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Piyush Goyal stresses push for promoting sustainable textiles

The Times of India 10 Aug 2022
Union textile minister on Wednesday said it is time for the Indian textile sector to give a significant push to promote sustainable textiles by recycling the clothing materials ... industry is predominantly found in the US, European Union and China.

Rangers turned off the power to raise the volume as the Ibrox faithful again inspired ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
Union Saint-Gilloise felt the shock alright ... Malik Tilman celebrates his goal in Rangers' 3-0 victory over Union Saint-Gilloise on Tuesday ... Union ultimately cowered in front of this new creation ... A persistent menace to Union, the Bayern Munich loanee scored the critical third goal and was given the sponsors’ man-of-the-match award.

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Times Argus 09 Aug 2022
-- Household hazardous waste collection Aug ... The Mad River Resource Management Alliance will hold its fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection early this year on Aug. 20 at Harwood Union High School from 9 a.m ... Non-residents are not eligible for the free disposal of 10 additional units of waste.

GVMC mulls tax-based garbage user fee

The Times of India 08 Aug 2022
Visakhapatnam ... The monthly user charge system has been modelled based on the solid waste management guidelines of the Union government. According to the GVMC officials, those responsible for waste generation should pay for its collection and safe disposal as per the ‘polluter pays’ principle ... Start a Conversation. .

Hospital nurses told they face filling in as cleaners

The Times/The Sunday Times 08 Aug 2022
Unions responding by saying that the request was insulting to both cleaning and nursing staff and encapsulated the reasons why NHS workers are considering strike action.

8 dangerous side effects of fracking the industry doesn't want you to know about

Alternet 08 Aug 2022
“In shifting away from coal and toward natural gas, we’re trying for cleaner air, but we’re producing massive amounts of toxic wastewater with salts and naturally occurring radioactive materials, and it’s not clear we have a plan for properly handling this waste." ... Farmers Union.

Lightfoot's plan to sue Chicago's gangs has stalled

Hot Air 07 Aug 2022
A while back, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot put forward a proposed bill that she named the “VictimsJustice Ordinance.” If enacted, it would authorize the city to take gang members to court and sue to seize their assets ... The police unions have scoffed at it as a waste of time and resources that will produce little or nothing ... .

Bin collectors to strike during Edinburgh Festival

BBC News 04 Aug 2022
Bin collection workers are set to strike during the Edinburgh Festival, the Unite union has announced ... Unite said waste, recycling and street cleaning workers were taking action in response to a "derisory" 2% pay offer ... Staff at schools, nurseries and waste and recycling centres took part in the ballot.

Murmansk Hosts Discussion on Raising Submerged and Dangerous Objects in the Seas of the Arctic Ocean

The Eastern Herald 04 Aug 2022
The practice of flooding radioactive waste into the Arctic was widely used in many of the countries that developed nuclear power. This is exactly what the Soviet Union did between 1957 and 1989 ... spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste are located to be carried out in 2025–2030.

Significantly improved pay offer needed, says union

BBC News 03 Aug 2022
Only a "significantly improved" pay offer will stop thousands of Scotland's council workers going on strike, a union has warned. Staff at schools, nurseries and waste and recycling centres voted to strike after rejecting a 2% pay offer ... Unions have said the strike ...

US Auto Union Reformers Gain at Convention

Consortium News 03 Aug 2022
Reformers in the Auto Workers won day-one strike pay at the union’s constitutional convention in Detroit last week ... (That is, in between endless speeches from politicians, glowing videos about top union officers, and other time-wasting snoozes.) ... Strike pay across the union will now start on the first day of a strike, instead of its eighth.

The Miscalculations and Missed Opportunities that Led Putin to War in Ukraine

Time Magazine 03 Aug 2022
Over the course of his third term, Putin’s thinking about Russia’s relationship with the West crystallised, forming, in his mind at least, a coherent picture of all that had happened in the 25 years—the “wasted years,” as he now put it—since the Soviet Union’s demise.

I joined the union on my first day at work. But Keir Starmer now needs ...

The Daily Mail 02 Aug 2022
Today, Sir Keir Starmer finds himself in a crucial battle with the trade unions, and it is one he cannot afford to lose ... And most sensible mainstream members are too busy leading normal lives to waste evenings attending boring union meetings, so hardline zealots find it easy to get elected and spend time playing politics.

Is Scotland facing a summer of discontent?

BBC News 02 Aug 2022
One of their main unions, Unison, is planning to disrupt schools, early years centres, nurseries and waste and recycling centres across Scotland ... There is union talk of a strike ballot when the summer holiday is over ... With that backdrop of a tight labour market, trade unions could expect to be in a strong position.

76 fire calls from Delhi’s three landfills in four years, DFS recommends underground water tanks, ...

Indian Express 02 Aug 2022
Union Minister ShekhawatMore from Delhi. The committee has noted that “more waste-to-energy plants are required to be established within the jurisdiction of the MCD” to process the waste dumped at the site. “Immediate steps are required to set up additional waste-to-energy plants ...

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