Wednesday, December 2, 2020
China to end all waste imports on 1 Jan
China’s solid waste imports stood at 13.48 million tonnes last year -- down from 22.63 million tonnes in 2018 -- and that figure for the first 10 months of this year was down 42.7 per cent year on ...
28 November 2020, 13:00
Sweden eager to work for Bangladesh’s power-energy sector: Envoy
Newly appointed Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexandra Berg Von Linde on Tuesday said Sweden is interested to work closely with Bangladesh government for the development of its power and energy ...
10 November 2020, 22:57
Speakers urge for effective e-waste management
Speakers at a discussion urged for an integrated collaboration of policy formulation and intervention, community awareness, effective waste management system, knowledge creation and recycling of ...
31 October 2020, 19:47
93pc medical waste remains out of proper management
93.4 per cent of COVID-19-related health-safety and medical waste remains out of proper treatment while merely 6.6 per cent are managed properly in Bangladesh.
5 October 2020, 22:21
Electricity production from waste without survey
Dhaka North City Corporation has taken up a project to generate electricity from waste without any environmental and economic feasibility study
1 October 2020, 15:10
Aminbazar waste-to-energy plant to be a gamechanger: LGRD minister
Describing the waste-to-energy plant as his dream project, Tazul Islam warned that no irregularity and corruption will be tolerated in the project
23 August 2020, 11:27
Municipality wastes killing off Titas, Buri rivers
Rampant dumping of local waste by the cleaners of the Nabinagar municipality in Titas river is slowly killing it off alongside the tributary Buri river.
18 August 2020, 10:23
Malaysia uncovers largest abandoned shipment of illegal toxic waste from Romania
Malaysia discovered 110 containers of hazardous heavy metals from Romania and bound for Indonesia that had illegally entered the country and were abandoned last month, its largest case of dumped ...
21 July 2020, 09:14
Will COVID-19 spur a plastic comeback?
This increasing production of plastic items will have two serious consequences in future. Firstly, growing amount of plastic products will beget a huge quantity of hazardous plastic waste. ...
10 July 2020, 18:54
Stop exporting toxic chemicals to poorer countries, UN to wealthy states
The expert commended France for recent legislation stopping the export of chemicals prohibited domestically
10 July 2020, 10:09