The Slava Foundation Rallies 500 Volunteers to Clean Plastic Pollution 29.09.2017 12:37 VIDEO: Plastic Waste Clean-Up in Russian Arctic A large clean-up of plastic waste pollution is taking place in the Russian Arctic, marking the start of an international campaign to raise awareness of the impact of pollution in the area. read more … International Need to Reduce Waste to Meet 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 29.09.2017 10:42 UNEP Report: Towards a Pollution Free Planet Calls for Waste Reduction UN Environment has published a report which calls for action from government and businesses to prevent and reduce pollution and waste. read more … Flinders University Cuts Costs of Cleaning Up Mercury 08.08.2017 09:47 Researchers Use Waste Cooking Oil to Capture Mercury Pollution in Mines Flinders University in South Australia has developed a technology to recycle used cooking oil from cafes and fast food outlets to capture mercury pollution from mine sites and industrial plants. read more … Empowering People to Tackle Illegally Dumped Waste & Litter 30.06.2017 12:31 IN DEPTH: Let’s Do It Foundation Mobilises People to Clean Up Waste The Let’s Do It Foundation has already mobilised 16 million people to clean up waste. Kadi Kenk explains that it is aiming for 5% of the world’s population. read more … The Ocean Cleanup Report First to Estimate Plastic Flows in Global Rivers 27.06.2017 15:14 Upto 2.4m tonnes of Waste Plastics Transported to the Ocean by World’s Rivers Annually Rivers transport between 1.15 and 2.41 million tonnes of plastic waste into the world’s oceans each year, according to researchers at The Ocean Cleanup. 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 … Human Ingenuity Wrecks the Oceans – Can It Save Them Too? 08.06.2017 11:28 ISWA: Five Keys Steps to Save to Oceans from Waste Plastic & Marine Debris As thousands of experts convened in New York to discuss the solutions required, ISWA’s Antonis Mavropoulos and Costas Velis explain the organisation’s new global initiative on Marine Litter. read more …
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