Latest News for: Waste resources

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Is this the year for a bottle bill in New Hampshire?

The Keene Sentinel 22 Jan 2022
“We believe that that funding may be better placed to use as resources that would be necessary to implement this bill,” said Michael Nork, a recycling and waste management specialist who works for the Department of Environmental Services. Nork said resources would be needed to ...
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Food waste: are you throwing your money in the bin?

The Guardian 22 Jan 2022
The charity, which works to reduce waste and promote efficient use of resources, estimates that a family with children could save £730 a year on average ...
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AG files mask lawsuit against Columbia Public Schools, districts statewide

Maryville Daily Forum 22 Jan 2022
18 to Feb. 4 ... 18 if needed ... Sofi Zeman ... 4 ... The Columbia district's statement said the lawsuits waste time and resources. "Filing suits against numerous public school districts for making decisions in the interest of safety and keeping scholars in school continues to waste taxpayer dollars and resources, which are better spent investing in our scholars ... .
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December storms allow for ‘modest increase’ in state water deliveries

Finger Lakes Times 22 Jan 2022
As a result of December’s rain and snow, the Department of Water Resources and the U.S ... Even after December‘s precipitation, officials at the State Water Resources Control Board adopted regulations that outlaw water wasting — a powerful indication that drought conditions persist and that conservation efforts should continue.
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Missouri attorney general renews legal battle with Columbia Public Schools over COVID mask mandate

Columbia Daily Tribune 22 Jan 2022
CPS was just one of 35 districts Schmitt planned to sue by the end of Friday ... "Filing suits against numerous public school districts for making decisions in the interest of safety and keeping scholars in school continues to waste taxpayer dollars and resources, which are better spent investing in our scholars," she wrote ... From Sept ... 4 ... 4 ... 573-815-1719. .
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Phase out of 3G cell networks could silence some cellphones, medical and alarm devices

News-Press Now 22 Jan 2022
Take a look back at some of the major weather events in 2021 in Nebraska. Steve Cross is emphatic. He is not opposed to technology. Back in 1981, Cross was among the few people in the U.S. to have a cellphone ... U.S ... 22 ... "Forcing a delay would needlessly waste valuable spectrum resources and degrade network performance for millions of our customers." ... U.S ... .
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What is wishcycling? Two waste experts explain

GreenBiz 21 Jan 2022
recycling industry was launched in the 1970s in response to public concern over litter and waste ... They include capitalistic reliance on consumption, strong international waste trade incentives, a lack of standardized recycling policies and the devaluation of used resources.
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Fly-tipping: Government plans to tackle 'new narcotics' of waste crime

BBC News 21 Jan 2022
The government has announced plans to tackle what the head of the Environment Agency has called the "new narcotics" of fly-tipping and waste crime ... Waste and resources minister Jo Churchill told the BBC the reforms were aimed at cracking down on those responsible for waste crimes.
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Trash piles up as virus hits workers

China Daily 21 Jan 2022
The situation-driven by the spread of the Omicron variant-has left recycling bins full of Christmas gift boxes and wrapping paper to languish on curbs in Nashville, Tennessee, trash bags to pile up on Philadelphia streets and uncollected yard waste to block sidewalks in Atlanta, The Associated Press reported.
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Twitter announces NFT profile pictures: Elon Musk is furious

Cryptopolitan 21 Jan 2022
TL;DR Breakdown ... Elon Musk called this a waste of engineering resources ... Elon Musk lashes out against Twitter ... He thinks that using important engineering resources on such features is a waste. Twitter is spending engineering resources on this bs while crypto scammers are throwing a spambot block party in every thread!?— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) ... ....
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Peace Train: NATO is the antithesis of national security

Colorado Daily 21 Jan 2022
Two percent of national income represents a prodigal waste of resources desperately needed elsewhere. And speaking of resources both wasted and menacing, NATO brazenly proclaims that the nuclear weapons under its control will be modernized to render them more “usable.” ...
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Microsoft’s Activision takeover could be great news for Crash Bandicoot and Spyro

TechRadar 21 Jan 2022
Reignited, was later folded into supporting Call of Duty games, which seemed like a horrendous waste of resources and obviously jeopardized the possibility of any future Crash Bandicoot or Spyro games ... I really think it’s about adding resources and increasing capability.”.
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New water projects set to expand local supply

Santa Monica Daily Press 21 Jan 2022
“So, with [current] technology, traditionally, on this application, the recovery is about 80 percent, meaning if 10 gallons of water comes in, eight gallons of that is drinking water and two gallons of that is concentrated salt waste that is sent to the sewer,” Santa Monica Water Resources Manager Sunny Wang explained.
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Elon Musk says Twitter introducing NFT profile pictures is 'annoying'

Business Insider 21 Jan 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk ... Elon Musk responded to the news. "This is annoying." He complained Twitter was wasting resources that could be better spent on tackling crypto scammers ... "Twitter is spending engineering resources on this bs while crypto scammers are throwing a spambot block party in every thread!?" he added ... ....
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EDITORIAL: Lawmakers need to stay in their lane

Enid News & Eagle 21 Jan 2022
State lawmakers will return to the Capitol on Feb. 7 for the second session of the 58th Oklahoma Legislature ... All this does is slow the entire process down and waste time and resources that could be used elsewhere. Hopefully, these superfluous bills won’t ever make it out of committee so the amount of time wasted on them is kept to a minimum ... .
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