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Maine Voices: Strengthen Maine's product stewardship laws
by Travis P. Wagner and Rachel BouvierThe Portland Press Herald
PORTLAND - Gov. LePage has sought a repeal of Maine's product stewardship laws.
Recyclers Tout Benefits of Their Trade at Cancún Summit
by Emilio GodoyIPS-Inter Press Service
December 5th, 2010
At the 16th Conference of Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), under way in the Mexican resort city of Cancún, the recyclers are voicing opposition to the CDM projects being implemented at garbage dumps to capture greenhouse-effect gases.
Scavengers leave dumps to speak out on UN stage
by CHARLES J. HANLEYThe Washington Post
December 3rd, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico -- Clambering over garbage heaps, rummaging through trash cans, Supriya Bhadakwad didn't set out to save the planet when she was 13 years old, just her family. But two decades later, in the global arena of climate negotiations, the sari-clad Indian woman and other wasteworkers are making their voices heard, tilting with big corporate players in a tug-of-war over the world's dumpsites.
Recycling for Hope and Dignity on Paraguay's Streets
by Natalia Ruiz DíazIPS-Inter Press Service
November 23rd, 2010
ASUNCIÓN - "I go out with my cart and collect plastic bottles, cardboard, paper, plastic bags; that is my work," said Laura Cardozo, proud member of a recycling group that works the Paraguayan capital's streets.
Harrisburg's Failed Infrastructure Project
by John BuntinGoverning
November, 2010 - A new incinerator was supposed to earn Harrisburg, Pa., $1 billion. Instead, it’s a cautionary tale for what happens when an infrastructure project goes bad.


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