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Kolkata plans to construct roads from recycled plastic

via @TheStatesman The Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) has developed a creative new way to put plastic waste to use, and in so doing will not only reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills, but will also provide a … Continue reading

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Turning Rags into Riches

Rags2Riches, a Philippines-based social enterprise, is an effort to provide more livelihood options for impoverished women. The founder, Reese Fernandez-Ruiz, noticed that a lot of women were using scraps of cloth to create cheap foot rugs and other products. Desiring … Continue reading

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Managing and minimizing e-waste

This article on cleantechnica.com talks about the massive amount of waste – often toxic – generated from consumer electronics. In this age of rapid technological overhaul, it is essential for designers, manufacturers and users to think about minimizing waste, recycling, … Continue reading

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