User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Jun 21 2019 14:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic.
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In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes 20.6.2019 Reuters: World News
La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste.
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From poo to food: Kenyan toilet waste key for new animal feed 17.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason: Human excrement.
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste 16.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting.
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How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria 13.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees.
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Pioneering RWAs felicitated with Green Awards 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Five Resident Welfare Associations across the city have been recognised by the TNPCB for their adoption of environment-friendly practices. This is what they've been doing.
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G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia 13.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution.
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Indian-Origin Student, 8, In Dubai Collects 15,000 Kg Paper Waste: Report 11.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An eight-year-old Indian-origin student in Dubai has collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste in the Gulf emirate as part of a nationwide recycling campaign, according to a media report.
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Inside Dehradun’s Bindal slum, where the city’s waste pickers live 11.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite the crucial role they play in the city, efforts to improve the living conditions of Dehradun's waste pickers -- mostly migrants -- have been minimal and they continue to live in unsafe conditions, with little or no assistance from the Municipal Corporation.
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Mount Everest: Four bodies, 11,000 kg of garbage found in cleanliness drive 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
Empty oxygen cylinders, tents, plastic bottles and human excrement were among the waste found littered on the world’s highest mountain peak.
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Nagaland puts together waste management policy 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland puts together waste management policy
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Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up 5.6.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on ...
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Coca-Cola India Foundation to implement Integrated Waste Management solutions 3.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Coca-Cola India Foundation Anandana has announced establishment of integrated waste management infrastructure at multiple locations in the country. The foundation along with NGO partners including Saahas, Chintan and Hasirudala, will also includes setting up of Material Recovery and Segregation Facilities (MRFs). The partnerships will also drive social initiatives such as inclusion of […]
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Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river
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Philippines ships 69 containers of trash to Canada after diplomatic spat 31.5.2019 Scroll.in
Roughly 1,500 tonnes of repatriated trash will be shipped to the Canadian city of Vancouver before the end of June.
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Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row 31.5.2019 Reuters: World News
The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.
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‘We will not be a dumping ground to the world’: Malaysia to return tonnes of plastic waste 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environment minister Yeo Bee Yin urged developed nations ‘to stop shipping garbage to our country’.
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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Int’l Day for Biological Diversity observed at Haflong 24.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Day for Biological Diversity observed at Haflong
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