User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Dec 10 2017 22:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Recycling chaos In U.S. as China bans 'foreign waste' 9.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. exports about one-third of its recycling, and nearly half goes to China. But starting Jan. 1, China will no longer accept two dozen forms of waste.
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EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup 9.12.2017 Washington Post
EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup
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A new job for the power company: Feeding giraffes 5.12.2017 Washington Post
A new job for the power company: Feeding giraffes
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Behind Alappuzha’s transformation into one of India’s cleanest cities 5.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Is the Ballona Wetlands restoration project truly a 'restoration'? 30.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Focusing on the possible discovery of a rare plant at the Ballona Wetlands ignores a number of other reasons why the “restoration” project should not occur. (“A rare plant and a renegade environmental activist could derail Ballona Wetlands restoration,” Nov. 23)

This is not a restoration,...

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Regulators to begin waste drum removal at decommissioned Erie landfill next month 29.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Waste drums containing solvents legally buried decades ago and seeping into groundwater will be removed from the long-dormant Neuhauser Landfill in Erie.
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Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur call for fashion sustainability 28.11.2017 BBC: Business
The designer backs a report that claims half of High Street fashion is thrown away within a year.
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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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Trump’s War on the Environment Is a Civil Rights Emergency 26.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The Trump administration’s dismantling of environmental regulations has intensified a growing civil rights battle over the deadly burden of pollution on minorities and low-income people. Black, Latino, and disadvantaged people have long been disproportionately afflicted by toxins from industrial plants, […]
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The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day 24.11.2017 Washington Post
The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day
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The Energy 202: Internal watchdog says Interior should focus on climate change. It isn’t. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The department controls one-fifth of U.S. land area.
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The world is drowning in ever-growing mounds of garbage 21.11.2017 Washington Post: World
In Lagos, trash is both a curse and a treasured commodity.
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Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered 18.11.2017 BBC: Business
The Chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.
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Design Your Own Bed Introduces Industry's First Total Body Pressure Management Modular Mattress Enabling Consumers to Customize Their Bed to Fit Their Body, Lifestyle, Sleep Habits 17.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Design Your Own Bed Introduces Industry's First Total Body Pressure Management Modular Mattress Enabling Consumers to Customize Their Bed to Fit Their Body, Lifestyle, Sleep Habits
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H and M Wants Your Help To Keep America Beautiful 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
H and M Wants Your Help To Keep America Beautiful
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Don’t trash your veggies! Denver has expanded compost program to every neighborhood in the city 16.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Now every neighborhood in Denver can participate in the city's composting program.
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Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers 31.10.2017 Washington Post
Once the mainstay of weekday lunchboxes and thrifty home cooks, leftovers today constitute the single largest source of edible food waste in U.S. homes.
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Moms and other activists tackle radioactive waste in documentary 'Atomic Homefront' 26.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Radioactive waste isn’t likely the first thing that comes to mind when one sees the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis. But for those who watch Rebecca Cammisa’s gripping, impactful documentary “Atomic Homefront,” that association will be impossible to shake.

The city served as a processing center...

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NGT slams Delhi, EDMC over recent fire at Ghazipur landfill 24.10.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Salvage superstar 24.10.2017 BBC: Business
Meet the Pakistani girl whose recycled bags are proving a big hit
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