Delhi seems to be staring at a ‘mountainous’ garbage problem – this land-fill site – the world’s largest – is so big it is often mistaken for a MOUNTAIN.
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Category: Global Waste
recycling garbage has become the most pressing in the world. However, the problem is much broader: in various countries, unauthorized landfills are increasingly formed
The measures can be as simple as reusing a product as many times as possible to reduce overall waste that goes into the environment. Other measures can include recycling, proper disposal of wastes, proper farming practices, and use of renewable energy sources. Here are 30 spectacular ways to prevent earth pollution.
The rise of robots will disrupt the waste management and recycling industry in unimaginable ways. Waste collection, recycling, sorting and treatment facilities as well as traditional sanitary landfill operations will be transformed. However, the risk for a jobless future in waste management and recycling is more than serious. Is there a way to utilise the […]
In Delhi, India, the capital of the world’s fastest growing economy, there’s a towering symbol of the environmental cost of development: tons of festering, toxic trash, piled up 10 stories high, with more and more added every day. Efforts have been made to turn that trash into energy-producing fuel, but cultural hurdles remain. Special correspondent […]
Wed Jun 26th, 2019 5:30pm NATION/WORLD MANILA, Philippines — When the MV Bavaria cargo ship chugged out of a Philippine port one morning last month carrying 69 containers of rotted Canadian garbage, it didn’t just end a messy diplomatic spat between the two countries. It also signaled a sea change in the global recycling system. After […]
By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent 3 July 2019 The world produces over two billion tonnes of municipal solid waste every year, enough to fill over 800,000 Olympic sized swimming pools. Per head of population the worst offenders are the US, as Americans produce three times the global average of waste, including plastic and food. When it […]
Says study, points to challenges as countries move to ban imports of discarded goods A new study has identified the United States — the nation where the idea of mass production was born — as the world’s top producer of waste while also being the worst among industrialised nations at managing it. The US generates […]