Waste Management

September 27, 2017

A Student In Iceland May Have Just Saved The Planet

Americans throw away 35 billion plastic bottles every year and that’s a problem because it takes plastic around 450 years to decompose, which is kind of […]
August 11, 2017

Sorting out the Problem Bikfaya’s Bi Clean

Text and Photos by Nathalie Rosa Bucher   While her colleagues across the country share many of her challenges, Nicole Gemayel, mayor of Bikfaya-Mhaiydseh, has had […]
August 4, 2017

Sorting out the Problem Bikfaya’s Bi Clean

Text and Photos by Nathalie Rosa Bucher   While her colleagues across the country share many of her challenges, Nicole Gemayel, mayor of Bikfaya-Mhaiydseh, has had […]
May 14, 2017

Feature: UN’s mission to keep plastics out of oceans and marine life

There will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050 unless people stop using single-use plastic items such as plastic bags and plastic […]
April 21, 2017

150,000 TPA Contract in Bradford to Fuel Ferrybridge Waste to Energy Plant

Following a detailed analysis and evaluation process Bradford Council has selected Leeds based Associated Waste Management as the Preferred Bidder for a 12-year waste treatment contract. […]
April 21, 2017

Sweden’s garbage revolution Towards zero waste

Wouldn’t it be great if no household waste was wasted? If each and every item of refuse was turned into something else – new products, raw […]
March 23, 2017

Kenya announces breakthrough ban on plastic bags

Ban on all production, use and import of plastic bags to take effect in six months The 24 million plastic bags currently used each month are […]
March 23, 2017

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic

The world’s largest beach clean-up in history on Versova beach in Mumbai, India   UN Environment launches major global #CleanSeas campaign to end marine litter  Ten […]
September 19, 2016

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University

The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod. Recently installed in the university’s new recycling room, the […]