As colourful as it is, the traditional Burmese longyi has left rivers in Myanmar's Wundwin town murky from decades of dye and wastewater pollution. Here's how a Japanese technology company—and a young Burmese executive—is leading the clean-up.
Paints have been used for centuries to beautify spaces, lift spirits and keep cities cool in hot weather. Dutch paints and coatings specialist AkzoNobel is proving that paints can help build greener cities too.
Trash is piling up in Australia as China's ban on waste imports takes effect—what will the waste and recycling industry do? This is one of the many critical issues that will be discussed at the upcoming Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo.