A new solid waste management roadmap for Singapore has identified policies and technologies that could help it to reduce waste and recycle more. This is crucial as the country faces a growing mountain of trash that will otherwise need to be incinerated, leading to more greenhouse gas emissions and greater demand for landfill space.
Lao prime minister Thongloun Sisoulith has ordered officials in a heavily-polluted southern province of the country to reject proposals for new mining projects in their area, citing severe damage already ...
Sometimes called “plastic islands and continents” because of their size, vast patches of plastic rubbish that have been afloat in the Pacific Ocean could disperse and pollute other islands and coastal areas, experts warn. Even from the middle of the ocean, plastic could come back to land, and haunt us.
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Singapore urgently needs to reduce its food waste, but do companies have the right tools to do so? Owen Yeo, business development manager, Enerprof, highlights some technologies and organisational strategies which can help reduce food waste in the commercial sector.
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
Plastic is increasingly seen as the 'workhorse material' of the modern economy, but its wasteful use is linked to environmental problems and economic losses. Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation rethinks how we use the ubiquitous material.