Recycling

Recycling

World can't recycle its way out of plastic crisis: Experts

Recycling will not be able to contain a runaway global plastic waste crisis, experts said on Friday as they called on companies to reduce plastic production and shift more products into reusable and ...

This file photo taken on 17 September 2015 shows a Chinese labourer sorting out plastic bottles for recycling in Dong Xiao Kou village, on the outskirt of Beijing.

Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages

The process extracts cellulose powder from the fruit's husks after they are sliced and freeze-dried, then mixes it with glycerol. This mixture becomes soft hydrogel, which is then cut into bandage ...

Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages

Pran-RFL manufacturing products from used plastic

Pran-RFL Group is making hundreds of products, recycling discarded plastic materials

Logo of Pran-RFL

New filtering method promises safer drinking water, improved industrial production

The ability to remove fluoride with a relatively inexpensive filtering membrane could protect communities from fluorosis without requiring the use of high-pressure filtration or having to completely ...

New filtering method promises safer drinking water, improved industrial production

Dhaka North and South

Waste management in a mess as master plan stalled

Since the two Dhaka city corporations have been following conventionals method of waste management, with the two landfills in Matuail of the capital and Aminbazar of Savar near full capacity, both ...

Waste management in a mess as master plan stalled

Ending subsidies that harm nature could create millions of green jobs: WWF

Better conservation and management of natural areas, such as parks, oceans, forests and wildernesses, are seen as vital to protect the natural systems on which humans depend and to meet targets for ...

Ending subsidies that harm nature could create millions of green jobs: WWF

Tokyo puts a spotlight on sustainability at Olympic Games

The gold, silver and bronze medals were forged from recycled metal from old mobile phones and other small appliances donated by the general public and the 3D-printed victory ceremony podiums were ...

Tokyo puts a spotlight on sustainability at Olympic Games

Big Oil’s solution for plastic waste littered with failure

Plastic production - which industry analysts forecast to double by 2040 - will be the biggest growth market for oil demand over the next decade, according to the Paris-based International Energy ...

Hefty EnergyBags and other plastic waste is piled up at Renewlogy Technologies in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, on 18 May 2021

Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020's environmental impact

The most recent official estimate of the Tokyo Games' carbon footprint includes 1.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide generated through the construction or renovation of venues and other infrastructure

Tokyo 2020's environmental impact

Global plastic pollution may be nearing irreversible tipping point

A study published in the journal Science, stated that plastic pollution is a global threat, and actions to drastically reduce emissions of plastic to the environment are the rational policy response

Global plastic pollution may be nearing irreversible tipping point
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