User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Recycling
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Scotland's play for green games 15.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

The team that secured the 2014 Commonwealth Games for Glasgow arrived back from Sri Lanka this week with the aim of making it one of the UK's greenest ever sporting spectacles

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MOA: Free electronics recycling 15.11.2007 Star Tribune: Local
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A Consumer's Guide to Going Green 12.11.2007 WSJ: Most Emailed This Week
When you look for advice on going green, you often find wildly impractical schemes about remaking your entire life to reduce your "carbon footprint." Or you end up having to sort through heaps of perplexing statistics about power usage and efficiency. Here are some answers to some commonly posed questions about what to do -- and what not to do -- to get greener. ...
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A Consumer's Guide to Going Green 12.11.2007 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
When you look for advice on going green, you often find wildly impractical schemes about remaking your entire life to reduce your "carbon footprint." Or you end up having to sort through heaps of perplexing statistics about power usage and efficiency. Here are some answers to some commonly posed questions about what to do -- and what not to do -- to get ...
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Britain now 'dustbin of Europe' 12.11.2007 BBC: Front Page
The UK dumps more household waste into landfill that any other country in the EU, figures suggest.
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In an Eritrean bazaar, trash is turned into modest treasure 11.11.2007 Star Tribune: World
Long isolated from foreign trade, the country has a tradition of resourcefulness, which is always on display in the capital city's recycling market.
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Things to do with soggy veg ... 8.11.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Life & style: According to the government, we are a nation of foodwasters and it's time we stopped. So how to avoid chucking out the leftovers? Tim Hayward asks top chefs for their tips.
At busy Eritrean market, trash is turned into treasures 7.11.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
A rhythmic clamor of pounding hammers, buzzing grinders and clanging metal reverberates from the stone gateway of Eritrea's oldest open-air market. At first glance, the dusty bazaar behind downtown Asmara appears to be little more than a junkyard of rusted... ...
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Green shoots of discovery 7.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

Fancy a share of £100,000? Cash awards are on offer for anyone coming up with bright ideas that will help to counter climate change. By John Vidal.

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Tim Hayward on tips for leftovers 7.11.2007 Guardian: Environment
According to the government, we are a nation of foodwasters and it's time we stopped. So how to avoid chucking out the leftovers? Tim Hayward asks top chefs for their tips.
Humanity is the greatest problem 6.11.2007 BBC: Science
It is time to take radical action to curb rising population and consumption levels, or face "unspeakable consequences".
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City Room: Bush’s Niece Endorses Bag Recycling 6.11.2007 NYT: Home Page
Lauren Bush, a fashion model, said she supported a City Council bill that would require supermarkets and large retailers to collect, transport and recycle the plastic carryout bags they issue to customers.
Rubbish plans flawed, says mayor 5.11.2007 BBC: Front Page
London's Mayor condemns pay-as-you-throw rubbish plans as "flawed" and insists they would be a "disaster".
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Who can catch the Co-op? 5.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

At the Co-op, sustainability isn't simply a business aim, it is part of its strategy. That it has also been so successful puts its competitors to shame. Helen Carter reports.

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Green Scots 2.11.2007 Guardian: Environment

From green fairs to nuclear power policy, Scotland can boast strong green credentials. Kirsty Scott reports.

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Minneapolis to try curbside composting 2.11.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
For some people in Minneapolis later this year, recycling will take a new twist.
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Today's spotlight: Susan V. Hubbard 31.10.2007 Star Tribune: Business
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Waste wafers give solar power a silicon boost 30.10.2007 New Scientist: News
A simple method of recycling refined silicon from microchips could help ease the shortage of the material for photovoltaic panels
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Waste wafers give solar power a silicon boost 30.10.2007 New Scientist: News
A simple method of recycling refined silicon from microchips could help ease the shortage of the material for photovoltaic panels
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Rubbish tax confusion cleared up 30.10.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Householders could be charged for amount of rubbish they throw away, government confirms.
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