User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 15 2019 05:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Romania is importing waste from abroad 15.10.2019 BBC: World
Landfills in Romania are overflowing as half of the recycled waste is imported, mostly from Europe.
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Unilever promises to halve new plastic use 7.10.2019 BBC: Business
The manufacturer of brands such as Dove and Domestos says it will recycle more plastic than it sells.
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Cardiff Half Marathon: Worry over environmental impact 5.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon have taken measures to reduce the event's carbon footprint.
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The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste 4.10.2019 BBC: Technology
Billed the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant, Denmark's Copenhill project had a troubled start.
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Ask a 'sotan: What's an eco-friendly way to bag groceries? 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As Duluth weighs a plan to curb plastic bag use, we asked two local experts to answer questions from MPR News listeners about the merits of paper, plastic or something else to haul their groceries.
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Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go? 30.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
As a company is fined for sending UK waste to China, just where does our recycling and rubbish go?
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Biffa fined £350k for contaminated China paper shipment 27.9.2019 BBC: Business
Paper bales for recycling being shipped abroad contained nappies and condoms, inspectors found.
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UK gardeners 'punished by quiet green tax' for kerbside collections 25.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Local authorities are charging between £22 and £96 a year for regular garden waste collections.
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Bungalow life: The students living sustainably on campus 24.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Alice Zoo meets past residents of the Sustainability Bungalow at Keele University.
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California lawmakers fail to act on recycling bills to phase out single-use plastics 14.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Legislative clock runs out on two California bills seeking to phase out single-use plastic containers and ease the state's recycling crisis.

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Plastic packaging: How are supermarkets doing? 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK needs to move away from all single-use packaging, say MPs. But have supermarkets got the message?
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Isle of Wight couple turn pink flamingos into rucksacks 6.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Georgia and Steve's "inflatables amnesty" has seen more than 100 tonnes of plastic saved from landfill.
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It's crunch time for California's plan to phase out single-use plastics by 2030 5.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers are weighing three bills to phase out single-use plastic containers and address the state's recycling crisis. But industry opposition looms.

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The Real Cost of Your Blue Jeans 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Making the industry's 80 billion garments per year requires huge amounts of water and toxic chemicals. It employs every sixth person on Earth—most in dangerous conditions for very little money.
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One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown 30.8.2019 Mother Jones
If you’re like me, you’ve looked at a paper coffee cup or an empty tube of toothpaste and thought, “Is this recyclable?” before tossing it in the recycling bin, hoping someone, somewhere, would sort it out. People in the waste management industry call this habit “wishcycling.” According to Marian Chertow, director of the Solid Waste […]
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Plastic waste: Is it time to cut back on holiday inflatables? 28.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
One coastal charity says it collected 500 abandoned inflatables in just one village this summer.
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Omar: Women of color on the rise in national politics 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota DFL U.S. House Rep. Ilhan Omar expects women of color to be even more visible in the 2020 election campaigns. “We are the face of our party,” Omar tells MPR News.
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Editorial: California's bottle deposit system is broken — and poor people are the ones losing the most 26.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California's bottle bill is broken. Recycling buyback centers are closing in droves. Fix the law or dump it.

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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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A School in India is Accepting Trash to Pay For Student Fees 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Each week, students at the Akshar Foundation School in Assam are asked to bring in 25 recyclable plastic items, which are then transformed into low-cost, durable construction material.
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