solid waste treatment

Latin America’s largest garbage dump closes (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, considered Latin America's largest, has finally closed.The last truck to bring a load ... Read more...

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Latin America’s largest garbage dump closes in Brazil


June 4th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Jardin Gramacho, a gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro that was considered Latin America's largest, finally closed Sunday and ... Read more...

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Four tonnes of drugs destroyed in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over four tonnes of drugs, including heroin, opium, marijuana and cocaine, were Sunday destroyed in China.The 4.2 tonnes of drugs and drug-making chemicals were destroyed by ... Read more...

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Panaji eyes Nice facelift to become tourist friendly


June 7th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 7 (IANS) For that exotic French Riviera experience, all you would soon need to do is step onto the streets of Panaji.Goa Tourism is in talks with civic ... Read more...

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Each human emits two tonnes of carbon dioxide a year


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Every human emits the equivalent of two tonnes of carbon dioxide a year - from the time food is eaten to excretion.A study by the Universidad de ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets Rs 300 mn solid waste treatment plant


May 21st, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Chandigarh got its first Rs.300 million solid waste processing plant Wednesday, but the city's mayor and several councillors boycotted the launch function. Spread over 10 acres and jointly ... Read more...

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