User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
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Wilmette rethinks green car incentives 23.11.2007 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Incentives had little impact, officials say

A year after Wilmette rolled out discounts for environmentally friendly cars, village leaders are poised to charge gas-guzzlers and hybrids alike a flat rate for vehicle stickers.
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Wilmette rethinks green car incentives 23.11.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Incentives had little impact, officials say

A year after Wilmette rolled out discounts for environmentally friendly cars, village leaders are poised to charge gas-guzzlers and hybrids alike a flat rate for vehicle stickers.

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Profile: Rebecca Hosking 23.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

Profile: Rebecca Hosking: Happiest behind the lens, the campaigner is now having to endure the spotlight

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Households recycling more than ever 22.11.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Home waste collections at a record low in eight out of 10 council areas, government figures show
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Households recycling more rubbish, figures show 22.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

More than 80% of local authorities are collecting less household rubbish than ever before, according to the latest government figures

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Houston parade begins at 9 a.m. today (w/map) 22.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
Weather: Sunny today , but significantly colder. Highs through Sunday in the 50s, lows in the mid- to low 40s.

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Electronics-recycling buzz fights a chill in Kane County 22.11.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Kane County's electronics recycling program could be a victim of its own success.

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What you need to know to celebrate holiday 22.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Texas
Weather: Sunny today , but significantly colder. Highs through Sunday in the 50s, lows in the mid- to low 40s.
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Schedule changes for holiday weekend 22.11.2007 Seattle Times: Local
What's open, closed today • Banks and credit unions closed. They'll be open regular hours Friday, and those with Saturday hours will...
Flood of plastic bags in L.A. needs solution 21.11.2007 LA Times: Most Emailed
Los Angeles City Councilman Ed Reyes stood Tuesday on the bank of the L.A. River and pointed at the white plastic bags hanging from scruffy trees in the waterway.
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Help needed for charity Thanksgiving Day meals 20.11.2007 Denver Post: Local
The 20th annual Smoky Hill High School Thanksgiving SHARE Basket Project will provide 228 needy families with a large laundry basked filled with groceries.
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Susan Lenfestey: It still isn't easy being green 20.11.2007 Star Tribune: Commentary
We've got junk -- toxic techno junk. But when we try to recycle it, we end up passing the problems downstream.
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Dot Earth Blog: Wildlife a Benefits From Warfare 20.11.2007 NYT: Home Page
Bonobos seem to be the latest accidental beneficiary of decades of violence and despotism.
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Some tech-item recycling actually endangers workers, pollutes environment overseas 19.11.2007 Star Tribune: Local
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Starting Tuesday, plastic bags illegal at big S.F. grocery stores 19.11.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Attention San Francisco shoppers: Plastic grocery store bags are going, going, gone. Starting Tuesday, large grocery stores in the city can no longer use the traditional plastic bags that are a staple of the supermarket checkout line, as a city ordinance... ...
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Some oil from bay to be recycled, rest going to special landfill 19.11.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Much of the oil skimmed from the bay and scraped from area beaches since the spill in San Francisco Bay is going to a waterfront warehouse in Alameda, where some of it is prepared for recycling and the rest is sent off to hazardous waste landfills. It's a... ...
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China's E-Waste Nightmare Worsening 19.11.2007 AP Top News
GUIYU, China (AP) -- The air smells acrid from the squat gas burners that sit outside homes, melting wires to recover copper and cooking computer motherboards to release gold. Migrant workers in filthy clothes smash picture tubes by hand to recover glass and electronic parts, releasing as much as 6.5 pounds of lead dust....
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America Ships Electronic Waste Overseas 19.11.2007 AP National
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Most Americans think they're helping the earth when they recycle their old computers, televisions and cell phones. But chances are they're contributing to a global trade in electronic trash that endangers workers and pollutes the environment overseas....
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84 ways you can help the planet 18.11.2007 IHT: Health/Science
Sure, big ideas like generating electricity from ocean waves or legal limits on carbon emissions are important to slowing global warming. But the little things count, too. Here are some ways that you can make a difference.
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Starting Tuesday, plastic bags illegal at big S.F. grocery stores 18.11.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Attention San Francisco shoppers: Plastic grocery store bags are going, going, gone. Starting Tuesday, large grocery stores in the city can no longer use the traditional plastic bags that are a staple of the supermarket checkout line, as a city ordinance... ...
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