The Finnish team behind project to enable waste cotton to be recycled into new textile has won the first Global Change Award, an annual innovation challenge for to move the fashion industry to a more circular economy approach initiated by the non-profit H&M Conscious Foundation.
The crucial role that improved waste management could play in mitigating climate change has been made by the International Solid Waste Association’s (ISWA) president, David Newman, at the COP21 Climate meeting in Paris.
The Indian Government’s Ministry of Urban Development has commissioned a survey into the sanitation situation in 75 major cities including 53 with a population of over one million each and state capitals.
Waste Management, Inc. has published its fourth quarter and full year financial results which showed a drop in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2015 – down to $3.25 billion compared with $3.44 billion for the same period in 2014 and a drop from $14 billion to $13 billion for the full year.
An international competition to design a 5000 tonne per day waste to energy plant in Shenzhen, China – the largest in the world – has been won by a pair of Danish architect firms, Gottlieb Paludan Architects and Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.
A Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) programme to bring clean-burning cooking stoves fuelled by biogas from the anaerobic digestion of animal wastes to households in is improving health for people in Nepal.