Bob Dylan, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and Beck, are among the array of international artists that have contributed to Artists Project Earth’s (APE) “Plastic Oceans Album”. Artists Project Earth (APE) launched their Plastic Oceans … Continue reading →
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At least 17 people died and several others were injured in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, early on Monday, when a 15-metre waste pile collapsed. According to reports by Reuter news agency, the collapse was due to heavy rain. The collapse buried … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is seeking written evidence submissions to support a one-off evidence session into the impact of the recent Chinese ban on imported plastic and paper waste. On 1 January 2018, China’s ban on the import of … Continue reading →
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Waste operators are already finding alternative export markets for waste, according to a written ministerial statement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, following the announcement last year that China intends to crack down on its contaminated waste imports. The statement follows … Continue reading →
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A report on global e-waste – discarded products with a battery or plug – shows 44.7m metric tonnes (Mt) generated in 2016… up 3.3Mt or 8% from 2014. In 2016 the world generated e-waste – everything from end-of-life refrigerators and … Continue reading →
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A new report published by environmental consultancy Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd with the support of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) reveals that the world’s leading recycling nations may be “overstating” the level of real recycling they are achieving. Recycling – Who … Continue reading →
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The Chinese Government has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it will introduce a 0.5% contamination level on imported waste materials. The restriction will include paper and cardboard, plastics and others apart from 1% that will be allowed for … Continue reading →
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Four Government Ministers have received a joint letter from The Recycling Association and Confederation of Paper Industries requesting “high level diplomacy” regarding the Chinese ban on the import of recyclable materials. With the Chinese Government recently notifying the World Trade … Continue reading →
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