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By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tonnes of waste annually, increasing drastically from today’s 2.01 billion tonnes. What a Waste presents national and urban waste management data from around the world and highlights the need for urgent action.

AHMEDABAD: Six years ago, on September 13, 2012, even before Swachhta Survekshan rankings were born as buzzwords, Ahmedabad had committed itself to becoming a zero-waste city by 2031.

The number one issue for British shoppers in the next decade will be to reduce packaging and use more recyclable materials, according to new research.

This report was prepared in support of GGGI’s Green Cities Development Program in Lao PDR. Following a request of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (henceforth Lao PDR) Government, GGGI has been conducting a green city pilot program in the capital city, Vientiane, to demonstrate how this concept could be implemented in the Lao context.

35-year old Palestinian, Muath Abou Zeid made a fishing boat from hundreds of plastic bottles and it was abandoned on the coast of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

France plans to make bottles produced with recycled plastic cheaper than bottles made from virgin plastic and will further tighten regulation on plastics use, a government minister said.

The Maharashtra government is set to roll out a buyback scheme for waste plastic PET bottles and milk pouches.

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) - a coalition comprising Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd., Nigerian Bottling Company, Nestle Nigeria PLC, Seven Up Bottling company and Nigerian Breweries Plc,

It's a question that has prompted a global call to action: how do you best eliminate single-use plastic bags, before they further pollute our oceans?

But most are still in the early stages of creating waste management strategies and passing laws needed to implement them.

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