Letter to Michael Gove Urges Strong & Stable Support for Waste & Resource Sector Wednesday, 13:23 CIWM Calls on New Environment Secretary Support Recycling & Resource Efficiency The critical role that resource efficiency play in supporting the environment and the economy has been brought to the attention of new Michael Gove in a letter from the CIWM. Read more … Underground Waste Collection in Historic Norwegian City Honoured Tuesday, 12:13 Envac Automated Waste Collection Secures National Energy Globe Award for Bergen In Norway the installation of Envac’s automated waste collection system within its historical city centre has secured the National Energy Globe Award 2017 for the City of Bergen/ Read more … Swedish Firm Joins Champions 12.3 Food Waste Reduction Coalition 19.06.2017 11:59 IKEA Initiative to Halve Food Waste from Nearly 400 Stores by 2020 IKEA has launched its Food is Precious initiative to cut food waste in its food operations by 50% by the end of its fiscal year 2020. Read more … Unions & NGO Shipbreaking Platform Criticise Scrapping Practices 19.06.2017 09:54 Brazilian Oil & Gas Firm Petrobras Underfire for Recycling Ships on Asian Beaches The Brazilian CONTTMAF trade union federation and its member SINDMAR have recently criticised the shipbreaking practices of Petrobras for sending toxic end-of-life vessels for recycling on South Asian beaches. Read more … Sustainable Development Goals – an Explanation 16.06.2017 11:54 Webinar on Chemicals and Waste Multilateral Environmental Agreements Tatiana Terekhova is to explain the Chemicals and Waste Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the framework of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in an Eye On Earth webinar. Read more … National Sword Initiative Cutting Contaminated WEEE Imports to China 16.06.2017 10:49 Chinese E-Waste Imports Set for Permanent Reduction Due to Environmental Priorities Imports of e-waste into China will never return to previous levels, according to Dr Steve Wong of Fukutomi Company Ltd, Executive President of the China Scrap Plastics Association. Read more … Important to Maximise Plastic Recycling to Meet Circular Economy Goals 14.06.2017 14:26 EuPC Survey On the Use of Recycled Plastic Content in Europe Brussels based trade association, European Plastics Converters has launched a European survey on the use of recycled plastics materials. Read more …
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