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Packaging for Taiwanese bottled water brand pH Balancer bears the plastic resin identification code for PET. Though the circular recycling symbol implies recyclability, it actually refers to the type of plastic used. Only 81 per cent of PET is recycled globally.
Using misleading recycling symbols, the plastics industry has duped regulators and consumers into believing in the circularity of plastic, a study by Planet Tracker finds. The non-profit warns investors of plastic liability risks.
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The region’s per-capita burden is low but its recycling laws cannot handle the sheer volume of junked phones and fridges. Globally, improperly discarded gadgets, including solar panels, add to a mounting health and environmental crisis.
Casnadi, who works Southeast Asia's largest landfill near Jakarta, Indonesia
Multinational consumer goods brands have gone cold on recycled plastic – now priced higher than virgin – and look likely to miss their 2025 recycling targets. Recyclers in Asia are suffering as a result, particularly waste pickers at the vulnerable end of the value chain.
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The prevalence of a "sachet economy" is stretching waste management capabilities in the country. Lawmakers are suggesting an amendment of the current Extended Producer Responsibility Act to expand its coverage to include medium-sized firms.
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fresh fish at wet market
Public opinion will dictate how Japanese seafood is received after the wastewater is disposed of into the Pacific Ocean.
Space junk
23,000 pieces of ‘space junk’ float in orbit, and almost as many ideas for how to get rid of them are being floated on Earth.
trash collected during the East Coast beach clean up
Increased government and corporate accountability, including the full implementation of the EPR law and more investment into upcycling innovations, are equally critical to create a more sustainable waste management ecosystem in Singapore.
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Tackling the causes ocean pollution can have compounding effects. These seven solutions detail how to reduce plastic waste and other ocean pollution.
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close-up on microfibre
Microfibre pollution is a growing problem around the world. What's a concerned citizen to do?
Trash on the sidewalk in Singapore
Where do your coffee cups, clothes and household appliances go to die? New documentary Trash Trail traces the afterlife of consumer goods in Singapore to reveal surprising findings.
Screen Grab: Flinders Ranges Australia
Traditional landowners say a plan to store radioactive waste near sacred Aboriginal sites is a desecration of their heritage.
sonia ashraf rap
More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.
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