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Drinking toilet water: The science (and psychology) of wastewater recycling | EARTH Magazine

Drinking toilet water: The science (and psychology) of wastewater recycling | EARTH Magazine | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
Would you drink water from a toilet? http://t.co/P8StYOYz The #science and #psychology of wastewater recycling.

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The great recycling con trick: How 12million tons of your carefully sorted waste is being dumped in foreign landfill sites

The great recycling con trick: How 12million tons of your carefully sorted waste is being dumped in foreign landfill sites | pollution  geography | Scoop.it

Millions of tons of household rubbish painstakingly sorted by families for recycling is being dumped abroad.

Whitehall has admitted that waste from recycling bins is being shipped to countries including China, India and Indonesia, where much of it ends up in landfill.

In papers published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, ministers concede that what happens to the 12million tons of 'green' waste shipped abroad every year is largely beyond their control.

 


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Revealed: the 200 Scottish lochs polluted by acid rain - Herald Scotland

Revealed: the 200 Scottish lochs polluted by acid rain - Herald Scotland | pollution  geography | Scoop.it

Revealed: the 200 Scottish lochs polluted by acid rainHerald ScotlandTWO hundred lochs, reservoirs and streams across upland Scotland have been polluted by acid rain in breach of safety limits, harming fish, frogs, insects and plants, according to...

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Environmental experts say China's new leadership has to tackle pollution

Environmental experts say China's new leadership has to tackle pollution | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
New leadership has to declare war on pollution, end power struggles and take on vested interests

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Go Green! The Bountiful Benefits of Responsible Recycling

Go Green! The Bountiful Benefits of Responsible Recycling | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
Wood, plastic, paper, rock, and metal are commonly thrown away after a construction project. If they were recycled, though, they could make mulch, fue

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West Virginia Fights Acid Rain by Dumping Limestone Into Streams - National Geographic

West Virginia Fights Acid Rain by Dumping Limestone Into Streams - National Geographic | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
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In The Charleston Gazette, John McCoy wrote, “The swift waters of Laurel Creek ate quickly into the Volkswagen-sized mound of gray sand.
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China wrestles with acid rain threat

China wrestles with acid rain threat | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
Shaoguan, China (UPI) Aug 27, 2012 -
An increase in automobile emissions exposed China's Guangdong province to damage from acid rain in the first half of this year, a report found.

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On Earth Day, the pollution problem examined - Washington Times

On Earth Day, the pollution problem examined - Washington Times | pollution  geography | Scoop.it
Washington Times On Earth Day, the pollution problem examined Washington Times MADISON, Wisc., April 22, 2013 ― A discouraged man looks disparagingly at a dirty lake and cannot help but conclude that capitalism has caused his favorite boyhood...
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