User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
Last updated: Oct 17 2018 06:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why dumping rubbish is a waste of money 17.10.2018 BBC: Business
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
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'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world 11.10.2018 BBC: Science
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
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The challenge of recycling waste in Antarctica 10.10.2018 BBC: Business
How do scientists in the Antarctic minimise the waste generated by their research stations?
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Walkers crisp packets recycling scheme announced 5.10.2018 BBC: Business
Campaigners had been attempting to "flood" the snackmaker by posting empty packets back to its HQ.
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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers 22.9.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.
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Mississippi River leaders want to cut their plastic waste 20 percent by 2020 20.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative announced an initiative to cut plastic waste along the river by 20 percent by 2020.
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Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste 18.8.2018 BBC: Business
Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.
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Learning a life lesson from Arctic explorer Will Steger 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A failure this summer reminded legendary explorer Will Steger of the power of the human mind and the resilience of the human spirit.
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U.S. Recycling Companies Face Upheaval From China Scrap Ban 2.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Top waste-services companies say their recycling operations are a drag on earnings as business with their biggest foreign market disappears.
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Taxi driver is cleaning the sea one knot at a time 31.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A taxi driver has turned to the ancient art of knot tying on a remote island off the north coast of Great Britain. He's part of a global movement to rid the sea of garbage by recycling ocean debris.
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Fast fashion 31.7.2018 BBC: Business
We asked major labels if they destroyed their excess stock. They weren't all forthcoming.
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Recycled packaging 'may end up in landfill', warns watchdog 23.7.2018 BBC: Business
There is no guarantee that the products you recycle are actually recycled, the UK watchdog warns.
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Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which? 19.7.2018 BBC: Business
Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable.
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Fire breaks out in northeast Denver recycling yard, plume of black smoke visible for miles 11.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A fire broke out at a recycling yard in northeast Denver on Tuesday afternoon, releasing a large plume of black smoke into the air.
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A new gold rush? 6.7.2018 BBC: Business
Discarded phones and televisions are a rich source of metals, and e-waste miners see money-making potential.
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China has refused to recycle the West's plastics. What now? 29.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
So where will all those bottles and bags end up? A new study looks at what's happening.
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There is a strong link between plastic and poverty: Heather Koldewey 5.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Environmentalist Heather Koldewey emphasises the need for finding a sustainable solution to protect marine life
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Designer Rina Singh on stitching sustainable fashion stories 5.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Every year when we celebrate the World Environment Day, the talk of sustainable fashion gains momentum. Designer Rina Singh says for her sustainabili
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Forest Service patrollers to help keep Dillon Ranger District safe from wildfires 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A freshly trained team of U.S. Forest Service patrollers set out on the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest this week, beginning a summer-long project to prevent wildfires and protect natural resources.
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Longmont residents pushing for ordinance requiring recycling at multi-family properties 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
As a committee of Longmont residents and the city staff's environmental sustainability plan urge the adoption of a commercial recycling requirement for multi-family developments, some dedicated renters continue hauling materials themselves to the Waste Diversion Center.
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