Pollution News week ending March 1st 2015

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All of the blogs and news items we read this week: From theblaze.com: India’s Air Pollution Death Toll: More Than 1 Billion Years of Life New research estimates India’s air pollution is cutting 660 million lives short by three years on average. The study published Saturday in the Economic & Political Weekly highlights the extensiveness […]

Pollution News week ending November 2nd 2014

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All the articles and blog posts that caught our eye this week: From theguardian.com: Inside the lonely fight against the biggest environmental problem you’ve never heard of In 2011, an ecologist released an alarming study showing that tiny clothing fibers could be the biggest source of plastic in our oceans. From engadget.com: Scientists find a […]

‘Zero-Waste’ Society to End Landfill

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In a waste strategy review, the new environment secretary says each local council should develop its own recycling scheme. Throwing rubbish such as drinks cans and leftover food into landfill wastes money and should not continue, the environment secretary, Caroline Spelman, said today. Announcing a new government review of England’s waste strategy, Spelman said putting […]