Green Waste

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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Cambridgeshire green bin collections suspended until 2022

Posted: 17:23 December 8, 2021 Green bin collections in the city of Cambridge and southern Cambridgeshire are suspended from Monday 13 December due to a shortage of drivers and chargers, with coronavirus and self-isolation being a key factor. SCDC maintained that crews were working hard to complete tours scheduled for …

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Green trash cans cause odor in Hobsons Bay

By Molly Magennis A resident of Williamstown is considering putting his food waste in the trash instead of the green trash in an effort to combat the stench of “rotten, rotting food.” The man, who asked not to be named, said last Tuesday it was the first time his green …

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Convincing People to Buy ‘Wonky’ Vegetables Could Help Reduce Food Waste

Carrots come in many shapes and sizes, from long and straight to weird and wobbly, but consumers are often afraid of warped vegetables. Of those who it looks like they are kissing, to something a little more rated X, if you grow carrots organically, it is actually quite common that …

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Jets vs Eagles: five questions with Bleeding Green Nation

The New York Jets host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in a green team clash. As most of you know, the Jets have never beaten the Eagles. The Jets will be looking to end an 11-game losing streak against their opponents on the Turnpike. Previewing this game, Brandon Lee Gowton, …

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Rainier Parks Committee explores dog park and putting green | Local company

RAINIER – The Rainier Parks Committee discussed on Tuesday the potential location of new parks and how to prevent potential damage before agreeing to a consultant to come and give the new committee an overview of what it takes to plan and create a new green space. The committee used …

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Consulting firm obtains damages from waste hauler

The Neath Port Talbot Borough Council recycling company has received more than £ 460,000 against a waste disposal company in Essex. In delivering judgment in the High Court, His Honor Judge Keyser concluded that James Heys & Sons had breached contracts with Neath Port Talbot (Recycling) (NPTR) for the disposal …

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MCD will impose a fine on the burning of dry leaves also in open area

People who also burn dry leaves can now face a heavy fine from the Municipality of Dehradun (MCD). Many people can be observed as a result of the rampant practice of burning garbage across the city, especially during the winter. Many don’t even know that burning garbage in public is …

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Merger of Smart Environmental, Earthcare in waste management

Business Nov 25, 2021 11:55 PM3 minutes to read Waste management companies Smart Environmental and Earthcare Environmental merge. Photo / NZME Smart Environmental and Earthcare Environmental will merge, creating New Zealand’s third largest waste management company. The companies said the move would accelerate the growth of a leading organization focused …

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City to offer a fleet of fully electric golf carts for the 2022 season

Golfers can soon expect a greener ride on urban courses. Next year, all of the cart fleets at the three golf courses operated by the Municipality of Winnipeg will be replaced with electric models. The city is now seeking a company to supply the eco-friendly vehicles through leases from April …

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Australia and Indonesia keep talking about a “green economy” – but what does it look like?

Every day, Mohamad Lutfi’s factory in East Java transforms 50 tonnes of plastic waste into pallets. Like many Indonesians, Lutfi has seen massive amounts of plastic waste polluting the land, oceans and rivers near his home in Pasuruan. If plastic is a problem, waste is also a resource for her …

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DeLand Approves Phase 1 of Lake Winnemissett Cresswind Development

The first phase of Cresswind, a subdivision of 600 age-restricted homes planned for the east shore of Lake Winnemissett in DeLand, is allowed to innovate. The city commission unanimously approved on Nov. 15 the preliminary flat for the first phase of the neighborhood, which will include 155 single-family homes on …

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Metal-eating bacteria could clean up mining waste

A unique metal-eating microorganism ate a fingernail in just three days. Now they could be given a huge mission: to clean up mining waste. In addition, the bacteria have another talent: they can make a by-product that helps to extract copper. This means that the microorganism could help to prevent …

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Seahawks CB Tre Brown hit it off with Packers and Aaron Rodgers

I’m not going to waste time at all. Tre Brown played every LCB snap against the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers was 8 of 13 for 36 yards to his right. Less than three meters per attempt. Brown kicked the green and gold ass. The Seattle Seahawks rookie corner …

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Tufts Dining Reintroduces Reusable Take-Out Container Program and Suspends Dining2GO

Tufts Dining reimplemented its reusable take-out container program on November 1, which had first been spear in 2019 in the Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie food centers , and discontinued Dining2GO due to low attendance. BThese programs allow students to eat outside of mess halls while reducing food waste, said Patti Klos, …

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How Cerebra Green started a renovation revolution

This article was sponsored by Cerebra Green An an old laptop, a phone with a broken screen, or even headphones and chargers, every time we toss electronic items like these in the trash, a mountain of e-waste is created. A 2017 report from the Global E-Waste Monitor confirms that this …

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Scraps of food to be composted via a personal pedal in Twizel

A woman in South Canterbury offers a practical pedal-powered alternative to the lack of curbside compost collection. Twizel resident Coraline Scully started the Compost-Bike, a household food waste collection service in the Town of Mackenzie District, bringing the leftovers back to her garden to create compost before making the resulting …

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Let’s Go Free Green Waste In Bass and South Gippy

Residents who intend to drop off green waste at the landfill should separate a range of weeds, including blackberry, that are not allowed in your green waste pile. Winter and spring were wet so there was a lot of vegetation around our homes and properties. But, in two months, this …

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EPA Green Waste Cleanup Program

Lithgow Council continues to provide services to help local people affected by former bushfires. As part of the NSW Government’s Green Waste Cleanup Program, $ 2.2 million is available to dispose of problematic green waste. The council acknowledged that more work was still needed to collect, manage and recycle the …

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Avoid pumpkin waste and enjoy a green Halloween

SOME 8 million pumpkins are thrown away after Halloween in the UK – the equivalent of enough pumpkin pie to feed the whole nation. Just over half of the people who buy carving pumpkins for Halloween throw away the flesh, and half of those who send them to the landfill. …

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Tornado Recovery Update | Mirage News

The Council is committed to providing support to the community of Armidale in leading the recovery from Thursday’s tornado. The Council coordinates the following services to clean up the debris spread in the path of the tornado. Removal of green debris – trees and branches in the path of the …

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City of Claremont: New organic waste recycling mandates

10/13/2021 Effective January 1, 2022, the State of California will require all cities to implement a universal organic recycling program. Organic materials mainly include green / landscape waste and food waste. To meet the new requirements, residential customers will begin placing their leftover food in their green waste container for …

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120 years of Grangewood – Thornton Heath Chronicle

A magical day at Grangewood brought the community together to make the park’s 120th anniversary celebrations one to remember. There was magic, juggling, face painting, children’s stories and bubbles galore, all served with a large serving of cake and ice cream! The sunken garden has been transformed with music to …

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Hamilton moves to alert level 3

Sunday October 3, 2021, 6:12 p.m.News Release: Hamilton City Council Essential services will continue as Hamilton City Council once again prepares to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3. The city of Hamilton will go to Alert Level 3 at 11:59 p.m. this evening (Sunday, October 3), after two cases of …

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When and where to recycle now – October 2021

There is no change in the schedule for free county-wide recycling depots for October sponsored by the Monroe County Recycling and Green Community Program and Republic Services. The recycling trailer will first appear at the Kroger store near the M-50 in Dundee on Monday and at Bedford Township Hall, 8100 …

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What is the best oak for my garden?

Question: I want to plant another oak in our house, which spans 2 acres, but I have heard of sudden oak death. What type of oak should I plant and what plants would thrive around my oaks? Also, how much do I need to water the oak seedling and my …

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Get a load of this free garden mulch

Free mulch is available to residents and taxpayers of South Gippsland at any time of the year, but on designated days in October it will also be loaded free of charge into trailers and utility vehicles. This will happen in three places. The free mulching and loading service will be …

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#BINMAGEDDON! Boroughs that look like landfills

“They treat us like the garbage they’re supposed to pick up!” Infestations: After weeks of uncollected food waste, residents of Croydon have dealt with maggots and other vermin on their doorsteps Growing reports from the boroughs of the South London Waste Partnership suggest that the council’s waste service contractors are …

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There is no such thing as ‘green growth’ – anything less is the only way to avoid disaster | Georges monbiot

There is a box titled “climate”, in which politicians discuss the climate crisis. There is a box called “biodiversity”, in which they evoke the biodiversity crisis. There are other boxes, such as pollution, deforestation, overfishing, and soil loss, which collect dust in the lost property department of our planet. But …

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BOLTON: Bolton Council runs out of food waste bags

Bolton Council is running out of plastic recycling bags that are a vital part of food waste collections for tens of thousands of homes. The small biodegradable green bags are given to households to collect food waste which is then placed in small green shopping carts for bi-monthly collection by …

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USC to host annual zero waste game – NBC Los Angeles

USC will host its annual Zero Waste Game on Saturday night when the Trojans football team take on Oregon State at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, competing with other Pac-12 Conference universities to divert waste. from landfills to recycling or composting. The game is part of the Pac-12 Zero Waste …

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Happy camper for Friday, September 24, 2021

Congratulations, Janice Bond, being one of three Mea Ho’omana’o 2021 Laureates presented by the Kaua’i Chamber of Commerce. Janice was celebrating herself (no, she had her East Kaua’i Lions with her) with a lunch at Genki Sushi and a guri guri dessert from Oki’s Bento at the Kukui Grove Center …

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Norwalk’s waste rates climb 18% – Whittier Daily News

Norwalk City Council members voted to increase residential waste rates by about 18%, citing the need to meet a new state mandate requiring organic waste recycling. Monthly residential rates will drop from $ 18.90 to $ 21.35, effective January 1, as part of the contract extension with Athens Services. The …

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Clever Beauty, green and anti-waste nail polish

An anti-waste cap Tired of seeing her mother transfer the remains of her nail polish from one bottle to another to avoid waste, Maëva Bentitallah, young committed entrepreneur and founder of Clever Beauty, wanted to provide a concrete solution to a problem of waste related to to the length of …

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Green waste contamination on the rise again

We once again call on the community of Cooma to do the right thing with its green waste bins (FOGO), last week with a sharp increase in the level of contamination of loads deposited at the landfill and via collection in street edge. Green waste delivered to the Cooma landfill …

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