News tagged with landfills

Plastic waste: better to burn?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Burning plastic can give off less carbon dioxide than burying it, scientists claim in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Environment
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Russia breaks 'Zero Waste' Olympic pledge

Trucks rumble to the edge of a gigantic pit filled with spray cans, tires and foam sheets and dump a stream of concrete slabs that send up a cloud of limestone dust. Other trucks pile clay on top and a bulldozer ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Environment
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New life for old TV screens

Television sets have changed dramatically in recent years, with the introduction of flat-screen LCD, plasma and LED monitors. These new technologies have virtually eliminated the old-fashioned cathode ray ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Other
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