Only four in 10 Singaporeans know how to recycle e-waste. While news of regulation for gadget makers is welcome, a university professor has called for a more sincere effort from producers to promote electronics recycling.
One garment at a time, fashion students from Raffles College of Higher Education are helping to cut Singapore's 150,000 tonne textile and leather waste footprint through a collaborative upcycling project.
Chamila Perera –
What does it say about our food production system that perfectly edible produce is thrown out every day? Chamila Perera speaks to dumpster divers and examines how to fix the society's food waste problem.
Australia has signed the global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a distinct lack of market signals for the waste and recycling sector to do so, says MRA Consulting Group managing director Mike Ritchie.
The increasing popularity of coffee pods has raised sustainability concerns surrounding waste generation; the coffee also fails taste tests. John Rice and Nigel Martin explore what the popularity of coffee pods says about society.
Medilyn Manibo –
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
Thermal and Digestion Waste-to-Energy Technologies Worldwide contains comprehensive data on the worldwide market for waste to energy technologies (incineration, gasification, pyrolysis and thermal depolymerization, and anaerobic digestion), including historic (2006-2010) ...