“People do not just fight over garbage here, I have seen them fight to the death over garbage,” says Samaan Girgis. “There are no rules in this job.”
A Chinese firm opened a 4.5 billion shilling (45 million U.S. dollars) plastic waste recycling plant in eastern Kenya on Monday to help curb environmental degradation.
The towering heap of rubbish at the Pata-Rat landfill in western Romania has been condemned as an "environmental time bomb" but for many of its neighbours, this putrid mountain of refuse is a livel
The Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai has come into the public spotlight with sorted garbage bins illustrated in Chinese, English and Japanese.
China will not relax its ban on imports of foreign waste after seeing a rapid decline last year, a senior official said on Thursday.
China aims to cut solid waste imports to zero by next year as it looks to reduce pollution and encourage recyclers to treat soaring volumes of domestic trash, a senior environment ministry official
Nairobi — Kenya is amongst the countries in Africa set to benefit from a Sh3.8 billion fund from Coca-Cola to stimulate plastic recycling industries and create awareness on plastic waste pollution.
Cameroon currently hosts the first electronic waste collection point in Central Africa.
Plastics SA has called on the government to take steps immediately to ring-fence the plastic bag levy so it can all be used for recycling.
As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other develo
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