Pawai Bebas Plastik in Jakarta.
Initiated in 2018 to help address the problem of plastic pollution in Bali, the Pulau Plastik initiative shares the insights from its campaign and the collective actions needed to move forward.
Construction and demolition creates more waste than any other sector, but much of it can be recycled. However, public resistance to setting up new plants stands in the way of a sustainable market.
New research found lots of incentives to chuck out working solar panels and replace them with new ones. This may be creating huge amounts of unnecessary waste.
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It’s great to see the federal government finally providing clear policy direction for the waste industry. But it’s far from enough to temper the waste crisis.
This automated approach can be used in any other city around the world, helping to reduce how much waste enters local waterways and reaches the ocean.
The Amager Bakke power plant in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Waste-to-energy incinerators could help Australia deal with its mounting waste crisis, but burning rubbish may come with risks to public health.