Green Waste

What is a solid waste ‘bulk generator’?

BBMP SWM automatic tilters. file picture Bengaluru generates 6000 tons of waste per day from various entities. The BBMP, as the local government and nodal agency in charge of solid waste management, has classified waste generators into bulk and non-bulk categories. It is estimated that more than 1,500 tonnes of …

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Council leads the way with new green base for city’s frontline waste management services

At an official opening ceremony yesterday (Monday May 16), Councilor James Lewis, Leader of Leeds City Council, opened Newmarket House, the new home of the city’s rubbish and street cleaning services. The new facility will provide a modern and scalable operational base for the city’s refuse and street cleaning service, …

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How to remove weeds from the lawn and flower beds – the “most ecological” method

Garden weeds aren’t necessarily a bad thing, with some producing pretty flowers and others serving as a source of pollen for insects. However, if you’ve spent all spring working in your garden, the unexpected arrival of weeds can be a nuisance. Whether they’re growing on your lawn or in your …

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More than half of what Chilliwack residents throw away doesn’t belong there: audit – Chilliwack Progress

More than half of what goes in the garbage in Chilliwack doesn’t belong there. According to its first quarter reports, the City of Chilliwack hired Dillon Consulting to conduct a “Trash Composition Study” to analyze the trash residents drop off for curbside collection. The audit showed that 58% of waste …

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Lawyers abandoned by Queensland farmers due to rising costs

A Queensland resident has discovered tens of thousands of avocados dumped in landfill, with farmers explaining why they are forced to throw them away. Images of tens of thousands of lawyers dumped in a landfill have sparked outrage online over the “shocking waste”. Videos and images of tons of Tablelands …

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Community Wildfire Preparedness Day: It pays to rake

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue personnel take a short break while battling the Caldor Fire last summer.Supplied/Kim George/SLTFR SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Camp, Dixie, Caldor, Tamarack: all names that struck fear into the hearts of those who lived near these wildfires in heavily forested areas of California. As the …

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Meijer saves 1 million pounds of food from going to waste

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To date, Meijer has saved more than a million pounds of food from landfill. Instead, good food nearing its sell-by date has been sold at reduced prices, part of a company-wide effort to both promote sustainability and create value for Meijer customers. Using an app called …

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Reducing waste to see ‘£3.6billion treatment costs’

Defra explains that it proposes a phased reduction of residual waste by 50% by 2042, an ambition which was announced on March 16 (see article from letsrecycle.com). The residual waste reduction target stems from a commitment in the Environment Act 2021 to set binding targets in various policy areas. The …

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Traffic changes at the Blenheim green waste site

Monday, May 2, 2022, 10:37 a.m.Press Release: Marlborough District Council The council’s solid waste manager, Alec McNeil, thanked users of the Blenheim Greenwaste facility for their patience over the weekend as the new system came online. “We rocked the Greenwaste traffic management system on Sunday. All in all went well, …

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How to replace everyday household products with plastic-free alternatives – CBS Boston

NEWBURYPORT (CBS) — From recycling to renewable energy, there are many ways to help the environment. But are we doing enough at home? Shampoo bottles, toothpaste tubes, and even the sponge you use in the kitchen all contain plastic. According to a 2021 report, the average American uses and throws …

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Talking Trash: Disposal of Yard Waste

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — If you’re cleaning up your yard for spring, Ashley Krug with Springfield Environmental Services has some tips before you get started. Disposal of garden waste In Missouri, it is actually illegal to put yard waste in a trash can. According to Krug, this was a law that …

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Earth Day celebration in Roanoke teaches people how to reduce waste

ROANOKE, Va. – Over a thousand people took to the streets of Grandin Village on Saturday to celebrate the planet we all live on. More than 50 merchants and businesses in Grandin showed their willingness to think green in honor of Earth Day. For more than 30 years, a committee …

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Waste-Based Cement Alternative Offers Functional Benefits

Concrete is the most manufactured material in the world, with Portland cement, which binds it together, accounting for around 8% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. For perspective, cement makers in China alone (largest producer by country) spat 858 million metric tons of CO2 in 2020, according to market data …

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Special yard waste pickup scheduled for early May in Pembroke, Petawawa and the Laurentian Valley

Content of the article The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Center (OVWRC) has tips for residents of Petawawa, Pembroke and the Laurentian Valley on how to handle the excessive amount of yard waste and branches they may have at this time of year. Content of the article According to the OVWRC, …

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Organic Waste Recycling Begins July 1 in Sacramento – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A new state mandate will require Sacramento residents to begin organic waste recycling on July 1, 2022, the City of Sacramento said. California Senate Bill 1383 requires the recycling of organic matter to reduce short-lived climate pollutants in landfills due to the large number of food scraps …

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What to do with waste? | News

The City of Lockport will collect bids for the loading and transportation of biosolids from the Lockport Wastewater Treatment Plant as an alternative to using the city’s composting facility if approved by City Council. According to City Engineer Mike Marino, the cost to replace the composting facility would be around …

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Scottie Scheffler is 18 holes away from a green jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. — It looked like every marshal from every corner of Augusta National descended on the little grove of trees that separates the 18th fairway from behind a concession stand. It was the no man’s land in which Scottie Scheffler had hung his tee shot, suddenly casting doubt on …

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Denver sees potential waste, recycling and compost policy revisions on the horizon

Diving Brief: Denver could pass a pair of policies this year that transform parts of the residential and commercial, respectively. waste collection and payment methods, and expanding access to recycling and composting facilities. The city and county currently divert about 26% of their waste from landfills, but have ambitions to …

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The Region of Waterloo is considering a reduction in the amount of litter people can take out to curb

The Region of Waterloo says it is considering a reduction in the number of garbage bags or bins residents are allowed to place at the curb. Currently, the maximum number of trash bags or bins residents are allowed to put on the sidewalk every two weeks is four, but that …

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Recycling Units for Solid Waste Market Size, Growth Drivers, and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Recycling units for the solid waste market The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and …

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KAUST launches Green Roads Initiative to pave the way to a sustainable future

THUWAL — On April 1, 2022, hundreds of volunteers from KAUST and the wider Thuwal community came together to clear litter from the shoulders of a section of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) until the Jeddah highway in a coordinated event led by KAUST’s National Strategic National. …

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California now requires you to compost food waste to reduce potent greenhouse gases

Municipal solid waste landfills are the third-largest source of man-made methane emissions in the country, accounting for about 15% in 2019, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Scientists and engineers see an opportunity to capture methane and use it to create energy. They are also studying how it can hold …

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Stanislaus residents could be fined for recycling violations

Gilton Solid Waste Management will charge the lower rate to serve parts of Stanislaus County. Modest Bee Stanislaus County garbage service customers recently faced rate increases of between $13 and nearly $30 per month to cover recycling costs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills. A new county ordinance approved …

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Faced with threat of closure, Long Beach council to review waste-to-energy plant – Press Telegram

Long Beach A state bill could effectively shut down the waste-to-energy incinerator that removes trash from Long Beach and surrounding areas, so the Long Beach City Council has called for a study session on the future From the factory. State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) introduced Assembly Bill 1857 in …

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Jubilee Tree gains were lost in a single CPA meeting

Governor Martyn Roper and Prime Minister Wayne Panton were among those responsible for planting trees at the GAB (CNS): Local environmental activists fear that the target to plant 1,400 trees in the Cayman Islands this year to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is nothing more than a green-washing publicity stunt. …

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Polyester recycling could reduce plastic waste

image: The research will have implications in reducing waste as a more efficient way to break down polyesters. to see Continued Credit: Unsplash Less than 10% of the 380 million metric tons of plastics produced annually are currently recycled in the United States, creating a global environmental threat caused by …

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Michigan DNR prepares for wildfire season despite snow

Fayette State Historic Park Prescribed Burn Firefighters led by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources conducted a prescribed burn May 8, 2018 at Fayette State Historic Park in Delta County. It was the first time a fire had been burned by the DNR for historic purposes, i.e. to reopen …

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Blenheim waste landfill fees to rise as new green waste weighbridges approach

SCOTT HAMMOND/STUFF The cost of dumping green waste and grass clippings in Blenheim is expected to increase once two new weighbridges are installed. Marlborough’s waste landfill charges are set to rise as the government tries to encourage people to litter less. Lawn clippings will be included in the price hike, …

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Mesa County Landfill Plans to Begin Charging Commercial Compost Depots in April | Western Colorado

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Burnaby ‘no dumping’ sign magnet for people’s trash

There are options for arranging your mattresses and furniture. A good sense of humor is something I appreciate, but not when it comes at the expense of the city I love and call home. So when I see people deliberately dumping their trash right under a Burnaby City sign that …

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A landfill overwhelmed with green waste

Truck full of green waste (CNS): Six months after Tropical Storm Grace, storm debris and equipment problems are pushing green waste management at the George Town landfill to capacity. As a result, people bringing in commercial quantities of vegetation from land clearing or logging activity must now set aside a …

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Recycling break: Glass, plastics and cans on hold in Napier and Hastings

Hastings resident Courtney Henderson with a recycling bin. Photo/NZME Curbside recycling collection, with the exception of the cardboard and paper bin, will temporarily stop in Napier and the wider district of Hastings due to Covid disruption. Recycling bins for glass, plastic and cans will no longer be collected from Monday …

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City faces decisions on new green bin program

Thunder Bay City Council will be asked to decide the details of the program in the coming months, including whether to include businesses and multi-residential units. THUNDER BAY – Important decisions on a new municipal curbside composting program in Thunder Bay are imminent, city council has learned. Councilors received an …

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Bubble barrier technology to remove plastic waste from Lake Himachal

As marine plastic pollution becomes a serious concern, an innovative technology, Bubble Barrier has been introduced in Lake Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) in Sundernagar area of ​​Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh. The Bubble Barrier Technology method was introduced to the lake by Geocycle, the in-house waste management arm of …

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Davidson Environmental turns organic waste into green energy

James Davidson is not your typical garbage collector. Instead of picking up black trash and sending it to overflowing landfills, Davidson Environmental and its fleet of trucks collect organic waste in southern Ontario, sort it, and convert it into green energy. Davidson’s career in the waste industry began at his …

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Seven Liverpool Labor councilors smash whip to vote against party budget and could be kicked out

Seven Liverpool Labor councilors voted against their party’s budget tonight – and could be kicked out of the party. Six councilors have already been suspended by Labor for previously announcing their intention to break the whip and vote against the budget at tonight’s critical meeting. Those six advisers are Alan …

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K-Ville Zero Waste program educates students on composting and reduces waste on game days

On game days, trash cans in Krzyzewskiville quickly fill with an unappetizing mix of food scraps, disposable containers and plastic cups. A student-led initiative is helping divert K-Ville’s compostable waste before it reaches landfills. Student volunteers from the K-Ville Zero Waste program remove compost from bins before men’s basketball home …

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Coast Car Co-op adds a new truck to its fleet

Did you know that if you have a valid driver’s license you can join the Coast Car Co-op? Launched in 2014, the Sunshine Coast’s own car-sharing scheme offers multi-purpose vehicles to members as a convenient, affordable and sustainable alternative to traditional car ownership. Whether it’s moving furniture or green waste, …

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Yara launches a new “organo-mineral” fertilizer

A trial series of a new “organo-mineral” fertilizer has been made available to growers by the manufacturer Yara. The company announced that its development work on a range of organo-minerals had “progressed at a rapid pace”, and that the time had come to let producers contribute to the knowledge-building process …

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What is Panchakarma? Aaron Rodgers’ Off-Season Cleanup Explained – NBC Chicago

Aside from questions about his future with the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers made headlines for what he revealed he was doing in his offseason: a Panchakarma cleanse. After another appearance on ‘The Pat McAfee Show,’ the four-time MVP explained why he wouldn’t make the decision just yet, saying he …

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Start of work on the new landfill cells

Construction of one of the largest landfill cell projects ever undertaken by Townsville City Council will begin in the coming weeks. The Council is investing $10.6 million in the two new landfill cells at the Stuart landfill, with local firm Mendi Construction to undertake the work. Townsville Water and Waste …

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Face masks and antigen tests contaminating recycling plants

Ireland’s biggest recycling plant is awash with face masks and medical waste among other Covid-related paraphernalia. “We see everything. Face masks are a huge problem, and they’re not recyclable. They’re the disposable blue ones, they’re composite, which means they’re a mix or blend of materials and therefore not recyclable,” said …

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Rolls-Royce eyes first battery-powered planes from 2025 as it signs private e-jet deal

Rolls-Royce is pushing back on expectations for delivery of the first all-electric planes using its new battery system, with one of the company’s top executives saying planes using its zero-emission P-Volt powertrains could be ready for takeoff as soon as 2025 . Speaking at an event in Singapore on Monday, …

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Green is the fashion flavor of the week with Rubi Labs materials made from captured CO2 – TechCrunch

When you think of green and climate-conscious industries, you’d be forgiven if fashion isn’t high on your list. Rubi Laboratories wants to put a stop to this by creating new fabrics that are more respectful of the environment. The company achieves this by capturing waste CO2 and create natural textiles, …

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Springdale residents, officials talk about trash; communication on delayed garbage collection, service changes criticized

Preparing for pickup Waste Management lists the following steps for Springdale customers to take when leaving trash or recycling on the sidewalk for pickup. • Place the cart on the street with the wheels against the sidewalk. • Place the basket before 7 a.m. on collection days and remove it …

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Your waste rates increase by 47% in June, services are cut earlier

The Palm Coast government should now have determined who will be its next waste supplier for the next five years. A stumble in the bidding process scrambled the timeline. And now, with the city’s contract with Waste Pro set to expire June 1 and the revised bidding process far from …

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Dennis O’Neill | Unintended impacts of the Food Waste Bill

Once again, our state legislators have passed a bill long with good intentions but filled with unintended consequences. This new mandate will require food waste, i.e. leftover meals, fruit peelings, etc., to be placed in the same container as green waste. Now consider the consequences of this action on warm …

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One out of two patents issued since 2016 concerns green tech; most related to waste, alternative energy | India News

BENGALURU: One in two patents granted in India between 2016 and 2021 are related to green technology and a quarter of green technology patents relate to alternative energy generation, coinciding with the Centre’s efforts on “the increased use of green technology to stimulate the economy and encourage consumers to use …

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These litter-free shampoo and conditioner drops are on sale

Discover startups, services, products and more from our partner StackCommerce. The New York Post may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you purchase through our links. Plastic is everywhere and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. The United States is said to be the world’s …

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EPA recognizes energy savers, food waste reducers and recyclers in the Pacific Northwest

Spotlight on the winners of the Federal Green Challenge, Food Recovery Challenge and WasteWise Award February 4, 2022 Seattle (February 4, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its 2020-2021 National and Regional Honorees for Outstanding Sustainability Efforts. These organizations, businesses, federal agencies and others conserve energy and …

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Green light for underground nuclear waste storage facility in Sweden

The Swedish government has approved plans for an underground repository for spent nuclear fuel at the Forsmark site in Östhammar, eastern Sweden. The license allows SKB, the developer of the Geological Storage Facility (GDF) in Sweden, to make final measurements and preparations for the initial construction of the site. The …

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Planned interruption of green bin collections

Update, Tuesday, February 1, 2022: Green bin collections resumed on January 12. We empty the green bins once every four weeks in the winter. The next series of collections should take place in the weeks of February 7 and 14. A growing number of employees are absent for reasons related …

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4 Ways Hospitality Businesses Can Fight Plastic and Food Waste

Without Planet B, each person has a responsibility to reduce the damage they cause to the environment, just like corporations doing it on a larger scale. However, as many companies strive to reduce plastic and food waste, more drastic and long-term improvements need to be made. We all need to …

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Master Gardener: Trees and Plants Need Water in Winter | Home & Garden

Dead bulbs of a Linnaeus Teaching Garden camellia plant remain after a fluctuating winter season. Some plants may sprout new shoots on warm winter days. Fescue is active and should receive about 1 inch of water every two weeks during the winter. Mulch helps keep the roots of your plants …

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Auckland Anniversary and Waitangi Day Waste and Recycling Changes

Curbside rubbish and recycling will be collected one day later than usual following the Auckland Birthday and Waitangi Day public holidays. This means that if your trash or recycling collection usually falls on Monday, it will be collected on Tuesday. If it is usually collected on Tuesday, it will be …

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Waste-Wise Events Earn Council Dollars | Bega District News

newsletters, editors’ selection list, Five community event organizers have received a share of over $22,000 to help transition to zero waste events in the Bega Valley Shire. The nonprofits each received a council-funded Waste Wise Events grant as well as expert help from the council’s waste reduction team. Winners include …

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Germany cries foul over nuclear power in EU green investment rulebook

A general view of the nuclear power plant, the last unit of which will be closed at the end of the year, in Gundremmingen, Germany, December 29, 2021. REUTERS/Lukas Barth/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Berlin sends an official letter of opposition to Brussels Germany …

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City of Santa Monica Named LEED Platinum City and Recognized for Achievements in Sustainability and Resilience

January 20, 2022 12:49 The City of Santa Monica is proud to announce that it has achieved Platinum certification under the LEED for Cities program. LEED was created by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) and is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. With LEED …

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Lethbridge City Council reopens discussions on future curbside organics collection program – Lethbridge

Councilor Rajko Dodic would like to take a closer look at the costs of curbside organics collection in Lethbridge. The green bin program has already been approved as part of the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget, with the city set to implement curbside collection across Lethbridge in the spring …

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VK Company Takes Green Steps to Become Zero Waste | Delhi News

New Delhi: As part of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s “zero waste locality” initiative, Santushti Apartment in Vasant Kunj treats almost all the waste generated daily and converts it into manure. “We started with the initiative to compost all the waste we sorted in June last year. At present, we …

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Newport Beach City Council Approves Expanded Recycling Program to Meet New State Mandates

A new eight-year waste collection and recycling contract that will meet new state mandates, including organic waste recycling, was approved by city council on Tuesday, January 11. Agreement with City Trash and Recycling Contractor, CR&R Environmental Services, Updates Newport Beach’s Residential Trash and Recycling Program to Meet State Law Changes …

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Timberland Brings Used Items New Life With Trade-In Program

STRATHAM, NH, – Starting January 10, the new Timberland Wood loopThe Product Takeback Program ™ will be available both online and in stores across the United States. As part of this program, consumers are encouraged to return all used Timberland® footwear, clothing or accessories to give them a new lease …

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Woman’s anger over lack of recycling at Huddersfield plant

A woman has expressed her horror at the lack of recycling after visiting the Suez-operated Huddersfield waste management facility in Leeds Road. Somayya Yaqub from London, who was visiting family in Huddersfield, said: “Before Christmas I went to the Leeds Road waste disposal site. I had separated my waste into …

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County and community mobilize to help affected families on Menehune Road

WAIMEA – Following a landslide on Tuesday that isolated several families in Waimea after Menehune Road, the county and the community stepped up to help. “As Menehune Road remains closed, it is important for us to stress that the area is still very dangerous and rocks continue to fall,” Mayor …

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Why the Germans remain so nervous about nuclear power

TIT ENDS of 2021 brought mixed news for the German anti-nuclear crowd. On December 6, the swarm of activists who had gathered outside the Brokdorf nuclear power plant in northern Germany, every month for the 36 years it had been in operation, traded their usual thermos for champagne. Because, on …

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City sends Green Grappler 2022 calendar

The city of Las Cruces sent its 2022 Green Grappler pickup schedule to city residents earlier this month. “The Grappler is a monthly residential service provided by Las Cruces Utilities to pick up bulky and bulky garbage that is too big to fit in your urban brown bin. On the …

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London’s expanded biogas company is now the country’s largest food waste diversion plant

A London-based company that turns organic waste into fuel has expanded its plant, making it the largest food waste diversion plant in Canada. StormFisher has built a third facility at its South London site, along Green Valley Road, near the motorway. 401, to make more fuel from the waste of …

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The secret to my success is this spicy Mexican green juice

When I returned from Mexico in 2016 and lived in Highland Park, a place on York Boulevard, amidst a landscape of newer settlements, became a lifeline. I would often stop at Jugos Azteca, a few doors down from El Huarache Azteca, and order a classic jugo verde, or Mexican green …

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New Year’s closings and holiday recycling reminders

Press release Des Moines, Iowa – Tuesday December 28, 2021 – The public buildings of the City of Des Moines will close on the occasion of the New Year’s Eve on Friday December 31, 2021 and will reopen on Monday January 3, 2022. Garbage, recycling and yard waste collection services …

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Robert H. Grubbs, 79, dies; Breakthrough in chemistry led to a Nobel Prize

Enrolled at the University of Florida, he majored in agricultural chemistry, combining his interest in science, developed in college, and his childhood passion for agriculture. One summer, while working in an animal nutrition lab to analyze steer droppings, he was invited by a friend to work in an organic chemistry …

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Raw materials 2022: the transformation of green steel accelerates

The shift to ‘green steel’ production is expected to become an increasingly important topic for the steel industry in 2022, as countries and steelmakers compete and cooperate in the race to transform an industry that currently represents around 7% of global CO2 emissions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber …

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Christmas and New Year bin dates and recycling information

Christmas and New Year ferry dates Your adjusted collection dates are listed below, but remember you can always visit exeter.gov.uk/bincollections to download your calendar or exeter.gov.uk/binreminder to sign up for email reminders from trash day! Collections due Will be collected on: Mon 27 Dec Wed Dec 29 Tue 28 Dec …

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West Berkshire Council trash collection suspended in Newbury, Hungerford, Thatcham and other areas

A Berkshire council is suspending garbage collection just after Christmas – with people urged to “try to reduce food waste production during the holiday season and beyond”. West Berkshire Council is set to suspend green waste and food waste collection service from Tuesday, December 28, 2021 to Saturday, January 8, …

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How to reduce, reuse, and recycle holiday style

Eco-wrapped holiday gifts. Photo courtesy of Getty Images Environment Colorado is already behind on recycling rates. Here are some tips to avoid making things worse during the holiday season. By Elizabeth Miller December 16, 2021 As you clean up the trash from your holiday celebrations, there’s one important statistic you …

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Hospitals want to go green, but sustainability data is scarce

As Dr Jodi Sherman thought about her residency at Stanford University, she couldn’t help but notice how many medical supplies, plastic, resources – Things – she threw every day. “It was just wrong,” she said. Sherman couldn’t forget that she was fueling pollution and dirty air that, at some point, …

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The Council announces a food waste collection service to counter the smell of green bins

By Molly Magennis Hobsons Bay Council announced a new garden food and organics drop-off service after receiving complaints from residents about the smell of green bins due to their bi-monthly collection. Last week, Star Weekly reported that a Williamstown resident was considering putting their food waste in the trash instead …

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Water director: recent gust “bigger than a century-old storm” | News, Sports, Jobs

Fallen trees, mud and debris line the Kula Highway and Lower Kula Road following a low storm in Kona that brought excessive rains and high winds to Maui on Sunday and Monday. As water service has been restored to Upper Kula following a water main rupture, the county has urged …

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California Tackles Food Waste with Largest Recycling Program in US | California

California will soon adopt the largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program in the United States in January, an effort designed to significantly reduce organic waste in landfills and state methane emissions. When food scraps such as banana peels and leftover vegetables and other organic matter break down, they emit …

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