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Prototype e-waste microfactory wages a war on waste

The world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste (e-waste) items such as discarded smart phones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use was launched at UNSW, Sydney in April 2018. Using technology developed following extensive scientific research at UNSW’s Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT Centre), the e-waste microfactory has […]

These pests are big business in China

Cockroaches are being bred by the billions in China, where it’s hoped they could munch through hills of food scraps, provide nutritious food for livestock, and, some say, cure the common cold among other ailments. Michelle Hennessy reports. SOURCE: Reuters (17)

How has India looked at its plastics problem in recent years?

Watch the video at http://indianexpress.com/videos/news-video/how-has-india-looked-at-its-plastics-problem-in-recent-years-5088842/ SOURCE: Indian Express (28)

No more room for foreign garbage

China said yesterday that “foreign garbage” will be entirely banned from entering the country as authorities plan stricter management on solid waste imports. By the end of the year, imports of solid waste that cause great environmental damage and raise strong public concerns will be forbidden, according to a plan on solid waste import management […]


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