Rich Countries Should Pay to Cut Plastic Waste in Oceans 23.02.2018 16:09 Marine Plastic Waste Pollution Could be Cut by 77% Global funding to revolutionise waste management in the world’s worst polluting countries could lead to a 77% reduction in ocean plastic pollution by 2025 according to a new report. read more … EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 14.12.2017 12:08 UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. read more … Multidisciplinary Approach to Depollute Former Industrial Zone 06.12.2017 17:18 €5m Site Remediation Project for SUEZ in Amsterdam SUEZ has secured a €5 million contract to support Amsterdam in its urban renewal project for 2 years by transforming the former industrial zone into a new public area, including the recovery of hazardous wastes. read more … 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 …
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