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Encourage Apple to Reduce Electronic Waste by Developing Built-to ...

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Each year, Apple introduces new editions of its products, forcing many of its customers to either throw out or recycle their.
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Could higher food prices reduce food waste? : TreeHugger

Could higher food prices reduce food waste? : TreeHugger | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Food waste is more than just a shame. It's a terrible waste of natural resources, from the water used to irrigate crops to the energy necessary for transporting food from farm to table. The United States Department of Agriculture ...
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Landfill mines 'to produce energy'

Landfill mines 'to produce energy' | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Waste buried decades ago in landfill sites could be producing energy within 15 to 20 years, says minister Michael Fallon. (We predicted in @dailytelegraph that landfill mining would be green job of the future.
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Decision time yet again on whether to remove nuclear waste from Parks site - Tribune-Review

Decision time yet again on whether to remove nuclear waste from Parks site - Tribune-Review | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Decision time yet again on whether to remove nuclear waste from Parks site
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The nuclear waste dump on Route 66 in Parks is owned by BWX Technologies (also known as Babcock & Wilcox).
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Nuclear Waste Sits on Ocean Floor - Wall Street Journal

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Nuclear Waste Sits on Ocean Floor
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More than four decades after the U.S.
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N. Hempstead may recycle landfills into solar energy plants - Newsday

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N. Hempstead may recycle landfills into solar energy plants
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The Town of North Hempstead is considering the creation of two solar-energy plants on its shuttered landfills in Port Washington.
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Toxic substances in banana plants kill root pests - Science Daily (press release)

Toxic substances in banana plants kill root pests - Science Daily (press release) | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Toxic substances in banana plants kill root pests Science Daily (press release) Dirk Hölscher from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, and an international team of researchers have discovered that some banana varieties...
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Researchers Turn Landfill Waste into Bioplastic - Environmental Leader

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Researchers Turn Landfill Waste into Bioplastic
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The Imperial team re-engineered the genetic code of harmless E.coli bacteria so that they can break down landfill waste and turn it into bioplastic.
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Man Accidentally Sends £4m of Bitcoins to Landfill - CoinDesk

Man Accidentally Sends £4m of Bitcoins to Landfill - CoinDesk | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Man Accidentally Sends £4m of Bitcoins to Landfill CoinDesk On Friday (22nd November), the 28-year-old realised his mistake and figured out that he didn't have a backup, so he headed to the Docksway landfill site near Newport, in...
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Tesco vows to act after study confirms huge food waste - The Independent

Tesco vows to act after study confirms huge food waste - The Independent | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
The Independent Tesco vows to act after study confirms huge food waste The Independent Tesco, working in conjunction with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap), calculated the food waste “footprint” for 25 of the supermarket's...
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When animal waste provides greener fertilisers - Phys.Org

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When animal waste provides greener fertilisers
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A solution based on animal waste could be an option.
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DNA testing on dog waste - myfoxny.com

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DNA testing on dog waste
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The Grande condominiums is reportedly using the DNA matching service PooPrints for testing dog waste left behind on the complex's property.
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Superbugs make green energy from black waste - Phys.Org

Superbugs make green energy from black waste - Phys.Org | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Superbugs make green energy from black waste Phys.Org A costly health problem facing countries all over the world – petroleum contamination of groundwater – could soon be tackled by armies of the world's tiniest inhabitants turning toxic waste into...
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Incineration Versus Recycling: In Europe, A Debate Over Trash by ...

Incineration Versus Recycling: In Europe, A Debate Over Trash by ... | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Increasingly common in Europe, municipal “waste-to-energy” incinerators are being touted as a green trash-disposal alternative. But critics contend that these large-scale incinerators tend to discourage recycling and lead to ...
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Chinese company 3D prints 10 houses in a day with construction ...

Chinese company 3D prints 10 houses in a day with construction ... | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
A Chinese firm has produced 10 3D-printed buildings in 24 hours, using a custom-built machine that outputs layers of construction waste mixed with cement.
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Tyre blaze could 'go on for days'

Tyre blaze could 'go on for days' | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
A blaze involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres at a North Yorkshire recycling plant could "go on for days", a fire chief says.
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Bury waste, bury jobs - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Bury waste, bury jobs - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Bury waste, bury jobs
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The better half of my career has been spent working to divert materials from landfills in an effort to support those seeing the value in materials others deemed garbage.
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From Waste to Food to Fuel: Rice Production and Green Charcoal in ...

From Waste to Food to Fuel: Rice Production and Green Charcoal in ... | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
By Andrew Alesbury. Inadequate management of human waste is a dire problem in much of the developing world. Swelling urban populations can make matters worse by exposing increasingly dense populations to illnesses ...
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Scientist sees fracking as the way to dispose of nuclear waste - NBCNews.com

Scientist sees fracking as the way to dispose of nuclear waste - NBCNews.com | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Scientist sees fracking as the way to dispose of nuclear waste NBCNews.com The method, presented here Monday at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, would mix nuclear waste with other heavy materials, and inject it a few miles...
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Barge Shipments of Fracking Waste Water Opposed - EP Magazine

Barge Shipments of Fracking Waste Water Opposed - EP Magazine | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Barge Shipments of Fracking Waste Water Opposed
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Dozens of comments have been submitted urging the U.S.
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'Recycled' at the landfill - The Register-Guard

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'Recycled' at the landfill
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Tens of thousands of Eugene and Springfield residents routinely rinse and set aside nondeposit wine, juice and other bottles and jars, then put them out for curbside recycling in specially marked boxes.
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Bridging the Behavioral Gap for Recycling Success - Environmental Leader

Bridging the Behavioral Gap for Recycling Success - Environmental Leader | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Bridging the Behavioral Gap for Recycling Success Environmental Leader In the environmental and product stewardship industry, there is a lot of talk about the barriers that stand in the way of really successful recycling in product take-back...
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China's drive to clean up thriving but dirty recycling business jolts global ... - Fox News

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China's drive to clean up thriving but dirty recycling business jolts global ...
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BEIJING – China for years has welcomed the world's trash, creating a roaring business in recycling and livelihoods for tens of thousands.
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Turning waste into gas - euronews

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DNA testing on dog waste
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The Grande condominiums is reportedly using the DNA matching service PooPrints for testing dog waste left behind on the complex's property.
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Inside Cheshire's salt mine: Britain's only underground hazardous waste facility - Telegraph.co.uk

Inside Cheshire's salt mine: Britain's only underground hazardous waste facility - Telegraph.co.uk | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Inside Cheshire's salt mine: Britain's only underground hazardous waste facility Telegraph.co.uk While cows graze in the fields overhead, nearly 500 feet beneath their hooves a vast network of tunnels and caverns are being slowly filled with...
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In-Store iPhone Recycling Coming To An Apple Store Near You - EarthTechling

In-Store iPhone Recycling Coming To An Apple Store Near You - EarthTechling | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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In-Store iPhone Recycling Coming To An Apple Store Near You
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Following the success of cell phone recycling efforts by Sprint and AT&T, Apple recently announced intentions to launch its own buyback program.
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