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Is it safe to Reuse your Plastics? or Just Dispose them for Recycling

There has been a lot of discussion about hazards of using plastic, especially related to bisphenol A, or BPA. We try to avoid buying anything in plastic, but over the years we have acquired plastic containers, like one-quart yogurt containers, which we use to store food in the refrigerator. 475 more words

ENVIRONMENT

WASTE PICKERS - AN INVISIBLE IDENTITY

Bhavna Uchil

NGOs working for waste pickers’ rights in Chennai have been pressing for recognizing waste pickers by giving them an identity card. That would be the first step in recognizing their livelihood. 2,244 more words

Chennai

After a challenging year, Keep It Out of the Landfill is back at work.

I last posted to Keep It Out of the Landfill on October 28 of last year. At that time, I was nearing the end of an eighteen-week cycle of chemotherapy, subsequent to cancer surgery in April and May of 2014. 296 more words

Recycling

Clean Money

“If money is based on functional eco-systems, future will be beautiful, if money continues to be based on production & consumption of goods & services, we will turn everything in to a desert.” – John D Liu… 213 more words

Biobin

Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia: A Conceptual Framework. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia: A Conceptual Framework. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Tadashi Matsumoto and Loic Daudey. January 15, 2015.

The development of Asian cities is characterised by rapid and continuous urbanization on an unprecedented scale, with rapid economic growth led in most places by the manufacturing industry, and rapidly increasing motorization. 58 more words

Government

2 bin 1 bag

Bengaluru, once known as garden city, is now notorious as the garbage city. Thousands of tons of solid waste are generated in our city, everyday. 403 more words

India