User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
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Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers.
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Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns.
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Gujarat: Engineering students make bricks from mining waste 3.9.2019 DNA
Sustainable Living: This will address the problem of waste & prevent fertile soil being used
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Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles 29.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Residents around Bellahalli landfill protest | Slump in Ganesha idol sales | Flooding in Panathur 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around Thursday, garbage started piling up in Bengaluru, as the residents around Bellahalli landfill prevented the city's waste from being dumped there. Read more on this, and other news from the city, in our weekly roundup
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Garbage crisis in city | Complaints system for bad roads | Milk bank in Vani Vilas Hospital 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The city slips into a garbage crisis as Bellahalli dumpsite fills up, High Court orders BBMP to set up a complaints system on road conditions within six weeks, the first government-run milk bank in south India will start in Vani Vilas Hospital soon. Read more on what's happened in Bengaluru this week
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In Greece's Aegean Sea, divers find 'gulf of plastic corals' 31.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Like colourful corals, they swayed in the underwater current.
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In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" 31.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."
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Canadian air force joins search for fugitive murder suspects in remote area 30.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Canada's air force has been called in to a tiny community in northern Manitoba, where two teens suspected of three murders were thought to have been last seen, police said on Monday, as the chase entered a second week.
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Canada Police Descend On Manitoba Hamlet As Teen Murder Suspects Spotted 29.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Canadian police descended on a tiny hamlet in northern Manitoba on Sunday after a reported sighting of two teenage fugitives wanted in the murders of three people, including American and Australian...
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Chennai Corporation’s five steps that have reduced waste in landfills by 18000 MT/month 26.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Five-month data sourced from the Chennai Corporation shows a slow, yet steady, reduction in garbage going to the landfills from across the city. How did the civic body make it possible?
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Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE 21.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill.
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Bio-Gas Production 15.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Biomass and organic waste sources like paddy straw, farm stubble, agricultural residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud, distillery spent wash, municipal solid waste, sewage treatment plantswaste, etc. offer huge potential for biogas production.
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Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shifting city’s garbage disposal site poses problem
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China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media 9.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests.
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Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup 8.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Diseases, food shortages plague migrant "jungle camp" in Bosnia 26.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.
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