Waste Collection 2021-07-09 13:53:26 Colombian waste pickers called to re-invent themselves In Colombia, informal waste scavengers play an important yet unacknowledged role within the waste disposal sector. Formalizing their services may prove a worthwhile challenge. read more ... Plastic Waste 2021-03-05 09:56:37 Mondelez International Commits to Reduction in Virgin Plastic Use The Chicago based global food and confectionary company Mondelez International announced an increased commitment to reduce its use of virgin plastics in its packaging across its portfolio. read more ... Rwandan Government Initiative Collaborates with University of Birmingham 2020-12-08 15:19:46 Food Waste Reduction a Goal of Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling in Rwanda The Rwandan Government has formally launched the new African Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES), with one of its key aims to reduce food waste, read more ... German Firm Secures Bond Funding from Japanese firms for Plastic Waste Reduction 2020-07-03 16:21:48 Henkel Concludes 5-year $70m Plastic Waste Reduction Bond Düsseldorf based diversified product manufacturer, Henkel, has become “the first company globally” to conclude a plastic waste reduction bond. read more ... European Commissioner Françoise Bonnet Opens Online Award Ceremony 2020-06-26 15:23:56 European Week for Waste Reduction Award Winners 2019 The annual The European Week for Waste Reduction Awards Ceremony, held yesterday, revealed the names of the most outstanding awareness-raising actions on waste reduction. read more ... Recyclable Cardboard Packaging for Salads also Coming 2019-06-21 11:40:27 McDonald’s UK to Cut Single-Use Plastics Waste with Lidless McFlurries McDonald’s UK is shaking up its drinks menu with the removal of plastic lids from all McFlurry options from September, a measure which will reduce plastic waste by 383 metric tonnes annually. read more ... New Initiative to Halve Food Waste in the Netherlands 2018-03-29 12:46:33 Food Waste Reduction Goes Dutch The Netherlands has launched a new scheme dubbed United Against Food Waste as it aims to be one of the first countries in the world to cut food waste in half. read more ...
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