Waste Elimination 2021-07-26 17:50:58 UK: New construction sector strategy prioritises recycling A set of guidelines published by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) lays out how the building industry can send zero waste to landfill. read more ... Marine Pollution 2021-07-26 15:12:11 New Zealand: Waste mussel shells to filter rivers and streams A waste product generated by New Zealand’s seafood industry could help filter nitrates and phosphates from the country’s rivers and streams. read more ... Medical Waste Management 2021-07-26 12:13:18 Green PPE is gaining traction globally Innovators and entrepreneurs across the world are pioneering solutions to address the pandemic related plastic waste explosion. read more ... Recycling 2021-07-23 17:02:37 Discarded electronic devices upcycled into Olympic medals Used smartphones and laptops get a second life as part of Tokyo 2020. read more ... E-Waste 2021-07-22 22:32:20 Repairing, not recycling is the way to tackle the smartphone e-waste explosion Smartphone e-waste continues to proliferate. Extending a smartphone’s lifespan can help lessen carbon emissions as well as avoid the massive energy loss and toxicant proliferation tied to conventional recycling processes. read more ... Recycling 2021-07-22 22:27:13 US: EPA says 50% national recycling target within reach The EPA believes that a US national recycling strategy is feasible under current political and industrial conditions. read more ... Waste Legislation 2021-07-20 09:30:07 Anti-plastic waste initiative qualified for California ballot A landmark bill to combat plastic pollution was approved by the California state legislature for the November 2022 ballot. read more ...
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