Manajemen Sampah Berita

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Procter & Gamble has responded to complaints that its recyclability claims on its packaging are misleading by making an “amicable settlement” with consumers. Other accused companies Coke, Nestlé and Unilever did not join the dialogue.
In its study of the high-impact clients that the biggest ad holding companies work for, Planet Tracker estimates that these firms wield the combined emissions footprint of 530 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year from just 39 clients – larger than the carbon footprint of the United Kingdom, which accounts for 1.1 per cent of global emissions.
For the first time, the study by Planet Tracker goes beyond tracking fossil fuel clients that the world's ad heavyweights work for, but also look at advertisers that have a high waste and water footprint.
A Sungai Watch river barrier in Indonesia. One quarter of all PET bottles chucked into Indonesian rivers are Aqua branded. Image: Sungai Watch
French consumer goods giant Danone's bottled water brand Aqua is the most common type of trash found in Indonesian rivers, according to a litter audit by river clean-up NGO Sungai Watch.
Joy Belmonte
The former archeologist and Eco-Business Sustainability A-List winner shares how she has brought the Philippines' most populous city to the forefront of global discussions on climate and plastic pollution.
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Manajemen Sampah Opini

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The new global treaty to end plastic pollution should consider support for on-the-ground initiatives that remove and recycle waste. A disconnect between international plans and local realities can thwart progress and breed cynicism.
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A scan of what politicians are talking about publicly shows that Indonesia’s political class isn’t listening to the demands of young voters. Topics that directly impact people's lives were talked about the least.
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Sportswear, athleisure and sneakers are big business. But they depend on fossil fuel-based materials, and recycling them is particularly tricky.
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Vietnam has ambitious targets to tackle the challenge posed by plastic waste. Effective enforcement and implementation are key for success.
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Manajemen Sampah Video

'Wasted' documentary
Launched as policymakers lock horns with petrochemicals lobbyists over a treaty to end plastic pollution, the documentary produced by Eco-Business asks why opportunities to solve humanity's waste crisis are being wasted. It will premiere in Singapore and screen on the sidelines of the upcoming COP28 climate summit.
The Green Mortician is Singapore's first water cremation service
The Green Mortician is the city-state's first water cremation service, which has a small carbon footprint compared to traditional funeral options.
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Watch: Singapore researchers are trying to give banana skins and coconut husks a new lease of life in water purification kits that can be used in disaster situations. They could one day also be used in the manufacture of batteries.
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Studio EB Singaporeans are well-known foodies, but around 800,000 tonnes of food is wasted every year. Why is so much food wasted, and what can consumers do about it?
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Manajemen Sampah Podcasts

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Why is there so much secrecy and controversy around sand extraction? Eco-Business speaks to Madhumitha Ardhanari to find out more about the narrative surrounding sand in Singapore, the largest importer of sand in the world.
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Studio EB As a landmark treaty is thrashed out to tackle plastic pollution, the Eco-Business Podcast debates whether the world is ready to pay a premium for packaging that doesn't damage the planet.
Circular economy
Studio EB Clarissa Morawski from non-profit Reloop tells the Eco-Business podcast why the circular economy is key to the post-Covid recovery.
WEF China
The World Economic Forum – best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos since 1971 – has been a dynamic platform bringing together the best in business, politics and society to shape global industry agendas. How is WEF helping to shape China’s economic goals alongside its environmental and societal priorities?
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