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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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Japan earmarks £300m+ for Fukushima cleanup - The Guardian

Japan earmarks £300m+ for Fukushima cleanup - The Guardian | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Japan earmarks £300m+ for Fukushima cleanup
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Tanks of contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi plant, in Japan. Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images.
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Saving Earth's water from toxic waste - Phys.Org

Saving Earth's water from toxic waste - Phys.Org | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Saving Earth's water from toxic waste
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When rain water travels through waste, it leaches toxic chemicals from discarded electronic equipment, batteries, detergents, solvents and pesticides.
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Fatberg ahead! How London was saved from a 15-tonne ball of grease

Fatberg ahead! How London was saved from a 15-tonne ball of grease | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Team of sewerage workers took three weeks to clear bus-sized toxic ball of fat that threatened to flood streets with sewage (Imagine what you could have returned to @TimSimonFowler http://t.co/xtBRU5Wi7F)...
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Biomass facility to be made from completely recycled material - Waste & Recycling News

Biomass facility to be made from completely recycled material - Waste & Recycling News | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Biomass facility to be made from completely recycled material
Waste & Recycling News
At least, that's the analogy Paul Wever used to describe what he calls the first-of-its-kind biomass conversion facility made entirely with recycled material.
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Converting solid waste into energy - Times of India

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Converting solid waste into energy
Times of India
NAGPUR: Almost every human activity generates some amount of waste. Disposing this waste has always been a problem which has only worsened in the recent years.
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Siberian scientists not wasting their energy on new invention from household ... - The Siberian Times

Siberian scientists not wasting their energy on new invention from household ... - The Siberian Times | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Siberian scientists not wasting their energy on new invention from household waste. By The Siberian Times reporter.
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Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems

Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Just when you thought that plastic waste was never going to break down in the environment, along comes Mother Nature to solve the problem. The Amazon contains more species of flora and fauna than virtually anywhere else on earth.
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Put landfill gas to good use - STLtoday.com

Put landfill gas to good use - STLtoday.com | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Put landfill gas to good use STLtoday.com Readers of your front-page article on landfill methane ("Landfill methane offenses not new," July 21) need to be aware that methane, a major component of natural gas, can often be pumped into a natural gas...
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Scrap metal Lamborghini in Kyrgyzstan proves the true value of recycling - New York Daily News

Scrap metal Lamborghini in Kyrgyzstan proves the true value of recycling - New York Daily News | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Scrap metal Lamborghini in Kyrgyzstan proves the true value of recycling
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It's the $400,000 supercar that cost next to nothing.
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Young Saudi converts date palm trees waste into coal, firewood - Arab News

Young Saudi converts date palm trees waste into coal, firewood - Arab News | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Young Saudi converts date palm trees waste into coal, firewood
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Al-Khalaf said he noted that date palm waste was thrown away or burned in farms. He wanted to find a way to re-use this colossal waste.
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Viewpoints: Nuclear waste bill endangers public health - Sacramento Bee

Viewpoints: Nuclear waste bill endangers public health - Sacramento Bee | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Viewpoints: Nuclear waste bill endangers public health
Sacramento Bee
It is admirable that Sen. Dianne Feinstein – along with her colleagues Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
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Waste Water into Wine: An Idea for Producing More Phosphorous - National Geographic

Waste Water into Wine: An Idea for Producing More Phosphorous - National Geographic | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Waste Water into Wine: An Idea for Producing More Phosphorous
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Waste water carries a lot of what's known as struvite, a chemical mixture of ammonium, magnesium and phosphate.
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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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The World's 10 Cleanest Countries

The World's 10 Cleanest Countries | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Researchers rank the world's countries by environmental performance. Should the U.S. be higher or lower? (Costa Rica ranked as World's 3rd Cleanest Country:...
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City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by ...

City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by ... | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
The City of London is halting a scheme that used recycling bins to track people as they walked by with their smartphones. The head of Renew London, which was behind the operation, wrote in an email, "I can confirm that we ...
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Vacant Mass. landfill may bring in $3M via solar power

Vacant Mass. landfill may bring in $3M via solar power | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
A landfill in Billerica, Massachusetts is poised to become a solar farm, bringing with it the potential to collect millions in taxes over the next 25 years.
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Toxic cloud of tar sands waste travels from Detroit to Canada - RT (blog)

Toxic cloud of tar sands waste travels from Detroit to Canada - RT (blog) | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
RT (blog) Toxic cloud of tar sands waste travels from Detroit to Canada RT (blog) A massive cloud of black dust that swept across the Detroit River into Windsor, Canada this week has been linked to piles of petroleum coke, a by-product of tar sands...
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Manatee landfill methane-to-electricity conversion to save taxpayers money - Bradenton Herald

Manatee landfill methane-to-electricity conversion to save taxpayers money - Bradenton Herald | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
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Manatee landfill methane-to-electricity conversion to save taxpayers money
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Methane gas captured from the Manatee County Landfill is burned at the flare site at the Southeast Water Reclamation Facility.
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E-Waste Can Absorb Toxic Heavy Metals In Water · Environmental ...

E-Waste Can Absorb Toxic Heavy Metals In Water · Environmental ... | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
They had previously developed adsorbents, capable of mopping up heavy metal toxins, from wastewater effluents generated by the microelectronics industry. In the latest research, the scientists discovered that aluminosilicate ...
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Landfill Decomposition Rates For Common Items - Ways2GoGreen Blog

Landfill Decomposition Rates For Common Items - Ways2GoGreen Blog | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
If you don't reuse or recycle that item, it probably will end up in a landfill. Here are landfill decomposition rates for common items.
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UPDATE 1-Hong Kong regulator seeks to wind up China Metal Recycling - Reuters

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong regulator seeks to wind up China Metal Recycling Reuters HONG KONG, July 29 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's securities regulator appointed a liquidator and applied to a court to wind up China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Ltd, the first...
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Coastal erosion exposes rubbish

Coastal erosion exposes rubbish | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Engineers try to work out how to stop rubbish from an old landfill site on the north Devon coast, being washed into the sea. (Coastal erosion now sending old UK landfill material into the sea, one storm at a time.
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Floating 'plastispheres' may provide answer to disposing of plastic in landfill - Telegraph.co.uk

Floating 'plastispheres' may provide answer to disposing of plastic in landfill - Telegraph.co.uk | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Floating 'plastispheres' may provide answer to disposing of plastic in landfill Telegraph.co.uk The researchers also found evidence that the bacteria may even be feeding off the plastic itself, raising hopes that the microbes can be...
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GM makes strides in reducing energy; saves $1 billion annually through recycling - MLive.com

GM makes strides in reducing energy; saves $1 billion annually through recycling - MLive.com | Shifting Waste | Scoop.it
GM makes strides in reducing energy; saves $1 billion annually through recycling MLive.com In the report, Akerson noted that GM saves about $1 billion in revenue annually by recycling and reusing 90 percent of its manufacturing waste worldwide, the...
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