Recycling

What to do with your old phones, gadgets and other e-waste
Technology

What to do with your old phones, gadgets and other e-waste

CNN – In the past two months, Apple, Google and Samsung have all unveiled their newest smartphones and other devices…
Egypt’s Aswan to establish huge industrial complex for fertilizers
Egypt

Egypt’s Aswan to establish huge industrial complex for fertilizers

Aswan Governor Ashraf Attia met with Amr Fayed, representative of the Indian IVL Dhunseri Polyester Company, as well as officials…
Nestlé launches 100% recycled plastic water bottles in Egypt
Egypt

Nestlé launches 100% recycled plastic water bottles in Egypt

Nestlé Waters, the largest bottled water company in Egypt, has launched new water bottles made of 100 percent recycled plastic,…
In major ocean polluter Philippines, group turns plastic waste into planks
Environment

In major ocean polluter Philippines, group turns plastic waste into planks

MANILA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country’s worsening plastic…
Turkey bans polyethylene plastic imports
Middle East

Turkey bans polyethylene plastic imports

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has banned the importation of ethylene polymer plastic waste as environmental groups sound the alarm on…
Young Gazans sell recycled cloth bags to challenge plastic
Middle East

Young Gazans sell recycled cloth bags to challenge plastic

GAZA (Reuters) — Dismayed by the plastic bags piling up in the Gaza Strip, a group of young Palestinians is…
South Africa’s itinerant wastepickers lose livelihood in lockdown
World

South Africa’s itinerant wastepickers lose livelihood in lockdown

SOWETO, Johannesburg (Reuters) — They perform one of South Africa’s most important services, collecting recyclables that would otherwise swell the…
Draft US law seeks to make plastic industry responsible for waste
World

Draft US law seeks to make plastic industry responsible for waste

Carry your own cup to the coffee shop. Recycle that soda bottle. Say no to straws. The growing global crisis…
CAMPAS releases report on recycling rates in Egypt
Environment

CAMPAS releases report on recycling rates in Egypt

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed on August 29 figures about waste recycling in Egypt during…
Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles
Environment

Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles

Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to…
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