The plastics industry in USA maintains its green image by deviously exporting used containers to developing countries for disposal, finds Greenpeace, an international environment group.

Countries like India are increasingly opting for expensive, high tech water treatment systems instead of low cost, low tech water treatment alternatives.

H K Barman

THE SWEDISH city of Malmo has carefully landscaped an area of about 10,000 ha, which functions as a natural stormwater treatment plant. In Malmo, on the southern Swedish coast, several projects

A high school in the Swedish town of Stensund is an educational centre that can teach the world a lesson on how to manage wastewater.

TRADITIONAL communities developed ingenious ways of making use of wastewater. And, experts involved in the modern science of ecological engineering can learn a great deal from them. There is a