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China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced yesterday that China will ban imports of 32 types of solid waste in its latest move to reduce environmental pollution.

Waste management has become one of the biggest challenges confronting Ghana

Worldwide, there are only five global recyclers which extract precious metals from e-waste material.

Synthetic polymers are ubiquitous in the modern world but pose a global environmental problem. While plastics such as poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) are highly versatile, their resistance to natural degradation presents a serious, growing risk to fauna and flora, particularly in marine environments. Here, we have characterized the 3D structure of a newly discovered enzyme that can digest highly crystalline PET, the primary material used in the manufacture of single-use plastic beverage bottles, in some clothing, and in carpets.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Thursday told the Bombay high court that citizens using banned plastic items can be penalized since the March 23 notification barring use of plastic came into

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all stakeholders must adhere to the "golden principle" of the 3Rs -- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle -- which will significantly help in waste manage

Plastic ban in the state had come into effect from the Marathi new year of Gudi Padwa. The state government had announced the same around six months in advance.

The association stressed that plastic itself was not a problem, but littering was the real issue that needed to be addressed.

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the Government has amended the E-waste (Management) Rules in a move to facilitate and effectively implement the environmentally sound management of e-waste in India. Dr.

Only about half the R1.8-billion raised by the plastic supermarket bag levy since it was introduced 14 years ago has been officially allocated to recycling.

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