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2024 will be the "year of public hygiene" for the city-state. Beyond enforcement, community clean-up organisation Stridy hopes to see infrastructure improvements such as better-placed bins and signages, as well as more efforts to recognise cleaners.
Chu Xian Oh, Magorium
Persuading firms in the construction and waste management sectors – both set in their ways – to accept Magorium's new method that could potentially close the loop for waste plastic was challenging. Why fix a process that isn't broken, many would ask, says the startup founder Oh Chu Xian.
With Jakarta's only landfill near bursting point, an Indonesian maggot farmer has a sustainable solution for the city's food waste.
Cutting the carbon out of clothes demands myriad solutions for a deep and diverse pool of brands and suppliers.
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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.
As countries prepare to meet this month to work on the first global agreement to end plastic pollution, the perspectives of South Asia must be heard loud and clear.
Plastic pollution in the Arctic
The historic treaty agreed by UN representatives in Nairobi earlier this year was in the spotlight again at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. Voices from government, business and civic society are shaping the way forward.
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An effective international agreement on ocean plastic pollution should account for all aspects of plastics production – from manufacturing to disposal, and it must involve governments, the private sector, and the public.
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EB Studio About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
Manchester United
To raise awareness about plastic pollution in oceans, popular football club Manchester United has announced new uniforms made from recycled ocean plastic.
Pulau Tukong
The new development - to be used for military exercises - will reclaim land using less sand, and introduces the city-state’s first sub-sea level polder.
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Traditional landowners say a plan to store radioactive waste near sacred Aboriginal sites is a desecration of their heritage.
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