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 … Government Departments Team up with Police & Fire to Clean Up Recycling Sites 18.10.2016 09:20 Hong Kong Recyclers Raided by EPD in Joint Operation to Crack Down on Chemicals The Hong Kong government has held a joint departmental operation in which a number of recycling sites in North District in the New Territories were nine to have illegally collected and stored a large quantity of chemical waste. read more … Calls for President Duterte to Keep Promises on Environmental Issues 10.10.2016 11:45 Environmental Groups Urge ‘War on Waste’ in Philippines Green groups in the Philippines, have urged President Rodrigo Duterte to wage a ‘War on Waste’ and pollution to protect public health and the environment a matter of national priority. read more … Hundreds of Times More Plastic Than Life on Ocean Surface 25.08.2016 12:50 VIDEO: Behind the Scenes as Ocean Cleanup Bids to Tackle Plastic Marine Waste US public service broadcaster, PBS, has published a short film looking at the latest developments from Ocean Cleanup. read more …
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