User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Composting
Last updated: Feb 01 2015 20:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Law aids renters who wish to grow edible plants 1.2.2015 LA Times: Top News
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Food industry drags its heels on recyclable and compostable packaging 30.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The majority of food packaging is ending up in landfills, or on the street as litter, where it may eventually get swept into the ocean.
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Food Industry Drags Its Heels On Recyclable And Compostable Packaging 30.1.2015 NPR Health Science
A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.
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Tesco recalls 'foul smelling' drink 29.1.2015 BBC: Business
Tesco recalls its blackcurrant and apple squash drink after accidentally adding a flavouring with a "strong odour" similar to garlic.
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A look at Minnesota's composting efforts 27.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota set a new goal last year for metro counties to recycle and compost 75 percent of solid waste by 2030.
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Minneapolis City Council aides go to Cuba to learn about urban agriculture, composting 27.1.2015 Star Tribune: Local
City staffers were looking for lessons about urban agriculture inside and outside Havana.
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Minneapolis picks up urban agriculture tips from Cuba 27.1.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
Two council aides were part of a recent tour of the country, learning about urban farming and composting.
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Citywide curbside composting coming to Minneapolis 27.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
City residents will support the program through an additional service charge of $3.40 per month -- regardless of whether they participate.
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Tossing Out Food In The Trash? In Seattle, You'll Be Fined For That 27.1.2015 NPR News
Seattle is the first city in the nation to fine people for not properly sorting their garbage. The law took effect on Jan. 1 as a bid to keep food out of landfills and encourage composting instead.
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Apple maggot complaint from Washington fruit association 22.1.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
Apple maggots in yard waste transported to eastern Washington for composting may be breaking a quarantine intended to protect state orchards from the pest that turns apples brown and mushy.
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Apple maggot complaint from Washington fruit association 22.1.2015 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Apple maggots in yard waste transported to eastern Washington for composting may be breaking a quarantine intended to protect state orchards from the pest that turns apples brown and mushy.
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Apple maggot complaint from Washington fruit association 22.1.2015 AP Washington
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- Apple maggots in yard waste transported to eastern Washington for composting may be breaking a quarantine intended to protect state orchards from the pest that turns apples brown and mushy....
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Rail track proposed to move Cedar Grove compost off Smith Island 20.1.2015 Seattle Times: Local
EVERETT — A group of businesses and property owners is proposing a short-line rail loop to move Cedar Grove compost off Everett’s Smith Island to markets outside western Washington.
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Rail line proposed to move compost out of Everett 19.1.2015 AP Washington
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- A group of businesses and property owners is proposing a short line rail loop to move Cedar Grove compost off Everett's Smith Island to markets outside western Washington....
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Grot-desking: in defence of the messy workspace | Steven Poole 16.1.2015 Guardian: Comment is Free
The editor-in-chief of Wired has told staff to keep their new office clean. But a tidy desk is the sure sign of a timid intellect Anyone who works in an office must feel a twinge of aesthetic envy on perusing the photos of Wired magazine’s new San Francisco headquarters . How moody and designy. If you worked here you would feel like you were living in the future. Except you would be living in a future where human beings are only grudgingly allowed in offices, because they will make them untidy. Most of the images have a conspicuous lack of people in them, just as photos of exquisite domestic interiors always feature a conspicuous lack of books. In the future, technology magazines will be written entirely by invisible ...
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Compost confusion? We'll answer your questions 13.1.2015 Seattle Times: Local
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Australia to build memorial for Sydney siege victims 11.1.2015 New Kerala: World News
Sydney, Jan 11 : The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia announced Sunday it will build a permanent memorial to honour the victims and heroes of December 2014 Lindt Chocolate Cafe siege in Sydney.
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Kim Jong-un demands more 'poo' on birthday 9.1.2015 New Kerala: World News
London, Jan 09 : North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un reportedly demanded a pile of manure on his birthday.
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A Shadow Economy Lurks In An Electronics Graveyard 5.1.2015 NPR: All Things Considered
Two decades ago, the region of Agbogbloshie in Ghana was a lush mangrove swamp. Now, reporter and photographer Yepoka Yeebo explains, it's a vast dump full of electronic waste and young scavengers.
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Review: OXO Cold Brew Coffee Maker 4.1.2015 Wired Top Stories
OXO's new cold-brewer is a smartly designed, mostly plastic $50 kit that still requires some trial and error for the perfect ...
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