Friday, June 1, 2018 In pictures: How Southern Africa manages its waste

Waste management in developing countries is typically characterized by uncontrolled dumping of waste, often associated with open burning.

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Waste management in developing countries is typically characterized by uncontrolled dumping of waste, often associated with open burning.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 India's top beach destination commits to #BeatPlasticPollution

Goa, a small state on the west coast of India, is known for its pristine beaches, forests, adventure sports and rich marine life. The picturesque region attracts 5 million tourists every year from all parts of the world.

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Goa, a small state on the west coast of India, is known for its pristine beaches, forests, adventure sports and rich marine life. The picturesque region attracts 5 million tourists every year from all parts of the world.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 As the EU weighs a ban on single-use plastics, these European countries are moving ahead

Earlier this week, the European Commission put forward a proposal to ban almost all single-use plastics. The ban – if approved – would be the most comprehensive legislation yet to tackle plastic pollution.

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Earlier this week, the European Commission put forward a proposal to ban almost all single-use plastics. The ban – if approved – would be the most comprehensive legislation yet to tackle plastic pollution.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 Our planet is drowning in plastic pollution

This World Environment Day, it’s time for a change.

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This World Environment Day, it’s time for a change.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 World Environment Day celebrations kick off in India

Celebrations are underway in Mumbai, India where, on 27 May, thousands of participants took part in the 136th week of the World's Largest Beach Cleanup.

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Celebrations are underway in Mumbai, India where, on 27 May, thousands of participants took part in the 136th week of the World's Largest Beach Cleanup.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 This Mayan village is winning the fight against plastic pollution

On the shores of the majestic Lake Atitlán in the highlands of southwestern Guatemala, the small village of San Pedro La Laguna has quietly become a national leader on one of the world’s most pressing environmen

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On the shores of the majestic Lake Atitlán in the highlands of southwestern Guatemala, the small village of San Pedro La Laguna has quietly become a national leader on one of the world’s most pressing environmen

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Trimming the waste: UN looks to reduce its environmental footprint

The city of Goma, which lies along the eastern edge of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has for decades been a hub of humanitarian operations in response to conflicts and natural disasters in the region, includ

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The city of Goma, which lies along the eastern edge of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has for decades been a hub of humanitarian operations in response to conflicts and natural disasters in the region, includ

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 You’re it! Plastic pollution tag takes off

People around the world are taking notice of plastic pollution. And more and more, they’re pledging to do something about it.  

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People around the world are taking notice of plastic pollution. And more and more, they’re pledging to do something about it.  

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, May 28, 2018 Erik Solheim: Why you are never too young to make a difference

By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

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By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Friday, May 25, 2018 Plogging: The eco-friendly workout trend that’s sweeping the globe

A new international workout trend has made it possible to get in shape and care for the environment at the same time.

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A new international workout trend has made it possible to get in shape and care for the environment at the same time.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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