Tag Archives: Recycling

Prevent, recycle and reuse

Tweet As urban consumers our use of resources leaves a huge footprint on the planet. In Europe alone, 8 billion plastic bags find their way through to waste disposal systems, creating unnecessary environmental problems. The OECD expects that its member … Continue reading

Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law

Tweet In a major breakthrough decision at the 10th Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention, 178 Parties agreed to allow an early entry into force of law of the Basel Ban Amendment which prohibits all exports of hazardous … Continue reading

Recycling laws on the agenda in US and Europe

Tweet A state law took effect on Friday requiring electronics manufacturers to make it free and convenient for New York residents to recycle their old or broken computers, television sets and gadgets. Although the widespread efforts will begin right away, it … Continue reading