waste

Egypt plans to convert solid waste into electricity
Egypt

Egypt plans to convert solid waste into electricity

Egypt’s Minister of Military Production Mohamed Morsy met with the CEO of Green Tech Egypt Robert Valk Friday to discuss…
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…
Malaysia sends back trash, says won’t be world’s waste bin
Environment

Malaysia sends back trash, says won’t be world’s waste bin

PENANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the…
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…
Solar energy, biogas plants planned for Giza Zoo
Egypt

Solar energy, biogas plants planned for Giza Zoo

The Ministries of Environment and Agriculture have agreed to build a plant to produce electricity from solar energy and another…
Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law
World

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

DAKAR (Reuters) – Tired of seeing Senegal’s seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack…
Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash
Environment

Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash

Nie Feng used to toss his rubbish outside his Shanghai flat without a thought while rushing to work, but saving…
Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears
World

Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears

Landfills in flames and rats feasting on waste in the streets have sparked health fears in Rome, as doctors warn…
The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?
World

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

Three rovers, six US flags, dozens of probes that either landed successfully or crashed, tools, cameras and trash: the Moon…
Do you consume a credit card’s worth of plastic every week?
World

Do you consume a credit card’s worth of plastic every week?

People worldwide could be ingesting five grams of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card,…
Back to top button