined a glacier in which much of it has been dumped over the past decade probably is not decomposing the human waste.
Plan for 600 homes near Erie stalled when lost chemical waste dump was found nearby 13.2.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Developer Richard Dean had a plan to clean up an old landfill in Erie and build 600 single-family homes to the south, but his plan became messy.
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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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Segregation must begin at home 27.12.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Regulators to begin waste drum removal at decommissioned Erie landfill next month 29.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Waste drums containing solvents legally buried decades ago and seeping into groundwater will be removed from the long-dormant Neuhauser Landfill in Erie.
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Don’t trash your veggies! Denver has expanded compost program to every neighborhood in the city 16.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Now every neighborhood in Denver can participate in the city's composting program.
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Crisis is in the air 13.11.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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New Delhi’s “gas chamber” smog is so bad that United Airlines has stopped flying there 12.11.2017 Denver Post: Business
Citing toxic smog that one official said has turned India's capital city into a "gas chamber," United Airlines has canceled flights to New Delhi until the air gets better.
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