User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: May 30 2015 12:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dayplanner Saturday 30.5.2015 Durango Herald
Meetings and EventsDurango Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, First National Bank parking lot, Mania, free mulch give-away, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., old Van Dal landfill, located about three-quarters of a mile past the end of Tech Center Drive, , 375-5004.Tri-State Corvair Car...
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Chemical spill clean-up complete on Rabbit Ears Pass 29.5.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Work to clean up spilled chemicals on Rabbit Ears Pass has been completed. In total, 5,880 tons of soil was removed from the area by Custom Environmental Services and disposed of at the Twin Enviro landfill in Milner. Another 7,004 tons of clean soil was brought in to backfill and regrade the spill site and stockpile areas. 124,840 gallons of water was transported to the Colorado Liquid Waste Disposal Facility in Elk Springs. "All site work has been completed," ARCADIS spokeswoman Debra Havins said. ARCADIS was hired to conduct water quality and soil sampling and to communicate information to local and state officials. It was believed the environmental impact was minimal. Routt County Environmental Health Director Mike Zopf said chemicals had been detected downstream of the spill site, but the chemicals were biodegradable. ARCADIS is finalizing its report and expected the report to be available to the public in the coming weeks. The spill occurred March 12 when a tanker truck crashed and rolled while ...
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The 'fallen stars' of Bangladesh 29.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Like many little girls, Popy likes stuffed animals. The 8-year-old carries her teddy bear everywhere -- even to work, where she sorts garbage at a dumping ground in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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Dayplanner Friday 29.5.2015 Durango Herald
Meetings and EventsSunrise Yoga, 7-8 a.m. and 8:15-9:15 a.m., Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County, 2750 Main Ave., $5, 259-0385.Mulch Mania, a free mulch give-away, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., old Van Dal landfill, about three-quarter mile past the end of Tech Center Drive, , 375-5004.Durango Botanical...
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Rant & Rave: Don’t trash what can be recyled, reused 27.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
Readers rave about EMP pressure washer, rant about throwing away reusables
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Taiwan proposes plan to ease South China Sea tensions 26.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou proposed a plan Tuesday to ease tensions in a vast, resource-rich Asian ocean where China has chafed against its neighbors by using landfill to expand islets to solidify its claims in the region. Ma’s plan calls for setting aside sovereignty disputes over the South China Sea and […]
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Six of the nation’s largest school districts dump polystyrene trays 25.5.2015 Washington Post
Six of the largest U.S. school districts have pooled their collective purchasing power to make significant changes to school lunch, and they’re starting by jettisoning the polystyrene tray.The Urban School Food Alliance, a coalition that includes the school systems of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando, has commissioned a school lunch dish that is made from recycled newsprint and can be turned into compost after use.Read full article ...
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This electronic device can self-destruct 22.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of ' This electronic device can self-destruct ' at newkerala.com.
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Avian flu outbreak takes poultry producers into uncharted territory 21.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Now reaching to 15 states, the outbreak has been detected at 174 farms, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory 21.5.2015 NPR News
Avian influenza is ravaging poultry flocks across the Upper Midwest. The virus is "doing things we've never seen it do before," and understanding about transmission is very limited, a scientist says.
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Personalized pavers from Wrigley Field found near downstate landfill 20.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The discovery of personalized Wrigley Field pavers near a downstate landfill created a brief dust-up Tuesday before officials with the Cubs stepped in to say they had told buyers earlier this year that the bricks, advertised as permanent fixtures, would be replaced by next ...
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Wrigley Field pavers found near downstate landfill create brief dust-up 20.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The discovery of personalized Wrigley Field pavers near a downstate landfill created a brief dust-up Tuesday before officials with the Cubs stepped in to say they had told buyers earlier this year that the bricks, advertised as permanent fixtures, would be replaced by next ...
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Utah sheriff: Body found in 1976 is that of Colorado man 17.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah think they finally know the identity of a man who was found dead 39 years ago near a landfill along the Nevada border.
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Environment groups brace for last-minute legislative deals 16.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the 2015 legislative session draws to a close, environmentalists are concerned that a budget deal could harm efforts to protect Minnesota's lakes and rivers and develop clean energy.
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Dayplanner Friday 15.5.2015 Durango Herald
Meetings and EventsSunrise Yoga, 7-8 a.m. and 8:15-9:15 a.m., Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County, 2750 Main Ave., $5, 259-0385.Durango Early Bird Toastmasters meeting, 7-8:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, 21636 U.S. Highway 160, 769-7615, , Mania, free mulch, 9...
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Do you support a ban on plastic bags? 14.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Americans use an estimated 100 billion plastic bags every year. Although most plastic bags can be recycled, the vast majority of lightweight plastic bags end up in landfills or are set adrift in the environment, where they can wreak havoc on wildlife or infrastructure.
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The debate over banning plastic bags explained 13.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
At least two Minnesota cities are exploring whether to ban businesses from distributing complementary lightweight plastic bags.
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The Brutal Reality of Life in China’s Most Polluted Cities 12.5.2015 Wired Top Stories
A photographer documents China's 'Cancer Villages,' telling the human story of ...
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This is what Ikea thinks the kitchen of the future will look like 12.5.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
This is what Ikea thinks the kitchen of the future will look like
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Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all 11.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The invaluable yet lowly diaper was first mass-produced in 1887, a rectangle of oft-soiled, washable cotton fabric unimproved for more than 60 years, until a disposable version appeared. Ever since, the cloth diaper has fought a losing battle against its more convenient (and more aggressively ...
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