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Plastics have boosted our economy because they are highly flexible, durable, and cheap. However, their massive use has created an enormous global problem with environmental, economic, social, and health repercussions. Existing international measures to deal with plastic pollution are insufficient to successfully addressing the problem.

In the latest publication of the project Middle East North Africa Sustainable ELECtricity Trajectories (MENA-SELECT), the authors Boris Schinke and Jens Klawitter (Germanwatch) together with Maurice Döring (BICC), Nadejda Komendantova (IIASA), Jenan Irshaid (IIASA) and Joanne Bayer (IIASA) develop criteria and indicators for conducting a sustain

The oil-producing community of Koko in Warri North Local Council of Delta State has alleged that a company operating in the area (name withheld) was sand-filling the toxic dumpsite it exposed a day

Order of the Supreme Court of India dated 17/02/2017 regarding hazardous waste in India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Vs Union of India & Others. Supreme Court directs government of India to file a consolidated affidavit, in response to the issues raised, within four weeks thereafter.

The volume of discarded electronics in East and South-East Asia jumped almost two-thirds between 2010 and 2015, and e-waste generation is growing fast in both total volume and per capita measures,

Despite spending more than R10-million over nine months to resolve a massive stink, Enviroserv’s Shongweni landfill site, which receives vast quantities of “hazardous, not necessarily toxic” waste,

The draft guidelines for pre-processing and co-processing of hazardous and other wastes in cement plants as per Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Trans-boundary Movement) Rules, 2016 has been prepared by CPCB.

Levels of electronic waste are rising sharply across Asia, as higher incomes mean hundreds of millions of people can afford smartphones and other gadgets, according to a UN study.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Swan Tanning Industries Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Swan Tanning Industries, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The joint inspection report dated 11th January, 2017 filed before NGT states that the unit does not have authorization for dealing with the hazardous waste, under the relevant rule. It was also found that the effluent discharged by the unit violated the prescribed parameters of Chromium.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Prof. Ravindra Bajarang Shinde Vrs. The Principal Secretary, Environment Department & Others regarding management of non-biodegradable garbage in Madhya Pradesh.

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