EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 2017-12-14 12:08:41 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 ... New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ 2017-10-18 10:14:27 New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ The incoming President of the CIWM, Professor David C. Wilson, has highlighted how critical resource and waste management is to public health and the environment on a global scale. read more ... International Need to Reduce Waste to Meet 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 2017-09-29 10:42:16 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 ... Trump Threatens to “Divorce Climate Policy from Science” 2017-06-01 13:37:05 Paris Climate Agreement – Trumped? According to reports from highly regarded sources, US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw support for the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. read more ... Corporations and Public Figures Back Drive to Reduce Plastic Waste 2017-02-24 15:23:53 IN DEPTH: Celebrity Backing as UN Declares War on Plastic Waste in the Oceans UN Environment (UNEP) launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter yesterday, including microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by the year 2022. read more ... Creating a World Where No Waste Exists 2016-10-20 08:14:34 ISWA Blog & Video on Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals Gunilla Carlsson, chair of ISWA’s Working Group on Communication and Social Issues explains her task of demonstrating ISWA’s contribution to Sustainable Development Goals identified by a UN Agenda. read more ... David Newman Addresses High Level United Nations Environment Assembly 2016-06-02 17:25:57 ISWA President Lambasts Corporate Greed as Depriving Poor of Proper Waste Management Tax evasion by elites and major corporations, as well the fight against EPR by those same corporation, has been slammed by ISWA President David Newman in a high level address to the Second United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. read more ...
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