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Innovative Waste-To-Energy Solutions For Cleaner Cities

The Environmental Blog

As cities around the globe strive for more sustainable futures, the challenge of managing waste while reducing environmental impact has become increasingly critical. Innovative waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies offer a promising solution to this challenge, transforming how urban centers handle waste and generate energy.

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In the kitchen: Innovations in residential food waste

GreenBiz

A relatively new entrant among those selling home gadgets for food waste, Mill keeps food in the system by feeding animals.

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The problem with zero-waste goals is the word 'waste'

GreenBiz

The problem with zero-waste goals is the word 'waste'. We know that circular economy strategies can create profits, cut waste and reduce emissions. A circular system, by contrast, prioritizes the regeneration of natural systems, the designing out of waste and finding ways to extend the life of products. Why is that?

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New trial aims to make paper from agricultural waste

Envirotec Magazine

One of the partners in the initiative, Nafici Environmental Research (NER), based in West Sussex, has created a process to transform agricultural waste into paper-making pulp with strengthening properties.

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Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste

GreenBiz

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste. . Can waste be designed out of consumer electronics? Remco Kouwenhoven, Social Innovation Lead, Fairphone. Hold the phone! This discussion explores deeper nuances of the circular economy approaches to recycling electronics. Jordan Tse, Sustainability Program Manager, Facebook.

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Study pinpoints pathways to boost plastic waste recycling globally

Envirotec Magazine

A new study highlights potential pathways to significantly increase waste collection and plastic recycling rates globally. Category 2 – Incipient Systems includes countries with basic waste regulations but limited collection and end-of-life treatment infrastructure. Examples of countries include Kenya, Iraq and Congo.

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The Role of Innovation in Changing Behavior Towards a Circular Economy

GreenBiz

The Role of Innovation in Changing Behavior Towards a Circular Economy. By 2030 plastic waste is expected to increase by more than 50% to 330 million tons per annum if business continues as usual. Recent figures show $120 billion is lost each year because plastic waste is mismanaged. Alliance to End Plastic Waste.