Britta Denise Hardesty
and Qamar Schuyler, Chris Wilcox –
Drink containers end up in the ocean at a truly alarming rate. Simply paying people a small amount to return them cuts that rate by nearly half, say CSIRO researchers.
Manoj Dora –
About 80 per cent of India's farmers are smallholders, vulnerable to economic, social and climate pressures. Brunel University London's Manoj Dora outlines five ways the government can help farmers.
Coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific have been deluged with an estimated 11.1 billion pieces of plastic waste, increasing the risk of coral disease more than 20-fold says Cornell University researcher Joleah Lamb.
Already a leader in solar and wind energy manufacturing, China is only set to assert a bigger presence in the green energy market in the years ahead. But the benefits will be paid out in more than dollars and cents, says University of Sheffield's Chris Pope.
Plastic is versatile, cheap, and convenient. But in its conventional form, it is also "immortal", sticking around for hundreds of years and causing pollutions. Former UK MP Michael Stephen proposes a better way to work with plastic.
Ping Manongdo –
At the Eco Action Day event in Singapore last month, youth participants and industry veterans alike agreed that the circular economy isn’t only good for the environment, but is also a practical and profitable idea.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...