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Can circular cities boost biodiversity?

GreenBiz 30 Jul 2021
To facilitate life in cities, humans have constructed systems to connect with the goods and services required for survival — many of which are sourced outside the city itself — and to ameliorate waste streams ... Like in nature, there is no such thing as "waste" in a circular economy ... The bioeconomy in circular Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam says ‘stay home’ to partiers, pot-smoking tourists

Taipei Times 10 Jul 2021
By Karolin Schaps / Thomson Reuters Foundation, AMSTERDAM. Artist and tour guide Louke Spigt makes ends meet by offering tours to some of the millions of foreign visitors who pour into the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, each year seeking culture, cannabis and excitement ... Others living in Amsterdam’s city center are less happy.
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Amsterdam says 'stay home' to party revellers and pot smokers in tourism rethink

Independent online (SA) 08 Jul 2021
AMSTERDAM - Artist and tour guide Louke Spigt makes ends meet by offering tours to some of the millions of foreign visitors who pour into the Dutch capital Amsterdam each year seeking culture, cannabis and excitement ... Amsterdam's hotel stays nosedived by 68% amid the global pandemic last year, according to data from the municipality.
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Amsterdam wants pot smoking, partying tourists to 'stay home' in tourism rethinkThe city wants to ...

Deccan Herald 07 Jul 2021
Artist and tour guide Louke Spigt makes ends meet by offering tours to some of the millions of foreign visitors who pour into the Dutch capital Amsterdam each year seeking culture, cannabis and excitement ... Amsterdam's hotel stays nosedived by 68 per cent amid the global pandemic last year, according to data from the municipality ... Amsterdam.
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‘The problems are the uncontrollable groups of drinking Brits’: Amsterdam tells party tourists to stay home

The Independent 07 Jul 2021
Artist and tour guide Louke Spigt makes ends meet by offering tours to some of the millions of foreign visitors who pour into the Dutch capital Amsterdam each year seeking culture, cannabis and excitement ... As Amsterdam emerges ...
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Feeding poultry with insects, this project solves garbage, agrarian crisesThe new feeding system also has ...

Deccan Herald 03 Jul 2021
What more, the insects thrive on food waste that otherwise ends up in landfills. Narendra Pasuparthy, founder and CEO of Nandus Foods, said time is ripe to tackle the twin issues of the animal feed industry that eats into the agricultural sector and the urban food waste affecting cities like Bengaluru.
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‘We Can!’ – a new Green-Left coalition takes over Croatia’s capital

Open Democracy 03 Jul 2021
He was once again temporarily demoted from the mayorship in 2014, having been arrested on charges relating to corruption and abuse of his office connected to a public-owned waste-management company ... In both Naples and Zagreb, the newly elected municipalist successes must now deal with the waste mismanagement of previous administrations.
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Today's Crossword: This puzzle will make you want to visit Euro 2020 venues

Gulf News 17 Jun 2021
From Baku, Azerbaijan, to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, this year’s tournament is being played in different countries across Europe for the first time in the competition’s 60-year history ... Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena, for ... The stadium also finds creative ways to use waste.
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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Girtler strikes out 15, La Salle moves on to Class A semifinals ...

The Record 11 Jun 2021
TROY, NY − La Salle Institute Baseball pitcher Eddie Girtler was in complete control Thursday afternoon in the Cadets’ sectional matchup against Amsterdam ... Amsterdam pitcher Carson Cotugno was able to set down the order from there ... “Most importantly you have to go out there and attack, attack, attack, and not waste any time.”LA SALLE 5, AMSTERDAM 3.
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Dutch firm’s new model an elegant solution to Africa’s e-waste

Business Day 03 Jun 2021
Lagos/Amsterdam — After years of struggling to make a living selling recyclable parts from electronic waste recovered in Africa, Dutchman Joost de Kluijver realised he needed a new business model if his firm was going to survive ... A record 53.6-million metric tonnes of e-waste was produced in 2019 and this is projected to hit 74-million by 2030.
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Amsterdam tests electric driverless boats on canals

Belfast Telegraph 03 Jun 2021
Amsterdam is to start testing driverless electric boats on its canals. The Dutch city’s more than 60 miles of waterways will host prototypes of fully-autonomous electric vessels, to carry out tasks including transporting passengers and picking up waste. Amsterdam Institute for ...
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For Dutch firm, buyers' fee in Europe gets e-waste recycled in Africa

Canada Dot Com 03 Jun 2021
LAGOS/AMSTERDAM — After years of struggling to make a living selling recyclable parts from electronic waste recovered in ...
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OPINION: Siesta Key hotel development will turn masterpiece into money-driven mess

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 05 May 2021
Constructing a high-rise hotel on Siesta Key is like hanging a portrait of Kim Kardashian next to the Mona Lisa ... Pre-pandemic, so many inexperienced climbers were traveling to Mount Everest that deaths shot up and people were leaving behind significant amounts of garbage and human waste. Amsterdam experienced this, but also found solutions ... Facebook.
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Green coalition gives the Clean Future Act a thumbs down over its waste-burning provision

The Legislative Gazette 06 Apr 2021
More than 100 environmental justice groups and environmental organizations, led by Beyond Plastics and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives chapters in New York, New Jersey and across the country are calling for New York Congressmen Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and Rep.
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Your fashion choices may be hurting the planet — here are 6 ways to reduce ...

Ideas Ted 01 Apr 2021
But this convenience comes at a high cost ... If you’re looking to cut down on waste in an already wasteful industry, here are six ways to start ... Buy less and mend more ... Scientists across the world are working on innovative ways to address fashion’s waste problem ... The Amsterdam-based brand GumDrop collects gum and turns it into a new kind of rubber ... .
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