User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Dec 02 2016 19:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Texas requiring aborted fetuses to be buried is plain ridiculous 2.12.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Anti-abortion lawmakers and state officials across the country have gone to unusual lengths since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wade to deter women from exercising that particular constitutional right. Lately, however, a handful of states have taken the effort to a bizarre extreme. Following...

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California targets dairy cows to combat global warming 29.11.2016 AP Business
GALT, Calif. (AP) -- California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock....
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California targets dairy cows to combat global warming 29.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

GALT, Calif. (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in September that for the first time regulates heat-trapping gases from livestock operations […]
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New Chicago tax leaves shoppers holding the bag 29.11.2016 Chicago Tribune: Business
The classic checkout question — paper or plastic — will soon pose a new dilemma for cost-conscious Chicago shoppers, who face a new tax on either choice. Beginning Jan. 1, a checkout tax of 7 cents per bag will be added at all Chicago retailers — from massive chain stores to mom-and-pops — in ...
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Letter: Utah is not deregulating recycling 21.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
For a second time, The Salt Lake Tribune has completely mischaracterized HB258 as a bill “to exempt recycling from licensing,” most recently on Nov. 15, in an article about the governor’s calling of a special session of the state Legislature. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality wanted to regulate recycling yards here in Utah in the exact same fashion as landfills and waste transfer stations, in spite of the vast differences in what happens to material delivered to those facilities. The ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Upstate landfill being searched for NYC man’s religious item 16.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Members of a New York City synagogue are searching an upstate landfill for a religious item that fell into a trash can last week. WHEC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2fVCtgc ) a congregant at a Brooklyn synagogue lost an embroidered bag containing his tefillin (teh-FIHL’-ihn), scrolls of parchment inscribed with verses from the Torah. […]
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Denver authorities ID, charge man suspected of taking photos up woman’s skirt at Broncos’ game 16.11.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver authorities have identified and charged a 33-year-old registered sex offender suspected of using his cell phone to take photos up a woman's skirt last month at a Broncos' game.
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Authorities searched more than 3 million pounds of garbage in Colorado landfill for signs of missing Wyoming baby 15.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Authorities from southern Wyoming searched through more than 3 million pounds of garbage in an Ault-area landfill for signs of a missing 13-month-old boy whose body is presumed to be there.
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Police search Commerce City landfill for evidence in case of missing woman 15.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Littleton police and other law enforcement officers are searching Tower Landfill in Commerce City for evidence in the disappearance of a 36-year-old woman who was reported missing in July.
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Robots that recycle your old TV 11.11.2016 BBC: Business
As TV technology advances, we are upgrading more often - and in the UK two million sets are thrown away each year with many ending up in landfill.
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Too many clothes 9.11.2016 BBC: Business
Our shopping addiction is wreaking havoc on the environment. Could the circular economy reinventing discarded items offer a solution?
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Stinky LA dump could be ordered to trim hours, limit intake 7.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest dump in Los Angeles County is under fire from several agencies for a stench that some residents say is unbearable. About a dozen witnesses testified Saturday at a South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing to consider a nuisance-abatement order against the owner of Sunshine Canyon Landfill, the Los […]
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Jain visits Bhalswa landfill 6.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Jain visits BhalswaPublic Works Department and Health Minister Satyendar Jain inspected the Bhalswa landfill on Saturday before announcing that the government was working with the three civic bodies t...
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Business Highlights 5.11.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

___ Finally, pay for workers across much of economy is climbing WASHINGTON (AP) — Workers at construction sites, hotels and restaurants have enjoyed solid pay raises in the past 12 months. So have employees of utilities and telecom firms. Finally, after years of stagnant pay, more American workers are receiving meaningful raises — a trend […]
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Wal-Mart sets 'green' plan to meet demand 4.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices. The world’s largest retailer says it will seek to reduce emissions in its own operations by 18 percent by 2025, and work toward adding no waste to landfills in key markets like Canada and the United States. It also plans to be powered by 50 percent clean and renewable energy sources. Wal-Mart’s goals, being announced Friday by CEO Doug ...
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Wal-Mart sets environmental plan as people seek green items 4.11.2016 LA Times: Business

Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices. 

The world's largest retailer says it will seek to reduce emissions in its own operations by 18% by 2025, and work toward adding no waste to landfills...

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Wal-Mart sets environmental plan as people seek green items 4.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices. The world’s largest retailer says it will seek to reduce emissions in its own operations by 18 percent by 2025, and work toward adding no waste […]
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How to recycle your campaign yard signs — now or after the election 2.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Despite a drop in the number of political campaign signs around the Front Range this season, voters will likely be eager to erase the evidence of this contentious election -- whatever the outcome -- starting next Wednesday.
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Thornton police still investigating woman’s suspicious death last week 1.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Thornton police say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a 32-year-old woman's suspicious death last week.
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Wyoming authorities searching Ault-area landfill Tuesday for body of 13-month-old boy 1.11.2016 Denver Post: Local
Authorities from southern Wyoming are searching an Ault-area landfill on Tuesday for the body of a 13-month-old boy as they continue their investigation into the baby's disappearance and presumed death.
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